You may think model building is a thing of the past, but in fact there are more exciting and diverse kits available than ever. And with so many educational benefits to them, there really is no better time to unplug the games console and give it a try.There are many educational values in model building, so the hobby is well worth upholding today. According to the National Toy Council, model building and construction will foster spatial play and nurture one's dexterity, as well as other cognitive skills such as planning, problem solving and logical thinking.
If you are an introvert or enjoy your alone time, scale model building is an excellent outlet for stress by focusing on the steps in the instructions or trying to exercise your creativity with the paint scheme. If you love collecting things, model making is definitely the hobby for you.