ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Building Toys for Boys

Updated on October 11, 2014

Gift Ideas for boys that like to build

Most boys like to use there hands and build things. They start as little babes and build with blocks. My grandson would sit on the floor and build with his blocks for hours. Stacking and knocking them down. The demolision was part of the fun. I even enjoyed building blocks with him.

As the boys grow so do their desire to build. They also like to take things apart to see how it works. I've lost a radio and an alarm clock to those curiosities. And, if you have any small pets you better get them out of the way when those blocks come tumbling down!

I stumbled upon K'nex about 6 years ago buying them for a gift for one of my grandsons. He loved them at 5 years old and is still playing with them at 11 years old. We just keep adding to his collection and what makes it so easy is that K'nex keeps adding to their sets. They start out with the basics and go all the way to challenging.

If you have a child who loves to see how things work, and loves to build or design then here are some great ideas for you.

type=text
type=text

Why I love K'nex

I love K'nex because they keep children busy for hours with creative, imaginative fun.

There is nothing more rewarding than watching children play and be totally engaged in what they are doing. K'nex is that kind of toy. With the variety of sets it is easy to find one that will suit your child or children.

I list K'nex as toys for boys but the girls also love to play with them. K'nex provides many hours of imaginery fun.

K'Nex Value Tub 400 Piece
K'Nex Value Tub 400 Piece

Getting your monies worth

 
type=text
type=text

Lego's for Creativity

This is another great gift whether for Christmas or a birthday. I love toys that children play with for hours and that don't break. There is nothing worse than giving a gift and having it broken after a few minutes of play. Lego's last a lifetime and will be passed down through the years. Just keep adding to the sets and your child will never get bored.

Lego's are sturdy and children of all ages love to play with these little building blocks. They all connect for hours of fun. You can see how tall you can go or how many buildings you can construct. Wherever your child's imagination takes him. You can add people which makes it even more exciting.

Old Fashioned Building blocks

When my boys were young they would spend hour after hour building with their blocks. Build them up and laugh hysterically when they knocked them down. They would build roads, bridges and houses then drive their little hot wheel cars around on them.

Blocks are the perfect size for little hands and the littlest boys. Just look at their face when they build something as tall as they are; and then watch the fun when they knock the blocks down and they scatter everywhere.

Blocks can make a wonderful gift too!

Comments

Submit a Comment

No comments yet.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)