Explore the world of engineering with this fascinating 3 model insect set from Meccano.
Construct and build three different insect models, a dragonfly, cricket or a hornet. The dragonfly’s wings really move as you help it glide through the air. This brilliant 72 piece set comes with real metal parts and two ergonomic tools, as well as an easy to follow step-by-step guide. Challenge your engineering skills with the mechanical wonders of Meccano - inspire your imagination.
Backward running & anti-clockwise - you may have to look twice!£9.95
Eight year olds like more challenging construction sets, and are starting to get seriously interested in science. Anything involving potential explosions or high speed makes a good present. They can also start doing cleverer magic and love doing tricks. And anything they can throw or shoot at someone else is also very popular.