Blocks And Building Sets For Your Baby

March 16, 2009 by  
Filed under Baby Toys

Blocks and building sets have been around for a long time now, and are as popular as they have always been! Today, with the advent of electronic toys, one would think that the age of the building kits is long gone. Not true! This is because building blocks provide a two in one purpose which appeals to most parents and kids: Fun and Education!

There is a vast range of blocks and building sets today, all of which cater to the needs of children everywhere. LEGO is one of the biggest manufacturers of building blocks, although other more-than-competent manufacturers also exist. K’Nex, Guidecraft and such: all of them bring you to your second childhood!

Put your young children into the business of fun and construction with the Arch and Tunnel Building Blocks from Guidecraft. This simple set consists of two tunnels and eight arches, which provide lots of ways to assemble and build amazing structures!

After they’ve got the hang of it, move on to different angles with the Shimmering Water Blocks. These consist of different shapes such as rectangles and semi-circles filled with colored water, and provide a new opportunity for fun and exploration! When Shimmering Water Blocks are stacked to form structures, the water within sloshes as it settles, providing eyefuls of fascinating movements which also stimulate learning of different shapes and colors!

Unit blocks which come as a set of 45 pieces are one of the most popular wooden baby toys. Different shapes such as triangles, wedges, half-moons, square and rectangular blocks enable children to build various structures in wood. These blocks consist of fourteen different shapes, and as such, lots and lots of combinations are possible!

A ninety-piece hardwood building block set is even more fun and complicated for children to enjoy! Coming with U-shaped pillars, these blocks enable creation of Roman and Gothic buildings with shapes that can build medieval towers too! These blocks enable kids to develop their creativity, as they build olden cities!

eToys Direct has released a seven hundred piece Yukon Express log set which is ultra-complex to nurture the creativity of the child. These provide your kid with essential parts required for building colorful homes, forts, and gardens with green roof slats, brown logs and red chimney components. The Yukon Express log set is a fun and delightful way for your child to explore his creativity and can provide years and years of entertainment!

Let’s now enter into today’s world with the Cars Super Building Set! Consisting of popular characters from their favorite animated film, children can easily make Mater, Lightening McQueen and many others too! The Cars Super Building Set has a storage case for pieces, to make it easier for the parents to stow away all the pieces till the next playtime rolls around!

Star Wars LEGO building kits enable your kids to foray into space! This futuristic theme is very popular with children. A prime example is the Sandcrawler LEGO set, which contains a Jawa workshop in the central section, a crane that moves the droids inside, and a cockpit that opens for the driver to get in! Consisting of about 1700 pieces, this complex building set will endure for years and years of fun and happiness!

While your child may not exactly be a future Frank Lloyd Wright, he’ll still want to play with building blocks! Building blocks and sets work as a way of expending all the natural energy of your children safely, whilst encouraging them to apply their imaginations and creativity. They also aid in learning about the different colors, shapes and forces of nature! So for your ideal baby toys, go for building blocks and sets!