LILLABO Turntable
LILLABO Turntable
LILLABO Turntable
LILLABO Turntable

All aboard for hours of fun! Chugging around the room, loading the cargo, piecing the track together, and building new combinations. Little engineers love solving the daily challenges at the train yard.

Article Number903.438.57

Product details

With this turntable you can quickly change the direction of the trains. Perfect during rush-hour when people, cars and oncoming trains cross each other’s paths.Develops the imagination, fine motor skills and logical thinking of your child.Combines with most other railway systems on the market.Recommended for ages from 3 years.Designer

Henrik Johansson

Article Number903.438.57
  • Track:Solid beech
    Plastic part:Polypropylene plastic
    Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
  • No BPA (Bisphenol A) added.
  • LILLABOTurntableArticle no903.438.57
    Width: 15 cmHeight: 2 cmLength: 17 cmWeight: 0.10 kgPackage(s): 1

Reviews

4.3(9)
Nice additionkylieNice addition to the main train set.5
Train turn tableednaGreat product. Waddy to use and play with.5
Simple and value for moneyNareshSimple and value for money5
Great turntable.AbiIt turns easily. Gives more options as to where the tracks can be placed. A great addition.4
great accessoryBlondevitchworks well with the train sets5
Too much plasticLaberThere is far too much plastic on this piece. Otherwise, great addition1
Matched with existing train tracksAquaBCGreat turntable but kids have a tendancy of losing the middle peice - I recommend adding some blue tack into the hole so that the middle peice is not so easily removed but still turns well. Matched with exisiting wooden train tracks of differing brands.4
Great valueMaz13This turntable is a great addition to the Lillabo train track set.5
Even more fun with trains!Ezra and GramSo cool, my grandson loves his new track switcher/turntable, makes it even more exciting! Can't wait to get more5
LILLABO Turntable

A train running on imagination

The wooden train in the LILLABO series now has a more modern design and new parts to continue inspiring creative play and limitless imagination. It’s playtime where all ages can play together and create new worlds while they fine-tune their motor skills and learn to solve problems. Simply put, playtime at its finest.

With fully-loaded wagons, the train pulls into the small town and brakes at the station to release some wagons before rolling on towards new adventures ... Generations of children have played the same way: transformed the floor into a landscape where railway tracks wind their way around a fantasy world where anything is possible. The fact that wooden toy trains have survived so long is because it encourages playing in different ways. Bodil Fritjofsson, who has developed and updated the LILLABO toy series, including a new train set, stands behind this. ”It involves both creative play where the child constructs their own train tracks and the surrounding landscape, and classic role playing where they imagine the train in their own world”, says Bodil, who believes that many parents like the fact that a classic train track like LILLABO is made in solid and sustainable wood.

Understanding the needs of children

How can Bodil know that wooden trains and other toys are still relevant for today's children? Some of this knowledge comes from Children's School, a department at IKEA which acts as a knowledge bank and teacher for everything concerning children. Jessica Bondesson works here and explains what Children's School does. ”We want to help our employees to really understand a child's development and needs so that IKEA offers good and safe children's products”. Jessica is convinced that the train track and other parts in the robust LILLABO series have a place in our technically advanced time. Toys stimulate the imagination, develop a child's logical thinking, and encourage socialising – something which children really appreciate. ”In 2015 we carried out a large survey about playing, Play Report, which shows that children have similar needs around the world and that they like playing with their parents”. Parents tend to agree, the survey shows that most parents think everyone should play more and work less.

New trains for a new time

LILLABO has been in our range since the 1990s, but with the new parts the series jumps into the modern era where high-speed trains have replaced steam locomotives and where wagons carry loads in colourful containers. It's a train set which every child can recognise from their own surroundings – even if it's in wood. How much candy can fit in a container and how heavy a load can the locomotive pull up the viaduct? By adding new parts to the series, Bodil and her colleagues hope they help to increase play and creativity. ”And with a battery and lighting on the train, I also think that older children will play with LILLABO. You're never too old to build fantasy worlds”.

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Material

What is solid wood?

Solid wood is one of our favourite materials and is part of our Scandinavian heritage. It is also a timeless material with many uses. Regardless of the wood species, it is durable, beautiful, renewable and recyclable. We strive to use this raw material as smartly and efficiently as possible to avoid waste – and we also invest in facilities and logistics so that we can increase the use of recycled wood. This way, every tree is put to good use that little extra.

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