Part of the K'NEX family, TINKERTOY® was created in 1913 after inventor Charles Pajeau observed children playing with pencils and empty spools of thread. TINKERTOY is a beloved, classic toy that brings grandparents, parents and children together.
Recently named one of the top retro toys of 2013 by Grandparents.com, the newly redesigned TINKERTOY pieces snap together and stay together for satisfying, long-lasting play. In addition to fostering creativity, TINKERTOY helps children develop many skills like, fine motor skills and problem-solving.
TINKERTOY sets feature American made spools and rods, flags, washers, end caps and more. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013, TINKERTOY inspires children everywhere to use their imaginations!