Large Stepped Counting BlocksGrimm's £82.95
Grimm’s Stepped Counting Blocks provide a bright and playful way to look at mathematical concepts like sorting and division. One hundred stepped blocks come in a rainbow of colours, all made from natural wood with non-toxic water-based stains.
Frame Dimensions: 44.5 x 44.5 cm.
Single blocks Dimensions: 4 x 4 x 1-10 cm.
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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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