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Image of Snap Block Animals - 33 Pieces
Snap Block Animals - 33 Pieces
Item: 37452
Status: In Stock
$81.95
3 years & up. Children can build wild animals or create imaginative creatures using the Snap Block Animals set. Chunky, beechwood blocks lightly painted in natural shades, with a matte finish, are complete with metal snap hardware. Metal snaps hold tight for additional dramatic play opportunities using built block creatures. Set includes 33 blocks and 5 double-sided build cards.
Image of Little Pavers Block Builders - 60 Pieces
Little Pavers Block Builders - 60 Pieces
Item: 35496
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$69.95
2 years & up. Increase the authenticity of your child's open-ended building experience with these weighted Little Pavers - 60 piece set. Children 2 and up will incorporate these hexagonal miniature pavers into unique architectural builds while stacking, creating patterns and using natural, loose parts. The matte surface texture supports indoor and outdoor play. Set includes 10 double-sided concept cards that serve as creative inspiration to further the hands-on buildling experience. Use with… More »
Image of Tabletop Notch Blocks - Western
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Western
Item: 37454P
Status: In Stock
$92.95 - $136.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Western-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, using the Notch Blocks Western set. Plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set includes 10 double-sided build cards. Available in sets of 85 pieces or 129 pieces.
Image of Tabletop Notch Blocks - Eastern
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Eastern
Item: 37640P
Status: In Stock
$92.95 - $136.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Eastern-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, building with the Notch Blocks Eastern set. Solid plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set includes 10 double-sided build cards. Available in 87 pieces or 132 pieces.
Image of Branch Blocks - 36 Pieces
Branch Blocks - 36 Pieces
Item: 91332
Status: In Stock
$46.95
$39.95
3 years & up. Give block play a natural feel with our Branch Blocks. The intact textured bark on each building piece adds sensory exploration mirroring the organic benefits of outdoor play. These blocks empower children to construct all sorts of structures and develop key STEM skills such as sorting and stacking. The blocks' nature-inspired design will also deepen childrens´┐Ż appreciation of nature and may even make them feel like they are constructing their own habitats. Includes 36 wood pieces.
Image of PowerClix® Frames Natural - 74 Piece Set
PowerClix® Frames Natural - 74 Piece Set
Item: 32460
Status: In Stock
$154.95
4 years & up. PowerClix® Naturals integrate elements of natural play and loose parts theory with the innovative STEM toy building platform of PowerClix®. With organic, neutral colors, Naturals encourages children to build architectural constructions using familiar shapes. In keeping with STEM toy attributes, PowerClix® magnetic building toys encourage children to think like engineers while having fun. Children can build unlimited 3D forms by visualizing the underlying design structure… More »
Image of PowerClix® Solids Education Set - 94 Pieces
PowerClix® Solids Education Set - 94 Pieces
Item: 31647
Status: In Stock
$172.95
3 years & up. Explore and build endless 3-D models with this easy click and connect system. Colorful translucent plastics and unique geometric shapes allow for open-ended, creativity-inspired constructions. The activity guide gives young builders step-by-step instruction on how to create a variety of models while teaching them the basics of science, construction and engineering. 94 piece set.
Image of Double-Sided Roadway System - 42 Piece Set
Double-Sided Roadway System - 42 Piece Set
Item: 36787
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$114.95
2 years & up. Enhance creative, loose parts play with this Double-Sided Roadway System. Children can use the varied sizes and shapes to create countless roadway configurations. MDF laminate puzzle pieces feature screened details on both sides and are scaled to fit with Unit Blocks, increasing dramatic play opportunities. Set features 5 double-sided inspiration cards, providing examples of possible layouts and unique themes, furthering build opportunities. Set includes 42 roadway pieces. Additional… More »
Image of Interlox Squares - 40 Piece Set
Interlox Squares - 40 Piece Set
Item: 35347
Status: In Stock
$10.95
2 years & up. Add a new dimension to manipulative play with this 40 piece set. Simply clip the edges together to create an unlimited array of constructions. Build people, buildings, animals and more. Explore symmetry versus asymmetry, discover color combinations. Strengthens design, structure and balance skills. Enhance the designs by creating them on top of a light table. Includes a build guide.
