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Ages 9+
Ages 9+



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in Zoetrope

Engineer a zoetrope and learn how to turn still pictures into moving animation. When you give it a spin, the zoetrope makes a mini motion picture. Experiment with the provided sheets of images, or draw your own too!

Includes a step-by-step video tutorial link, illustrated blueprint instructions for this project kit, all the materials, and a special-edition Tinker Zine magazine for more fun!

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Apr 30 2019

This was fun to build and learn more about animation. It was fairly easy to assemble and my son loved watching the still pictures come to life. It came with ready drawn slides but my son also was prompted to experiment and make his own pictures.

Mar 4 2019

This was a fun and easy project to put together with my daughter. It was nice to learn how to build a bearing and the magazine did a great job explaining how a ball bearing works. Great exposure and introduction to animation and my daughter was fascinated watching the images fly and move across the screen. The magazine also had a lot of other things to build that we were able to accomplish easily!

Jan 18 2019

It was a cool, historical project that was able to teach basic skills for kids. It was neatly packed with easy instructions and exposed my daughter to new ideas. It was interesting to learn more about animation and the completed project ran smoothly.