When eleven-year-old Alex designed her Giant Furry Electric Dog Car, the team at Kids Invent Stuff rose to the challenge of making it real. In this how-it’s-made video, makers Ruth Amos and Shawn Brown team up to weld, wire, staple, tape, glue, and screw together the canine-themed vehicle, complete with a huge wagging tail.
Here’s the result of their month of work. See it in action when they take it out for a spin in the video below:
Interested in submitting your ideas? Check out their form here. From their site:
Kids Invent Stuff is the YouTube channel where 4-11 year olds have the chance to get their invention ideas built by real engineers. We do this to give more primary school kids the chance to engage with real engineering projects.
Their efforts are in support of the United Kingdom’s “Engineering: Take a closer look” campaign to inspire the next generation of innovators, inventors and problem solvers.
Watch more videos about inventive vehicles on TKSST next:
• The RollKa stunt machine
• The Kenguru Wheelchair-Accessible Electric Vehicle
• Motorized Bath on Wheels
• Stanford Solar Car Project: Racing on Sunshine, a documentary
• Driving on Air – Inventor Raul Oaida and his LEGO car
• A lemon-powered supercar and making the world’s largest lemon battery
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