Image of Big Branch Block Builders - 125 Piece Set
Big Branch Block Builders - 125 Piece Set
Item: 37463
Status: In Stock
$189.95
3 years & up. Children can experience a nature-inspired, tactile building experience indoors and outdoors with Big Branch Block Builders. Real branches in various lengths feature notched sides for perpendicularly stacked builds. Special parts create window frame and roof details. The unrefined wood and real branch material wears over time, revealing cause and effect behaviors and natural evolution to children. Authentic marks, spots and imperfections in the wood pieces provide a natural appearance… More »
Image of Magic Connectors Building Set - 90 Pieces
Magic Connectors Building Set - 90 Pieces
Item: 86913
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. Magic Connectors feature brightly colored pieces that snap together to create fun, free-form designs and letter shapes. These uniquely-shaped connectors enhance gross and fine motor skills through the creative building. Encourage children to build their own unique figures. Use these pieces in a lesson about shapes, and assign children a shape to build afterward. Longest piece measures 3". Included: 75 Connectors, 6 Wheels, 9 Spokes, and Storage Box.
Image of Connecting Balls Building Set - 140 Pieces
Connecting Balls Building Set - 140 Pieces
Item: 30647
Status: In Stock
$35.95
$28.50
3 years & up. Endless construction possibilities, bright fluorescent colors, easy-to-connect pieces, all add up to fun. This 140 piece set consists of 5 different shapes in 5 assorted colors. Includes a sturdy, stackable container that measures 12"L x 7" W" x 6"H.
Image of Clip Sticks & Connectors - 460 Pieces
Clip Sticks & Connectors - 460 Pieces
Item: 31497
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. From simple designs to more engineering marvels, these simple sticks connect from end to end or along any side. Add rings to make movement and added interest, the possibilities are endless.This large set includes 36 sticks (2.75"L) in 10 colors, 4 large rings (2" in diameter) and 6 small rings (1.5" in diameter) in 10 colors. 460 pieces.
Image of Translucent Connecting Tubes
Translucent Connecting Tubes
Item: 30641
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. These easy-fit tubes are a wonderful manipulative to use alone or add extra excitement by introducing them to the light table or sand and water table. Just add a child's imagination and their natural desire to explore and see what happens! Stored in a sturdy, stackable container that measures 12"L x 7"W x 6"H. 80 pieces included.
Image of Tube Construction - 72 Pieces
Tube Construction - 72 Pieces
Item: 30652
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. This unique building set adds a new dimension to tube construction -- wheels! Children can build endless tube designs and add wheels to make them move. Easy-fit construction, this set includes 26 straight tubes, 26 shaped tubes, 6 tubes, 6 cross tubes, 8 wheels in assorted vibrant colors for a total of 72 pieces. This set also comes in a durable stackable storage container.
Image of LEGO® Classic Creative Transparent and Solid Bricks - 11013
LEGO® Classic Creative Transparent and Solid Bricks - 11013
Item: 144760
Status: In Stock
$39.95
4 years & up. Add sparkle to kids' LEGO® creations with this LEGO® Classic Creative Transparent Bricks playset, featuring a colorful selection of translucent pieces. Kids can choose from 8 glistening build ideas, from a wizard with his potion bottles to a shiny, tea-serving robot. And with extra bricks in the box, kids can create whatever they can imagine, developing key life skills as they build and play. Kids can add a sparkle to their creations with this awesome playset - 8 fun model… More »
Image of Magna-Tiles® Metropolis 110-Piece Set
Magna-Tiles® Metropolis 110-Piece Set
Item: 147666
Status: In Stock
$159.95
3 years & up. Magna-Tiles® Metropolis allows you to create spinning windmills, houses, cars, skyscrapers, and more with all new shapes and spinners. Tiles are designed with magnets on all sides that cause them to attract even when they are flipped. Ideal for teaching spatial relationships, math, logic, and problem-solving through creative building. Includes 110 Magnetic building tiles with 3 new shapes: A spinner, windows, and quarter circles.
