supplies of a box of toothpicks, glue and LOTS of patience. If you
don't mind using food for a project (I do) you can use mini marshmallows
or gumdrops to connect the toothpicks instead of glue. You can try
to use playdough or clay, but it is difficult to make it work.
Create some 2 dimensional shapes with the toothpicks, using the picks
as the straight edges, and the other gunk as the connectors. First,
try squares, triangles and pentagons.
some 3 dimensional shapes. Make a cube, a
pyramid, a geodesic dome, the Empire State Building, New Jersey...
will NOT believe
puzzles. More than you have ever dreamed of...try them out with
your left overs.