Boat Engineer (Kids First Level 1)
Make bath time a learning experience with the adventures of Huxley and Remus, two robots whose crazy inventions get away from them! In this adventure, the robot pals must use a boat to catch a robotic fish that they made. However, the pair runs into a lot of obstacles along the way that must be solved with new boat designs. Children can help the two on their way by building boats that will be able to navigate the challenges. If the going gets tough, there are simple instructions to follow to build the different models. There's a lot of twists in this story, so the robot pair will need the help of ten distinct boat builds which include a fire rescue boat, swamp boat, freighter, and hydroplane! The boats are fun to construct as the pieces are large and fit together like plastic building blocks. Best of all, your child's boat designs will float! Set includes story / instruction book, 52 building pieces, and a storage container. - Janine
Read the funny story of two inquisitive young engineers, Ty and Karlie, and their family's robots, Huxley and Remus. Build simple models of the boats they encounter in the story. The boats actually float on water, making for fun and easy experiments around the sink or bathtub.
The Boat Engineer story centers around Huxley and Remus. Their boat-building adventure starts when a robotic fish they are testing goes haywire and swims away uncontrollably. Huxley and Remus build a rowboat in their effort to catch up with and capture the robotic fish. They find the rowboat is too slow, so they build a fanboat to go faster. As the story continues, the robots make their way downstream and eventually out to the ocean. Along the way, they must build new boats to solve specific problems and perform tasks. They build a sailboat, riverboat, speedboat, fireboat, tugboat, freighter, catamaran, and a hydroplane.
From each humorous segment of their silly adventure, the robots learn something new about boats. As you follow the story, you can build models of the ten boats featured in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together.
This 52-piece science kit combined with the beautifully illustrated storybook provides an engaging way to teach simple engineering concepts to preschool-age kids. Start laying the groundwork for strong STEM related skills and comprehension. This kit helps develop fine motor skills, science and math skills, visual-spatial skills, and reasoning and concept development skills.
This great new series is for your youngest engineers and scientists. Level 1 is for ages 3 to 5, and level 2 is for 5 to 7. This is a brand new line for Thames and Kosmos and is intended to introduce young learners to science and math concepts while also developing fine motor skills and visual/spatial reasoning. At level 1, the building is accompanied by an engaging storybook (24 pages in length), pretend play, and simple activities. The activities reflect the content of the story line and use chunkier building pieces that are great for smaller hands. Each kit comes nicely packaged in a durable storage container.
Level 2 takes children to the next level of science there are no storybooks, but a detailed 48-page, illustrated guide book comes in every kit. These kits introduce children to the scientific method and teach science basics using hands-on experiments. Level 2 kits do not have a storage container.