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  • Smithsonian Motor Works
  • Smithsonian Motor Works
  • Smithsonian Motor Works

Smithsonian Motor Works

  • Recommended Age: 8-12 Year Old
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Total: $ 52.80
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Learn how a real engine works...that you get to assemble!

- A real working battery powered 4-cylinder model engine with real lights and sounds.
Watch the spark plugs fire and the valves open and close.
See how the pistons fire with the correct timing.
And watch the belts and fan turn.

Set includes over 100 parts that screw together easily, screwdriver and instructions.

Uses 2 AA batteries, not included.

Why Our Experts Love It

We all wish we could fix an engine. And when we see smoke coming out of our car, we just stare at the engine when we pick up the hood.

Well, this may not teach you how to fix an engine, but it sure will show you how an engine works.

Where are the pistons? Fan belt, cylinders, battery, etc. Your child will be absolutely fascinated by learning how a real engine works (and so will you)!
  • What a great year the 7’s are. There a few milestones they may achieve and growing pains your typical 7-year-old may encounter.
  • Hand-eye coordination is well developed, has good balance and can execute simple gymnastic movements, such as somersaults.
  • Uses a vocabulary of several thousand words and is able to demonstrate a longer attention span.
  • Uses serious, logical thinking, is thoughtful and reflective and is able to understand reasoning and make the right decisions.
  • Begins to grasp that letters represent the sounds that form words.
  • Takes direction well; needs punishment only rarely.
  • Starts to feel guilt and shame.
  • Initiate discussions about right vs. wrong.
  • This product meets or exceeds all safety standards
  • Choking Hazard 3 - Small parts not for children under 3 years
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