CALDI Mini Workshops

Virtual experiences you can do anytime from home

Spark your creativity!

These bite-sized interactive activities will inspire your curiosity and DI  creativity.  Our mission is to create a healthy form of screen time by pulling kids out of the screen to do real world physical activities that are educational, interactive, and fun.

Instant Challenge Adventures

Tower ICs

Tips and tricks to conquer structure and tower ICs. Includes 3+ IC to try.

Balls and Ramp ICs

Tips for using ramps in instant Challenges. Includes ICs to try.

Materials in IC

Some great activities to get your Teams started.

Combination ICs

Tips and Tricks in how to approach ICs that require you to do tasks and a presentation.

Bridge ICs

Coming Soon!

Creativity in IC

Tips for improving creativity scores in Instant Challenges

Extenders in ICs

Tips and Tricks in how to use materials in IC as extenders to increase your score.

Connectors in ICs

Tips for improving IC scores by using connector materials.

Controllers in IC

Tips for improving controlling objects by using materials in Instant Challenge

Presentation Escapades


The world of Improv can be intimidating to many. A FUN guide and activities to get you started!


Coming Soon!


DI Alumni share their acting tips! Let the FUN begin! Includes some great activities to try.


Coming Soon!


Explore tips and techniques in creating things out of cardboard. Includes 2 Projects.

Using Tools Safely

Experienced DI-ers explain how to safely use tools to build props and sets.

Technical Exploits

Simple Machines

Coming Soon!

Complex Machines

Coming Soon!


Learn how to make things move with hydraulics.


Coming Soon!

Triggering Mechanisms

Coming Soon!


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We Have Great Answers


To view the videos you just click on the CALDI Mini topic that you would like to view.

At the end of each video there are resources and activities for you to try.

To record a response click on the green plus button  under responses. 

You will be asked to join the Grid using your Google or a Microsoft ID.

Check “Remember Me” so you only need to do this once!

Once you join the Grid, you can select the Green plus and complete these 4 easy steps to submit!

  1.  mceclip0.png  Tap to record
    Tap the record button on the bottom to start. Add fun stickers, filters, text, and more. Tap the arrow on the bottom right to advance.
  2. mceclip1.png Review your video. 
    Trim, rearrange, or add more. Tap the arrow in the bottom right to advance.
  3. mceclip2.png  Take a selfie! 
    The selfie will be the cover image for your video. Tap the arrow in the bottom right to advance.
  4. mceclip3.png  Submit your video!
    Edit your name, add a tiltle, or attach a link. Then submit!

To join the Grid so you can record a response you will need either a Google or  Microsoft ID. Once you login you can see the grid.

Ask a parent for help if you are having trouble.

You won’t need a password to view the CALDI Mini. Click on the top and you can view the Topic Video and see the materials.

You only need to login with a google or Microsoft ID to record a response.

You can record your response from your  computer, tablet or mobile device. 

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