How many structures can you build with the 200 planks in Contraptions?
Construct tracks, tunnels, funnels, ramps and chutes. Bring your creations and innovations to life when you set the ball rolling!
A skill developing set for sure! Kids build using trial and error and gain understanding of physics and engineering concepts. The equally sized planks seem simple to stack, but complex logic is required to complete a working ball track. Kids use fine motor skills to ensure their creations maintain balance and structural stability.
No glue or connectors are needed, only simple stacking and gravity. If you reach an impasse in completing your contraption, the 18-page Idea Book will help. Two hundred pine planks and two balls offer endless contraption-making fun!
Contraptions – 200 Plank Set
Use 200 planks and two balls to create marble runs and clever contraptions
Challenging building fun that's right on track & full of action
Develops fine motor skills, logic, understandings of physics and engineering concepts
Create tracks, ramps, tunnels, chutes & contraptions with the 200 pine planks
Enclosed 18 page Idea Book assists in refining and extending projects
Includes 200 planks, 2 lightweight balls, Idea Book
No glue or connectors - just loads of constructive fun
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Review of Keva Contraptions - 200 Plank Set
Posted 3/11/2014 by Kara Rappolt
I love these simple contraptions! My 8 year olds have a set for indoor recess at school and I finally bought a set for home. More than I would usually pay for a toy/a box of pine planks, but it is so worth the price. Love the direction booklet with ideas to build and love the very sturdy box. My 3 year old can also create towers, roads, ramps with this set. Awesome! We had a sleepover with 5 boys and instead of Wii, and after outdoor play,they played contraptions for 2 hours. 5 eight year olds. That is a nice surprise!
Posted 1/16/2014 by Brian Nelsen
My son absolutely loves these! It was his favorite gift even after getting an iPad Mini. This set was actually purchased to add to his 200 and 50 plank sets so he could build more elaborate contraptions. It was even been fun for me to build with him. I like the instruction book that comes and my son has used this as a base for ideas to get started. He has since used his creativity along with ideas off the internet to build some pretty complex setups. I think this is an excellent tool for a non-electronic gift idea. The only negative I can see at the moment is that they are a little expensive for wood blocks. It would be nice if the sets had more blocks for the price but overall I am still pleased with the end result.
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