As part of today’s Gold Box deals, Amazon offers up to 50% off select Melissa & Doug toys. Our top pick is the Melissa & Doug 60-piece Solid-Wood Building Blocks With Wooden Storage Tray for $34.99 Prime shipped. That’s more than $20 off the regular price and the lowest we can find for them.
This block set for ages 3-5 includes 60 large, classroom-sized blocks that “have a classic look and are easy for little fingers to grasp.” Also, it will keep children busy for hours as they engage in imaginative play. Rated an impressive 4.9/5 stars by over 1,500 Amazon shoppers.
Children can let their imaginations run wild as they build towers and towns with this 60-piece standard unit block set. The 60 large, classroom-sized blocks have a classic look and are easy for little fingers to grasp. Ideal for ages three to five, this block set stimulates children for hours as they engage in imaginative play.
Naturally Finished for a Classic Look
Wooden blocks have been around for centuries and make an excellent tool to teach basic math concepts, organizational skills, sequential skills, and spatial relations. It is no surprise that blocks are found in almost every pre-school and kindergarten classroom. Youngsters become the architect of their own world as they fit pieces together to form their vision. This open-ended play set stimulates creativity and hones basic motor skills.
Each set features a large variety shapes and sizes including arches, columns, squares, rectangles, triangles, cylinders, and circles, as well as basic, half, and double unit blocks. This block set is crafted to the standard unit block size of 5.5 inches long, 2.75 inches wide and 1.375 inches thick. It is constructed from Rubberwood, a resilient hardwood. The blocks are big, chunky, and easy for kids to grasp and build with. Smoothly sanded surfaces tantalize fingertips and create a handsome natural aesthetic. Best of all, when the child finishes constructing their masterpiece, all the pieces store neatly into a wooden storage box.
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