Earlier this week we showed you how we kicked off our last Crafternoon, with a lively game of Wizards, Giants and Midgets that you can play too. How did you go?
After we got pumped up and psyched following our game of Wizards, Giants and Midgets, we got down to business brainstorming for our participation in the upcoming Amplify Festival. Oh yes, Team Looloo is very pleased to announce that we will be at this year’s Amplify Festival in June!
Held from 3-7 June, the Amplify Festival is our opportunity to showcase Looloo Paper to prospective corporate business executives. Our challenge is to impress, inspire and educate our audience with a space of only 1.5 x 2m and less than 30 seconds. Impossible?
Come through a toilet seat entrance and a forest of toilet paper trees, and try your hand at throwing the world’s sanitation problems down the loo (literally). From vanilla sponge cake in the style of a loo roll to a game of Looloo Twister, our creative geniuses are working hard to make this one memorable debut.
The Looloo Grand Prize for Creativity this Crafternoon went to the very awesome Ben who came up with the idea of a life-size cut out of our mascot (known affectionately around the office as Noodleman), so that anyone can stand behind it, have their photo taken and be a hero too.
Wanna catch our Chief Executive Optimist Avis at Amplify Festival? Go here!
Last Thursday, Team Looloo had a rather unusual Crafternoon session (What’s this, you ask? Check out our first ever Crafternoon here!).
Instead of launching straight into our usual Arts and Crafts, we decided to play a game and indulge our inner child as well as prepare us for the brainstorming session to follow. Move over, rock-paper-scissors… wizards, giants and midgets in the house – oops, office!
How do you play wizards, giants and midgets?
Split into two teams and choose as a team whether you’d like to be midgets, giants or wizards. Then stand in two rows facing each other and when your appointed referee says “Go!”, you either:
Crouch if you’re a midget
Put your hands up if you’re a giant
Or stand Harry Potter style with a pretend wand out if you’re a wizard
Now, the game play is broken down like this:
Wizards chase giants
Giants chase midgets
Midgets chase wizards
Let’s say you’re a midget, and the other team are giants, your goal would be to run as quickly as possible to the other side of the room without being caught by the giants! If you’re caught, you’d have to join the other team.
Whoever took these photos were probably laughing too hard to take a clear picture, but we do have a much clearer photo courtesy of Kaitlin from one of our adjacent offices.
I think she caught us at a moment when we all decided to be wizards. Great minds think alike? We all ended up the same about 5 times out of 7! Not sure if epic win or epic fail…
Here at our spanking new Looloo Paper HQ, we are all about upcycling and repurposing. And we just had our first ‘crafternoon’ session!
“What’s a crafternoon?” you say?
Crafternoons are Looloo Paper’s monthly in-office Arts and Crafts afternoons where we all do a little DIY to breath life into scraps and pieces that most people would simply throw away. We’ll also show you some easy-to-make crafts so you can get started and get inspired to upcycle your own masterpieces.
So keep your eyes peeled for our Easter-inspired crafternoon!
And check out our fantastic new signup page! (come on, you know you want to!)