Besides Clics- Favorite Building toy for 3-4 yr olds?

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Post  Thu, Mar 20 2008, 12:23 pm
What gets the most use?
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Post  Thu, Mar 20 2008, 1:09 pm
my 3 year old loves magnectix. He also really enjoys hama beads. And lego is always popular. (we only have small lego not duplo)


be warned though - the metal balls roll away and disappear very quickly. Also could be dangerous for younger kids.
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Post  Thu, Mar 20 2008, 1:14 pm
Legos. We have duplos. She plays with them every day (she just turned 4), and we have a lego-compatible Dora set too...
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Post  Thu, Mar 20 2008, 1:15 pm
Legos or Krinkles. My 2-year-old just got them, and loves it.
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Post  Thu, Mar 20 2008, 8:33 pm
hexabits. they are rubbery octagon shapes that you can connect, they come in all colors. when you follow a pattern, then it becomes a picture. go to hexabits.com check it out. my dd loves them
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Post  Thu, Mar 20 2008, 8:43 pm
I suggest a good set of nice wooden blocks. I always loved those! they're versatile, you can use any character playset with them. and they survive all kinds of mistreatment.
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Post  Thu, Mar 20 2008, 8:50 pm
another vote for lego
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Post  Thu, Mar 20 2008, 11:25 pm
Duplos or Megablocks are great. I would stay away from magnetix with a younger child unless he will be very closely supervised as they are super dangerous if swallowed and they are small enough to swallow.
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Post  Fri, Mar 21 2008, 9:40 am
foam blocks from sesame street. ds loves to build with them and they don't wind up hurting anyone if they get thrown,
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Post  Sun, Mar 23 2008, 9:32 am
another vote for duplo. ALL my kids (ages 1.5 - 7) can play with them for hours.
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Post  Sun, Mar 23 2008, 10:40 am
my kids all loved the large cardboard 'bricks' when they were younger.
we also have a large set of blocks that get used every single day.

and I love kapla. not so much for the under 4 set, but for the older ones, its pretty cool
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Post  Sun, Mar 23 2008, 10:52 am
Tinker Toys - My son loves playing with them!
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Post  Sun, Mar 23 2008, 1:13 pm
ds loves puzzles - he's 3.5. We started small (10-12 pc), he's now up to 50 pc puzzels!

And another vote for lego/duplo and cars!
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Post  Sun, Mar 23 2008, 7:18 pm
another vote 4 lego/duplos my kids play with it 4 hours we now have 3 sets my kids ages 1.5, 3, 4
my ds also luvs to play with a wooden train set the one that u have to put the tracks together and u have 4 cars with magnets to pull I 4got what there called but he can sit 4 hours playing that and his baby sister luvs to help brake it Wink
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Post  Sun, Mar 23 2008, 8:55 pm
I have a great collection of duplo from over the years. Kids love it
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