Construction Toys and Building Blocks

At Top Toy Guide you can find the best construction toy and popular building play sets from loveable favourites like Bob the Builder to the more advanced construction kits like Meccano.Construction Toys & LEGO

Construction Toys and Building Systems

Building toys and construction systems have been around for generations and have been keeping kids amused for hours. Hand to eye coordination, fine motor skills and imagination can all be developed helping to instil confidence and self-esteem.

LEGO Harry Potter: The Knight Bus (75957)
LEGO Harry Potter: The Knight Bus (75957)
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£32.99

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LEGO Harry Potter: Hungarian Horntail Triwizard Challenge (75946)
LEGO Harry Potter: Hungarian Horntail Triwizard Challenge (75946)
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was: £29.99

£26.99

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LEGO Harry Potter: Expecto Patronum (75945)
LEGO Harry Potter: Expecto Patronum (75945)
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£19.99

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LEGO Friends: Heartlake City Restaurant (41379)
LEGO Friends: Heartlake City Restaurant (41379)
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was: £54.99

£46.99

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LEGO Friends: Mia's Horse Trailer (41371)
LEGO Friends: Mia's Horse Trailer (41371)
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£24.99

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LEGO Friends: Amusement (41337)
LEGO Friends: Amusement (41337)
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£24.99

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LEGO Friends: Turtles Rescue Mission (41376)
LEGO Friends: Turtles Rescue Mission (41376)
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£17.99

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LEGO City Town: People Pack - Fun Fair (60234)
LEGO City Town: People Pack - Fun Fair (60234)
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was: £34.99

£31.99

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LEGO Jurassic World: Triceratops Rampage (75937)
LEGO Jurassic World: Triceratops Rampage (75937)
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£47.99

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Toobeez Giant Construction Set
Toobeez Giant Construction Set
Prezzy Box

was: £199.00

£149.00

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Magformers Village Magnetic Construction Set
Magformers Village Magnetic Construction Set
John Lewis & Partners

£139.99

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Playlearn Life Size Foam Construction Building Blocks/Bricks Toy Role Play Realistic (Pack of 50)
Playlearn Life Size Foam Construction Building Blocks/Bricks Toy Role Play Realistic (Pack of 50)
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£89.99

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LEGO 70425 Hidden Side Haunted High School Construction Set, AR Games App, Interactive Augmented Reality Ghost Hunt for iPhone/Android
LEGO 70425 Hidden Side Haunted High School Construction Set, AR Games App, Interactive Augmented Reality Ghost Hunt for iPhone/Android
Amazon

RRP: £109.99

£77.97

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Bruder Mb Arocs Construction Truck With Crane & 2 Pallets
Bruder Mb Arocs Construction Truck With Crane & 2 Pallets
The Toy Shop

£54.99

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deAO Toys 15 Channel Remote Control Fork and Bucket Excavator Construction Digger Truck
deAO Toys 15 Channel Remote Control Fork and Bucket Excavator Construction Digger Truck
Amazon

RRP: £66.98

£46.96

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Fantasy forts construction set
Fantasy forts construction set
Amazon

£44.99

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Bruder MAN TGS Construction Truck
Bruder MAN TGS Construction Truck
The Toy Shop

£42.99

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EZ Fort Construction Toy
EZ Fort Construction Toy
Prezzy Box

was: £54.99

£39.95

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Personalised Noah's Ark Construction Game, Red/White/Black
Personalised Noah's Ark Construction Game, Red/White/Black
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£39.90

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LEGO 10698 Classic Large Creative Brick Box Construction Set, Toy Storage, Fun Colourful Toy Bricks for Lego Masters
LEGO 10698 Classic Large Creative Brick Box Construction Set, Toy Storage, Fun Colourful Toy Bricks for Lego Masters
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RRP: £39.99

£36.04

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HTI Toys & Games Ride On JCB Construction Tractor | Official JCB Licensed Kids Yellow Foot To Floor Push Along Truck Toy For Baby Toddler Boys & Girls
HTI Toys & Games Ride On JCB Construction Tractor | Official JCB Licensed Kids Yellow Foot To Floor Push Along Truck Toy For Baby Toddler Boys & Girls
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£35.03

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BRIO Builder Construction Set
BRIO Builder Construction Set
Hamleys

