Know a kid who loves mechanics and engineering? They’ll love this LEGO® Technic™ Material Handler (42144) for ages 10+. Designed for kids who love construction site toys, this mechanical model gives a fascinating look at how a material handler vehicle really works. It has lots of manual and pneumatic functions, so they can explore how this mighty toy material handler sorts, piles, and loads materials for processing.
An action-packed build
Pneumatic functions include a movable arm with an impressive reach of approximately 13 inches (35 cm), plus a classic ‘orange peel’ style grapple that opens and closes. Manual functions include an upper arm that can rotate through 360 degrees, an elevating operating cab, plus a mobile undercarriage system with steering and 4 outriggers.
A great introduction to engineering
LEGO Technic buildable model sets feature realistic movement and mechanisms that introduce young LEGO builders to the universe of engineering in an approachable and realistic way.