Do you have an future architect or engineer in the family? With creative building material, it’s easy to fuel the imagination and help your kiddo learn the science behind the towering structures she sees each day. Click through the album for 10 unique sets that’ll inspire your budding builder’s future portfolio. Talk about thinking outside of the block!

Building Imagination

A whimsical set that encourages little minds to think beyond the norms of reality. Trees planted on top of buildings and rivers that reach for the stars? It's possible! With 53 buildling pieces and 32 scenery pieces, Archiville will test how far imagination can go.

For ages 6 & up.

Available at mcachicagostore.com, $40.

What building sets do your kids love to play with? Share with us in a comment! 

— Nicole Abramson