Square [36 Cubes]Grimm's £34.95
Grimm's 36 Square Blocks are a perfect first set. Their textured, unvarnished finish makes them ideal for stacking and easy for small hands to grip. Build - and demolish! - colourful towers to your heart's content.
With Grimm's Creative Puzzles children learn about geometry and colour harmonies, as well as developing fine motor skills and encouraging focus. Images and three-dimensional forms rise from the board as they explore construction and the creative process.
Frame Dimensions: 26 x 26 cm.
Blocks Dimensions: 4 x 4 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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