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Smithsonian Build the Rocket


$19.99 USD ($26.99 CAD)

  • Age range: 6 and up
  • Pages: 32 pp.
  • Size: 7.5 x 14.25
  • FormatPaperback & Kit
  • On Sale: November 1, 2017
  • ISBN 13: 9781684121489

A 2017 Parents’ Choice Recommended Award Winner

Travel out of this world with the Smithsonian in this exciting kit! SmithsonianBuild a Rocket lets curious kids discover the thrilling science of space travel by examining spacecrafts in ways they never have before. Have fun with colorful illustrations and infographics, fascinating facts about rockets, and finally building your very own 2 ½-foot-tall model from the ground up. Launch yourself into the world of space exploration and learn everything you need to know about these space-traveling shuttles.


  • 32-page nonfiction book on space travel and the science of rockets
  • 88 slotted cardstock pieces to build a three-dimensional 2 ½-foot-tall rocket