Cardboard Engineering Challenge

Training the next generation of engineers

The Cardboard Engineering Challenge is a great one-day experience that allows students to not just think outside the box but think with the box! It facilitates the channeling of creativity to solve the challenge and build unique structures. It is a great way to inspire the next generation of engineers!

Level - Primary and Secondary

We offer this program for both primary and secondary students.


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Objectives & Outcomes


Engage students with STEM Learning

Our incursion day excites and engages students


Improve student resilience and confidence

Encouragement from our facilitators empowers students to be resilient and keep trying


Add to the STEM Room/Class/Area of your school

As part of the program, Akorn provide a 360 piece Makedo kit and 120cm x 90cm Cardboard Sheets


Develop Hands-On Prototyping Skills

Students improve their practical building and 3D design skills. They learn about the safe use of hand tools.


Make A Difference

Students learn the value of their ideas. They learn ways to make their ideas come to life and make a difference in the world


Develop Science, Technology and Maths skills

Up-Skill in STEM

Cardboard Challenge Make Do Screws -Adam Oldmeadow Photography

Engineers In Training

These are our fantastic Cardboard Engineers from __ with their completed structures.

Solving Engineering Challenges Together

Our Cardboard Engineers from __ have tackled and overcome engineering challenges through teamwork!


What Our Students Say

I very much enjoyed being a part of the Cardboard Challenge. It was an eye opening experience, learning that amazing things can be created out of materials as simple as cardboard. I enjoyed interacting with students from other schools, and working together as a team. Overall, it was a great day, and I would highly recommend this experience to other students.”


Student, Our Lady of Sion

Participating in the Akorn Cardboard Engineering Challenge was a great opportunity to make new friends, build skills of teamwork and problem solving, and all up have a great time.”


Student, Our Lady of Sion

AKORN cardboard Make Do Screw

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