first_imgLet us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Stay on target Who new paper could be so much fun?French studio Pinaffo Pluvinage this week unwrapped Papier Machine—a collection of STEM-based electronic paper toys.The first sound-themed volume contains six interactive games, ready to be cut, folded, and assembled. All you need is a writing utensil and some imagination.AdChoices广告Described as an “interactive electronic paper toy that unveils the mysteries of electronic black boxes,” Papier Machine Vol. 0 is available now to pre-order via Kickstarter.Graphite piano (via Papier Machine)Each page is printed with silver ink that conducts electricity, allowing users to bring paper to life with a button cell, sound component, and marble ball. Play music or mini golf, challenge gravity, and learn more about the hidden world around you.“We’ve been working on Papier Machine for almost three years,” according to co-creator Agnes Agullo. “Intrigued by those black boxes around us, we started exploring our day-to-day devices.”By studying and experimenting with existing components—”MacGyver style”—the team caught on to the potential of combining paper with electronics.“Circuits hide a surprising narrative potential that we wanted to make visible,” Agullo said.A great gift for young (and young-at-heart) scholars, the €45 ($55) Papier Machine Vol. 0 includes one book of electronic paper toys, a notebook, and a poster—set to ship anywhere in the world this summer.Parents, teachers, and organizations may want to look into a the larger packs, available in sets of two (€90/$110), five (€175/$215), 10 (€350/$430) or 20 (€700/$855).In just two days, Papier Machine Vol. 0 has surpassed its crowdfunding goal, raising more than €53,830 ($65,800) from 890-plus backers.Gyroscopic race (via Papier Machine)The three-member team—designers Raphaël Pluvinage and Marion Pinaffo (after whom the studio is named) and Agnes Agullo—bonded over a “common desire to offer singular experiences for alternative learning,” according to a press release.The sound-based Papier Machine Vol. 0 is the first in a series of thematic books; there is no word on what motif will come next.center_img Mattel Unveils Fashionable ‘Star Wars’ x Barbie DollsToy Tuesday: Yo! It’s The Best ‘G.I. Joe’ Toys last_img