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  4M Tin Can Robot
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Item: TS052 
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Stop! Don't throw that soda can in the trash!

Why would you do that when you can turn it into a robot?

Follow the simple instructions to easily assemble all the pieces, slide that recycled can into the body rings, install the batteries, and switch on the motor.

Just like that, your new tin can robot comes to life!

Googly eyes wobble comically and long curly-straw arms twist into all kinds of silly positions as your brand new recycled friend happily dances across the table.

Meanwhile, kids get to discover all kinds of fun facts about technology and science as they read through the included manual.

Learn about how your new robot works, how cams work, why the can makes that strange buzzing sound, plus all kinds of interesting stuff about resonance.

See? Isn't this better than sending that can off to the dump?

Discover the FUN of recycling while learning all about science and technology with the 4M Tin Can Robot kit.

4M Tin Can Robot
  • Kit for turning a recycled tin can into a fun robot
  • Encourages dexterity, following instructions, strong recycling habits
  • Kids discover the fun of recycling while being fascinated by technology
  • Turns any average-sized soda can into a googly-eyed robot
  • Read through manual to learn how it works, how cams work, about resonance
  • Includes 4 body rings, short leg, long leg, 2 gripper hands, 2 straw attachments, 2 terminal caps, 4 bolts and nuts, 15 screws, toy motor with gear, 2 eyes base plates, 2 metal wires, 2 moving eyes, axle with gear, motor/axle cover, 2 bendy straws, battery casing with cover and wires, 2 plastic feet, body plate
  • Requires a soda can and Philips head screwdriver - NOT included
  • Requires 1 AA battery - NOT included
  • Quality materials for exceptional robot-building experience

    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 8 years of age.

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      UPC 085761075160
      Manufacturer SKU 3653
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 1/27/2011
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 8 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #375
      Batteries Required Yes
      Battery Quantity 1
      Battery Size AA

    CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts.
  • Not for children under 3 yrs.

  • Total Customer Reviews: 8
    Average Customer Rating: 4.38 (site average 4.56)
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    A rating of 4M Tin Can Robot
    Posted 11/12/2014 by Judy Brewer

    Someone broke my grandson's he was so upset i had to replace it. He has had it for a year

    Rating: 4
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    fun robot project
    Posted 4/15/2013 by Angie Schlossberg

    Our robot kit arrived a week ago (quick delivery, btw). My daughter had been waiting with great anticipation, so she begged to put it together that evening. In hindsight, I should have waited until the next day so that we could both be fresh. We still had fun putting it together, but we both were weary by the time it was completed. I probably "assisted" in the building of it more than I would have had we not gone well beyond her bedtime. My daughter was absolutely delighted with it, and so proud of our accomplishment that she took it to school to show her second grade class. The robot was a big hit there, as well. However, because it is fairly fragile, it didn't make it home without breakage (the bolts are too short in a couple of places so the nuts don't have much to hang on to).

    Rating: 4
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
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    My rating of 4M Tin Can Robot
    Posted 4/10/2013 by Teresa Perlebach

    Very cool toy. Requires a lot of assistance to put together.

    Rating: 4
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    My rating of 4M Tin Can Robot
    Posted 4/21/2011

    My 8 year old son had fun building it with me. He liked the idea of creating a toy from a recycled product, but he hasn't played with it since. The screws were too small and the wiring too fragile for him to build it himself.
    Rating: 3
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    10 of 12 customers found this review helpful.
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