Scottish primary school K'Nex winners crowned

Second Tomy Making K'Nexions Challenge takes place in Glasgow.
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The second in Tomy's series of Making K'Nexions Challenges has taken place, this time at The Tall Ship at Riverside in Glasgow.

30 children from 15 local primary schools took part in the challenge, where they were tasked with using The Glenlee as their inspiration to design and build an energy efficient cargo ship, complete with opening and closing cargo doors and a winching mechanism to lift the cargo.

The task had to be completed in just two hours using Tomy's K'Nex construction sets.

Two youngsters from St Cadoc's Primary School, Glasgow were crowned the Scottish Making K'Nexions Champion 2012 by the charity Young Engineers and Tomy.

Lewis Mitchell and Sean Nolan (pictured) created St Cadoc's Ship featuring motorised propellers, an opening door, rigging, a flag and a mechanical figurehead.

The next event is planned for June 20th in Plymouth.

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

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