1. Patience wins out
2. it's actually really neat if you get it all to balance just so
3. magnets are pretty tricky to work with if you want them to work against each other.
Next week we'll be making another one... my lad is curious about it. Fun times ahead! :) Check out the video below to show persistence does pay off...
Clear concise directions, a booklet that gives you additional information and asks questions to help you figure out more ideas to think about. :)
All the supplies you need are provided. In the floating pencil we didn't even need to provide the pencil! My son loved the tiny crayons that were included, "Look mom! They are neat, see how they all fit together?" All the tiny pieces for the pinball were neatly bagged. The combination lock thankfully came with an extra wood circle as well.