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My son was using Tinkercad since he was 6yrs old and I would print his creations. You could also make clay or playdough models with them and scan them using the digitizer or other less expensive 3d Scanners. We use a Kinect Scanner with Skanect software and it works pretty well and is very inexpensive. Scanning is hard for young hands though. I am looking at the atlas scanner http://www.filastruder.com/collections/atlas-3d as an alternative. If they use minecraft you can also build "things" in minecraft and bring them into Tinkercad. It is actually pretty easy and the kids can print their minecraft creations. I have known preschoolers to be proficient at minecraft.