Published on Wednesday, 7th December 2016
Do you need a way to keep them out from underfoot on Christmas morning? Is your Christmas made by having something to build after consuming all that turkey? We’ve picked out our favourite Build-It-Yourself gifts for little kids and big kids alike!
Piece together your 744 piece New Holland Tractor with the nuts and bolts provided. Add the New Holland decals when you’re finished and away you play! For ages 8+.
Gear them up for science and get the cogs of their brain working! Once complete, the clock has a swinging pendulum and shiny bell that strikes every quarter of an hour. Building this will be a great way to pass the time (ahem). For ages 6+.
Budding engineers and petrol heads in training will love this! Produced by the masters of manuals, Haynes, this kit contains 250 parts to assemble, plus step-by-step instructions. Once built, it features ignition sound and illuminating spark plugs. For ages 10+.
Choose between an SE5A Bi-Plane and a Spitfire (or have both!). These wooden replica models fly like a dream using rubber band power! The kits come with all the pieces you need; all you’ll have to supply are pins, a modelling knife, sandpaper and pliers. For ages 14+.
Discover the joys of construction with these kits from engineering experts Haynes! For ages 8+.
There’s no glue required with these kits – just a little patience! Build a moving tram, a fully working safe or a steam train! For ages 14+.
So, there you go, Qwerkiteers. Let’s get building!
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