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Knex 15237 Architecture - London Eye

Product Code: KN15237
$149.99 $124.99 17%
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Are you ready for a next-level building challenge? Then check out the K'NEX Architecture Range! Perfect for builders ages 8 and up.

This authentic replica London Eye includes over 465 K'NEX rods & connectors that snap together with a satisfying "click". The realistic completed model is almost 1 metre wide and 1 metre tall! Finished model rotates just like the real thing.

Easy-to-follow, colour-coded building instructions are included. Building with K'NEX supports the development of fine motor skills, manual dexterity, and spatial awareness, all while putting children on a path towards better understanding of STEM subjects.

But K'NEX isn't just for kids! Adult builders will enjoy the intricacy and challenge of putting together this architecture inspired iconic model, which can be proudly displayed afterwards.

Among all the historic attractions of this iconic city the London Eye is one of the more recent and contemporary additions. The Eye is a huge Ferris wheel located on the edge of the Thames River in the Jubilee Gardens. The wheel was built as part of the millennium and it 1.5 years to build. It is constructed from 1700 tons of steel and has foundations made with 3000 tons of concrete.

The wheel is 135 meters high and has a diameter of 120 meters, it was completed in 1999. The wheel has 39 sealed egg-shaped capsules which can each hold up to 25 people. One full revolution of the wheel takes about 30 minutes and at ground level the passengers get on and off without the wheel actually stopping.

Features

  • 465 K'NEX rods & connectors
  • Creates a sturdy structure when completed
  • No glue required for assembly
  • Full instructions included