Minotaur Mania

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Mazes and minotaurs go together;
clearly you can’t have a Maze Festival without a fair few minotaurs showing up…

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So what do you do with them?
Well, you could start by tossing rings onto the monster’s horns

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then have a go at whacking him down

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For a change of pace, you might want to try tossing a tiny I’itoi into the center of his maze

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or carefully lead the rubber ducks through the spiral maze floating in the paddling pool

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or roll a ball through a tilting maze

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Those more technologically inclined might try to guide the ring around the maze without touching the wire. I think this kid was awarded extra stars for his intense concentration.

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The community had clearly been preparing for this for awhile – the minotaur was a welcome and familiar guest, in all his forms. One of the schools exhibited some, and we especially appreciatedĀ a particularly ingenious depiction of the the minotaur and the maze, sculpted out of foam andĀ fimo.

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