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Blast-off Rockets Craft Kit

Item #:GP1546
A great activity for future engineers!
"Rocket science" fun!
  • Make 12 rockets that launch into the air!
  • Easy to make with included materials.
  • All you need to add is the Alka-SeltzerĀ® "rocket fuel."
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List Price: $45.99
Sale Price: $38.99 (Pack of 12)
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Buy 4 Or More At: $35.09
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Kit contains plastic bottles, cork stoppers, non-toxic acrylic paint and white glue, construction paper, precut cardboard tubes and circles, paintbrushes and instructions. Alka-SeltzerĀ® 'rocket fuel' not included. Adult supervision suggested. Ages 8 and up. Launcher size: 6-1/2"H x 6-1/2" diameter; rocket size: 1-1/2" x 6".
  • UNSPSC Code : 60120000
  • Country of Origin : CHN
  • Project / Assembly Time : 60 min
  • Brand : Geeperz
  • UPC code : 840614110005
  • S&S Exclusive? : Yes
  • Recommended Ages : 8 years and up
  • 2015 Big Best Sellers - Rec/Ed : pg 125
  • 2015 Recreation : pg 193

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3.5

(based on 11)

Pros

  • Easy To Use (6)

Cons

  • Doesn't Last (3)

Best Uses

  • Art (5)
  • School (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Educator (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)
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    • Educator (9)

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3

Idea is good

By Scout leader

from Alliance, OH

About Me Educator 

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good idea

Cons

  • Doesn't Work With Alka Se

Best Uses

  • Science

Comments about Blast-off Rockets Craft Kit :

Good idea but, doesn't work with Alaka Selser. We used a bigger bottle, put baking soda and vinegar to blast off.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
4

Great craft but practice with staff first!

By Amanda

from Petaluma, CA

About Me Educator 

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

Best Uses

  • School
  • Art

Comments about Blast-off Rockets Craft Kit :

Great product but you MUST make sure to purchase enough so that staff can practice first. The instructions do not help very much with the correct ratio of alka seltzer (not included, make sure to buy!!!) and water. We discovered that the less water the better! You need plenty of air space in the bottle for the pressure to build otherwise the result is the tiniest pop, not too exciting for the children. Also, the launch pads get soaked QUICK! Messy but hey, the kiddos love that!

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  • Business
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
3

Rockets

By Kristin

from North

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Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Runs Out Quickly

Best Uses

  • School
  • Art

Comments about Blast-off Rockets Craft Kit :

They were fun to make, but did not shoot far. We doubled the alka-seltzers when we made our fuel. That seemed to help.

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  • Business
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
4

Kids Loved this one

By laurande

from boston, ma

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Pros

Cons

  • Doesn't Last

Best Uses

Comments about Blast-off Rockets Craft Kit :

The kids had a lot of fun shooting these off. I didn't use the cone as it was too difficult to wrap and put on the cone. Overall it was fun

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  • Business
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5

these were great,

By ladyriver

from Fort Gibson, Okla

About Me Child Care Provider 

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Stores Easily
  • Lasting Fun

Cons

Best Uses

  • Art

Comments about Blast-off Rockets Craft Kit :

This was a hands on project. They like doing the craft and shooting them off

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  • Business
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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