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Previews, Pop-Ups & Prototypes

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Previews, Pop-Ups & Prototypes 

Sometimes the simplest toys are the best toys! That’s what we think about catapults. Experience the thrill of physics in action as you catapult pom poms across a room. Enjoy the fun, challenge, and science of catapulting as you launch and fill the room with balls of color!

What You'll Do & Learn

What You'll Do: 

  • Experience the thrill of physics in action as you catapult pom poms across a room.
  • Enjoy the fun, challenge, and science of catapulting as you launch and fill the room with balls of color!

What You'll Learn:

  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Physics, STEM Skills
  • Creativity 

Play Tips:

Play Tips:

  • Challenge a friend to see who can launch a pom pom the farthest - or shortest! 
  • Practice hand-eye coordination by allowing your little learner to try and catch the pom pom before it falls 
  •  Ask your little one about the different colors of the pom poms
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