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The JUNKO Build! Kit helps kids make whatever building they can dream up: castles, dolls’ houses, or even a space fort!
This kit is our biggest collection of our genius J-FIX connectors which join up all kinds of junk make strong structures easily and quickly. And they mean you’ll lose way less tape and glue, which is a bit nicer for the planet. They are completely reusable and many use hidden rare earth magnets so they can be moved around until your building is spot on!
This is a developmental and educational toy. It’s particularly good for adults and kids to do together, certainly to get started, as those essential skills like planning, measuring, cutting safely and accurately can be passed on. Once you get kids going, you’ll be amazed at how accomplished they get as they use their JUNKO more… and how satisfying it is to make something truly original, versus just following a load of instructions for a kit that makes one thing.
Learning to think and problem solve and work with waste materials, each with different properties is really good for children’s development, that’s why junk modelling is part of the UK school curriculum.
And the best bit… young creators end up with a toy to play with, a toy that they understand and can keep improving and adding to.
JUNKO Build! Dolls House or Castle Kit
JUNKO is made in the UK/EU from recycled plastic and packaged in plastic-free packaging.
AND…the hinges glow in the dark… hey, why don’t real houses have those?
You just need to add junk, imagination…
Here is founder Peter Rope with a how-to instructional video: https://vimeo.com/370210952
Recommended age 6-10 to adult!
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JUNKO was invented by me, Pete, a Dad who was sad about all of the throwaway plastic toys and wanted to get kids off screens and learning to make things with their hands. I gave up my job and spent 2 years developing JUNKO with my kids and a 3D printer which we used to test everything. The idea came when I was making a junk model car from a juice carton with my kids and we didn’t have anything to make working wheels with… if only! I’m a graphic designer and I love making stuff, so it seemed fairly natural to start thinking about a solution to the wheels – by sketching, taking long baths etc. To start with, I wasn’t thinking it would become a product, but as time went on, with the plastic crisis and society producing more junk than we know what to do with it seemed like helping kids make working toys out of junk might just be about be right for our times. We’ve been going a couple of years and a growing slowly as people become more aware of JUNKO. We were lucky enough to star on an epsiode of Channel 4’s ‘Buy It Now for Christmas’ with Rylan last Christmas which got us quite a bit of exposure.We were lucky enough to star on an epsiode of Channel 4’s ‘Buy It Now for Christmas’ with Rylan last Christmas which gave us a leg up.
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