Picture of Stand for Kids to Watch iPhone on Airplane
This guide is for building an iPhone stand for parents to use on an airplane to hold the phone on the tray table. It is made from kid k'nex, which some kids have. It secures the phone in a good viewing position on the tray table of the airplane and can even be used on a center console of a rental car by just tying it down using a string or ribbon. When you are not on the plane or if the kids get bored of the iPhone, bring a couple more parts and they can take it apart and build with the k'nex.

Step 1: Collect the parts

Picture of Collect the parts
The kid k'nex I used came from the ZOOMIN' BUDDIES set. You can see the instruction book in the picture. This set had all the pieces I used. You can probably find the pieces in other similar sets. The pictures of the pieces are in the next step.
Blackbird176 years ago
NYPA6 years ago
can you read! it says for adults that have kids who own kid knex!!!!
Awesome, and extremely easy! I don't have these pieces, but if I ever get an iPhone/ iPod touch, I'll do this.

And the title: iPhone Airplane Stand For Kids

I highly doubt that young kids would have iPhones. :P

+5/5 stars.
i don't have these pieces eather. there from the kid knex sets.
Where can I buy the mini knex sets? I am interested in making a MINI KNEX GUN FROM IT.
no you arn't. besides being way to small to be operated mini knex break a lot easer. you might put one rubber band on it and have the connector on the end of the firing pin break.
yeah.... but thats what duct tape is for :D
phipsitn (author)  dsman1952767 years ago
Yep on one of the latter pages I posted the exact set I used. The kid k'nex are bigger than the ones for kids 5+.
phipsitn (author)  GorillazMiko7 years ago
Your right, forgot to add this is for parents. Parents may have an iPhone and it is a life saver for keeping kids occupied on a plane.
knexguy7 years ago
And 'Kids' have iPhones? Define the age range. And I doubt that anyone who buys kids K'nex will own an iPhone.
phipsitn (author)  knexguy7 years ago
I appreciate the comment, if you were to read the full instructions you'd see this is for parents not for kids, but for the kids to watch the parent's iPhone. Obviously this is confusing so I will change the title. Thanks.
You would trust a five year old with an iPhone?
Bartboy knexguy7 years ago
UMM well a kid is anyone under 18 ( or 12, according to BC Ferries)
knexguy Bartboy7 years ago
Yeah, I pay for adult prices at hotels, yet am not allowed to purchase alcohol at the bars in said hotel.
Bartboy knexguy7 years ago
for better or for worse you are right, and it is unfair (I HATE BC FERRIES!!!)
Watch it, my uncle works at BC ferries. (That was not in a sarcastic tone)
still..... though the new ones are cool.
knexguy Bartboy7 years ago
knexguy7 years ago
Just noticed, You can tell which is which, iTouch or iPhone when they're turned off as the on/off switch is on a different side!