When the options are seemingly endless, you really can’t go wrong. There are no limits when it comes to the Erector Super Construction Set-over 643 pieces are included, making this a sweet set that will benefit every budding builder. The sky is the limit when it comes to creativity and this Erector Set is proof. Build over 25 unique moving models using battery power via the included 6V motor. Wheels run and helicopter blades spin with this amazing set. Now make your models with more movement than ever! Choose 1 of 25 designs to get your budding builder started and have fun playing with your crane, car, helicopter and more. The idea behind these sets is to offer the builder everything needed--including illustrated directions--to construct models of rockets, race cars, airplanes, and famous buildings and bridges around the world. This set offers many hours of fun and satisfying play time. Along with being a blast, it comes with a briefcase style carrying case for easy storage.
In 1901 Frank Hornby, a clerk from Liverpool, England, invented and patented a new toy called "Mechanics Made Easy" that was based on the principles of mechanical engineering. It was a model construction kit consisting of perforated metal strips, plates and girders, with wheels, pulleys, gears, shaft collars and axles for mechanisms and motion, and nuts and bolts to connect the pieces. These model construction kits are now famously known as Erector Sets. The only tools required to assemble models are a screwdriver and wrenches (included). It is more than just a toy: it is an educational toy, teaching basic mechanical principles like levers and gearing.
The educational components, the nostalgia and the absolute great time building cool models make this one of the best holiday or birthday gifts around.
Note: Kit requires 4 AA batteries for use. Batteries not included.
Warning: Choking hazard due to small parts. Not for children under 3 years old.
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