What was one of the hottest toys this past holiday season? No doubt, it was Laser Pegs.
Laser Pegs are lego type building block that feature LED lights that come on when connected together. This takes the regular building toys to a whole new level of excitement and adventure since each Laser Pegs set includes different models to build.
Laser Pegs are made from clear plastic that encases 3 millimeter LED lights in a variety of colors. Connect a string of Laser Pegs Laser Peg shapes and blocks together, plug them into their power pack, and watch them light up!
We received the Butterfly kit and Rocket kit just in time for Christmas and let me tell you, Christmas morning both girls couldn’t wait to start building with them. With the Rocket kit you and your kids have the option to build 6 different models: rocket, artillery cannon, dragonfly, astronaut, Mars Voyager, and flag post.
Laser Pegs’ 12-in-1 Butterfly LED lighted construction set comes with everything you need to build limitless designs, including a Butterfly, dolphin, turtle, goldfish, alien, sunflower, forest fairy, snail, and more!
Laser Pegs pieces are compatible with other major building block sets, so you can add colorful light to your favorite creative toys. The Butterfly kit includes a triangle power base. Just pop in 3 AAA batteries or attach an AC adaptor and you’re ready to create lit-up models with 20 lighted pieces and 68 clear construction parts. Laser Pegs is the only construction system that lets you build with light, revolutionizing the toy building block arena. A melding of Lite-Brite and Lego, this unique children’s toy lights up by using long-lasting, high-quality LED lights inside building blocks. Laser Pegs pieces are 100% recyclable for an environmentally friendly toy your kids will love. A great gift for boys and girls, this exciting educational toy gets the entire family creating together. Get started building with light using blocks as bright as your kids! Ages 5 and up.
The sets are available exclusively at Target stores nationwide and Target.com., and sets start at $19.99 and go all the way up to $69.99.
Besides hours of fun (and peace and quiet for mommy) there are benefits to using Laser Pegs.
- Improves hand/eye coordination
- Promotes cognitive development
- Allows for communication and teamwork
- Enhances creative reasoning
It has been so fun to build with Laser Pegs and bring new life to our bin of legos that were just sitting around at the same time.
Laser Pegs is giving away one of their models for one of my readers too so enter away and let the fun begin!
Disclosure: I received the above product(s) for the purpose of this honest review. No monetary compensation was received, however, all opinions expressed are my own.