K’NEX Swing Ride Building Set: Swing into Action

Enter the world of creativity and engineering with K’NEX Swing Rides. Bring the thrill of a real-life amusement park to life and develop your skills as you work towards achieving the final goal. Are you ready to kickstart your creativity and build your skills? 


K’NEX combines entertainment and education as you challenge yourself to enhance your problem-solving, fine motor, and logical thinking skills. As a classroom essential, building with K’NEX helps children understand STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as they use the instructions as a guide to create the model. Building replicas of real-life machines gives children an understanding of the principles that make them work. 


Become immersed in the world of construction whether you’re a beginner looking to further your knowledge and skills, an advanced K’NEX builder eager to try out a new model or a parent who wants to nurture your child’s creativity. People of all ages and abilities will enjoy the K’NEX Swing Ride building set as you bring the captivating excitement of amusement park rides to life with a comprehensive experiment guide to follow. 


With enticing features to ignite your imagination, if you’re ready to enhance your skill set and embrace the challenge, K’NEX has the building set for you.

K’NEX Swing Rides that are currently available

To meet your creative desires, different swing ride models are currently available. With varying levels of complexity and different features, there’s the right wheel for you. 


Here are the models that are currently available: 


  • K’NEX STEM Education Swing Ride Building Set, 8+
  • K’NEX 17035 Thrill Rides 3-in-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set, 9+


Each model combines knowledge and entertainment, enhancing your skills as you develop STEM concepts. We will discuss two building sets we’ve tried ourselves that provide high engagement and educational value with standout features.

K’NEX Education STEM Explorations: Swing Ride Building Set

Modelnumber: 7707

Combining theme park fun and STEM education, the innovative K’NEX Education STEM Explorations Swing Ride Building Set is ideal for any classroom or your kids. Merging the development of educational skills, problem-solving skills and the joy of building and construction, this model will keep you occupied and engaged.


Tried and tested by us, we believe in the skills this set enhances and the hours of fun it provides. 


Here are the key features of this K’NEX swing ride building set:


  • STEM development. This set is more than just a construction toy; it’s an educational tool that develops a fundamental understanding of design and construction. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills are improved and expanded. Children will get an insight into construction and engineering concepts, like mechanical design and gear ratios. 


  • Collaborative learning with peers. Building this set as a group activity will develop a child’s ability to work in a team. Children will learn and develop communication skills by sharing ideas, working together, and discussing any challenges they face. 


  • Design and building challenges. This set is designed to challenge builders, including 486 colorful pieces and an instruction manual to follow. Learners can experience the different configurations and experiment to optimize the building experience. 


We’re passionate about this educational model and the learning experience it provides. Gain a deeper understanding of construction and develop your skills in engineering. Whether you’re looking to inspire young minds or eager to develop your knowledge, this set is perfect. Keep in mind that it requires 2 AA batteries, which are not included. 

Value for money:

Recommended age: 8+

K'NEX Education - STEM Swing Ride Building Set
K'NEX Education - STEM Swing Ride Building Set Backside of the Box

K’NEX Thrill Rides 3-in-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set

Modelnumber: 17035

For limitless imagination and hands-on construction, the K’NEX 3-in-1 Amusement Park is ideal for builders looking to ignite their creativity. Build replicas of real-world machines with this fun set and enter the world of engaging engineering.


With experience creating this K’NEX swing ride, we believe in its value, and the positive path towards a fundamental understanding of STEM children will get. 


Here are some of the key features of this imaginative model: 


  • Educational value. The materials included in this set are designed to help develop a child’s skills, from problem-solving and fine motor skills to engineering concepts like structural design. Also, the collection will develop a child’s knowledge by giving them an understanding of the principles of STEM subjects while they enjoy the creative experience of building the model. 


  • Interchangeable parts. The 3-in-1 amusement park ride models have the added feature of interchangeable parts. Builders can experiment, mix, and match the parts and create unique models, enhancing their creativity and imagination. 


  • Instruction manual. This education set comes with an instruction manual for builders to follow. The step-by-step instructions are accessible for people 8+.


  • Imaginative play. Imaginative play is crucial to a child’s cognitive development, as well as their creativity and problem-solving skills. 


With the experience of various models, we find this inspirational set an exciting and innovative way to develop a child’s learning. Ready to be enjoyed by ages 8+, this model is tried and tested by us, and we recommend it to anyone looking to expand their skills or engage a child as they enhance their imagination and creative flair.

Value for money:

Recommended age: 9+

K'NEX Thrill Rides 3-in-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set

What age is the K’NEX Swing Ride for?

The K’NEX swing ride is for ages 8+ due to its complexity and the intricate small parts and pieces. The instructions are aimed at people 8 and above to develop their skills and gain a fundamental understanding of the science, mathematics and construction it takes to be able to set up the model. 


What’s the most difficult K’NEX Swing Ride?

The K’NEX 17035 Thrill Rides 3-in-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set is the most difficult because of its complexity, its many parts, and the multiple moving components. The set includes three styles: a swing ride, a boom ride and a Ferris wheel, making it ideal for more advanced aspiring architects. 


What K’NEX Swing Ride do we recommend?

We highly recommend the K’NEX STEM Education Swing Ride Building Set for a hands-on building experience where creativity meets construction. This motorized swing ride provides hours of fun and is a classroom essential due to its educational value that helps children develop in STEM subjects. 


What’s the best K’NEX Swing Ride for adults?

All ages can enjoy K’NEX, and the K’NEX Thrill Rides 3-in-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set is the most complex and challenging model, more suited to adults. With 744 pieces, this set is ideal for adults looking to challenge themselves, develop their skills and engage in entertainment, concentration and construction hours. 



From classrooms to living rooms, children to adults and beginners to builders, K’NEX is for everyone. Suitable for a wide range of ages with different features and a focus on educational value, the K’NEX swing rides will engage your mind, develop your skills and provide you with hours of fun. Designed to further knowledge and understanding of STEM subjects, a K’NEX swing ride is the perfect classroom essential. 


With different models available and innovative features like a battery-powered motor, engage your mind and let your imagination flow. Develop a deeper understanding of the art of construction, the foundations of engineering and creativity and follow a step-by-step guide to produce a final result you’re proud of. 


By following the instructions, clicking the pieces together and overcoming the challenges in your way, appreciate the skills you pick up, the knowledge you enhance and the imagination that thrives with K’NEX swing rides. 


Capture the magic and thrill of carnival and bring a swing ride to life. Building a motorized swing ride will develop your fine motor skills, concentration, and ability to overcome and solve problems. Dive into the engineering world, stay engaged and energized during the building process and produce a final swing set you’re proud of with K’NEX.