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#1

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 3733 reviews
Owner satisfaction

10

Created with Raphaël 2.1.210.0010
Giftable

10

Created with Raphaël 2.1.210.0010
Value for money

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Set (pieces)

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010

Pros

  • Helps to enhance imagination skills in children
  • Comes in a plastic storage box for easy assembling
  • Compatible with all LEGO construction sets for creative play

Cons

  • Sharp edges
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#2

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 2009 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Giftable

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Value for money

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Set (pieces)

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010

Pros

  • Helps to engage children in creative play by building multiple green dinosaurs
  • Offer hours of unique build and play experience
  • Realistic dinosaur details put kids in the middle of the action

Cons

  • Small in size
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#3

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 340 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Giftable

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Value for money

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Set (pieces)

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010

Pros

  • Offers plenty of imaginative action with articulated grappling arm to retrieve geodes
  • Comes with detailed instruction that makes it easy to learn and play
  • Allows to fly the space shuttle using a drone

Cons

  • High on price
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#4

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 412 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Giftable

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Value for money

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Set (pieces)

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010

Pros

  • Action-packed modules include weapon storage with a stud shooter and tool storage
  • Allows to recreate exciting action scenes from the Marvel Avengers movies
  • Includes a rotating podium and robotic arms that inspires creative play

Cons

  • Some parts come missing
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#5

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 854 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Giftable

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Value for money

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Set (pieces)

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010

Pros

  • Allows children to build and rebuild the toy for countless adventures
  • Features a buildable Minecraft cave setting with ladder, furnace, and lava for adventurous play time
  • Offers LEGO building sets and building bricks for hours of imaginative play

Cons

  • Small in size
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#6

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 628 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Giftable

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Value for money

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Set (pieces)

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010

Pros

  • Removable iconic seating area for easy playtime
  • Brick-built studio light rigs let you feel like you are on sets with the stars
  • Allows to build iconic TV set and recreates various moments

Cons

  • Some pieces may come missing
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#7

Image of LEGO Marvel Avengers War...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 421 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Giftable

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Value for money

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Set (pieces)

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010

Pros

  • Allows to recreate exciting action scenes from the Marvel Avengers movie
  • Helps to creative skills within kids in the exciting Marvel Universe of superheroes and villains
  • Mech has a 6-stud rapid shooter, cannons and flick missiles that makes battling fun

Cons

  • Small in size
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#8

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 393 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Giftable

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Value for money

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Set (pieces)

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010

Pros

  • Mini-figure cockpit with a removable windshield adds an exciting digital dimension to the racing game
  • 3 cone elements offers great racing play action
  • Buildable sports car to delight Porsche fans

Cons

  • Average packaging
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#9

Image of LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 844 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Giftable

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Value for money

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Set (pieces)

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010

Pros

  • Allows to recreate the scenes and locations from the iconic Harry Potter film series
  • Ideal toy for boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 14
  • Ideal for creative builders who loves to build fantasy realms

Cons

  • Some parts may come missing
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#10

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 462 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Giftable

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Value for money

8.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.4010
Set (pieces)

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010

Pros

  • Comes with removable side panels and roofs for creative playing
  • Allows to recreate the scenes and locations from the iconic Harry Potter film series
  • Ideal gift for creative builders who loves to build fantasy realms

Cons

  • Small in size
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#11

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 229 reviews
Owner satisfaction

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Giftable

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Value for money

8.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.4010
Set (pieces)

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010

Pros

  • Ideal for boys and girls of aged 5+
  • Comes with innovative design and fun features to inspire imaginative play
  • Clear instructions and numbered bags for longer usage

Cons

  • Some parts may come missing
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#12

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 266 reviews
Owner satisfaction

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Giftable

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Value for money

8.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.3010
Set (pieces)

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010

Pros

  • Features 2 integrated shooters that helps in kids' imagination
  • Rotating and non-firing canons offer a great playing experience
  • Mini figure cockpit creates an exciting mission play

Cons

  • Some parts may come missing
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#13

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 235 reviews
Owner satisfaction

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Giftable

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Value for money

8.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.1010
Set (pieces)

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010

Pros

  • Helps children who loves creating their own role-play battles with iconic superheroes
  • Features 2 stud shooters and a fold-out rapid shooter that makes battling fun
  • Helps to develop creative skills

