Includes 1 storybook, 5 animal figurines, 1 pegboard, 5 wheels, 10 axles, 5 blocks, 5 washers, 1 crank, 1 ribbon, 14 design templates. Inspiring the next generation of female engineers. Created by Debbie Sterling, a female engineer from Stanford University.
GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine Girl's Engineering Construction Toy is just the thing young girls who aspire to be engineers! In this award winning children's engineering toy, your little girl will learn basic engineering principles of a belt drive while also boosting analytical thinking and imagination skills. This engineering toy for girls is one of the first of its kind and is part of its manufacturer's vision to introduce engineering to a greater number of girls all over the world. The GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine set comes with a book series and construction set including 5 animal figurines, a pegboard, 5 wheels, 10 axles, 5 blocks, 5 washers, 1 crank, and 1 ribbon. The objective of the game is to get the animals spinning on the pegboard by designing a simple belt drive mechanism! A great toy for a single player, but also good for kids who want to collaborate and come up with the machine together! GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine received the 2014 Toy of the Year Award for American Toys. GoldieBlox is an excellent building construction game for developing spatial skills, a problem solving mindset, and learning engineering principles. Adult engineers might feel more than a little jealous when they pick this set up for their kids!
Age: 4 and up Designed in: USA Country of origin: China Number of players: 1 or more players Brand: GoldieBlox Learning values: engineering skills, motor-skills.