Block Sets And Building Toys To Lay The Foundation For Life

Old fashioned block sets will engage your toddler's motor skills and physical development, but these 7 sets offer modern, clever twists on the classics.

by Fatherly
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Blocks and building toys are fundamental for developing spatial skills, motor skills, and hand-eye coordination. There’s even some evidence linking complex block-play with advanced math skills in later life. So why are kids building toys so often overlooked? Because the only thing those alphabet-covered, flat-sided wooden cubes spell is B-O-R-I-N-G. The building blocks toys shown here offer all the developmental benefits of traditional blocks with unique, modern designs, colors, and shapes. Blocks can help your kids build new worlds, so start by teaching them the world ain’t flat.

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