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Thames & Kosmos Remote-Control Machines: Animals

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STEM: Science
STEM: Science

Highlights

  • Build an elephant that walks, a scorpion that crawls along, and a cute little penguin that waddles
  • Construct a rabbit that bounds forward, a crab that scurries sideways, and an orangutan that climbs hand over hand along a string
  • Learn about animal locomotion and biomechanics as you build each model
  • A full-color, 36-page step-by-step illustrated manual helps kids assemble all of the models

Specifications

Contains: Does Not Contain Any of the 8 Major Allergens

Suggested Age: 8 Years and Up

Material: Plastic

Includes: Batteries

Educational Focus: Science

Battery: 1 AAA, Required, Not Included

TCIN: 50522997
UPC: 814743011496
Item Number (DPCI): 087-15-0451
Origin: Imported

Description

Construct a whole zoo’s worth of remote-controlled animals with mechanical insides covered by colorful plastic “skins.” The animals all move using different mechanisms, each one mimicking the movement of the real animal it represents. A two-button remote control unit moves the small, lightweight motor forward and in reverse, allowing the models to move forward or backward. Build an elephant that walks, a scorpion that crawls along, and a cute little penguin that waddles. Construct a rabbit that hops forward, a crab that scurries sideways, and an orangutan that climbs hand over hand along a string. You can even build a couple of dinosaurs: a Tyrannosaurus rex that walks on two legs and a Pterosaur that “flies” along a cord. Learn about animal locomotion and biomechanics as you build each model. When you are done, use the same 94 building pieces to dream up your own mechanical animal creations! You can even mix up the animal skins in funny ways to make outrageous hybrid animals. A full-color, 36-page step-by-step illustrated manual helps kids assemble all of the models, and teaches them about the animals they are modeling and the ways different animals move.
STEM: Science
STEM toys are Science, Technology, Engineering and Math based products that are geared towards developing useful skills in all areas of learning. This product focuses on the core subject: science.
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broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
educational value: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5

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