What It Is
Lite Brix is a brick-based building system that works with other blocks, such as those made by LEGO and MEGA Bloks. The centerpiece of all Lite Brix models are the special bricks that have circuitry and built-in LED lights. The Lite Brix Super Jet Fighter set comes with 34 special bricks. When your model is complete, you can light it up. The LEDs will flash in four different colors, and they will last hundreds of hours.
The lights are powered by a battery case, which is integrated into the model. Follow the directions to plug the cords into different areas on the model and light the whole thing up.
Additional Lite Brix sets are available and sold separately.
Is It Fun?
The light-up feature on the Super Jet Fighter is really dramatic. And we did find that the Lite Brix bricks work really well with other construction bricks. Lite Brix is an exciting way to light up kids' construction play and imagination.
Who It’s For
The Lite Brix Super Jet Fighter is for ages 6 and up.
What To Be Aware Of
Three AA batteries are included.
This model took us about 20 minutes to build. We found the directions were pretty good. Younger kids, however, may need a little help with sorting and lining up all the pieces as they build.
To connect the bricks, you'll need to use special connector pieces. They come in two styles: straight and angled. They are really small, so make sure you keep these away from little kids.
You'll also want to make sure that when you put the bricks together they really click together well. You may have to push a little harder than you expect.
Also, while these are designed to be played with, they are still brick construction toys, so don't play too roughly with the model because you want it to stay together.