Cons

  • Hard to assemble
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#14

Image of LEGO Star Wars AT-ST Raider...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.4010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 293 reviews
Owner satisfaction

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Giftable

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Value for money

7.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.9010
Set (pieces)

8.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.4010

Pros

  • Raider building model fosters both imaginative and creative play
  • Detailed cockpit fits a mini-figure for instant action
  • Cannibalized articulated legs gives an authentic look

Cons

  • Less detailed instruction manual
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#15

Image of LEGO DC Batman: Batman...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.2010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 102 reviews
Owner satisfaction

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Giftable

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Value for money

8.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.0010
Set (pieces)

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010

Pros

  • Each multi shooter fires ammo tiles in quick succession
  • Stud shooters shoots up to 2 different types of ammo studs for interesting game play
  • Ideal for Batman lovers

Cons

  • Unstable base

Building Toys Buying Guide

Are you looking for something new to pull your child out of boredom? Building toys are one of the most useful and popular toys among kids. These toys are construction pieces that a child can use to create buildings or other such structures easily. It often comes with a detailed instruction manual to help you start the game. Majority of these toys are open-finished and leave loads of space for innovative and creative play. They engage the kids easily and capture their imagination with innovative games and concepts. With the same set of blocks, kids can build or create multiple buildings like an army base, princess castle, etc. Their purpose is to develop creativity and improve motor skills in kids.

Building toys come in a wide range of styles and sizes and thus, consider certain factors before purchasing them. This guide will focus on those essential benefits along with some benefits of using building toys. A few benefits of buying building toys for your kids. It also lists some factors that you should consider before buying.

Benefits of Building Toys

Develops Creativity

Building toys often fires up the imagination of your kid. With these toys, they will have to use their imagination to create structures and figures. This will boost their creativity and ability to experiment with structures that interest them. This game fosters kids' playtime and builds creativity throughout the entire process. Such games help them to think and be creative, thus boosting their confidence too.    

Problem Solving

Through their constructive blocks, kids will realize what will work and what won't. Kids need to rely on experimentation strategy to make structures and alter techniques. Overcoming problems to build structures with a specific goal in mind will help in boosting problem-solving skills.

Improve Motor Skills

As kids crawl, stretch their hands or walk to construct their structure, they strengthen their motor skills. Holding and placing the blocks correctly requires balance and steady hands. This requires hand and eye coordination thus, helping the toddlers who are growing and developing their skills. Such toys help in developing all these aspects. 

Cooperative Play

Building toys can be played by more than one player at a time. This game encourages the kids to interact, promote team play, and help kids in communicating and expressing themselves. Many times, even a basic action passing the building block to each other boosts coordination and communication. By doing this, kids will develop their social skills and start mingling with others.

Factors to Consider While Buying Building Toys

Age

Some building toys like dinosaur sets, zombie building kits require more analytical skills. They are not suitable for kids of young age or toddlers. Building blocks often are age-certified, and only the one that is recommended for respective ages should be bought. Going by the age ensures that the kids learn as per their understanding and maturity. Therefore, it is essential to check the labels before the purchase.

Safety

Although construction toys are a safe game, the smaller pieces can be harmful to kids if they swallow them accidentally. So, make sure that toys do not have sharp points or edges. If you are in doubt, you can also remove the unused pieces and accessories from the set for added safety.

Weight

The weight of the construction toys depends on the number of pieces they consist of. Higher the number of pieces more will be the weight. Games with several big pieces are heavier and can make it difficult for kids to carry or assemble them. Buy lightweight sets so that your child can enjoy them fully. It is advisable to go for building toys with less than 200 pcs.

Storage Box

Many of the building toys often come with a separate storage box to store them when not in use. This helps you to keep the pieces in one place and organized. It will also help you carry the toys with you, whenever you want.

Conclusion

The right set of building toys can make your child's playtime enjoyable and creative. While there are several types of building toys, multiple themes and designs to choose from, it is important to select the right game for your kid. Thus, to help you make an ideal purchase decision, we have listed some factors that you can consider before buying building toys. Other factors like market reviews, popularity, and the return policy also play an important role.

To know more about your buying options do look at our featured section above. The products mentioned there are reviewed and recommended based on their quality, popularity, and durability.

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