Rock & Dirt’s Top Construction Toys
Do you have a construction loving kid on your holiday shopping list? Don’t know what to buy? We’ve compiled a list on our favorite construction toys! Our list has toys for every age from wheel loaders to forklifts. There’s something for just about every price range. You might even see something for the construction kid at heart!
Here’s our list in no particular order:
Mega Bloks CAT Ultimate Construction Site
What kid doesn’t love to build? Combining Mega Bloks and Construction is a no brainer! This 29-piece set includes a fold’n go CAT play table with building prongs and plates, blocks, dump truck, crane and mini foreman figure. The table offers a building platform, portability and storage. The toy is designed to be portable as well as stimulate imagination and discovery! Recommend for ages 1-5 years. Check it out at http://www.walmart.com/ip/Mega-Bloks-CAT-Ultimate-Construction-Site/36561422.
Working Pedal Powered Forklift
This toy version of a Linde394 forklift even comes with a pallet! This forklift is a pedal-powered ride-on. The lift is controlled by turning a hand crank and held in place with a locking lever. Drivers will have the ability to pedal the forklift in a forward or reverse motion and lift a 6 ½ lb. capacity with the included pallet. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Check it out at http://www.hammacher.com/Product/11934. Also check out their coupon codes at http://verified.codes/Hammacher-Schlemmer.
Fisher Price Big Auction Construction Site with Remote Control
Designed with boulder hauling in mind, the Big Auction Construction Site introduces children to remote-controlled vehicles. The easy to use remote steers the dump truck in four directions with four color-coded buttons. There is an elevator to raise the truck to the second level. The site also includes a crane that can be used to grab and drop boulders. Recommended for ages 3- 7 years. Check it out at http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Action-Construction-Remote-Control/dp/B004OS4HF8.
Ride On Double Digger
This pedal-powered backhoe even comes with a trailer for children to load up while digging! The front and backhoe buckets are controlled by levers and handles that are easy for little hands to pull and push. Young construction workers will be able to dig easily for their imaginary projects! Recommended for ages 3 and up. Check it out at http://www.hammacher.com/Product/82852.
Kid Trax CAT Dozer
This 12-volt battery powered ride-on includes an electronic diesel motor and construction-themed sound effects! Your little one will feel like they are right on the job site. Small items can be lifted and dumped in the bucket with the manually operated boom. The dozer comes with a hard hat and 2 plastic boulders. Recommended for ages 3-5 years. Check it out at http://www.walmart.com/ip/Kid-Trax-CAT-Bulldozer-12-Volt-Battery-Powered-Ride-On/26999285.
Mega Bloks Ride On Caterpillar
This foot powered ride-on allows children to ride, dig and build! This CAT Truck comes with a 360-degree pivoting excavator arm. The truck is also equipped with realistic truck sounds. 10 First Builders CAT-themed blocks are included. These blocks are perfect for building and stacking onto different parts of the truck. The blocks easily store in the under-the-seat storage area. Recommended for ages 12 months – 4 years. Check it out at https://www.megabloks.com/en-us/shop/construction-toys/caterpillar/cat-3-1-ride-8563.
Lego Technic Volvo L350F Wheel Loader
What’s better for a construction loving than building followed by play? We aren’t sure how long it will take to build Lego’s Technic Volvo L350F Wheel Loader, but once the project is completed it can be driven using its remote control. Developed in partnership with Volvo CE, this wheel loader is meticulously detailed and has all the features of Volvo’s largest wheel loader! Once built, the bucket reaches over 14” into the air. The completed machine measures over 9” high, 22” long and 6” wide. Recommended for ages 11-16 years. Check it out at http://shop.lego.com/en-US/Remote-Controlled-VOLVO-L350F-Wheel-Loader-42030?fromListing=listing.
Tonka Toughest Mighty Dump Truck – Classic Steel
Tonka is still producing some of the toughest steel toys out there. These classic steel toys are built to withstand even the toughest kids! This truck is ready to move and dump dirt, rocks or sand. The Tonka Toughest Mighty Dump Truck measures 20 x 11.5 x 11.2 inches and weighs 7.9 pounds. Recommended for ages 3-7 years. Check it out at http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=13018819&prodFindSrc=prodCrossSell.