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Your kid wants LEGOs for the holidays: Again. Had enough?

We highly recommend the latest iteration of building toys from Lauri as an alternative.

Lauri’s new Action-Stackers Big Builder Set includes new joint connectors that allow children to build out (instead of just up).

New spinning connectors can be used to create wheels and other features with movement.

Our LEGO-loving 8-year-old home tester played with this set for hours during a recent weekend. There’s also a smaller set for $25.99.

$40.99 • ABC Toy Zone of Burnsville, Chanhassen, Rochester