I’m pretty sure my children thought Christmas had come early when they came down first thing in the morning to this absolutely amazing Thomas & Friends Super Station train set, just look at it!! If you’re looking for the perfect children’s gift then keep reading!
It even felt like Christmas to me when I was setting it up on Saturday night; glass of wine in hand, X Factor on in the background…I just knew they would be absolutely over the moon with it. It was so simple to put together too. At first I was a little worried when I saw the size of it as I thought it would come with lots of complex instructions, but it was so simple and actually half the fun of it was building it with Stuart, knowing how much they would love it.
At 4 and 2 they really are the best of friends and they adore playing together, but as with anything where sharing is concerned sometimes of course they do bicker, but what I love about this set is that it’s so vast and has so many different aspects to it, that it never gets to that point because they both have so much to keep them entertained and it encourages them to work together and build “the best track ever!”
Excuse the pajamas here, they had just come downstairs to it and I couldn’t drag them away to get dressed! In fact, as it was a blustery Autumn day and they were both tired from the week at school & nursery we let them stay home and play and the set literally kept them entertained the whole day – this never happens!!!
The Thomas & Friends Super Station comes with a 3 tier lay out which can be designed however you choose and can also be used in the smaller mode with just one level. It has room for 100 engines with over 10m of track which they love creating different configurations of. The set itself comes with a TrackMaster Thomas, an Adventures Percy, a MINIS James and a Plastic Harold and you can add your existing engines to it too like we have. It also features Sodor locations like Tidmouth Sheds, Brendam Docks, Knapford Station and the Search & Rescue Centre, which was great for inspiring role play from the boys.
I cannot rave enough about the Thomas & Friends Ultimate Track Set, it has been the biggest hit with my sons and I would (and have!) recommend it to anyone looking for a gift this Christmas or beyond. The first thing they want to do when they wake up is play with it, and as soon as they get in from school they want to play with it again! I honestly can’t recommend it enough if you have young children.
You can purchase the Thomas Super Station here and it’s currently on sale at £99.99.
We were sent a set for the purposes of a review, as always all opinions are my own.