Give your child the wonder of a toy gyroscope just like the one you played with when you were little! Produced since 1917, the TEDCO gyroscope has been a classic educational toy for generations. The TEDCO gyroscope continues to fascinate young and old alike with its mysterious force that seems to defy gravity. An excellent tool to teach gyroscopic inertia, the gyroscope will provide hours of creative play. Gyroscopic technology is used in numerous applications of everyday life such as in guidance and navigation systems for ships, airplanes and spacecrafts; for accurate mapping and surveying; in oil drilling and even motion picture making. Each gyroscope is packed in a clear styrene box with starting string, pedestal and instructions for performing several amazing tricks. TEDCO gyroscope is the winner of the coveted Parents' Choice Gold Award by the Parents' Choice Foundation. Made In USA. For ages 8+. Busy hands build strong minds! And there is no toy better than the classic gyroscope to engage both the hands and the minds of youngsters. Children are curious by nature and one of the best ways for them to learn is by asking "how does it work?" The gyroscope sets out to help kids investigate the amazing scientific principle of gyroscopic force and to reinforce learning through hands-on exploration. By building problem-solving skills children develop a thirst for additional learning and educational experiences.