It's made from folded pieces of cardstock. Genius! I declared it totally blog worthy and snapped a picture. My son spent most of the afternoon adjusting it and sending down marbles. If you know my son, it would surprise you to see him sitting and doing anything for longer than a few minutes. I was so impressed, that I contacted the company to ask if I could blog about it. I told them I thought that paper roller coasters were so cool, that I wouldn't even charge them anything.
They sent me some templates. My husband and son saw this one on the website and they are now dreaming up their own super-coasters.
So if you are looking for something to occupy your housefull of kids all summer, then check out their website http://paperrollercoasters.com/index.htm. Their products start at $20 -which is a great deal compared to most building toys. Supporting my boy's LEGO habit is putting us in the poorhouse and we've never gotten to build anything 5 feet tall.
How would you like to win one for free? They are generously giving away an Individual Set, which includes detailed directions and enough pre-printed card stock to build a five-foot tall roller coaster. It even comes with 5 marbles.
To enter, please check out http://paperrollercoasters.com/index.htm and leave me a comment about what you saw and who you know that would love to build a paper roller coaster (scout troops, home school groups, your family, etc). Easy Peasy. You don't have to "like" me or "follow me" or sign away your first born. Just leave a comment.
Contest ends May 25th at midnight CST. I will choose one comment using random.org and the winner will receive on Individual Kit ($30 value). Shipping to US only. UPDATE: For any of you that live outside the US, you can win a set of Electronic Templates - A digital version of the directions with over eighty color photographs, and eleven templates suitable for printing onto card stock. You will also receive downloadable directions.
I'll post the winner Thursday May 26th, along with pictures of whatever my boys came up with.
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