Iconx 3D Metal Model Kit – Big Ben

Iconx 3D Metal Model Kit - Big Ben

Iconx 3D Metal Model Kit – Big Ben Make a BIG impression with this premium line of individually boxed do-it-yourself metal models.  From steel sheets to 3D models, this collection complements the METAL EARTH line by offering a larger size with enhanced detail. Facts about Big Ben: Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London though today the name also refers to the clock and the clock tower. The bell weighs almost 14 tons and each clock face is 23 feet in diameter. It became fully operational on September 7th, 1859 and is today one of the most prominent symbols of London standing at 316 feet high. The clock requires winding three times per week and pennies are periodically added or removed from the clock of pendulum to maintain its accuracy. Contents: Two 8.3 inch x 4.3 inch Metal Sheets (includes more than 50 pieces!) and printed instructions. Tweezers included; no glue required.

The simplicity of jigsaw puzzles is deceptive. While the concept is very straightforward – find the pieces and fix them together – there is a surprising level of mental activity required to carry out the steps needed to complete a puzzle. Psychological studies have identified a number of thought processes that are required to undertake what is in fact a complex process of identifying shapes and images and relating them to an overall pattern. More importantly, solving jigsaw puzzles is a great work out for the brain and can actually have therapeutic benefits.

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