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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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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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Posted 12/27/2012 by Marjorie Armstrong
6 year old with focus really liked it. The pictures that it came with had good building ideas that really worked well. Needed adult supervision to begin to build. more fun with 2 people working on it. Very hard to have younger siblings nearby because it is so easy to knock down.
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