£35.00

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LUKAT STEM Learning Toys, Building Blocks for Kids Construction Toys Screw Puzzle Creative Educational Building Kit, 288 Pieces With Storage Box for Boys & Girls 3+ years old DIY Engineer Kits
LUKAT STEM Learning Toys, Building Blocks for Kids Construction Toys Screw Puzzle Creative Educational Building Kit, 288 Pieces With Storage Box for Boys & Girls 3+ years old DIY Engineer Kits
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£32.99

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Geomag Mechanics Construction Set - 86 Pieces
Geomag Mechanics Construction Set - 86 Pieces
The Toy Shop

£32.99

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LEGO 60226 City Mars Research Shuttle Spaceship Construction Toys for Kids Inspired by NASA with Rover and Drone
LEGO 60226 City Mars Research Shuttle Spaceship Construction Toys for Kids Inspired by NASA with Rover and Drone
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£31.96

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VATOS Building Toys 552 PCS Educational Construction Engineering Toys Blocks Set STEM Learning Toys Kit Creative Fun Toys for Kids Age 6+ Years Old Boys & Girls
VATOS Building Toys 552 PCS Educational Construction Engineering Toys Blocks Set STEM Learning Toys Kit Creative Fun Toys for Kids Age 6+ Years Old Boys & Girls
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£29.99

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deAO Remote Control 1:18 Die Cast Dumper Construction Truck Vehicle with 6 Channel and Lights Functions
deAO Remote Control 1:18 Die Cast Dumper Construction Truck Vehicle with 6 Channel and Lights Functions
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RRP: £39.99

£29.99

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Children Hub 60pcs Magnetic Building Blocks Set - Building Construction Kit Educational STEM Toys For Kids (Stronger Magnets)
Children Hub 60pcs Magnetic Building Blocks Set - Building Construction Kit Educational STEM Toys For Kids (Stronger Magnets)
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RRP: £39.00

£29.99

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BRIO BRI-34587 34587 Builder Construction Set, Multicoloured
BRIO BRI-34587 34587 Builder Construction Set, Multicoloured
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RRP: £30.80

£29.97

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Puro Card Construction Set
Puro Card Construction Set
Not on the High Street

£29.95

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'Cars & Boats' Electronics and Science Construction Kit
'Cars & Boats' Electronics and Science Construction Kit
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£29.75

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Geomag Glitter Magnetic Construction Set - 44 Pieces
Geomag Glitter Magnetic Construction Set - 44 Pieces
The Toy Shop

£28.00

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VATOS Building Toy STEM Learning Toy 316 Pcs Creative Construction Toy Screw & Block Toy Set Educational Engineering Blocks for Ages 3-10 Year Old Boys & Girls | Best Toy Gift for Kids Birthday
VATOS Building Toy STEM Learning Toy 316 Pcs Creative Construction Toy Screw & Block Toy Set Educational Engineering Blocks for Ages 3-10 Year Old Boys & Girls | Best Toy Gift for Kids Birthday
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£27.99

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Desire Deluxe Magnetic Building Blocks Tiles STEM Toy Set 57PC – Kids Learning Educational Construction Toys for Boys Girls Present Age 3 4 5 6 7 Year Old - Gift
Desire Deluxe Magnetic Building Blocks Tiles STEM Toy Set 57PC – Kids Learning Educational Construction Toys for Boys Girls Present Age 3 4 5 6 7 Year Old - Gift
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RRP: £28.99

£26.99

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VATOS STEM Building Blocks Kit 165 Piece Creative Construction Engineering Plastic Building Toy Sets for Boys & Girls Age 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids Birthday | Top Blocks Game
VATOS STEM Building Blocks Kit 165 Piece Creative Construction Engineering Plastic Building Toy Sets for Boys & Girls Age 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids Birthday | Top Blocks Game
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£24.99

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Playlearn LARGE 856 Piece Straws and Connectors Set | Building Construction Blocks and Bits Toy | Provide Hours of Fun and Entertainment with this Giant Kit of Special Straws and Connectors Age 3+
Playlearn LARGE 856 Piece Straws and Connectors Set | Building Construction Blocks and Bits Toy | Provide Hours of Fun and Entertainment with this Giant Kit of Special Straws and Connectors Age 3+
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RRP: £39.99

