Place the leather mat on a flat surface and begin to balance the
rocks to create your own Inukshuk. The image of man is
now defined by you, the builder! This rock puzzle can be
assembled with as many rocks as you like as you do not have to
use all of the rocks. We have included some diagrams below of
examples of Inukshuks that you may want to create. Balancing the
rocks may take some time. There is no right or wrong.
When you are experiencing difficulty balancing the rocks
remember that by placing the flat or flattest side of the rock
facing up. The next rock you attempt to balance on top will
Your Inukshuk is your own creation! There is no right or wrong!
Empty out all of the rocks before you begin deciding where in
your Inukshuk they should be placed!. Remember, you don’t have
to use all of the rocks and the rocks in your Inukshuk in a Sack
are not going to be exactly like the drawings in the
The largest rock in the sack should be placed somewhere in
the middle of your Inukshuk. Once successfully balanced, it is
easier to balance more rocks on top of it. Try to use the
smallest rocks at the top of your Inukshuk.
Build your Inukshuk where you want it to be so that you don’t
have to move it when it is assembled.
Balance, so vital to our existence on every level, is what you
will be exercising while creating your own Inukshuk!
Enjoy being part of our Canadian Culture!