- Building with K'NEX® puts students on a path towards fundamental understanding of STEAM/STEM subjects
- Students build replicas of real-world machines to gain an understanding of the principles that make them work
Grade 3 and up. Budding makers can create and customize their own vehicles with the K'NEX Education® Maker's Kit—Wheels, the perfect K'NEX® solution for your makerspace. Build up to 11 different types of wheeled wonders with the kit's 442 pieces—enough for 8 to 12 students.
The iconic rods and connectors are made of high-quality plastic for long-lasting, durable play. The rubber wheels allow students to create all kinds of moving vehicle models. Students learn more about the forces that allow vehicles to move and experiment with different ways to power their creations. Kit includes 3 types of motors to operate the creations: spring motor, fly-wheel motor, and battery-powered motor. Create wind-powered, hand-powered, and rubber band-powered vehicles for 6 unique power sources and a fascinating play and study time. Students can watch their vehicles come to life and enjoy unlimited fun.
This engineering educational toy comes with an instruction manual that guides students through their building adventures and provides construction ideas and tips to help them create structures on their own. Kit comes in a strong, reusable plastic storage bin with dividers and snap-on lid for easy classroom or playroom storage and quick cleanup. Needed but not supplied: 2 AA batteries (item #756316) for each battery-powered motor.