Plymouth pupils named South West K'Nex champs

Two primary school children win the third of Tomy's special challenges.
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A pair of Plymouth youngsters beat 30 others in a K’Nex building contest to be crowned South West champions.

Finnian Bond and Zayli Gunningham build a lighthouse out of Tomy’s K’nex construction toys that measured over 100cm tall, as well as a helicopter landing pad.

It was the third of Tomy’s K’Nexions Challenges and took place on June 20th at The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth.

The two children were crowned the South West Making K’Nexions Champion of 2012 by the charity Young Engineers and Tomy. They won K’Nex Amusement Park kits and a K’Nex Hot Shot Video Coaster for their school.

The two remaining challenges will take place during the 2012/13 school year in the South East and North of England.

K’Nex marketing manager Ruth Williams said: “We are delighted to take the Making K’Nexions Challenge to pupils up and down the country. It was amazing watching the pupils taking part in the Challenge, their vision and inventiveness was very impressive. 

“K’Nex is the perfect construction toy to use in our Challenge as the sets have all the components needed for youngsters to make outstanding models which really stretch their imagination.”

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