Squawk! On Monday 3 December at the Eureka! at the National Children’s Museum in Halifax they are making the largest ever Angry Birds catapult! A talented teenage constructor from Yorkshire called Sam Piercy is going to be setting up a two meter high Angry Birds catapult made entirely from K’Nex pieces! Sam is an expert at this – he has been building giant models with K’Nex since he was six years old. His grandad keeps his models of an Octopus ride, Carousel and Ferris Wheel at his house!
The build will use over 60,000 parts, with a foam building blocks building being constructed too, to hide those pesky pigs! Once complete, Sam and a bunch of primary school kids from the Halifax area will be firing Angry Birds soft toys to see how many pigs they can knock down!
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in located in the centre of Halifax and is a great place to visit where kids and grown-ups can learn while they play. It’s packed with hands-on, interactive exhibits designed to inspire children from 0-11!
If you fancy having a go at making your own Angry Birds construction Eureka! has special activity weekends coming up on 8th/9th and 15th/16th December. If you go along be sure to take some photos and send them in for our Chatter pages in Pocket World. You can email us a photo by clicking here.