Despite being the best building set around, LEGO brick creations are limited to one’s own imagination and rarely ever manifest into full-scale products – assuming one’s job doesn’t involve designing for Legoland.

Although it’s certainly a few decades late for the majority of us who dreamt up spaceships of all shapes and sizes, a new building kit wants to take everything that’s great about LEGO – and other building kits – and let today’s inventive kids design their own full-scale rides.

Over five years in the making from a pair of Dutch designers, Infento is the world’s first building set that allows kids (from toddler to teenager) to design and construct their own rideable vehicles using a number of included parts and add-on features.

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Altogether, 18 different rides can be made using the kit’s standard parts while the possibilities are seemingly endless for customized ride designs. Additionally, because the kit utilizes multi-functional and multi-adjustable parts, it omits the need for parents to have to replace the kit over the years as a child grows.

In order to allow kids to focus on the creative aspect and to make the building process as easy as possible, the designers – Spencer Rotting and Sander Letema – built the entire ecosystem around a single tool: the allen key. For those who prefer to follow the manual rather than build from scratch, clear visual instructions are also provided with every kit and add-on.

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With nearly two weeks to go for their Kickstarter campaign, the designers have already successfully raised almost $250K with an original crowdfunding goal of $50K.

Find out more over at Infento.

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Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.