Cosmic Twist Coaster Review (K'NEX)

What It Is

With the Cosmic Twist Coaster set, kids can build their own space-themed roller coaster. The set comes with more than 600 K'NEX pieces and more than 19 feet of track. It features comet graphics, a motorized chain lift, and a silver coaster car. When it is complete, the Cosmic Twist Coaster measures more than 3.5 feet tall.

Is It Fun?

For kids who like thrill rides and construction toys, the Cosmic Twist Coaster building set delivers both. Kids will like building a roller coaster just like the ones they enjoy riding at amusement parks. But building is only half the fun. Once complete, turn it on and the Cosmic Twist Coaster runs just like a real roller coaster.

Who It’s For

The Cosmic Twist Coaster is for ages 9 and up.

What To Be Aware Of

Two AA batteries are required, but not included.

The building instructions are color-coded making it easy for young builders to follow. However, it will still take a few hours to build.

At, kids can download instructions for a second roller coaster, the Star Shooter Coaster, to build using the pieces in this set.

  • Fun

  • Repeat Play

  • Assembly & Instructions

    None or Very Easy

    2 AA batteries required