This Japanese-flavored animation was created for the unveiling of two Toyota Camatte electric car concepts. Showcased at the 2012 Tokyo Toy Show, these vehicles were designed to get kids involved with building cars and learning how to drive them. Yes, it’s a full-sized toy car for kids.
At the 2013 Tokyo Toy Show, the new Camatte57 concept convertible demonstrated how its 57 lightweight, detachable panels could make for some sporty, DIY personalization that kids can help put together. Watch its shell get assembled:
Alas, these large toy electric cars are only concepts, so don’t expect to find them disassembled all over the living room floor anytime soon.
YoyoRecreation’s Akitoshi Tokubuchi, who was the first runner-up last year, stepped up his game and is the 2013 Japan National Champion, beating Tatsuya Fujisaka by a hefty five point margin and Hiroyuki Suzuki by over ten points!
Go find some yo-yos. We’ve all got a lot of practicing to do.
For the last month, the kids have been super into Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. On display until June 9, the Dutch artist’s six-story tall duck has previously floated around waters in Osaka, Sydney, Sao Paolo, and Amsterdam, and will soon be coming to a (currently secret) destination in the United States.
Mathematical calculations created with touch and sound… and the help of anArduino board, contact microphones and solenoids.The Knock Knock was designed by Khalil Klouche as a conceptfor the “Touch!” exhibition at Lausanne’s Museum of Design and Contemporary Art (MUDAC) in 2012.
Knock on the different operators and it knocks back the answer. Watch. And then check out more inventions of one kind or another.