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K’Nex announces first winner of schools competition

Published on: April 19th, 2017

National competition hosted on the construction toy company’s education website.

K'Nex educationEvery month, one school will be selected to receive £250 worth of K’Nex Education construction kits, which are used in classrooms across the UK to bring to life Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths (STEAM) concepts through 3D builds.

Brimpton Primary School was entered into the competition by teacher Caroline Martin, who commented: “I was so pleased to hear that we had won the K’Nex Education kits, as I have a particular passion for science and engineering. It’s great to see pupils enjoying them in class and we’ll also be using them during wet play and science clubs.”

The school selected prizes including brand new K’Nex Education Maker Kits and K’Nex Education STEM Explorations Kits which encourage pupils to get their STEAMaginations working. From basic kits for small groups to wheels, motors, machines, swing rides and coasters, every item in the new line includes a comprehensive teaching guide, building instructions and hundreds of K’Nex parts.

Already well established with teachers, K’Nex has increased its presence within the education sector in 2017. In Q1 the construction play company has exhibited at The Education Show and BETT as well as showcasing an array of builds at an event hosted by Reading College to inspire primary school pupils to get excited about STEAM careers.

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