Most kids are happy to push around an empty cardboard box, so it's no surprise they'd also settle for a boring wooden train set. But as an adult you know better, and for around $US70 you can upgrade their wooden train to a high-speed Formula 1 track.
This 30-piece set from Ikonic Toys includes two wooden Formula 1 cars, a bunch of track segments, and a pit row for refuelling and swapping tyres during a race.
Kids can use the set by itself to build a small and simple loop, but the pieces are also compatible with other wooden track sets like Brio. So if your child already has a sprawling metropolis on a play table, just derail those trains and turn the entire miniature city into the next Monaco Grand Prix. [Ikonic Toys via Damn Geeky]