Wal-Mart has the Tinkertoy 100-pc Essentials Value set marked down to only $24.00 right now! (Reg $39.99) Free shipping is available on orders of $50 or more, or you can pick this up at your local store for free. This set includes 100 essential Tinkertoy pieces, including spools, rods, flags, washers, end caps and more.
My kids spent countless hours playing with Tinkertoys, and they still do even now that they’re older. The grandparents always had a bin of Tinkertoys out for when we visited, and all of the kids would flock around them and build all sorts of cool stuff. (Okay, some of the adults played with them too…)