Archive for the 'Construction' Category

Cuboro Marble Run

Thursday, December 7th, 2006


54 beechwood cubes are all drilled and carved in a variety of different curves.
Cuboro blockx

When you stack them together you create a marvelous 3 dimensional marble maze. Ages 5+.

star US $164.95 from Oh! Toys

Shipping to the US and to international destinations.

(thanks Alison!)


Wednesday, December 6th, 2006


With the 40 plastic Dinomorph pieces you can create such classic prehistoric creatures as the T-Rex, Mosasaur, Pterandon and the Duckbill. Take them apart and mix the pieces to come up with your own unique species. Combine them with any of the other Zoomorphs range to expand the possibilities.

Stocking Stuffer

star US $15.99 from Kazoo Toys

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Lincoln Logs

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Lincoln Logs

Lincoln Logs are a classic construction toy. This collector’s edition contains over 150 pieces, and comes with an individually numbered solid wood case measuring 14″ x 22.5″ x 4.25″.

starUS $78.90 from Amazon

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LEGO Advent Calendar

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006

Lego Advent Calendar

Advent calendars can be wonderful things full of surprises or awful shockers full of cheap chocolate. This awesome set from LEGO falls into the first category – In the lead up to Christmas open a door each day from December 1st through 24th to find a little LEGO holiday model. Once a week use the instructions provided to combine the smaller models into a bigger one! Includes string so you can hang models from your tree. Ages 4+.


Also available for older kids (and available to the US) is the LEGO City Advent Calendar.

starAU $24.99 From LEGO

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Mayan Temple

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

Mayan Temple

Kids will love building their own mini Mayan temple with this 80 piece construction set. Ages 3+

starUS $38.49 from Amazon

starAUD $79 from Kido