Meccano for Teens – The Erector Series

The Teen years are exactly where our challenges as parents starts. Maybe Meccano for Teens – The Erector Series, will solve some of our headaches. Being a parent of 3 boys myself, I definitely had some obstacles to overcome as they grew up. We are facing a lot of negative influence out there that has the ability to turn our lives upside down concerning our children. Below are some of the cases I had to deal with, and I’m sure, you too:

‘The Bad Boys’

  • The wrong choice of friends
  • Television
  • Social Media
  • Drugs

These are all things that we as parents have to deal with on a daily basis. This does not mean that we failed as parents. You ave no control over who and what happens at school, the library, anywhere for that matter. ‘Social Standard & Pressure’ is to blame for this. If you could get your child interested in Meccano for Teens, it’s a battle half won.

Following are some of the Erector Series currently available:

Erector Ducati Desmosedici

It’s slick. It’s iconic. And it’s ready for building! Introducing Meccano’s Ducati model motorcycle kit! In this set, young builders get hands on as they use real tools (included) to create an authentic Ducati Desmosedici GP– complete with coil-spring suspension and multi-piece wheels! The ideal challenge for the experienced builder, this S.T.E.A.M. kit encourages curious young minds to explore concepts from science, technology, engineering, arts and math, while piecing together metal parts. As they tighten the last bolt and add the authentic decals, (included) young builders experience an incredible sense of satisfaction and accomplishment! Once finished, builders can proudly put their creation on display or take their new wheels for a spin! For years, Meccano has created imaginative construction sets that inspire the next generation of innovators. Give the budding engineer, inventor or technology whiz in your life an exciting new challenge: build the Ducati Desmosedici GP!

Meccano Erector Super Construction 25-in-1 Set

This Meccano Erector kit Super Construction has an incredible total of 25 building models available. This ensures that your child will be busy for hours assembling the many different projects included.

As a result, you can expect their motor skills and hand-eye coordination abilities to improve greatly. Furthermore, it’s likely that your child will also be able to improve their concentration too.

We liked how the set encourages children to be creative. This is because it allows them to mix and match different parts to make a completely original erector set. We were also impressed with how the crane has a motorized feature since it has a 6V electrical motor built-in to it. this means kids can use it to rotate around and extend the hook.

Parents appreciate how it comes with a carrying case as it makes storing the various parts away a lot easier.

Meccano Off Road Racer

And don’t forget our Teen Girls

As you can see, our girls are right up there with the boys enjoying the learning process while creating a masterpiece.

Veer off the beaten path and let your imagination run wild with the 25-in-1 Off-Road Racer Motorized Building Set. Created by Meccano Erector, this model comes with over 25 possible vehicle combinations. Engineers-in-training have full license to build, dismantle, and build again! Even after 25 combinations, the possibilities are endless. Use your imagination to construct a road racer the world has yet to see! This build-your-own model is set at an exciting intermediate complexity level, with a build time of 1-3 hours. Once built, models measure 9.5” long, 6” wide 6” tall. Challenge the young innovator in your life to tackle this solo, or team up and bond over the excitement of building a cool new motorized truck! As a S.T.E.M toy, the Off-Road Racer challenges builders to develop and apply skills used in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Kids learn and grow while having fun! Even after building, the Off-Road Racer comes with a working motor, so young engineers can race with their friends.


As you can see, there are endless different Meccano Sets for Teens available. The ones that I mentioned, are a mere drop in the ocean. As time goes by, I will make sure to leave links where you will be able to browse and purchase the unique Meccano Set for your unique Teen.

Happy building with your Teen



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