K'NEX Brands, L.P. / K'NEX Industries, Inc.PO Box 700
Hatfield, Pennsylvania 19440-0700
Telephone: 800-822-5639 (main office) or 800-543-5639 (consumer relations) or 215-997-7722.
Products manufactured by K'NEX Brands, L.P. / K'NEX Industries, Inc. (listed alphabetically)
KID K'NEX CLASSROOM SET (MODEL 78690)
Kid K'NEX Classroom Set, model 78690, is a toy designed for use by children with with varying manipulative skills. Big, soft, chunky pieces can be used by children to build 22 models from 1:1 correspondence cards, or they can create their own creatures using the 267 parts, including 12 eyes, 6 feet, and 6 ears/wings. Young hands can build in any direction due to the flexibility of the system. The pieces have vibrant colors and component designs that appeal to both girls and boys. The set includes enough pieces for 10 to 12 children.
KID K'NEX EARLY LEARNING ACTIVITY SET (MODEL 78950)
The Kid K’NEX Early Learning Activity Set, model 78950, is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with varying manipulative skills. The set includes enough big, soft, chunky pieces for 30 students. The included activities incorporate listening skills, following directions, art, creative play, mathematics and science. In conjunction with the reading of Eric Carle’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, or another book about caterpillars, students build models using the full color building instructions included. Additional ideas for activities are included. The activities can be structured so students take the models home at the conclusion of instruction or the materials can be collected for use with multiple classes. This set includes parts and instructions to build 30 Kid K’NEX Buddy models and 30 caterpillar models; reproducible Butterfly coloring pages; and Certificates of Imagination.
K'NEX CONSTRUCTION SETS
The K'NEX Construction Sets are toy building piece kits designed for encouraging children's imaginations through fun while promoting eye hand coordination. The sets consist of differently shaped pieces that snap together to form geometric configurations, animals, vehicles, buildings, or any other form the childthinks up. Color-coded instructions help children to match colors and shapes while building their models. Children with visual disabilities have been able to construct figures using tactile discrimination. The connectors make it possible to build straight lines, curves, and 45-, 90-, and 270-degree angles. Pulleys, tires, and rubber bands (included in some sets) add movement to turn the models into action toys. Solo kits ($9.99) contain the pieces and instructions for a particular model (e.g. a Motorcycle, Helicopter, Flying Saucer). The Basic Set ($34.99) includes 325 pieces and includes 20 model instructions; the Intermediate Set ($59.99) has 770 pieces for 35 models; and the Giant Set ($99.99) has 1800 pieces and instructions for building 50 different models. A Motor Pack is also available for motorizing models from the Intermediate and Giant Sets. SAFETY FEATURES: Components of the sets are made with rounded and radiused edges to be smooth instead of sharp.
RACERS 20+ MODEL BUILDING SET (MODEL 12055)
The Racers 20+ Model Building Set, model 12055, is a toy designed to enhance eye hand coordination, fine motor skills, cognitive skills, visual stimulation, and matching, sorting and assembly skills for children with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. The set contains over 400 snap-together pieces, including connectors, bricks, and wheels children can use to build jet planes, tow trucks, and dragsters. Two K'NEXMEN toy figures are included for after-build play. The set comes with a storage container with a handle.