Goodbye trains and hello K’NEX! We’ve cleared off the train table to make room for building time. A perfect space to watch my children create.
We were sent a box load of toys to try out for this post. Where should we start? I think we need to have a K’NEX party! Doesn’t that sound fun?
The big boys couldn’t wait to try out Robo-Creatures. Robo-Smash, Robo-Sting, and Robo-Strike each contain over 150 pieces of bricks, rods and connectors. Each creature contains a motor with batteries to come to life!
The best part? Each Robo guy fits together to make the Ultimate Robo Creature. What child would not love to see him go?
Now the K’NEX Intro Assortments are the perfect sets to start with and make the best birthday party presents I think! Starting at just $5.99 and 60+ pieces, you can choose from one of three sets; the classically designed plane, helicopter with working propeller, or fire truck with rotating wheels.
Collect and build all three to create a space shuttle with cargo doors that open and close!
For party favors I love the Mystery Figure Bags. My kids beg me for these when we’re out shopping. They think it’s fun to randomly pick out a package that could be any character and get home to see what surprise they can build!
They come in K’NEX themed characters like zombies, pirates, and race car drivers, but also Super Mario Brothers. I hope they never get Princess Peach or they won’t be very happy. ha!
Last but not least, Lincoln Logs. All three of my children from age 3 to 11 like playing with these.
The Horseshoe Hill Station features 83 pieces including real wood logs, a cowboy, a horse, a roof and a door. It’s funny how the small cowboy and horse are probably P’Diddy’s favorite part though I am surprised at how well he puts them all together to see how high they can get!
The K’NEXpert Search challenges young builders to design & submit a creative, original model made entirely from K’NEX parts and are judged on creativity, uniqueness and detail.
For the first time since its launch in 2001, the contest will have 4 grand-prize winners from four different age groups. Age groups include: 5-6 years old; 7-8 years old; 9-11 years old; and 12-14 years old (a new category this year). The four imaginative children who win will each receive a prize package valued at $3,650.
This year, grand prize winners will receive the coolest K’NEXpert prize package yet: $2,500, an iPad Mini™, a $250 gift card to Toys “R” Us®, and a $500 K’NEX credit code good toward a shopping spree at knex.com. An additional eight finalists will each receive a $250 K’NEX credit code good towards a shopping spree at knex.com, a $100 Toys “R” Us gift card and a K’NEX t-shirt. Check out this video that highlights last year’s K’NEXperts!
So many options for each age group with K’NEX! Fun for the whole family and to give as gifts or better yet throw a building party!
K’NEX are available on knex.com, Walmart.com, Target.com, TRU.com, Amazon.com and at toy retailers nationwide.
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