8th Day of Construction Gifts: Realistic Equipment Toys from Bruder

Bruder CAT Large Track-type Tractor Model Toy
Full blades only! This dozer toy is ready to move some sand.

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If your kids keep trying to swipe your collection of diecast model equipment, get them these realistic construction toys from Bruder instead. 

These impressive toy models are made to look as close as possible to the real equipment, and Bruder says they can stand up to the toughest sandbox conditions. The models feature functioning parts, like individually linked tracks, for an authentic look and sound. Accessories and spare parts can be purchased separately.

Featured brands include Caterpillar, JCB, JLG, Liebherr, Mack, Manitou and Volvo.

Prices range from $15 to over $100 depending on the size and complexity of the equipment. You can view and purchase the toy models on Bruder’s website.

Once you see this video, you're going to want these toys too.