Nov 05, 2014 • By

The world’s most incredible cereal pouring machine

Cardboard jumps, Mega Bloks cars, toast, catapults and a Boo Berry action figure … it’s all in use in a crazy Rube Goldberg contraption built by a creative father and daughter in California and it’s all to pour cereal.

Big G teamed up with Mark and Jane Frauenfelder to document their amazing creation in this video – check it out!

Mark and Jane are big fans of our cereals so they were eager to take on the challenge from the Big G team to build a breakfast table car jump – using the Mega Bloks cars now offered in selected cereals.


Mark is the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine and author of the new book “Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects.” He’s also the founder of, where he wrote about the cereal contraption.

He offers some tips for creative contraptions and family fun in Big G’s Rev Up the Breakfast Table campaign.

General Mills and Mega Bloks have teamed up to offer exclusive customizable cars and build-it-yourself jumps free in your favorite boxes of cereal, while supplies last. The cars come with a set of stickers featuring the beloved Hello Kitty and iconic Power Rangers.

What would your cereal pouring machine look like?! Join the conversation online using the hashtag #Fandamonium.

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