Tuesday, January 13, 2009

K'Nex Master

For Christmas my middle son received a huge K'Nex set from his uncle. I was a bit worried as it was for ages 9+ & said son is only seven, but he didn't let that deter him. I cautiously encouraged him as I didn't want to see him spend hours building it only to have it not work.

He worked on the project for a number of days over Christmas & then decided it was too hard & gave up. He pulled all the pieces down & we stored them away. I figured he'd use them to build other things but if he never got through the 100+ steps to build the project it was intended for, that was okay by me.

This past weekend I was gone from Saturday morning until Sunday night. I came home to find this....

Can you see how tall this thing is??? It's taller than its builder!!! While this doesn't match the photo on the box, it does work! N is pretty proud of his work (as am I which is one big reason I'm posting it here!). Didn't he do a great job, Uncle Richard???


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I apologize for the side-ways view. This is my first time uploading a video. I have absolutely no clue how to fix this. If you do, please let me know! ;-) THANKS!


7 comments:

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  2. that is incredibly cool.
    I love seeing how kids' minds work!

    At our house, Adam LOVES K-Nex... but we have to put them away every few days because he becomes OBSESSED with them. He can't help it: engineering is genetic.

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  3. Awesome Job "N"! That is so cool. I was thinking of getting Hunter some of those, but was worried he couldn't do it yet. I might have to rethink that for his birthday! Thanks for sharing! Keep up the good work "N"!

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  4. Wow! Kailtyn walked in while I was watching the video and asked, "What's that?" I told her that is was something that he built and she replied, "WHOA, just how old is he? That is amazing!" Let me say we are all impressed!
    Kayla

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  5. This is impressive! Wow. We've never had k-nex....but this looks like it was a lot of fun.

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  6. Wow, it's so big! I bet that took some time to build. Good persistence!

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