Weekly Gift Idea: Lincoln Logs
When I Was a Kid, I Wanted Lincoln Logs
When I was a little boy, one of the many things I coveted was Lincoln Logs. After some years of waiting, as I remember, I did receive a minimum set. When we had no Lincoln Logs, we used kindling wood to build our log cabins, our corrals, and our fences. If we could round up a few toy animals, we put them in the corral. I remember our Lincoln logs set was really too small so we supplemented our structures with kindling wood.
Lincoln logs are still a great gift for children age 3 and older. I think that I’m going to buy a set of Lincoln Logs so that when my little great grandson and his sister come over to the house, they can build a log cabin. I always have lots of toys here for them to play with, especially toy cars. I’ll have to get a few toy animals to go up the Lincoln Logs. Sounds like fun to me! (Pic: My kindergarten class. I’m front center on left of the kid (my friend Larry) with the goggles.)
WARNING: Read Reviews on any log set. Some are crap! The logs and roof slats are not like the original and there are too few pieces and the wrong size to build anything. You don’t even get what you pay for!
K’nex Lincoln-Logs Collector’s Edition Homestead Building Set
|Price:||$117.00 & FREE SHIPPING|
- Includes over 330 pieces to build a Frontier Town
- Frontiersman figure, buildable wagon and 2 horses
- Easy clean-up and storage with sturdy tub
- Recommended for builders ages 3+
Travel to an earlier era with the Lincoln Logs Collector’s Edition Homestead Building Set! Build your very own traditional frontier town – or challenge yourself to create anything you can imagine with the over 330 real wood pieces included in this set. Crafted in the traditional Lincoln Logs style, this Collector’s Edition Homestead Building Set includes richly stained all-wood logs, chimneys and roof slats. The largest Lincoln Logs set ever created will entertain for hours and has endless rebuild and play time. The Lincoln Logs Collector’s Edition Homestead Building Set includes a Frontiersman figure plus a buildable wagon and 2 horses. The set comes with a sturdy tub for easy clean-up and storage. A timeless classic since 1916, the Original Lincoln Logs have earned their place within authentic American tradition, passed down from generation to generation as an ageless favorite that will always be just like you remember it to be. Then and now, solid wood construction provides a long lifespan for this playroom essential, not to mention a consistent reputation for the highest quality and durability. As always, Lincoln Logs are splinter-proof and precision cut into different lengths with notches at the ends, ensuring that the logs are not only safe, but easy to build with. Recommended for builders ages 3+.
“The pieces all fit together really nicely, and like the original Lincoln Logs they are smooth and have that awesome wood smell. All of the extras included make the kit worth wild as they add to the options possible for play time.”
“This set is a must-have! There are actually enough pieces to get creative.”
“My children both started playing with this as soon as it arrived and it became a fortress for Barbies, Military guys and Littlest Pet Shop alike. It was nice because it was a lot of fun for them and they were playing together with no modern technology. . This would make an excellent addition to any Lincoln Log collection and would make a wonderful gift this holiday season.”
Second WARNING: Read Reviews on any log set. Some are crap! The logs and roof slats are not like the original and there are too few pieces and the wrong size to build anything. You don’t even get what you pay for!
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