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K’Nex STEM Exploration Toy Range

Since being introduced to the K’Nex  Bumper Building Pack, Jayden has been hooked ever since. So when we heard that K’Nex has just launched the new educational KNex STEM Explorations, we were very keen to try them out.

Each Kit is designed to help develop children’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) skills through play.  Every item in the new KNEX STEM Explorations line includes a number of model build suggestions, each with a really fun experiment to bring to life scientific principles, allowing kids to test and learn to improve their models each time.

 

KNEX Stem Explorations Vehicles

First we got to work with the Vehicles kit. Jayden wanted to make a car. You can choose from different power sources, such as push power, rubber band power, wind power or spring. Jayden chose the rubber band powered method.

The pieces click together for a secure fit.

 

The he experimented with a spring motor powered dragster.

K'Nex STEM Exploration vehicles building set

Here it is in action.

He then moved on to the Levers and Pulleys set. He decided to make the Block and Tackle.

K'Nex STEM Exploration Levers and Pulleys

It’s fab that kids can learn whilst playing. Jayden certainly learned a lot from his new kits and will continue to do so as he creates new builds.

The K’nex educational sets are available from Amazon and all good toy stores.

*We received these products free of charge in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own*

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7 Comments

  1. Talya

    March 17, 2017 at 3:47 pm

    Love these educational sets and what a fantastic way to encourage children’s interest in the areas of STEAM.
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  2. Kim Carberry

    March 17, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    That looks like a lot of fun and educational too!
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  3. Lindsey

    March 18, 2017 at 11:19 am

    What great learning fun, I dont this would be a present just for boys, my daughter and nieces would love this too, but saying that they maybe should have a range for girls. Saying that it is suitable for the whole family and really affordable also.

  4. Fashion and Style Police

    March 18, 2017 at 4:18 pm

    I would love this for my kids. I will look it up.

  5. Keely's Nails

    March 19, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    I always loved building stuff as a kid, and always wanted to play with my brother’s sets 👍🏻

  6. Kara

    March 21, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    We have never really got on with KNex, I think mine prefer lego but it looks fab
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  7. Musings of a tired mummy...zzz...

    April 27, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    Looks like lots of fun. my eldest would love it so I’ll keep it in mind for his birthday next month
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