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Nintendo Labo Variety Kit

Last Updated: June 26, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.7
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
389
Old Reviews
109
Unverified
25
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Review Summary - 255 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
For Kids
 125
son, year old, loves, grandson, year old son
+95%
-5%
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" ...  My 11-year-old son loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  As an elementary school teacher, I'm hoping parents see the value of the work skills that are being so expertly taught here. ... Then, gradually release the work to your child so that he or she can do the last ones as independently as possible.  ...  "
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" ...  My grandson loves it  ...  "
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" ...  My son loved this!  ...  "
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" ...  My son has had hours of enjoyment from this  ...  "
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" ...  Great gift for a young child  ...  "
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" ...  Son was able to put the random holders together himself.  ...  "
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" ...  My son absolutely loves this!  ...  "
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Gaming
 47
game, fun, building, video game, kids
+98%
-2%
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" ...  My son loves this and the way it enhances the Nintendo Switch game system.  ...  "
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" ...  As for the price, even if you purchased 6 of the cheapest Switch games available you'd be paying almost double the price.  ...  "
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" ...  So I figured it was a good deal since they get a few games and also a 3D hands-on Creative experience. ... They just have very busy full pack schedules as well as other things and games to entertain their minds with. ... Like just a couple other Switch games and tablets and also I asked them not to do them all at once.  ...  "
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" ...  He gets really excited when it’s finished and he can play a game with what he just built.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter spent hours constructing and playing the fun games.  ...  "
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" ...  I decided to test the game cartridge and was happy to discover that the game works perfectly, all English language, no glitches or issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Best video game toy ever!!  ...  "
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" ...  They then used the items that they built as equipment for the Switch to play, similar to arcade games.  ...  "
For Fun
 44
lot of fun, year old, playing, kids, building
+100%
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" ...  Fun alternative to building Legos.  ...  "
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" ...  got for my grandson but my kids had fun with it too  ...  "
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" ...  Probably 100 hrs of fun for my 8 year old.  ...  "
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" ...  This was such an interesting toy.  ...  "
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" ...  Good investments, considering many days of fun with this thing and even with full price I would say it worth it., but better to by on sale for sure :)  ...  "
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" ...  A lot of fun!  ...  "
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" ...  He learned a lot with this and it was a lot of fun.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve had so much fun playing this with my nephew.  ...  "
As Gift
 36
christmas, grandson, birthday, loved, 10 year old
+100%
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" ...  Bought it as a gift for my roommate for his birthday.  ...  "
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" ...  Best Christmas gift for 10 year old!  ...  "
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" ...  11 y/o son got this as a Christmas present.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought for my sons for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  His favorite bday gift!  ...  "
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" ...  The item was a gift for my grandson and according to him he Loved it  ...  "
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" ...  Probably his favorite Christmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as gift.  ...  "
Build Quality
 25
pieces, sturdy, build, together, fishing
+84%
-16%
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" ...  I don't know how long they will last, but he said it was sturdy cardboard and all of them worked.  ...  "
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" ...  When creasing the cardboard fold lines, be sure to pay attention to your child .  ...  "
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" ...  More durable than expected. ... Seems to manage quite tight tolerances for cardboard.  ...  "
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" ...  The items to build are intricate and hold his attention, and he plays with them even after they are built.  ...  "
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" ...  He’s put all of the pieces together and plays with them.  ...  "
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" ...  And it has plenty of spare parts so if you accidently rip or tear or bend a piece you'll likely have a spare.  ...  "
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" ...  Ok, so the box the kit comes in is very sturdy. ... Besides the part on the fishing build the Boys have removed  ...  "
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" ...  I am floored by both the construction aspect and the enjoyment of the creation made.  ...  "
Setup
 15
easy to follow, easy, cardboard, assemble, together
+100%
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" ...  Foolproof instructions, animated on the Switch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions are clear and well-made.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to follow directions and put together.  ...  "
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" ...  The on screen instructions were easy enough for my 10 year to follow so she could build the different projects on her own with little assistance.  ...  "
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" ...  The game has easy to follow directions that display from start to finish.  ...  "
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" ...  Every piece is well constructed cardboard and comes with step by step instructions. ... It may seem a bit pricey but for the quality of the materials and easy to follow instructions, it was well worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions were clear easy to assemble we had a great time and interacting with the product was so intriguing.  ...  "
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" ...  The directions are clear and easy to follow - he needed no adult help with any of them.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 12
instructions, easy to follow, together, game, follow directions
+100%
