This cool puzzle was only a concept when we first showed it to you! In March 2009 Babyologists went wild for this amazing idea for a children’s puzzle – the Oblo Puzzle Sphere – and now it has not only been produced, it’s available in Australia!
Oblo is a 3D puzzle made of differently shaped and coloured spherical pieces that require twisting and turning to put it together and to take it apart again. The puzzle has an outer layer (the container), a lid and ten puzzle pieces. Through the fixed opening in the outer layer, children must work the puzzle pieces to build individual coloured layers within the sphere.
It’s aimed at children aged five years and older and the degree of difficulty can be increased by changing the colours, making the opening in the outer layer of the puzzle smaller or by increasing the number of layers. It looks so simple but I suspect that it is one of those toys that may have parents up until the wee hours – much like my parents with the Rubik’s Cube.
Buy for $45 plus post from 4 Ever Ash.