The project I intend to make will take on desk toys that are mesmerizing and satisfying. The most common desk toy are usually physic demonstrations like the Newton’s cradle .
Another memorable desk toy would be from the Marvel Movie Iron Man strawberries scene. In the scene the swinging stick kinetic sculpture is highlighted by the character Tony Stark. Here is a video to a swinging stick kinetic sculpture, similar to the one seen in Iron Man 2. 
Lastly, one of most visually pleasing and mesmerizing desk toy is the pendulum wave toy. 
I plan to make a small, mesmerizing, and satisfying desk toy using the same concept as double-cone rollercoaster from the Upcycle project I did. I plan to make a platform that will tilt back and forth so the “rollercoaster” will always roll. There’ll be a lot of planning to be had so that the toy or sculpture will be visually and mentally stimulating.
Here is a link to the Upcycle project: https://www.aesdes.org/2020/02/12/upcycle-final-report-2020-cardboard-roller-coaster/
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyhaVaZgqTI – Holly F  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWg6TG2bkFU – Wayne Schmidt  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrX2yTGJ6N0 – Grand Illusions