Angry Birds land at National Children's Museum thanks to K'nex

Largest ever Angry Birds K'nex launcher debuts at Eureka.
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The largest ever Angry Birds launcher is to be constructed at Eureka, The National Children's Museum - and will make its debut next month.

K'nexpert Sam Piercy will be setting up hos 7ft high version of the Angry Birds game launcher, constructed entirely from pieces of K'nex. The build uses over 60,000 parts and will launch a soft toy version of an Angry Bird at a structure built from foam building blocks.

It will be completed at 10.30am on Monday December 3rd.

Primary school children from the Halifax area will be on hand to complete the final stages of the build and to launch the first shot.

The children will also have the opportunity to design and build their own K'nex structures on the day, which will be judged by Piercy.

"We are delighted to be launching this amazing addition to the K'nex range of toys," said K'nex brand manager for boys, toys and train play, Lauren Byrne. "Angry Birds has become a global phenomenon and we can now offer children of all ageas the opportunity to build their own Angry Birds world.

"Eureka is a perfect place to launch this great new product, supporting play at the heart of learning and family values. We hope that we can inspire a whole new generation of children and parents alike."

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