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Red Toolbox Review

My five year old son was born a builder just like his father and is always begging us to use his dad’s tool and help build projects with him. I have purchased kids pretend play tools for him in the past but that was always too simplistic and he was bored within minutes. As a worried mom by nature, I am terrified of him using adult tools so I was stuck without an option to let him express his creativity and desire to build safely. Then, I discovered that Red Toolbox has introduced a unique line of specially designed tools and carpentry kits for kids. Even better, Red Toolbox was designed to promote quality time for kids and their parents. I couldn’t ask for a better gift idea for both my son and my husband then to give them a Red Toolbox kit and tools for them to work together and encourage their passion for building.

Red Toolbox is available exclusively at Lowe’s and there are several great gift ideas to choose from including a 10 piece tool set, workbench and cordless drill. I was very impressed with the quality and affordability of the tool sets especially the 10 piece tool set which includes everything your child needs to get started on their projects. You can view all of the Red Toolbox tool selections online.

I really like the building projects because not only is it fun to build but is also something that can be used after too.  I appreciated that the sets are designed for beginning, intermediate and advanced builders. It was easy to select an appropriate beginners building kit for my son and his father to build together. My son was so excited to discover the Mini Bug Barn kit by Red Toolbox and he and his dad spent an afternoon together building it. The expression on my son’s face was priceless when the Mini Bug Barn was finished and he was able to look for his first bug to “move in” to his creation.

My husband whose true gift is building and woodworking in my opinion was very impressed that the Red Toolbox tools were designed to fit my son’s hands and he was able to get a good grip, learn about tool safety and proper use and gain confidence as he successfully used the tools. This 10 piece Red Toolbox set would also make an excellent gift idea because it includes tools and a tool belt too. The Red Toolbox Workbench would also be an exciting gift idea for any young builder. I can’t recommend the Red Toolbox line highly enough for youngsters who enjoy building. From my experience, it allows my son to safely express his creativity and spend quality time with this dad which is priceless.

Red Toolbox products are available for purchase online at or at a Lowe’s store near you. To purchase any of the items reviewed here or to view the entire selection head over to Red Toolbox or Lowe’s.

*I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.*


Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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