Earth Rainbow CubesRaduga Grez £25.50
These cubes are light and stable, made of natural linden and painted with safe paint without the use of lacquer.
When choosing colors, we were inspired by nature. The cubes are painted in colors of the first green and emerald leaves, wet sand and river water, melted butter and garden cherries.
How to play:
- Build an amphitheater or a stadium to show a performance to the audience
- Build the highest tower possible, then pretend to be a wind and blow it away
- Build pins and play bowling
- Build different figures: a circle, a triangle, a heart, a crown, a snowflake etc.
- Imagine that the cubes are color pixels, and draw with them
- Build a house for a toy-animal
- Build a tower of all 20 cubes
- Build together in turns by adding one cube at a time
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.