Models & Kits
A wonderfully inventive way to help children discover principles of science, construction, and engineering while developing creativity. From Guidecraft.
Budding engineers can build to their hearts' content. Magnetic frames in colorful geometric shapes allow for open-ended, creativity-inspiring 2D and 3D constructions. From Guidecraft.
Wheel fun! Superstructs starter set sends kids into an overdrive of creativity. Designed to build just about anything with big rolling wheels, it comes with 96 durable plastic and foam pieces and an illustrated guide for constructing monster trucks, tractors, dragsters, and more! From Superstructs.
Let your child build on their imagination with this set of unique PowerClix pieces inspired by nature--skeletons, coral, plants, and more. These colorful, translucent plastic shapes allow for open-ended, creativity-inspiring 3D construction. From Guidecraft.
Easy for little hands to hold, these Grippies Links magnetic construction toys encourage pattern recognition and construction concepts with their tactile grips and cheerful design. From Guidecraft.
Expand your child's imaginative frame of mind with the help of PowerClix magnetic frames. These colorful, translucent plastic geometric shapes allow for open-ended, creativity-inspiring 2D and 3D construction. From Guidecraft.
Create the toy next door with this magnetic community set. Kids combine multiple facets of play--color, matching, construction, and dramatic play--by constructing colorful, career-oriented characters. From Guidecraft.
Keep your little builder busy. Complete with a screwdriver and screws, this wooden block is ideal for small hands. From Guidecraft.
There are castles, skyscrapers, and forts to construct! Set your budding engineer, builder, or architect to it with these smooth, natural-finish blocks. Created from durable hardwood, their substantial weight helps keep them in place--until its time to make them topple! From Melissa & Doug.
Build on your child's imagination with the Magformers Designer Set. It includes isosceles triangles, squares, diamonds, and trapezoids in assorted bright colors to unleash a child's creativity. The pieces stick together with magnets, and can be lifted to perform amazing tricks! From Magformers.
Your little architect will advance their building and reasoning skills with the help this 52-peice corrugated block set. From Edushape
The sky's the limit for your child. Designed in bright colors, these textured foam blocks are both soft and durable for endless imaginative play. From Edushape Ltd.
Keep your little one on track--and entertained--with this adorable train set. Ideal for enhancing cognition, teaching colors, and building fine motor skills, this set includes three connectable cars with wheels, two conductors, and soft, flexible blocks in assorted colors and sizes. From EduShape.
Fly with the Force. With this Star Wars Folded Flyers workbook, padawans and Jedi alike can speed six different starfighter vehicles through the living room and then also display their completed projects on foldable stands. With full-color, custom-designed, ready-to-fold papers that creeate five copies of each galactic design, your commander-in-training will soon have a full fleet of Y-wings and X-wings at the ready.
Enjoy endless hours of fun and a new experience every time you pull out the Marvellous Marble Run 70-piece set. Engineer a course for the marbles through tunnels, down tubes, and around curved paths, and discover which design gets the marbles to the ground fastest or slowest. Requiring dexterity and imagination, it's fun for kids and parents alike! From House of Marbles. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD. Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
Your little ones will love building their fanciest creations with the Roominate mansion set from PlayMonster. They can build the set any way they can imagine--and the circuits and motors bring it to life. From PlayMonster.
Your miniature dream home awaits. Grab a young helper--or give this all-wood kit to your more independent child--and watch the cute classic country farmhouse take shape. It's got the essential items you need for construction: wood, shingles, and other building materials. You supply the paint, furnishings, decorations, and creativity! From Greenleaf.
Easy for little hands to hold, these Grippies Windows magnetic construction toys introduce light and color exploration with their tactile grips and cheerful design. From Guidecraft.
Easy for little hands to hold, these Grippies Stackers magnetic construction toys encourage patterning, balancing, and matching skills with their tactile grips and cheerful design. From Guidecraft.
Kids can build and design simple or complex 3-D shapes using the Magformers 30-piece Rainbow Set. Geometric pieces in vivid rainbow colors stick together via integrated magnets. Aspiring engineers simply assemble the pieces on a flat surface, and can even lift them to perform amazing tricks! From Magformers.