7 Playtime Activities That’ll Inspire Creativity

What’s the best way to spark a child’s playtime imagination? Getting hands-on with inspiring Thomas & Friends toys and guides! From DIY projects to education-based objects, set the kiddos all aboard this interactive train track activity map that’ll send them full steam ahead to creativity.

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Let them make up their own adventures featuring beloved characters with this Thomas & Friends TrackMaster Motorized Engine Assortment.

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Have them craft this DIY Engineer Hat with their buddy, then take turns wearing it in the driver’s seat —because sharing creates more fun for everyone!

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Give their motor skills an extra choo choo with this Thomas & Friends Cassia Crane & Cargo Set. Their confidence will grow as they learn to load and unload cargo and operate the crane’s claw.

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Encourage kids to stay curious! Help them put together this DIY Cardboard Railway Station, then let them explore how it works and dream up new uses for its moving parts.

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Let them recreate their favorite show in real life by operating this Thomas & Friends Talking Thomas & Percy Train Set, which empowers them to make their beloved characters interact.

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Encourage organization as much as you emphasize playtime! These DIY Train Shelves make cleanup interactive and fun.

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Help them get hands-on with customizable DIY Glitter Dough that they can knead, shape, arrange, and build to their hearts’ content.


Make playtime fun and engaging with Thomas & Friends characters.

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