Image of Magna-Tiles® 100-Piece Clear Colors Set
Magna-Tiles® 100-Piece Clear Colors Set
Item: 48099
Status: In Stock
$144.95
3 years & up. These translucent, colorful shaped magnetic tiles teach spatial relationships, math, logic, and problem-solving through creative building! The tiles attract on all sides and in all combinations, helping children move from two-dimensional to three-dimensional creations. This unbreakable set contains 50 Small Squares, 4 Large Squares, 15 Isosceles Triangles, 11 Right Triangles and 20 Equilateral Triangles.
Image of Makit Woodbuilders - 70 Pieces
Makit Woodbuilders - 70 Pieces
Item: 22025
Status: In Stock
$34.95
3 years & up. This 70 piece set includes large easy to manipulate pieces made of smooth sanded hardwood. Full of multi-colored pieces including connector rods and circles. This engaging kit lets your little one be the inventor for hours of fun. Set comes in a sturdy, storage container. Longest rod is 4.5" long.
Image of Gears! Gears! Gears!® Moving Monkeys™
Gears! Gears! Gears!® Moving Monkeys™
Item: 22019
Status: In Stock
$65.95
4 years & up. In this jungle-themed set, monkeys fly through the palm trees by their tails, then spin, twist and turn. Colorful set features plastic gears, crank, connectors and base plates for endless building possibilities. Kids develop their own "gears jungle" or use the easy-to-follow instructions. Includes 136 pieces.
Image of Wooden Marble Run Race Track - 81 Pieces
Wooden Marble Run Race Track - 81 Pieces
Item: 148224
Status: In Stock
$39.95
3 years & up. Prepare for some marble speed racing with this Do-It-Yourself block set! This Marble Run Race Track is made of wood and includes everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind marble track! Track includes a jump, bell-bucket, spiral funnel and a sliding track for your 20 marbles to get through. Build the towers and tracks, then send your marbles rolling down through all the trick, twists and surprises! Includes 81 pcs.
Image of Magna-Tiles® 16-Piece ICE Set
Magna-Tiles® 16-Piece ICE Set
Item: 147492
Status: In Stock
$36.95
3 years & up. Build some really cool 3-D structures or 2-D patterns with the Magna-Tiles® ICE set! The tiles are colorless and transparent, making them a fun addition to other colorful Magna-Tiles® sets--they make great windows too! Each shape in this set measures 3" per side and comes with 16 pieces. The possibilities are endless! Included: 16 clear and colorless shapes including squares (4 small) and triangles (4 equilateral, 4 right, 4 isosceles).
Image of Notch Builders - 89 Piece Set
Notch Builders - 89 Piece Set
Item: 31203
Status: In Stock
$579.95
3 years & up. Great for indoor or outdoor use, this 89 piece set is made from FSC certified eucalyptus wood and weathers to a soft gray if left outdoors. Feature smooth sanded edges and notches that lock together allowing for big structures and endless building possibilities. With varying shapes and sizes, there are plenty to share, encouraging group participation. Smallest piece measures 6"L x 3"W. Largest piece measures 30"L x 3"W.
Image of IO Blocks® Tabletop Interlocking Construction Play Set
IO Blocks® Tabletop Interlocking Construction Play Set
Item: 32437
Status: In Stock
$104.95
3 years & up. Square, double-sided, puzzle-like base pieces interlock in a variety of ways to create a 2D or 3D base that supports IO Blocks® and gears. Encourages fine motor skills, problem solving, dramatic play and spatial conception. Children can build both horizontally and vertically use the base pieces. Little people with unique accessories and cows add an element of fun and imaginative play. Includes activity cards. 118 pieces.