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Tornado Tubes

  Tornado Tubes
Retail Price: $3.48
Item: TC006 
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Two 2-liter bottles plus one tornado tube = one tornado!

Reuse plastic bottles to create a mesmerizing tornado! Kids gather around to see the whirling action.

Tornado Tubes
  • A great hands-on tool for demonstration of vortex action
  • Worthwhile addition to a "weather" unit
  • Fits standard soda bottles
  • Add glitter or food coloring for impressive tornado action
  • Sturdy and durable science toy
  • Comes with complete instructions
  • Ages 5+

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    NOTE: The orange color in the charts above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 5 years of age.

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      UPC 043067807885
      Manufacturer SKU 80788
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 4/24/2006
      Manufactured In United States
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 5 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #2867

    We've collected valuable feedback from our customers on how this item is being used by children with special needs in hopes of providing guidance for other special needs caregivers. Click here to view these "Special Perspectives"...

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    "We had a tornado tube in our classroom. My student remarked often that watching it "calms me down". I bought the tube kit from Fat Brain so that he could continue the benfit at home this summer."

    Total Customer Reviews: 46
    Average Customer Rating: 4.43 (site average 4.56)
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    bottles water science soda make great tube simple students worked

    Pretty good
    Posted 29 days ago by WSClamp

    This is a fun product and was a great addition to our homeschool. Who knew two soda bottles could be so much fun? I would have given it 5 stars but for the fact that upon my first two attempts at using it water leaked out. This was made worse by the fact that we adding ample blue food coloring to our water. You have to get the bottles attached to the Tornado Tube perfectly for it to not leak. Once I got it just right no more leaking. It has survived a 2 year old and 5 year old. Again, you have to have it attached absolutely perfectly for it not to leak. The third try was a charm for us.

    Rating: 4
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    Super science tornado tubes
    Posted 7/19/2013 by DENISE L MORAN

    So awesome of a project!

    Rating: 5
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
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    Product review of Tornado Tubes
    Posted 2/6/2013 by Joseph Grace

    It works! She's almost four and we play with it occasionally. Best part, made in America!

    Rating: 5
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
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    Tornado Tubes
    Posted 11/4/2012 by Regina Hatcher

    Stocking Stuffer for Xmas, not given yet. Although I shook it to see how it worked. I found it simple and interesting. After a few times with it, I think my grandchild will put it down and play with it infrequently.

    Rating: 3
    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
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    Tornado Tube
    Posted 10/17/2012 by Lauren

    I ordered this to use in my classroom with 1st and 2nd graders. They LOVED it, and have since asked me nearly each morning to make the tornado again. It's great!

    Rating: 5
    4 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
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    Some alternate spelling variations of this product:
    weather toys, weather instruments, weather manipulatives, hands-on science toys, tornado toys, tornado tubes, tornadoe tubes, cyclone tubes, cyclone toys,

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