Melissa & Doug Innovation Academy kid-powered projects encourage open-ended hands-on exploration and experimentation - its STEM learning served up in a fun way! With Art Gears, kids can build a programmable wooden drawing machine that can create hundreds of unique pieces of swirly, spiral art, while exploring physics and mechanics! Easy-to-follow illustrated instructions help kids eight and older build their project independently. Pop a colored marker in the holder and investigate patterns, symmetry, and ratios by experimenting with interchangeable gears! The included Innovation Booklet enhances interactive learning long after the project is assembled. A portion of all sales of Innovation Academy products supports The Whitney Workshop in Hamden, Conn., which designs and teaches projects for kids and adults that blend art, science, and invention.
Build a programmable drawing machine that can create hundreds of unique pieces of swirly, spiral art, while exploring physics and mechanics with the Melissa & Doug Innovation Academy Art Gears
Includes all materials and hardware to build, screwdriver, instructions, innovation booklet, collectible Innovation Academy seal, 3 colored markers, 5 paper disks, 1 template disk
Pop a marker in the holder and investigate patterns, symmetry, and ratios by experimenting with interchangeable gears
Innovation Academy kid-powered projects encourage open-ended hands-on exploration and experimentation - STEM learning made fun
A portion of sales of all Innovation Academy products supports The Whitney Workshop in Hamden, Conn., which designs and teaches projects for kids and adults that blend art, science, and invention
Makes a great gift for preteens, ages 8 to 12, for hands-on, screen-free fun
Suitable for ages 8-12 years
Usually within 24 hrs
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