If your gifted child collects Legos, don't worry too much about keeping all the pieces from different sets separate. Mixing them all up allows children to exercise their creativity, mixing and matching pieces from various sets to create some unique constructions. Some general sets come in a large tub, but even if your child has smaller, separate sets, you can keep them all together in a large tub. Plastic storage bins are perfect for storing Legos pieces.
Although your child should feel free to mix up all the pieces, it's a good idea to keep the instructions for the various sets together in one place. Your child may want to recreate the original items and will need the directions. We kept ours in a folder on a bookshelf.
Kids can never have enough legos! Basic tubs and buckets are great for creative play, but sometimes a kit contains special pieces not found in the basic sets. Once kids have put the kit together, they can take them apart and add the pieces to the basic pieces. It's amazing what they can construct! (Be sure to keep the instructions!)
Basic Construction Sets
Large Construction Sets
Science Construction Sets
Wooden Construction Sets
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Marble Run 68-pc. Marble Run Play Set
from: Marble Run
Youngsters design the paths and then watch as marbles do the rest: rolling through flippers, around and down funnels, across castle ramparts, spiral ramps, and landing in catch-all hoppers. There are 68 re-arrangeable, durable plastic components and 12 marbles for a variety of non-stop action. Fun for both children and adults: this is toy is phthalates free and conforms to all safety standards! Ages 5 yrs. +.
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Superstructs Super Set
The award-winning Superstructs Super Set contains 230 durable plastic pieces and is designed to build big fun.