The 2017 Holiday Toy Gift Guide The Budding Builder CharleneChronicles.com Kid K’NEX Budding Builders Tub Brand: K’NEX MSRP: $29.99 Buy: Amazon.com Ages: 3+ KID K’NEX rods and connectors are responsibly made in America at a landfill-free, zero-waste green manufacturing facility in Hatfield, Pennsylvania! This Budding Builders Building Set contains 100 large parts (perfect for smaller hands or those with special needs) with over 50 building ideas, and comes in a plastic tub for convenient storage of built models and loose pieces. Perfect to take on a trip! It’s the connection of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) with a preschooler’s curiosity and creativity. As they put parts together, they’re strengthening hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, problem-solving skills, spatial awareness and exercising their imagination! But most of all, they are having fun!