Toys that serve multiple purposes are always super-appealing,
especially in cramped inner-city abodes where space is limited.
Use these pretty wooden blocks by Spiel and Holz from age three up for
play and later, demonstrating mathematical concepts
such as fractions.These blocks align with Steiner educational
principles that place open-ended child-led play as central to early
Categorize according to colour and size, make rainbows, towers,
teach the visual value of a quarter – these beautifully crafted blocks
will last several generations. Presented in a series of incremental
steps nestled in a tray, the rainbow colours are achieved with
gentle, non-toxic dyes. With recent concerns about paints and dyes in
mainstream children’s toys, you can be sure you’re getting
quality with Spiel and Holz blocks.
Available from Honeybee Toys for $65 plus post.