Stick Bombs

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Sure, crafts made out of Popsicle sticks are cute. But where's the lesson in elastic energy? Where's the brilliantly explosive spring-loaded device? Where's the fun of watching your creation detonate with surprising force and speed? They're all right here in the Stick Bombs kit. Just weave together multi-colored Popsicle sticks and tongue depressors in countless configurations and get ready to be awed by the chain reaction that starts by removing just one stick. The instruction booklet includes directions for building eight Stick Bombs, as well as a catapult, a ballista, and a slingshot. Those last three will come in handy for ambushing pesky kid brothers or waging office warfare on a slow Friday afternoon when the boss is away.

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The Idea

Make use of potential kinetic energy with Popsicle stick grenades and launchers.

The Brains

Exercise fine motor skills and spatial perception when making and tossing these sticks.

The A-Ha

Contains tongue depressors, Popsicle sticks, rubber bands, goggles, and instructions.

Brain Health Expert Says

The parietal lobe, important for spatial perception, and areas involved in perfecting fine motor skills are activated when you use the simple sticks to create more complex shapes.

The Brain Coach Says

With the instructions in Stick Bombs, you can make several 'exploding' or 'launching' designs. It comes with a ton of sticks - enough to keep anyone busy building and 'detonating' for months!

Here comes the boom!

Product Details

Brain Category
Recommended Age8+
Inside the Box
  • Multi-colored tongue depressors
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Rubber bands 
  • Safety goggles 
  • Instructions
Dimensions6.5x16x6
DepartmentCoordination
# of Players1+

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From Marbles:

Thank you for your concise feedback. Unfortunately we believe you may have purchased a product out of your correct age range. Perhaps you might be more interested in something like this: http://www.marblesthebrainstore.com/pip-squigz?

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Though slightly overpriced this is a very fun time killer for all ages. I love making the stick grenades. Great product!

Color bleeds onto hands

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My son is excited about this kit, but as soon as he started handling the blue sticks, his palms were covered in blue dye. It's harder to tell if the lighter colors are rubbing off as well. I agree with other reviewers that this kit is expensive for what's included. Great idea, not a great outcome.

From Marbles:

I'm sorry to hear the dye is rubbing off on his hands. We've definitely never heard of that happening before! Feel free to contact our Customer Service team at either 1-877-527-2460 or support@marblesthebrainstore.com.

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How To Play

Just weave together multi-colored Popsicle sticks and tongue depressors in countless configurations and get ready to be awed by the chain reaction that starts by removing just one stick.  Use the instruction booklet to create different models.

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