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Discovery Toys Motor Works | TheDaddyBlogger.com Discovery Toys Motor Works | TheDaddyBlogger.comAfter quite a few rants (and an extended time not posting), I figure it is about time to do another review. I have been light on these because I have found that the costly, quintessential items you needed for a newborn do not carry over into the toddler years. I do have some thoughts on Thomas the Train and the multiple variations therein, but one toy I came across that I love (as well as the most important review, my son), is the Discovery Toys Motor Works (link is to where you can buy it on Amazon).

I will caveat and say that we have the train, which is no longer available, but the new versions seem to be more souped up and cooler. Considering this was purchased by my partner in crime as a closeout (since they were discontinuing the train) and as an unplanned “looks cool” toy, we are very happy with it.

There are lots of toys and lots of educational toys, so I am not going to compare it to them and say it is far better than anything on the market. I simply like this train for the fact it is colorful, simple to use and actually works when you put it together — which is the same reason my son likes it. It is nothing more complicated than a bunch of plastic parts and screws that go together with a triangle head plastic screwdriver. When complete, it rolls and has a couple moving parts to make it look like a moving train. My son is on the cusp of three and can’t quite master it completely, but with just a touch of help, he is off and running.

I like it better than some of the other thoughtless toys he has around him where flashing lights and sound draw him in like a moth to the flame. Don’t get me wrong — they have their time and place, but it is also nice to have something my son can interact with (motor skills) and enjoy without it being some sort of major school lesson. That will only come in due time.

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