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Spin Master Corp. announces release of DIY activities around how toys are manufactured

Each activity provides step-by-step instructions utilizing household items to explain the key manufacturing or scientific properties of each toy.

December 9, 2021  by CM Staff

Spin Master’s Future of Play website features nine kid-friendly DIY activities that explore the art and science behind toy-making. (CNW Group/Spin Master)

TORONTO — Spin Master Corp., a global children’s toy manufacturer, is launching a STEAM-inspired initiative giving children and families hands-on learning activities that replicate how toys are manufactured. Available at Future-of-Play.SpinMaster.com, these DIY activities purportedly take a look behind the curtain, showing kids how toys are made with hands-on STEAM experiences designed to grow interest in STEAM areas.

Families can visit Future-of-Play.SpinMaster.com and choose from nine different DIY STEAM activities in two categories: manufacturing and science, all inspired by Spin Master® toys. Developed by Spin Master toy engineers and a team of interns, each activity provides step-by-step instructions utilizing household items to explain the key manufacturing or scientific properties of each toy.

Activities include:

  • Manufacturing
    • Soft Good Manufacturing – GUND® Plush
    • Injection Molding – Action Figures
    • Pad Printing – Hatchimals CollEGGtibles®
    • Packaging – All Toys
    • Gears – Cool Maker® GO GLAM Nail Salon™
  • Science
    • Non-Newtonian Fluid – Kinetic Sand®
    • Density – SwimWays® Torpedo Bandits™
    • Air Resistance – Aerobie® Sonic Fin™ Football
    • Stability – Meccano®

“As part of the toy development team, we pour so much love into developing and designing magical play experiences for kids everyday,” said Vanessa Raponi, Product Development Engineer, Spin Master. “These activities, designed by our own engineers and interns, translate what might seem like complex principles into simple and fun DIY learning at home.”

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