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Children Hub 46pcs Magnetic Tiles Set - Building Construction Kit Educational STEM Toys For Your Kids (Stronger Magnets)
Children Hub 46pcs Magnetic Tiles Set - Building Construction Kit Educational STEM Toys For Your Kids (Stronger Magnets)
Amazon

RRP: £32.00

£23.99

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Desire Deluxe Magnetic Building Blocks Gift 94PC Kids Magnetics Construction Block Games for Boys and Girls Creativity Educational Children's Toys for Age 3 4 5 6 7 Year Old
Desire Deluxe Magnetic Building Blocks Gift 94PC Kids Magnetics Construction Block Games for Boys and Girls Creativity Educational Children's Toys for Age 3 4 5 6 7 Year Old
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RRP: £24.99

£23.99

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VATOS Wooden Building Toy, Construction Toy STEM Learning Toys Building Kit 96 PCS, Fun Educational Building Toy Construction Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old Best Toy Gift
VATOS Wooden Building Toy, Construction Toy STEM Learning Toys Building Kit 96 PCS, Fun Educational Building Toy Construction Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old Best Toy Gift
Amazon

RRP: £24.99

£22.99

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   Limmys Magnetic Building Blocks – Unique Travel Series Construction Toys for Boys and Girls – STEM Educational Toy is a Perfect Gift – Includes 74 Pieces and an Idea Book
Limmys Magnetic Building Blocks – Unique Travel Series Construction Toys for Boys and Girls – STEM Educational Toy is a Perfect Gift – Includes 74 Pieces and an Idea Book
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RRP: £23.97

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LEGO 10715 Classic Bricks on a Roll Construction Set, Colourful Vehicle Toy Bricks, Building Playset with Tires and Wheels (422 Pieces)
LEGO 10715 Classic Bricks on a Roll Construction Set, Colourful Vehicle Toy Bricks, Building Playset with Tires and Wheels (422 Pieces)
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£22.49

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Construction Fort
Construction Fort
Selfridges

£22.00

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Geomag Colour Glitter Magnetic Construction Set - 30 Pieces
Geomag Colour Glitter Magnetic Construction Set - 30 Pieces
The Toy Shop

£22.00

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LBLA Take Apart Toy for 4 Year Olds Boys Girls,Construction Toys for3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old ,Gifts for Kids,Building Block Toys for Kids Children,Educational Creative toys, Learning Toys
LBLA Take Apart Toy for 4 Year Olds Boys Girls,Construction Toys for3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old ,Gifts for Kids,Building Block Toys for Kids Children,Educational Creative toys, Learning Toys
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£20.99

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Mini Football Table Top Foosball Set for Kids Children Soccer Game MDF Construction Board
Mini Football Table Top Foosball Set for Kids Children Soccer Game MDF Construction Board
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RRP: £34.99

£20.99

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Technic Bugati Chiron Supercar building set
Technic Bugati Chiron Supercar building set
Selfridges

£330.00

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LEGO Mindstorms: EV3 Robot Building Kit (31313)
LEGO Mindstorms: EV3 Robot Building Kit (31313)
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was: £309.99

£229.99

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LEGO 42083 Technic Bugatti Chiron Super Sports Car Exclusive Collectible Model, Advanced Building Set
LEGO 42083 Technic Bugatti Chiron Super Sports Car Exclusive Collectible Model, Advanced Building Set
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RRP: £329.99

£225.43

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LEGO 42110 Technic Land Rover Defender Off Road 4x4 Car, Exclusive Collectible Model, Enhanced Building Set
LEGO 42110 Technic Land Rover Defender Off Road 4x4 Car, Exclusive Collectible Model, Enhanced Building Set
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£159.99

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LEGO 42096 Technic Porsche 911 RSR Race Car Advanced Building Set, Exclusive Collectible Model
LEGO 42096 Technic Porsche 911 RSR Race Car Advanced Building Set, Exclusive Collectible Model
Amazon

RRP: £139.99

£116.07

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Playmobil City Life 9453 School Building
Playmobil City Life 9453 School Building
John Lewis & Partners

£99.99

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Playmobil Playmobil 9453 City Life Furnished School Building With Digital Clock
Playmobil Playmobil 9453 City Life Furnished School Building With Digital Clock
VERY

was: £119.99

£99.99

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LEGO® Architecture 21046 Empire State Building set
LEGO® Architecture 21046 Empire State Building set
Selfridges

