Monday, November 5, 2012

Trains For Toddlers - Beginner Sets

Has your child tossed aside Barbie cars and G.I. Joe jets? Is he or she leaning towards something with a bit more "Choo-Choo!" and less beeps and honks? If your little lad or lass has made the move from immobile blocks of wood to maneuverable locomotives, it's past due to begin the search for the best toy train sets. Beginner sets are available for children as young as 3 years. It's time to get them toddling towards their own train table with a few of these railway favorites.


Classic Wooden Figure 8 Train @ Amazon
Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Figure 8 Train Set

This company makes some of the best toys for children, and their train sets are top-of-the-line for kids of all ages. Toddlers will benefit especially because this particular set is durable and wooden, making it sturdy enough to drop and light enough to carry. It's reminiscent of a classic toy, which means it will likely send a parent into nostalgia overload. Hand-painted and well carved, each set features a vibrant vehicle and interlocking plain play pieces. It's a simple beginner's set for your conductor in training!


Deluxe Wooden Railway @ Amazon
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Railway Set

Again, Melissa & Doug wow with a train set designed for the beginners and their adoring families. Quite a bit larger with over 100 pieces, this locomotive pack features 30 accessories for more than just train time. A freight train, passenger train, and suspension bridge make up just a few of the accessories available in this set, adding to an already immersive train-style playtime. For younger children, there are layout instructions that parents are encouraged to put together with their child. For older children, the layout instructions can be suggestive, encouraging kids to think outside of the box and create their own tracks to follow. Plus, the tracks are compatible with other train sets; therefore, when your child advances, so can some of these pieces.


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