Basic building set with simple mechanics using easy-to-assemble interlocking gears.
This fun colourful set features sturdy plastic gear pieces that snap together to build endless spinning colourful constructions. This 100 piece set has 46 uniformly-sized gears in six colours, with a selection of gears, cranks, connectors and interconnecting base plates. The activity guide includes instructions for 3 different models, a car, caterpillar and zigzag stairs - place the handle in any gear to spin the entire set. Hands-on construction play and fun experiments with simple mechanics - fascinating.
Five Year Old boys have loads of energy and will appreciate presents that involve lots of running around. They also enjoy being creative and making things, following simple instructions. They are very interested in space and dinosaurs, and anything with wheels is also a winner.