Using the K’Nex in a Library

Librarian's guide

Download this librarian’s guide to see how to implement K’Nex activities in your library. This guide includes:

  • A list of what you’ll need
  • Tips for choosing a theme
  • Ideas to run a library activity
  • A DIY (“How To”) guide for the youth

You may also want to download K’Nex Challenges for ideas. The K’Nex is a great way to introduce basic engineering concepts.

Shopping List

Various K’Nex Kits

Additional Resources

Soon you will find here are some resources not included in the librarian’s guide that may be helpful for you

STEM Connections

  • Engineering
  • Building design
  • Speed, time, distance
  • Simple machines

Implementation Ideas

  • K’Nex Challenge Cards
  • Build Carnival or roller coaster rides
  • Design challenge competition