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Trains For Children

Lego, Thomas and wooden railway construction ideas, guides and reviews for parents of children mad about trains. The number one place if your child loves trains.

Bigjigs Flying Scotsman wooden train review & play tested

I've finally got it! After far too long I've got my hands on a wooden version of the most famous steam engine ever made,  the Flying Scotsman.  [...]

8 totally genius Instagram ideas for wooden railway sets

Keep your tiny engineers enthralled and entertained with these inspired ideas for Brio, Bigjigs,  Ikea and Thomas wooden train sets. [...]

A cheap, space saving, table for wooden trains

Looking for a cheap, simple, fold-away table for your children's wooden train set? Here’s a quick and easy solution. [...]

2018 Review: LEGO City High-Speed Passenger Train 60051

While adult model train enthusiasts tend to focus on railways from Hornby, and the like and younger fans attention is drawn to Thomas and Brio, there's another [...]

Train Books For Children This Christmas

If you know or have a train obsessed child, these delightful train books for children are just the thing for a bit of Christmas bedtime story reading and with [...]

Lego + Brio Wooden Trains = Super Toy Train

How to combine two childhood favourite toys to make one awesome train. All the fun of classic wooden trains with all the imagination and creativity of [...]

9 Quick And Easy Wooden Train Set Layout Ideas

Looking for track plan ideas for your child's wooden railway set? Here are 9 quick and easy designs they'll enjoy building and playing with. [...]

Making A DIY Table For A Children’s Railway

Looking for a quick, cheap, table to hold a small model railway? If you have a drill and a few nails why not build your own? [...]

The Best Toy Trains – everything you need to know about Brio and wooden railways

Looking for the best toy train set for your toddler? Want to get them the most enjoyable and educational trains? Or maybe you want to expand a Brio style [...]

The Best Wooden Trains From Brio, Thomas and Bigjigs in 2018

Sadly, many children only get the one or two trains that come with their wooden train sets and miss out on the enjoyment, imagination and education that [...]