As one of the Play. Tinker. Make. interns, I have been in the midst of brainstorming interactive activity ideas for Sportsology, an exhibition that opened early January. In the exhibit, several of the displays show the evolution of sports and recreational activities over the centuries, so I thought it would be a good idea to incorporate a historical and cultural component to some of my activity ideas.
DIY Hacky Sack
One of the ideas is a DIY hanky sack, an activity that has many variations in numerous countries, such as China (jianzi) and Korea (jegichagi). I made one shuttlecock out of paper, but it may be possible to make a shuttlecock that looks better using foam sheets as the “feathers.”