27 Jun20242nd July 2024
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Creativity Peak in Mexico!

Creativity Peak in Mexico!

The creative brains of Mexican primary school children have spoken! The new MyMachine Mexico cycle is off to a splendid start! Children in different primary classes have been given the opportunity to invent their Dream Machines! Then children discuss which Dream Machine they really want to test. Through this funnel, a selection of Dream Machines...

21 Feb202421st February 2024
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South Africa’s BIG REVEAL OF ELABORATED DREAM MACHINES

South Africa’s BIG REVEAL OF ELABORATED DREAM MACHINES

The Battle Bot, Darth Vader Rugby, and Magic Booshelf! Grade 2 learners from Jan van Riebeeck Primary School have spoken. Or better yet: have invented and drawn their inventions. These design briefs have been given to 3rd year Industrial Design students at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) who designed these Dream Machines. And after an...

22 Jan202431st January 2024
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South Africa is buzzing: these students bring their ideas to life

South Africa is buzzing: these students bring their ideas to life

The Battle Bot, Darth Vader Rugby, and Magic Booshelf! The primary school students participating in MyMachine South Africa, have spoken! These design briefs have been given to 3rd year Industrial Design students at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) who are now designing a concept. Some amazing Dream Machines were invented, like The Battle Bot,...

01 Dec20231st December 2023
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Portugal Is Covered In New Ideas

Portugal Is Covered In New Ideas

Mining the unlimited creativity of young Portugal. These brilliant minds are not limited by their knowledge. Therefore, they are totally free of any constraints on their thinking and creativity. And they did come up with groundbreaking ideas! The ones we, adults, would probably boycott the moment they pop up. And that is precisely why MyMachine...

07 Nov20237th November 2023
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Creativity storm hits Slovakia!

Creativity storm hits Slovakia!

Children in primary classes throughout the country are inventing an unprecedented amount of Dream Machine ideas! University students enter primary classes to invite the children to invent their Dream Machines. Anything goes, as long as they really, really want it. And they want a lot! Some take the opportunity to invent something fun, others for...

13 Oct202313th October 2023
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Where do those Dream Machine ideas come from?

Where do those Dream Machine ideas come from?

From Primary School Students of course! A new school year has started in Belgium. A couple of weeks in, this means that ideation starts for sourcing new Dream Machines! MyMachine Liège has launched the participating university students to go into the primary class with the open-ended question: “What Is Your Dream Machine?”. Anything goes, as...

09 Aug202310th August 2023
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Brand new Dream Machines invented in MyMachine Mexico

Brand new Dream Machines invented in MyMachine Mexico

We’re so excited that the second edition of MyMachine Mexico has officially kicked off! After the children in primary classes invented their dream machines, our MyMachine Mexico team organised a launch event to celebrate their creativity and entrepreneurial spirits. In this year’s round, students across elementary schools, universities and vocational/technical secondary schools will collaborate in...

09 Mar202316th March 2023
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University Students in the USA getting final feedback from the Children

University Students in the USA getting final feedback from the Children

February 23rd was a big day for the 2nd grade of the Linton-Stockton School Corporation in Greene County, Indiana (USA)! It marked the big reveal for their Dream Machine prototypes! These elementary students have invented their Dream Machine. Indiana University Design students have translated that idea into a Concept. The university students gathered final feedback...

16 Feb202316th February 2023
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Inventing Dream Machines in Portugal

Inventing Dream Machines in Portugal

This school year’s ideation in Portugal is a wrap. Children in primary class were invited to invent their Dream Machine, and make a drawing of it. Here is an example of the Furadouro School Complex. The children of the 1st grade presented their Dream Machine: a machine to collect food and help people. After designing...

01 Dec20221st December 2022
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A massive creative wave is flooding Slovakia!

A massive creative wave is flooding Slovakia!

MyMachine Slovakia has been off to a tremendous start in this year’s MyMachine cycle. A massive creative wave is flooding Slovakia as hundreds of Dream Machines have been invented by students in primary classes throughout the country! University students have entered these primary classes to invite the children to think about their Dream Machine: anything...

08 Nov20228th November 2022
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Inventing their Dream Machine – Building Creative Confidence

Inventing their Dream Machine – Building Creative Confidence

More than 300 students in primary classes in Flanders & Brussels (Belgium, Europe) were given a mission: to awaken the creative power in themselves and create something no one has shown them: the machine of their dreams! As university students were entering these primary classes to invite the young students to be creative, hundreds of...

