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Whatever happened to children playing with little toy trains? In today's society, it seems that toy trains have become a thing of the past. Children these days seem to prefer iPods, video games, and even cell phones before they're even 10 years old.
However, even with all of these distractions, Thomas the Tank Engine continues to bring smiles and happiness to children all over the world, even in a time toy trains appear to have been long forgotten.
Thomas the Tank Engine started as a children's show and has since grown into a variety of toys and merchandise for children. The show focuses on teaching children as young as toddlers to count, spell, and even history lessons they normally wouldn't learn until elementary school. Since Thomas is a train, children can use their imagination and gain an appreciation for the more simple activities many adults once knew as children.
It's no surprise there are many wonderful toy trains made by Thomas the Tank Engine. The little toy trains are specifically designed for small children and have a unique way of grabbing their attention. You can find wooden toy trains from Thomas the Tank Engine, and these trains are most likely to resemble the basic wooden toy trains played with by many adults when they were children. The cars are painted bright shades of red, blue, green, and yellow, and often come with little wooden blocks to carry as "freight".
Thomas the Tank Engine also makes a wide variety of accessories to go along with their toy trains. Little ones will have a blast by adding their own village or town to their Thomas the Tank system! The Deluxe Knapford Station is a very popular addition to Thomas trains. This station closely resembles an actual passenger station with two pieces of authentic switch track.
Realistic sounds of whistles and movement help the child's imagination to run free, while the station is brought to life with the built-in microphone. This gives children the opportunity to become a real engineer of their own toy train station! The Lighthouse Bridge allows children to have an imaginary river running through their train and boats can pass through.
Thomas the Tank Engine also comes with several friends children love to play with. Max and Monty the Dump Trucks help teach children the importance of sharing. Max and Monty are twin brothers who think they're experts in construction, but in reality they cause trouble everywhere they go. They have a tendency to boss around the smaller machines, but in the end they always learn to share their space.
Along with several toys and children's shows, Thomas the Tank Engine makes a variety of merchandise just for children. You can purchase several learning tools such as play mats, art sets, and puzzles to go along with your Thomas toy trains.
Children also love Thomas the Tank Engine apparel, bedroom decor, clocks and watches, posters, and furniture. You can purchase Thomas the Tank Engine toys and accessories at nearly any department store or by visiting their website.
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