Robots from boxes--definitely!" Not sure who that is, but ROBOTS. OH MY GOODNESS. This would be perfect as a collaborative project with an English teacher, if kids were to read a sci-fi, futuristic book that had robots.
Shoebox lid & craft sticks- these are wide ones, and low temp glue gun. Endless fun and all you need is a shoe box lid and Popsicle sticks! Build a marble run or "Plinko" with all kinds of different creative designs via Frugal Fun For Boys