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" ...  The instructions that come in the included game are super easy to follow. ... However, once the “toycon” (as they’re called) are finished, they are super easy and fun to use for anyone of any age!  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions were clear easy to assemble we had a great time and interacting with the product was so intriguing.  ...  "
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" ...  Requires some time and skill set though!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to follow directions and put together.  ...  "
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" ...  It may seem a bit pricey but for the quality of the materials and easy to follow instructions, it was well worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  Very high quality build instructions that are easy for a child to follow and feel a sense of accomplishment with.  ...  "
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" ...  Since it’s easy to find instructions that didn’t matter.  ...  "
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" ...  They say it is just for show and they think it is easier to use without it.  ...  "
Price
 12
totally, price, worth every penny, money, worth the money
+92%
-8%
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" ...  He has not even finished making everything and I think it was worth the price  ...  "
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" ...  My son bought this with money he earned.  ...  "
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" ...  It is absolutely worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely worth it!  ...  "
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" ...  This is so creative and worth every penny!  ...  "
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" ...  But it was totally worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  A ridiculous amount of fun for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I totally see these kits being TOTALLY worth every penny and then some. ... The price is dropped as of right now and I paid just a little under the retail price :( ... -Totally worth every Penny [no matter if you pay full price or not]  ...  "
Fit
 12
cardboard, together, sturdy, fold, surprisingly
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Son was able to put the random holders together himself.  ...  "
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" ...  I was worried about them being not so sturdy but the cardboard holds up very well.  ...  "
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" ...  It was awesome to see him able to sit down and focus without distractions or fits.  ...  "
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" ...  Also surprisingly sturdy given that they're made of cardstock and paper!  ...  "
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" ...  This is, after all, a fairly expensive set of cardboard pieces!  ...  "
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" ...  Even though the items were made from cardboard, they were sturdy and held up well.  ...  "
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" ...  If you’re an adult doing this, I recommend tweezers to place the smaller ones.  ...  "
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" ...  Pieces fold and fit together perfectly and don't feel flimsy or "cheap."  ...  "
Capacity
 6
building, room, family
+83%
-17%
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" ...  We have had a blast building and playing.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great hands on activity that gets the whole family involved.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a big achievement in our house.  ...  "
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" ...  He particularly liked the piano and house.  ...  "
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" ...  Fishing is the favorite at our house!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 6
year old, working, days, year, worked
+67%
-33%
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" ...  This is a great product for my 2 1/2 year old.  ...  "
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" ...  He worked on it nonstop when he got and even woke up early the next morning to keep working on it!  ...  "
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" ...  This kept him busy for days.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome product for my 8 year old.  ...  "
Comfort
 6
building, recommend, much, use, place
+83%
-17%
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" ...  If you’re an adult doing this, I recommend tweezers to place the smaller ones.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, at $30 I believe this set is a great buy for teens (like me) who have way too much time on their hands or as an activity for parents to do with their kids.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend this for any kid with a Switch and an interest in how things work and building with their hands.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the idea that he's building with his hands instead of just digitally.  ...  "
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" ...  Hands on- amazing engineering.  ...  "
Delivery
 4
cardboard, days, box, 2
+25%
-75%
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" ...  It's just cardboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the box has been opened  ...  "
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" ...  Items not complete, when it was delivered.  ...  "
Pedometer
 3
step by step, instructions, activity
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It is alot of steps,but I say overall it was worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great activity!!!  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
video game, video, nintendo switch, kids, game
+100%
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" ...  Great compromise between video game activity and crafts.  ...  "
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" ...  In a time when all kids want to do is play video games, this is an excellent hybrid - it involves using the Nintendo Switch (video games) BUT it also combines building a hands-on project which helps kids work on developing their fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, spatial reasoning and creative thinking to name a few.  ...  "
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" ...  Best video game toy ever!!  ...  "
Returns
 3
refund, one
-100%
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" ...  I am returning it ASAP and just bought another one.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I have to send it take and it will take up to June 6th or later to get my refund .  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely horrible return policy.  ...  "
Storage
 3
need, items, build
+67%
-33%
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" ...  He said the only recommendation or complaint he would say is that you need to find storage for it.  ...  "
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" ...  We've designated a shelf for all of the completed kits so he can spare them the wrath of his little brothers.  ...  "
Battery Life
 3
kid
+100%
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" ...  This will entertain your kid for hours / days.  ...  "
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" ...  - Hours and Hours and Hours of Enjoyment [even with the 2 Boys and only using 2 of the builds so far]  ...  "
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" ...  Grandkids played with it for hours.  ...  "

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