This Made by Me Vehicles set includes blank pine bodies for a train, bus, roadster, and truck plus hardwood wheels and axles for each. Maple Landmark's Made by Me series allows children to create and construct their own vehicles. The assembly instructions are enclosed. All you need is some glue, a hammer, and paints, crayons, stickers, or whatever you want to use to decorate the vehicles. Made in the US!
Want to pair this with a book? Try The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper ().
Materials: Pine bodies with hardwood wheels
Care: Wipe with warm, soapy water and allow to air dry; do not submerge in water or put in the dishwater
Size: 8 2/3 x 3 1/3 x 4 1/3 inches
Recommended age: 3+ years
For more than thirty years, Maple Landmark has been producing wooden toys in rural Middlebury, Vermont. Using wood that comes from native species—particularly rock maple, as well as some pine and cherry—the company supports responsible forestry practices and purchases the majority of its lumber from one local source. Maple Landmark is a family-run business that employs more than forty people, who are paid and treated fairly and work in a safe facility, according to US labor and safety standards.