Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Do you sell replacement parts for TRIO™?
A: Yes, we have many replacement parts available. Please visit www.service.mattel.com to shop for parts.
Q: Do TRIO Junior™ blocks work with TRIO™ bricks for kids ages 3 – 8?
A: Yes they do! Unlike other building systems for kids, TRIO Junior™ blocks are completely top-and-bottom compatible with TRIO™ bricks. In fact, everything in the TRIO system works together!
Q: Will my 3-year-old really find it easy to put the bricks, sticks and panels together and take them apart?
A: Yes, TRIO™ building system pieces are designed with a child's developing fine motor skills in mind. When kids connect the bricks and sticks successfully, they'll hear a "snap" that lets them know they've made the connection. To take them apart, they simply need to pull the pieces apart with a slight downward motion. Step-by-step instructions get them started, with lots of different ways to build.
Q: Do the TRIO™ pieces from one set work with the other sets?
A: Yes, all pieces in the TRIO™ building system work together. So if your child starts out with the Basic Building System and goes on to collect the City System and Castle System sets, all pieces are interchangeable-take pieces from one set to add unique touches to one of the other sets, or make whatever you're building bigger. These building systems truly are designed to grow with kids' growing imaginations!
Q: What are Picture Panels?
A: TRIO™ Picture Panels are a wonderful way to build imagination as kids use them to "build" a story! The panels are pre-printed with a character and a scene that relates to that set's theme. They're two-sided for twice the fun, and easily snap in and out of whatever kids build. In addition, kids can create their own Picture Panels on our website for even more fun-to find out how, click here.