Guess what this is?
|The one on the left is a drill and can rotate, and the one on the right is a hammer.|
|A special car that can keep another smaller car inside it.|
|Stick insect - adapted from Mr. Maker's TV programme|
|Fish jumping out of the water|
|Robot holding a piece of artwork. The face of the robot was actually a small box that was opened partially.|
|S said that this is a scary castle at night.|
|And he made an oven from a small box.|
|The place was so large that riding the buggy was the best decision ever.|
We save many local plants. However, it wasn't the season for fruits, so we didn't manage to pick up any.
|A scarecrow in a paddy field|
|E, who had an eye for collecting gifts from nature found this rubber seed|
|Pressing the rubber (like making roti canai)|
|Putting the rubber sheet through a roller|
|Another time through the roller. It imprints lines onto the rubber sheet.|
|The sheet is then left in a pail of water to wash off the formic acid.|
|It is then left to dry and later smoked.|
|Inside the smokehouse. Just imagine the smelly smoky rubber smell!|
|This is how it looks like after being smoked.|
|Formic acid is poured into each container to coagulate the latex which have been mixed with poster paints.|
|Stirring the latex|
It later hardened and became a springy ball. Later at home, I tried it on a pencil mark and it erased the mark, just like an eraser. We were told that the rubber would turn smelly after a day and we would have to throw it away. We were advised to remove any excess water so that the rubber would not to turn smelly. However, in our case, the rubber did not turn smelly, it had a nice rubber smell instead.
After that, the children tried their hands at grating coconuts the traditional way.
|This is how the whistle looks like. It can make a loud noise.|
|We looked for insects under dead tree bark, wood, rocks, etc. Finally, we managed to get hold of a large ant, studied it and released it. The other children found ants, wood lice, and even a leech (pacat).|
|He drew a spider|
|He drew an ant|