Ages 6+
Ages 6+

Explore Italy


What you get

Discover Italy — with Anya and Milo! Build a spinning pizzeria automaton, inspired by famed artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. Harness the calco process used by Renaissance artists to make eye-catching art. Challenge a friend to a game of rota, an ancient Roman game that's a little like tic-tac-toe. Visit vibrant Venice and explore its canals, carnivals, and colorful history. And if you're hungry after all that virtual sightseeing, whip up some healthy, homemade bruschetta. Ready to Rome about?

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Adventure Book

Recipe Cards



From the desk of the product designer:

Behind the design

The pizza-spinning automaton is our favorite part of this crate. We wanted a kid-friendly idea to show how complex parts like cams work. We just wish it could really make pizza!
- The KiwiCo Product Design team

By the numbers

Clay samples tested: 4

Italian art templates designed: 11

Pizza parties thrown after we were done: 1

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Apr 30 2021

We had a great time building the automaton in this crate. It was lots of fun!

Mar 21 2020

The crafts were fun, easy, and well-explained. My daughter also liked the Rota game.

Mar 15 2020

The activities took a little longer than usual to complete but that’s a good thing