Automata are whimsical mechanical toys that have a cool, life-like movement when their crank is turned. With a cow that soars over the moon as the moon moves across the sky - you can bring this age-old nursery rhyme to life!
Inspired by the fun "Hey Diddle Diddle" nursery rhyme, the extreme inventors at Pathfinders have made a cool automata that recreates the feeling of being a child again (but without the diapers!). This automata will thrill kids with the almost mystical way in which the cow leaps over the moon - legs kicking high - as the moon orbits in the opposite direction.
Bring to life the wonder of your own automata, paint it to resemble a cow, letter carrier, or your favourite satellite, the sky's the limit!
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- Great educational kit for kinetic nursery rhyme enthusiasts, or science projects!
- All pieces are pre-cut and ready to go, only a ruler and scissors are required.
- Easy to make in about an hour by beginner model makers.
- Natural, untreated wood and plywood.
- Finished size is 25cm x 15cm x 27cm high.
- Suitable for ages 8+.