Do you have little builders in your house? Do they dream about fixing things for you? Wouldn’t it be great to get that little guy – or gal – some tools and props to be just like a real workman! Check out this BIG GIFT GUIDE filled with fun toys for the little builders in your life:
My nephew, Elijah, is a kindergartener who loves to build things. Much of the summer his family had workmen at their house installing new windows, siding and a roof. He thrived on watching them every day as they hammered, sawed and built.
One morning he met the men at the door wearing his pretend toolbelt, stocked with pretend tools, and announced “I’m going to be a builder just like you!” He was ready. Do you have little ones in your life just itching to build something? There are so many awesome toys and costumes to help your little tykes have glorious fun being builders, too.
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A Simple Workshop: Workshop aprons and workshop chair covers are the niftiest invention for hours of imaginative play. The moms of Little Adventures came up with this brilliant idea to cover a standard high backed chair making it look like a workshop. [Makes sense that a mom thought of it!] Your kids will have a great time pretending to build and repair all sorts of things and it is so easy to fold up and store away at the end of the day! [Check out their whole assortment of aprons and chair covers including the workshop, bakery shop, beauty salon, little market and pet clinic! Got any aspiring princesses or super heroes? They have lots of stuff for them, too!)
Go-Anywhere Building Scene Sandbox: Big Builder My Little Sandbox from Be Good Company is such a cool little toy. Your kiddos can have the fun of playing builder in a sandbox right indoors! It is the perfect size to put on a play table or on the floor. You don’t need to be a little kid to enjoy it – this toy looks fun for everyone! [They also have a My Little Sandbox Horse Ranch and a My Little Sandbox Doggie Day Camp for pet lovers!]
Very Cool Kids Tool Set with Tool Box: This 46 piece kids toy tool set with tool box with toy power tools by Big Mo’s Toys is a winner. The realistic looking toy is designed for child safety and lots of pretend-play fun!
Two Construction Zone Style Playmats: I love play mats and here are two great ones for you to consider! First one is by iSavings. It comes in 3ft x 5ft or 5ft x 7ft sizes. The fun playroom area rug depicts a worksite and construction in brilliant colors. The other is from Melissa & Doug. They have designed an excellent construction zone worksite rug which comes with 3 wooden construction vehicles to play with! Theirs measures 39 x 36 inches.
Don’t forget the LEGOS! LEGO DUPLO Town Big Construction Site is perfect for toddler play. Children ages 2-5 will love it! Make a bulldozer, crane and truck. Set includes LEGO DUPLO figures with safety helmets, wheelbarrows and tool sets. Your little builders will love it!
Two Tool Belts That Look REAL! Tool belts are a must for little builders. Black & Decker has a 14 piece toy tool belt set that looks so realistic. If you have plenty of play tools already, you may want to opt for this genuine leather toy toolbelt by Active Kyds.
Tool Playset with Hard Hat: Little Treasures “Just Like My Dad’s Tools” Tool Playset with Hardhat is so cute. Little kids love it!
Right Size For Bigger Kids Hard Hat: Have you noticed that pretend hard hats are usually quite small? Old children love to play builder, too, and need hard hats that fit them. Torx Gear Kids sells a construction helmet that fits children ages 7-12!
Mashing & Molding FUN!: Fisher Price’s Bob The Builder Mash & Mold Construction Site is destined to be a winner as your little ones have ots of fun molding the playsand, building an edifice and then DEMOLISHING it! Hours of fun over and over again.
Look Just Like A Construction Worker: Melissa & Doug’s construction worker 6 piece role play costume for dress up is so cute. – a great addition to your dress up clothes collection for imaginative play.
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