Thereís probably not many more mundane vehicles on Britainís roads than buses or coaches, but for some people an interest in toy buses in childhood can develop into an interest that lasts for life. Thereís no more iconic bus than London Transportís bright red Routemaster, and although it has been superseded in real life by more modern versions, it has been reproduced the world over in wooden, plastic and metal toy versions.
The size and shape of a this vehicle makes it ideal for manufacturing into a kids shape sorter, and several firms make lots of different types and sizes. Other chunky toy bus versions are made by popular companies including Playmobil, Lego or even Sylvanian Families, and often they will have many working features for extra play value. Die cast toy buses are terrific play items for 5 to 10 year old boys who add them to their collection of other toy vehicles, and German manufacturer Siku make a good selection.
Corgi is one of the biggest makers of diecast buses, although some of their highly detailed scale models are more suitable for display than play. Buses are often the subject of jigsaw puzzles or games, and electronic versions are popular with youngsters that like the flashing lights and sounds that they make. Whether you child wants a double decker, a coach or even one of the single decker bendy versions, our selection of toy bus shops should help you to find exactly what you need.
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