Revell moving to get kids hooked on modeling

Most of us are aware of how hard it is to get kids off of their electronics. For older modelers among us model building was fun and a great way to spend a rainy afternoon. But the younger generation today not only has a myriad of devices but each one has tons of games and activities. So it's very hard to pry them out of their fingers.

Revell thinks they have come up with a winning formula however. In an article in the Chicago Tribune, Ken Cutler of Revell says that they are producing a new line, SnapTite Build & Play, that offers simpler modeling. The kits will have fewer than 20 parts that can be put together in a half-hour without using glue or paint.

With so many things vying for young people's attention, many kids don't want to spend a couple of hours or more before seeing the finished product. Revell hopes that these new kits won't seem to be such a daunting task.

Hopefully this will be something that kids can latch on to and get hooked on model building. It's a wonderful hobby.

If you have any interest in kits like this send us an email at shorelinehobby@outlook.com. If there's enough interest I'll see if I can get some as they become available.

To read the whole article click here.

Share this post...
Previous post Next Post

Comments

  • Joseph Purdy (nobody) - July 24, 2015

    It is not building the model in a half an hour but what they can do with it after it is built

    By making each model with RF chip on it.
    And after it is built place it on a pad that is hook up to the computer they can now display it.
    On their Facebook or snap shot or the Revell sit .and the more they get. The more they have display. Long story short to get kid more interested in to models they need to make it more applying than fewer than 20 parts

Leave a comment