Brainstorming and discussions with users about their situated needs is difficult with nomadic users as the situation and location setting in the discussion is often lost in traditional workshops in meeting rooms. In many fields, conducting them in situ is difficult for both ethical and practical reasons, such as in a hospital. To mitigate this, a combination of methods is often necessary to ensure sufficient detail in the collected data. In this paper we will show the use of inexpensive children’s building blocks as a tool for creating simple discussion support for brainstorming workshops. We summarize some experiences from a workshop using this combined method.