Solar Motion Toy : Car & Grasshopper

The Solar powered Grasshopper and Car are excellent examples of the adaptation of solar technology to power educational toys which combine learning and entertainment. These two solar motion toys are wildly popular and are sure to surprise delight and educate your child.

Solar Powered Grasshopper 5 pieces/pack

Solar Motion Toy - Solar Grasshopper
Solar Motion Toy - Solar Grasshopper Army
These Grasshoppers come with a 1 year warranty and are fun for the entire family. The solar motion toy kit comes with 5 grasshoppers, each of them is solar powered.   Each grasshopper contains a small motor with an off set weight which spins and vibrates moving  the grass hopper along. The Grasshoppers legs are metal wires which best work on smooth surfaces.
Kids will love snapping the pieces together to make their own insect creation.  The Grasshoppers dance to their own unmistakable tunes, even as their antennae sway in the sunlight making them a treat to watch and learn from.

A great toy for children to  build their fine motor skills and as well as also learn all about solar energy.

Solar Motion Toy - Solar Moving Plane

Solar Powered Car and Science Education Kit

Solar Motion Toy - Solar Car
This versatile solar powered solar motion toy is a science education kit. There are simple and easy to follow step by step instructions to build 6  different models: a Solar Revolving Plane, a Solar Windmill, a Solar Plane, a Solar Airboat, a Solar Puppy and a  Solar Car . You can see pictures in this article showing the solar car, the solar revolving plan and the solar air boat.
This kit is simple to set up and provides an opportunity for kids to focus on their motor and organizational skills. Assembly of the 22 different parts require planning and discipline. The instructions are simple and the final creations give your kids a sense of achievement.
Solar Motion Toy - Solar Airboat

These two toys are a great combination of play and learning as our kids learn to practice using their brains while seeing  the benefits of solar energy up close and personal.  Seeing solar power these toys without the aid of batteries or any other source of power allows kids to understand the power of our sun and the nature of energy transmitted as light from the sun.

If you are interested in giving your kids a chance to express their scientific instincts, you just won’t go wrong with these two marvelous solar motion toys : the solar grasshopper and the solar car / solar science kit.

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The Solar Grasshopper and the Solar Car Education Kit  are the perfect toys for your kids and a fine complement to any home that is environmentally conscious and values solar and other renewable energy resources. Here is more for you to explore in the solar world.

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  • Educational DIY Solar Kit, new energy source, good environment protection, handsome appearance and vivid. This kit enlightens your kids in the utilization of the available energy and to learn about the environment benefits of renewable energy. Allowing young builders to focus on self-motivation, perseverance and manipulation.
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Author: Michael Bennet

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