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Roller Coaster Building Sets
Experience the thrill of building your own toy roller coaster and create the ultimate amusement park with Thrill Rides from K’NEX. Build massive, moving, and motorized roller coaster toys, ferris wheels and more for hours of heart-pounding fun!

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Blizzard Blast Roller Coaster Building Set

3.9
Bring the chilling excitement to your living room with the new Blizzard Blast Roller Coaster Building Set from K'NEX!
$37.49

K'NEX Thrill Rides Big Ball Factory Building Set

4.9
After 20 years in the K'NEX vault, the K'NEX Big Ball Factory Building Set has returned, allowing kids to get more creative and scientific with the building process!
$224.99

K'NEX Thrill Rides Sky Sprinter Roller Coaster Building Set

3.5
Aim for the sky and fly high with the K'NEX Sky Sprinter Roller Coaster Building Set!
$97.49

Screaming Sideshow Rollercoaster Building Set

2
Embark on a creepy carnival adventure with the Screaming Sideshow Roller Coaster Building Set, from K'NEX.
$18.74

Scary-Go-Round Ferris Wheel Building Set

5
Embark on a creepy carnival adventure with the Scary-Go-Round Ferris Wheel Building Set, from K'NEX.
$18.74

Freaky Funhouse Roller Coaster Building Set

4.5
Embark on a creepy carnival adventure with the Freaky Funhouse Roller Coaster Building Set, from K'NEX.
$18.74

Roller Coaster Building Sets

K'NEX® Thrill Rides™ toy roller coaster building sets allow your most advanced builder to experience the thrill of building your own ultimate amusement park! You can build your own massive, moving, and motorized roller coaster toys, Ferris wheels and many other models for hours of heart-pounding, imagination-fueled fun!


These roller coaster building sets come packed with everything you need to build your own amusement park ride models. Kids can create the amusement park of their dreams! Using the hundreds of K’NEX rods and connectors included in the kit, kids can build bigger models that have the ability to move. With so many different launching mechanisms, each roller coaster toy kit is unique in model, creation, and movement. Also, building with each K’NEX Thrill Rides kit supports key areas of a child’s developmental growth. As kids click the

K’NEX parts and pieces together and discover how the building system works, he or she is strengthening their hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, problem-solving skills, spatial awareness while he or she is also exercising their imagination. Additionally, with these roller coaster toys, kids are learning about key physics concepts, all while having fun with this build your own adventure!

Don’t think your kid builder is ready for the ultimate challenge of K’NEX Thrill Rides building sets? Start your child’s building journey today with our offering of educational building toys or preschool building toys. K’NEX is committed to helping kids of all ages and skill levels understand building in 3-D and expressing imagination and creativity through a diverse offering of building sets. That’s why we offer a wide variety of different types of building kits, including creative toys for girls.

Founded in 1992, K’NEX did not initially aim to become an educational toy company. Our goal was to show kids that the only limit when it comes to building is the size of their very own imaginations! More than 25 years since then, K’NEX is proud to bring together science, technology, engineering, arts, and math with imagination to form what we call STEAMagination™. It is found in every one of our K’NEX kits, and with it, building dreams become a fun-powered, 3-D reality!

Having received more than 400 awards and recognitions, our K’NEX product line provides building toys specifically designed for every age group and skill level. Besides Thrill Rides, the K’NEX family of brands includes IMAGINE Building Sets, Kid K’NEX®, K’NEX Education®, K-FORCE Build and Blast®, Super Mario™, Mario Kart™, Plants vs. Zombies™, LINCOLN LOGS® and TINKERTOY® both under license from Hasbro, and more!

K’NEX offers a multitude of STEM building toys (science, technology, engineering, and math) that kids can learn from just by playing with them. Boys and girls will increase their knowledge of STEM subjects with these educational building toys that provide hands-on, problem-solving learning opportunities. When kids play with K’NEX, they’ll be learning without even knowing it!From the living room to the boardroom, we are proud to help build the leaders of tomorrow.

Son of Serpent Coaster

Bring thrills to life as you build the K'NEX Thrill Rides Son of Serpent Coaster - our largest set from this lineup! This engineering toy contains 5,374 pieces and upon completion stands 5 feet, 7 inches high, and sits at 8 feet long and 6 feet deep. It also includes a 53-foot tube-styled track, five coaster cars, and 14 K'NEX figures. Recommended for kids ages 16 and older, this building set, like all the others, comes with easy-to-follow, color-coded instructions.

Listen to your favorite songs while you operate your miniature amusement park. This building kit comes with a set of speakers (two AAA batteries required) that you can connect to your MP3 player, smartphone, or another device that plays music.

This building set is powered by three chain lifts with a motor (powered by two AA batteries) that gives life and action to all of the K'NEX rods, connectors, and pieces. This roller coaster ride actually moves! But that’s not all...

6-Foot Double Ferris Wheel

Also recommended for ages 16 and older, is this enormous 6-Foot Double Ferris Wheel building set! With 2,391 colorful parts that stands 6 feet high upon completion, this Ferris wheel offers a bit more a challenge than an average Ferris wheel set. Just follow the color-coded instructions to build this towering double Ferris wheel for several hours of building fun. When it’s finally finished, switch on the plug-in motor (AC adapter) and watch the star-shaped wheels spin in opposite directions! Run it side-by-side with the roller coaster kit of your choice to create an amusement park full of thrill rides that you can watch in action together.

K’NEX Thrill Rides pairs STEM with the natural curiosity and creativity that children inherently possess. Building with K'NEX not only helps to provide a fundamental comprehension of STEAM subjects, but it also grants kids the ability to create their own amusement park right in their home! With so many roller coasters, Ferris wheels, racetracks, and other rides that vary by to choose from, the possibilities are only held back by your own imagination. Your children are free to unleash their creativity when building their own roller coaster rides for hours of fun and exciting education! With sets that vary by size and scale, recommended age group and skill level, there is something for everyone.

Made in the USA

K'NEX is headquartered in an eco-friendly facility located in Hatfield, Pennsylvania to manufacture our rods and connectors. Our facility is landfill-free, producing zero waste. While a majority of our competitors make their toy products overseas, here at K’NEX, we are devoted to conceiving and producing in the United States of America, manufacturing more than 39 billion K'NEX building toy system pieces since 1992.

K’NEX is the imagination company building moving edutainment experience. We create our educational building kits for the hungry minds of children who are ready to push the limits of creativity, by putting together science, technology, engineering, art, math, and imagination. We strive to move fun-powered imaginations forward!