The Original Metal Slinky

Code: N93AW

  • The original Slinky
  • Therapeutic for adults, fun for children
  • Perfect for science experiments

Product details

The Original Metal Slinky

• The original Slinky
• Therapeutic for adults, fun for children
• Perfect for science experiments

What is a Slinky?
The Slinky was invented in 1945 by Richard James. The naval engineer accidently knocked over a spring he was working with and watched it walk down the books and shelves. Using this as his inspiration, he created the Slinky - which soon became a toy enjoyed through the ages.

How does it keep going down stairs?
The initial energy is transferred along the length of the Slinky as it tips over the edge - which allows it keep the motion going over the next step. The design of the Slinky also allows it to perfectly replicate sound waves and show the effects of echoing.

Number of players 1
Age group 5+
Number of included parts 1 x slinky
Assembly required No
Dimensions 76 mm x 76 mm x 64 mm

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
N93AW The Original Metal Slinky (1+) £4.50

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