Basic Building Blocks | Set 2Grimm's £84.95
The Grimm's Basic Building Blocks [Set 2] offers a variety of useful shapes for the young construction enthusiast. So much of the joy of block play comes from having enough pieces to realise your vision and with this set you'll be well stocked.
Simple geometrical shapes and bright colours encourage creativity, fine motor skills, logical and spatial thinking. Children love to build their own small worlds - and knock them down. Comes in a wooden frame. Handcrafted from lime wood, with non-toxic water based color stains and plant-oil finish.
Frame Dimensions: 44.5 x 44.5 cm.
Blocks Dimensions: 4-16 x 4 cm.
*Unfortunately, we are unable to supply Grimm's to customers outside the UK and Ireland. Other brands are unaffected.
Why we love blocks
Like puzzle pieces, blocks fit together. Unlike puzzle pieces, they can do so in a variety of ways. Learning to predict what fits where is the work of many years. Which pieces will I need? Do I have enough? The expert can see simply by turning the blocks over in her mind.
Small world play
Is your castle missing a section of wall? Does your railway need a tunnel? Never fear! Here is your humble set of blocks to the rescue. Infinitely versatile, blocks provide the canvas upon which to paint your stories.
Red, blue, red, blue; big, small, big, small. So much of early mathematical thinking is about making patterns. Can you see how it's a small skip from here to odds and evens or the two-times table? A set of blocks like the one above can even illustrate a number's relative size and how it can be combined to make ten.
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