Construction set

Lego bricks encourage learning through play
1970s No. 2 Meccano set
Jeujura wooden construction set (Swiss chalet)
Fischertechnik computing with a C64 interface

A construction set is a set of standardized pieces that allow for the construction of a variety of different models. The pieces avoid the lead-time of manufacturing custom pieces, and of requiring special training or design time to construct complex systems. This makes them suitable for temporary structures, or for use as children's toys.


Construction sets can be categorized according to their connection method and geometry:

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