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Contraption Maker fully immerses kids in STEAM subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

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Contraption Maker has lots of resources to get you started.

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We’ve given away 700+ copies of Contraption Maker to educators around the globe.

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Contraption Maker is the spiritual successor to The Incredible Machine.

Read why The Incredible Machine was one of the top educational games of the last two decades and used in thousands of classrooms worldwide.

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Contraption Maker is the engaging Rube Goldberg machine game that teaches kids how to solve engineering problems and make their own inventions.

Created by the same team who brought you The Incredible Machine, Contraption Maker reinforces hard-to-master STEM skills such as critical-thinking, perseverance, and experimentation.

  • See why Graphite named Contraption Maker a Best EdTech App of 2014.
  • For more information on how to get copies for your school, after school program or other educational initiative, email Jon Tunnell: jon@spotkin.com

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