£90.00

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LEGO Architecture Empire State Building
LEGO Architecture Empire State Building
Hamleys

£90.00

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Lego City 60246 Police Station Building Light &Amp; Sound Bricks
Lego City 60246 Police Station Building Light &Amp; Sound Bricks
VERY

£89.99

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LEGO 75954 Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall Castle Toy, Gift Idea for Wizarding World Fan, Building Set for Kids
LEGO 75954 Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall Castle Toy, Gift Idea for Wizarding World Fan, Building Set for Kids
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£89.99

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Playlearn Life Size Foam Construction Building Blocks/Bricks Toy Role Play Realistic (Pack of 50)
Playlearn Life Size Foam Construction Building Blocks/Bricks Toy Role Play Realistic (Pack of 50)
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£89.99

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Empire State Building
Empire State Building
LEGO

£89.99

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Wooden Building Blocks And Puzzle Metropolis
Wooden Building Blocks And Puzzle Metropolis
Not on the High Street

£88.00

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LEGO 42095 Technic Remote-Controlled Stunt Racer Toy, 2 in 1 Race Car Model with Power Functions Motor Building Set, Racing Vehicles Collection
LEGO 42095 Technic Remote-Controlled Stunt Racer Toy, 2 in 1 Race Car Model with Power Functions Motor Building Set, Racing Vehicles Collection
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£69.97

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K'NEX Thrill Rides 3-In-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set
K'NEX Thrill Rides 3-In-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set
Hamleys

£60.00

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K'Nex 17035 3-In-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set
K'Nex 17035 3-In-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set
John Lewis & Partners

£59.99

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K'NEX 3-in-1 Amusement Park Building Set
K'NEX 3-in-1 Amusement Park Building Set
The Toy Shop

£59.99

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K'NEX Imagine Power & Play Motorised Building Set
K'NEX Imagine Power & Play Motorised Building Set
Hamleys

£50.00

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CubicFun 3D Architecture Model Building Interlock Puzzle Kit with Interior Views for Adults Aged 14, the Most Detailed UK London Church with 643 Pieces, Movable St. Paul's Cathedral V2
CubicFun 3D Architecture Model Building Interlock Puzzle Kit with Interior Views for Adults Aged 14, the Most Detailed UK London Church with 643 Pieces, Movable St. Paul's Cathedral V2
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£49.99

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K'NEX Imagine Power and Play Motorized Building Set
K'NEX Imagine Power and Play Motorized Building Set
The Toy Shop

£49.99

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LEGO Star Wars AT-ST Raider Building Set - 75254
LEGO Star Wars AT-ST Raider Building Set - 75254
The Toy Shop

£49.99

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Deluxe Wooden Building Blocks, Sunshine/Blush/Pink
Deluxe Wooden Building Blocks, Sunshine/Blush/Pink
Not on the High Street

£45.00

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K'Nex Electric Inferno Roller Coaster Building Set
K'Nex Electric Inferno Roller Coaster Building Set
John Lewis & Partners

£44.99

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LEGO Star Wars Pasaana Speeder Chase Building Set - 75250
LEGO Star Wars Pasaana Speeder Chase Building Set - 75250
The Toy Shop

£44.99

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Castle wooden building blocks 150 pieces
Castle wooden building blocks 150 pieces
Selfridges

£40.00

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Rollercoaster building set
Rollercoaster building set
Selfridges

£40.00

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Castle wooden building block set
Castle wooden building block set
Selfridges

£37.50

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Building Blocks In A Personalised Bag
Building Blocks In A Personalised Bag
Not on the High Street

£35.00

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LUKAT STEM Learning Toys, Building Blocks for Kids Construction Toys Screw Puzzle Creative Educational Building Kit, 288 Pieces With Storage Box for Boys & Girls 3+ years old DIY Engineer Kits
LUKAT STEM Learning Toys, Building Blocks for Kids Construction Toys Screw Puzzle Creative Educational Building Kit, 288 Pieces With Storage Box for Boys & Girls 3+ years old DIY Engineer Kits
Amazon

£32.99

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K'Nex 15211 Intermediate 60 Model Building Set
K'Nex 15211 Intermediate 60 Model Building Set
John Lewis & Partners

