Thames & Kosmos Kids First Robot Engineer. Read the funny story of two inquisitive kids, Ty and Karlie, and build simple, non-motorized models of the robots they construct and fix during their adventure to an automated candy factory. During this zany outing, Ty and Karlie build various robots to perform tasks and solve problems in the factory. The robots have moving parts, wheels, and gears, so kids can learn firsthand about simple machines and gear trains. As you follow the story, you can build models of the ten robots featured in the story. They construct a robotic drone that flies through the factory to coat the candies in sprinkles, wheeled robots that zoom across the factory floor, a taffy-pulling robot, and a funny gum-kneading robot. This kit helps develop fine motor skills, science and math skills, visual-spatial skills, and reasoning and concept development skills. The Thames & Kosmos Kids First Robot Engineer Features: Build 20 robot models to learn about gears, wheels, and simple machines. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make assembly easy for small hands. 32-page illustrated storybook manual guides young engineers through a read, build, play pattern Helps lays the groundwork for strong STEM related skills, develops fine motor skills, improves visual-spatial skills, and engages reasoning and conceptual problem-solving. Durable plastic case keeps the 53 building pieces organized. Founded in 2001, Thames & Kosmos strives to improve informal science education by publishing high-quality science and technology related educational products for kids of all ages. Thames & Kosmos emphasizes teaching concepts and skills through hands-on learning and comprehensive reading materials for a rich learning experience. Toys > Category > Arts & Crafts, Educational Toys, Books > Learning & Educational Toys > Science & Discovery > See ALL Science Kits. Toys & Games > Toys > Educational Toys > Science Sets.
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