Having fun with Real Construction #realconstruction

Having fun with Real Construction

Monkey loves building things and recently we’ve been having fun with Real Construction and two of their building sets.  The Real Construction Starter Set and Deluxe Workshop Set are aimed at children aged 6 years and over.  They offer a real taste of woodworking crafts without the mess. Monkey’s recently discovered… Continue reading »

Revell 00800 Junior Kit Racing Car

Revell 00800 Junior Kit Racing Car

Being a family of motorsport enthusiasts I’m always looking for ideas that combine this love with Monkey’s keenness for construction.  I recently found the perfect match with the Revell 00800 Junior Kit Racing Car.  It’s even in red! As a child I was used to watching my Dad spending hours making up his… Continue reading »

K’Nex 3 in 1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set 17035

K'Nex 3 in 1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set 17035

Last week I shared the great Electric Inferno Roller Coaster set from K’Nex with you. Today I’ve got a real beauty for you.  In fact, Monkey nearly cried when we opened this particular delivery.  For the longest time he’s looked longingly at the display in our local toy shop.  It’s… Continue reading »

K’Nex Electric Inferno Roller Coaster 17040

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Monkey first discovered K’Nex a few years ago when we were visiting family friends for the weekend. They’d got their kids old set out, and Monkey was in heaven.  Even though, at that time he was too young for a lot of the construction, he loved the idea of the… Continue reading »

Meccano 4X4 Off-Road Truck

Meccano 4X4 Off-Road Truck

We have a child who’s loved construction from an early age.  As he’s grown, we’ve seen the builds getting more complex and the items he’s building with getting smaller.  I’ve loved watching him develop and see his journey through different products.  One brand that’s been in the back of my… Continue reading »

Magformers Space WOW Set

Magformers Space WOW Set

Monkey is in his element when he’s building things.  He doesn’t mind following instructions, but he really comes into his element when he can let his imagination go wild. I caught up with Magformers on their stand at Toy Fair at the beginning of the year.  You may recall that… Continue reading »