The Pathfinders Automata kits are made with natural, untreated pine. They can be painted or decorated and will last for many years. The Pathfinders Automata come with complete instructions and are recommended for ages 9 and up. They require only white glue, scissors, and a ruler for assembly.
Here is the link for the Pathfinder's Running Horse Wooden Automaton Kit. Here is the link for the Pathfinder's Flying Pig Wooden Automaton Kit.