£29.99

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VATOS Building Toys 552 PCS Educational Construction Engineering Toys Blocks Set STEM Learning Toys Kit Creative Fun Toys for Kids Age 6+ Years Old Boys & Girls
VATOS Building Toys 552 PCS Educational Construction Engineering Toys Blocks Set STEM Learning Toys Kit Creative Fun Toys for Kids Age 6+ Years Old Boys & Girls
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£29.99

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Big Peppa Pig Peppas House Building Sets
Big Peppa Pig Peppas House Building Sets
Amazon

£29.99

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Children Hub 60pcs Magnetic Building Blocks Set - Building Construction Kit Educational STEM Toys For Kids (Stronger Magnets)
Children Hub 60pcs Magnetic Building Blocks Set - Building Construction Kit Educational STEM Toys For Kids (Stronger Magnets)
Amazon

RRP: £39.00

£29.99

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Woodlets Trolley with Building Blocks
Woodlets Trolley with Building Blocks
The Toy Shop

£29.99

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LEGO 42072 Technic WHACK Racing Car Toy with Powerful Pull-Back Motor, High-Speed Action Vehicles Building Set
LEGO 42072 Technic WHACK Racing Car Toy with Powerful Pull-Back Motor, High-Speed Action Vehicles Building Set
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£29.75

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Meccano

Introducing construction toys at an early age helps your child use their hands effectively and develop good reflexes it’s also a great way of having fun. They can let their imagination run wild with the many types of construction toys such as LEGO, Geomag, Meccano, wooden bricks and more.

Playtime can be so much more exciting when a child can use their own imagination to build weird and wonderful things that are why traditional toys like LEGO and Meccano are still a firm favourite when choosing a Christmas toy.

Building toys

Building toys can be found to suit all age types and gender. For younger boys and girls construction toys are fun and colourful with safe and easy to use pieces. A good example is the popular Meccano Build and Play Funky Car. The recommended age is 4 years and over and is perfect for little hands.

The strong flexible parts are made with strong plastic rather than metal and are fun and colourful to play with. Best of all, the instruction booklet shows how to build five different models including a helicopter and a plane.

ELC have a selection of building it construction toys for ages 2- 6 years and 3-8 years and it won’t cost the earth to keep those little ones happy. Kids will particularly like the Robot poppers; a popping robot and alien that make popping sounds when stretched.

Playmobil

The magic of Playmobil has been with us for over 30 years and this high-quality brand of toys still delight children today. One of a kind themes like Romans, Knights, Police Seaplane, Zoo, Life in the City etc come with just the right sized pieces for little hands to grasp plus the figures are bendable with pleasant faces.

Construction toys encourage children to use their hands to create and learn dexterity. The master of the construction-world has to be the LEGO company who knows a thing or two about building with their famously coloured bricks. Lego favourites include LEGO MINDSTORM NXT, Deluxe Brick Box, LEGO CITY and LEGO Star Wars.

Construction toys

Other big players include Brio and K’nex and the recent inclusion of magnetic variations like Magnext; a revolutionary new magnetic construction system that offers excellent play value for both boys and girls. Children from the ages of 6 and over can enjoy building their own magnetic magic with endless construction possibilities.

MagNext

The MagNext 360 Degrees Magnacase is a great building platform where two can build at the same time. It is compact and portable making it ideal to take on long car journeys and holidays.

Wooden toys are a bygone favourite that still holds their place as top spot when it comes to building blocks, especially for much younger children. You can’t beat the smooth feel and warmth of wooden toys that can stand up to the rough and tumble play of youngsters.

A classic toy like the Wooden Baby Walker helps develop motor skills in children and comes with colourful wooden blocks featuring letters and numbers for learning, loading stacking and unloading.

Bob the Builder Construction Playset

Still with the youngsters the Bob the Builder Construction Playset is perfect for 3-year-olds and over. They will love this amazing playset with all their favourites: Tumbler, Scoop, and Muck as well as Bob himself. Little builders can help out with the building and hear Bob call out fun phrases as the vehicles move around the site.

Construction sets have a wide audience from tots to teenagers and are a great foundation for creativity and learning. So whether its traditional wooden blocks, building sets or complex model kits they make ideal Christmas presents where all the family can join in and have fun building stuff together.

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