Collection: Building & Construction Toys

Our range of Building Toys & Construction Toys has been selected for children of all ages who like to make and build "things". The kits have different levels of difficulties and are a fantastic way to encourage problem-solving, creativity, patience and attention to detail!

Building toys and construction toys provide numerous benefits for children of all ages. They not only offer a fun and engaging playtime activity but also promote various important skills.

7 Super Reasons to consider building toys and construction kits:

  1. Problem-solving skills: Building toys require children to think critically and solve problems. They have to figure out how the pieces fit together, follow instructions, and troubleshoot any issues that arise during the construction process.
  2. Creativity and imagination: Building toys such as plank toys encourage children to unleash their creativity and imagination. They can construct various structures, vehicles, or even entire worlds using their own ideas and designs.
  3. Fine motor skills: Handling small pieces, connecting parts, and manipulating objects while building helps develop fine motor skills.
  4. Patience and perseverance: Building toys often require patience and perseverance to complete. As children work through the construction process, they learn to stay focused, follow step-by-step instructions, and overcome challenges.
  5. Attention to detail: Construction toys encourage children to pay attention to detail. They need to observe the shapes, sizes, and orientations of different components to assemble them correctly.
  6. Social and collaborative skills: Building toys can also promote social interaction and collaborative play. This fosters teamwork, communication, and cooperation.
  7. Educational value: Many building toys incorporate educational elements, such as STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) concepts. Im thinking particularly about construction trucks. They provide hands-on experiences that introduce children to basic engineering principles, spatial awareness, structural stability, and other scientific concepts in a playful and engaging manner.

Our best supplier of building toys are Kapla, Eitech and UGears.

Overall, building toys and construction kits are fantastic tools for fostering children's development in various areas, including problem-solving, creativity, patience, and attention to detail.

Often Toys are made from wood, as they get used time and time again, we in Mimitoys are often asked how to clean wooden toys. I wrote a blog on Cleaning Wooden Toys some time back which practically addresses this issue.