A great 11 piece starter set, easy to add on more pieces later. Includes: circle track (8 curved pieces), engine, passenger car, caboose. All pieces are also compatible with Brio_(c) and Thomas the Tank_(c).
Hard rock maple track is grooved on one side with stripe detailing simulating railroad ties.
The train contains a black engine, one passenger car and red caboose. They can be played with individually or magnetically linked together. All are made from rock maple and finished using non-toxic colors. It's an educational toy that will allow wonderful pretend play opportunities. Building blocks are great for creative pretend play.
Compatibility: Maple Landmarks' wooden track and cars are compatible with other Maple Landmarks' NameTrain cars. They are also compatible with other wooden track systems such as Brio and Thomas the Tank and other wooden track systems. Howe'ver, due to different processes and design goals, parts from other companies can vary somewhat. Therefore, the parts should connect fine, but they may not be perfectly interchangeable.
Recommended for ages 3 and up.
Maple Landmark proudly crafts award winning wood products that provide those much needed experiences for children. Growing imaginations benefit from basic small-motor manipulation and playing at construction skills. Tactile and spatial experiences help to provide a well-rounded atmosphere as children grow.
Maple Landmark products are made in Middlebury, Vermont. The hallmark of Maple Landmark is high quality woodenware with attention to safety and environmental impact. This has been the case since Maple Landmark was founded in 1979, in Lincoln, Vermont.
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Here's an article about the history and child creative development value of wooden trains.