(つ◔౪◔)つ━☆゚.*・。゚ The 2021 TKSST Gift Guide ✩°。⋆・゚  
Get smart curated videos delivered to your inbox.   SUBSCRIBE
The Kid Should See This

A speeding toy train plays the William Tell Overture on bottles

Watch more with these video collections:

Enjoy this clip from Japanese television: Members of AKB48, a popular music group consisting of more than 130 young women, arrange bottles along a toy train track so that the speeding train will play the William Tell Overture, hitting the bottles in perfect timing as it goes by.

Updated video. The original vid showed how they worked out the bottle notes and placement.

japanese-tv-william-tell-bottles01
japanese-tv-william-tell-bottles02
japanese-tv-william-tell-bottles03

Next: Boomwhacker Bach and this giant forest xylophone.

via Reddit.

This Webby award-winning video collection exists to help teachers, librarians, and families spark kid wonder and curiosity. TKSST features smarter, more meaningful content than what's usually served up by YouTube's algorithms, and amplifies the creators who make that content.

Curated, kid-friendly, independently-published. Support this mission by becoming a sustaining member today.

🌈 Watch these videos next...

A Japanese ‘Pythagoras Switch’ Rube Goldberg Machine for charity

Rion Nakaya

Bottle by Kirsten Lepore (2010)

Rion Nakaya

Mohamed Gungu plays the cas cas percussion instrument

Rion Nakaya

It’s different from what you expected (Unexpected Outcomes) from Design Ah!

Rion Nakaya

Pitagora Suitchi (Pythagora Switch) – Marble chain reaction

Rion Nakaya

How Lullatone infuses play into creating music

Rion Nakaya

Tumbling Soda Bottle, a DIY physics toy

Rion Nakaya

Tires on a ski jump, a competition clip from Japanese television

Rion Nakaya

Who will get to the top of these slimy stairs first?

Rion Nakaya