Back to 1995Index Page
Early Simple Machines
Educational construction products
Hands on experiences help children learn how things work by finding out directly. These sets developed for in school use facilitate learning. Included in the series are 71 Duplo pieces, 8 color activity cards showing 12 models including phone, robot, car. truck and other items. Storage box holds everything.
Tip: Teachers and parents should know about the potential learning experiences that can be developed around these and other construction products. Obtain books on simple machines to add to the information. When creating at home or school children get extra benefit from including any additional materials (can be easily gathered as a "Create It! Box") such as paper, fabric, stones, string, foil and wrapping paper and anything else that can add to the value of play.