18 Oct202218th October 2022
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Brand New Dream Machines invented in MyMachine Liège

Brand New Dream Machines invented in MyMachine Liège

A brand new MyMachine Cycle just took off in Liège, Belgium (Europe). Students from Helmo Gramme University have entered primary classes to ask the children our open-ended question: “What Is Your Dream Machine?”. What happens next is magic! Yet again, the children have invented a myriad of Dream Machines! It is appealing to see so...

05 Nov20215th November 2021
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The first new Dream Machines for this year’s cycle in MyMachine Flanders & Brussels

The first new Dream Machines for this year’s cycle in MyMachine Flanders & Brussels

A Always-Together-Machine, a Music-Wall-On-The-School’s-Playground, a Comfort-Robot, and so many more ideas. We are always amazed by the inventor’s brain of children. University students joined the primary classes to get acquainted with their “customers” and with their customers’ desires. All Primary School Students start from a blank sheet of paper. We believe that creativity arises when...

28 Oct202128th October 2021
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New Dream Machine ideas in Slovakia

New Dream Machine ideas in Slovakia

The new MyMachine year in Slovakia has started! A big, beautiful, and magical moment at the beginning of MyMachine: students of the participating universities visit their “customers” – the Primary School Children. They invent their new, amazing dream machines -anything goes, as long as they really, really want it-  and draw a picture from their...

12 Mar202112th March 2021
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MyMachine Portugal video of the whole MyMachine process

MyMachine Portugal video of the whole MyMachine process

Ever wondered how it looks like from the perspective of the Primary Class joining MyMachine? Here’s a truly great video by MyMachine Portugal. You are getting 8 months of hard work in 8 minutes. MyMachine is not a quick interaction in the classroom, but a deep co-creation process.  The video shows the whole process from...

27 Oct202027th October 2020
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MyMachine Flanders & Brussels entering primary classrooms

MyMachine Flanders & Brussels entering primary classrooms

Last week, creativity was booming again in Belgium. University students went into the primary classrooms to connect with their ‘customers’. And to find out what dream machines they invent and why they specifically invent this one. This time round, more than 100 primary schools across the Flanders and Brussels region of Belgium, participated with their...

20 Oct202020th October 2020
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Ideation has started in MyMachine Liège!

Ideation has started in MyMachine Liège!

The first 4 primary schools in Liège (Belgium) have entered the MyMachine Liège stage! University students of the Master in Industrial Engineering entered the primary classrooms to invite the children to invent their dream machine. This Thursday additional primary school classes will be visited to start the ideation. We can’t wait to hear about the first...

09 Oct202013th October 2020
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Focus on new dream machines! MyMachine Portugal on a roll!

Focus on new dream machines! MyMachine Portugal on a roll!

Focus on the new dream machines coming in from MyMachine Portugal today! The first classes have been invented to invent their dream machines. Different schools in different cities around the country are starting up the new MyMachine cycle. We are so happy to share the first pictures that came in. More to come, obviously, as...

22 Sep202022nd September 2020
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The new MyMachine Norway cycle started in primary classrooms!

The new MyMachine Norway cycle started in primary classrooms!

Warning: creative overdose in Norway right now! We are thrilled to see MyMachine Norway kick-off the new MyMachine season. University students from Agder University have entered the primary classrooms of different schools like the Øvre Slettheia skole, Tordenskjoldsgate skole and Steinerskolen. The primary school children where asked to invent and to make a drawing of their...

19 Nov201919th November 2019
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MyMachine Slovakia on television news

MyMachine Slovakia on television news

Look and listen to the children in this Primary School in Slovakia explaining their dream machine! Wonderful documentary by Vychodoslovenska TV on the first step in the MyMachine methodology in this particular school in Slovakia. We see nothing but shining eyes! Thank you to the whole team of MyMachine Slovakia to make this happen!  

02 Nov20192nd November 2019
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Ideation in MyMachine Slovakia on a roll!

Ideation in MyMachine Slovakia on a roll!

This week was another invention week in Slovakia! Step 1 of MyMachine is when university students enter the Primary School for the ideation process. This time round, the university students of the faculty of Mechanical Engineering and of the Faculty of the Arts at TUKE University (Kosice) witnessed the children at the primary school in...

16 Oct201916th October 2019
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Yes! Brand new dream machine ideas! In Norway!

Yes! Brand new dream machine ideas! In Norway!

Yes! It’s that marvellous time of the year again in MyMachine Norway! University students have entered the primary class rooms to start the collaboration. The children are asked what dream machine they would want to create. They make a drawing and explain their idea to the other children in the classroom. It really is a...