February Charm: Rubik’s Cubes
My niephlings love Rubik’s Cubes (and the assorted knockoffs), they have hundreds of the classic ones and a ton of the variations. I…am very bad at them. I tried when I was younger, realized that I was truly awful at them, and gave up. I realize now that there are strategies for solving them, but I think that’s a job for my siblings and niephlings instead.
Recently, one of my nephews turned 3 and the theme for his birthday party was sea related. His siblings created a fish out of Cubes:
Another time, they made the winking smiley emoji:
Two of the artists have birthdays coming up and I decided the best thing I could make for them would be a beaded Rubik’s Cube. I made one a mixed-up Cube and the other solved.