How Things Work

Explore science through hands-on activities with these 6 crates:

Disk Launchers

Build a rubber band-powered disk launcher and launch disks at targets as you explore the physics of inertia.

$126 ($21/crate) + FREE shipping

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Fish locomotion worksheet, certificate, and other materials from KiwiCo's Summer Adventure Series.

Get access to our content library featuring:

  1. 3 videos with at-home activities + explainers

  2. 5 activities including printables + online DIYs

  3. Grownup guide with an activity checklist, DIY material list, and a you-did-it printable certificate

How it works

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Get 6 crates packed with themed projects and everything you need for hours of fun.

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Get all 6 crates at once or 1 delivered weekly to fit your family’s schedule.

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Start your adventure

Build projects and explore more with DIYs, videos, and printables at home.

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Discover the magic of physics

How Things Work is an exciting summer program designed to introduce 5-8 year olds to the fascinating world of physics and mechanics. From building disc launchers to constructing marble timers, each project is packed with hands-on fun that will ignite curiosity and inspire budding scientists. With physics experiment kits that explore force and motion in engaging ways, kids will learn important STEM concepts while having a blast with their summer activities. This series is the perfect way to keep young minds engaged and learning during the summer months. Join us on this thrilling adventure and unlock the secrets of the universe with KiwiCo!