This was what I eventually came up with:
Bearing in mind we had no glue or glittery tinsel bits & bobs, this is what I did with some plastic tubing, red lids and elastic bands. I was wishing I had some of my bits from home to add but that would be considered 'cheating!'
This was my husband's:
I couldnt get a good shot of it in this light but in real life the organisers were so impressed that they are going to use it on their website! (jealous, moi?)
Not content with that, he made this very impressive engineering thing with some plastic boxes:
They were really cooing at that!
We took our boys with us and the younger one made this:
Thanks for looking and for any comments,