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Top Kids' Train Sets - 2016 Best Toy Trains Reviews List

What is better than a toy train set for kids at Christmas (or any other time of year for that matter)?

For many people, this is not only a wonderful gift for children and toddlers, but is also something that brings back memories and warm feelings of childhood.

Given that - here are top reviews, lists and more on kids' train sets for 2016.


Schylling Brio Farm Railway Set (Ages 3 and up)

From BRIO, the makers of the original wooden railway comes the Farm Railway set. Hand crafted from solid Beech wood and sanded smooth for a luxurious feel, this wooden railway is built to the exacting standards you’d expect from BRIO. This set is ideal for the aspiring young train engineer...

Melissa & Doug Children's Wooden Railway Set (Ages 3-10)

This amazing set includes everything needed for railway fun: a spacious roundhouse engine shed, dozens of track pieces in curves and straights, trees, workers and even traffic signs! There are multi-piece trains and magnetic-tipped cranes, switches and a T-junction for passing lanes! A suspension bridge, trestle bridge and roundtable, too...

Schylling Brio Metro Railway Set (Ages 3-10)

Don't miss your train as it pulls into the Brio Metro Station. It's a classic wooden train set with a technology twist. The train engine has battery powered lights and sounds, the faster it's pushed the more light and train sounds it will make. Crafted with incredible detail, this set will bring children into a play world taken straight from the real world. Drive your train around the track, through the bright red tunnel...

VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Train Station Playset (Ages 1-5)

All aboard the Go! Go! Smart Wheels Train Station Playset from VTech?! Watch the train chug through the station and under the bridge, or turn the hand crank to make it ride up the conveyor belt. Your little conductor can ride the rails as they discover and explore with this toy train playset!

Brio Classic Figure 8 Set (Ages 2 and up)

Here's the classic wooden train starter set from Brio, the makers of the original wooden railway. It's the perfect size for the intrepid 2 year old + train engineer. Take the classically designed, iconic Brio train out for adventure. Stop at the solid, all-wood station, cross over the special crossing bridge and chug though the forest. Made from solid Beech wood, sanded smooth and meticulously painted with 6 coats of water-based lacquer for a chip resistant, vibrant finish...

Guide to the Best Toy Train Sets for Kids - Top Reviews for 2016

Toy train sets can be found for just about any train-loving child of any age - and there are many, many available to choose from!...

Choo-Choo! The Best Train Sets for Kids

I had a real love for trains when I was a youngster. A love that has definitely carried on well into my adult years. Which is why I wanted to compile a list…

Top 10 Train Sets for Kids

One of the most classic toys for kids is trains – with various sets designed for various ages of children, they are some of the most enjoyable long-term toys for kids and teens, and are almost always a bit hit as gifts for Christmas or other special occasions throughout the year.

Best Rated Train Sets for Kids - Top 5 List and Reviews 2016

Train sets are practically an obsession for many kids and grownups, with many people knowing a great deal about them. But when it comes to finding a great set for a child - toddler to ten or so - which ones are the best and will hold up with a lot of play? Here is my top 5 list for 2016...

Best Train Sets for Kids and Toddlers 2016

For holiday or birthday gift-giving, there may be no better picks for even the youngest of tots than a toy train set. For 2016 there are some "tried and true" favorites, and some new picks that kids are raving about. Here are what I have rounded up as being the "best of the best" toy train sets for the kiddos - top picks, cool lists, reviews...

Best Train Sets for Kids 2016

This year’s Kid-Mash “mashup” – kids’ train sets for various ages. Top picks, lists and reviews…

Best Toy Train Sets for Kids - 2016 Summer and Fall Top 5 List

Find this current year's top ten list of the best toy train sets for kids...

Train Table Plans by Arch. Light - Entrance

Train table plans with drawers - 3 unique designs you can build! - also toy storage plans, sandbox plans, lighthouses

Toy Train Size: Electric Train Scales for Children

Are you confused about the sizes of toy trains? Here's a guide to choosing the scale, or size, of an electric train set for a child. This article focuses on cost and available space as the primary concerns and proposes smaller electric train scales, resulting in more track layout options for your available space, as a method of maintaining a child's interest in their train sets.

Train Sets for Youngsters & Kids-at-Heart

In my experience - train sets for kids are also perfect for kids-at-heart. Those who have always loved the idea of trains and have collected different sets for years. These range from toddler-sized to G-gauge realistic, and they work beautifully with well-oiled wheels and run-around tracks from sleek black or handcrafted wood.

The World's Smallest Working Train Set

A train enthusiast from New Jersey recently unveiled what is thought to be the world's smallest working train set. Measuring 1/8 of an inch by 1/4 of an inch, (tinier than a fingernail), the engineering feat is the work of David Smith, who crafted it using just a knife, some plastic and a lot of imagination.

HUGE Kids Wooden Train Set Video with chugging Brio toy engine

This week our little engine wizzed round the track. Only a few falls - we are slowly perfecting our safety rating! This huge wooden train set took quite a while to build but the video shows just some of the fun we had with it and our brio toy engine.

Copyright 2000 T. Sheil & A. Sheil All rights reserved The information here is only a generic guide. Use it at your own risk. Neither the authors nor publishers of this site assume responsibility for consequences of your use of this material.

Facts About Trains for Kids

For most of history, man moved around through one of three methods - by walking, by animals or by boat. After the invention of the wheel, people made carts, wagons and carriages that were pulled by horses, oxen or even humans. Carriages moved slowly and were often uncomfortable.

Best Transformers Toys for Kids 2016

For those young Transformers "oficiandos" out there - here is a collection of lists, reviews, tips and the "best of" Transformers toys for kids for 2016.

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