Some rubber bands, 33 wooden blocks and 1 wooden box. And gaps. A lot of gaps, but full of possibilities.
This is zizai block, a nice toy designed by Wanimokko studio. Do we build anything?
Domino K, Pentaminos 3D i Los Cubos fascinate us once more. They are an invitation to play without rules, build and experiment. Wood and aluminum are the base. Pico Pao adds the poetry and the art.
Are you going to miss them? Check out Ludus Ludi website and discover more wonders.
It’s a simple toy made with different types of wood with which you can create police cars, boats, buses. . . . Your kids and you can exchange pieces of the vehicles and add all you can think of materials, both natural and recycled. Natural materials and waste (like sticks, yogurt containers, tubes of gel) are at the service to expand the possibilities of the toy.
Besides, you can paint the truck cab with chalk or nail or paste other elements of cork. There are endless possibilities! Here some of them.
I love your work, Natalia!
Take a look at her portfolio here
Shall we open the door and discover what is hiding inside the Trojan horse? Achaeans!
Trojans, be carefull! Do not trust on this gift for the gods. The Achaeans have not gone away, they are inside!
We love this Trojan Horse from Cases de nines. It is a craft workshop specialized in the manufacture of wooden toys with ecological criteria.
Here we leave with other little gems. Enjoy it!
Spin is color pencil that becomes a spin top by sharpening it. The way it spins changes by how you sharpen it. The reason for “sharpening” changes from drawing to spinning.
Rabbit hole is a design project established by Atsushi Suzuki (designer), Hidenori Takeuchi (wood craft / furniture designer) and Masakazu Ohnishi (photographer / graphic designer).They make products that stimulate our imagination, everyday tools - besides their functionality and usability - work as an entrance that could take you to another place just like Alice when she jumped into the hole to “Wonderland”
You can see the video here.
Gooby is a reinvented rocking horse made by Wilsonic Design,a Slovenian studio. It’s a toy for kids, but also a strong and playful seating for grown-up.
It is designed to provide fun, safety and comfort: it is soft and appealing, very well cushioned,sturdy, and all of its surfaces are well rounded.
Two sizes are made for ages 2 to 99! Which color of Gooby do you like?
How can children learn abstract concepts? (numbers, fractions, geometry……) Possibly by making them more tangible.
We have some proposals
Count and Learn by Oscar Díaz for Muji
Each one of the the numbers puzzle are made with the same number of pieces that correspond to that number. Children first sort the parts by colour, and then have to count them to know which number they have to compose.
Regléticas numéricas-Numerical strips by Mª Antònia Canals
These rods of varying length provide a visual, tactile, and concrete approach to abstract math. Color and size characteristics are systematically associated with numbers It helps to become familiar with the natural numbers, to make calculating estimation, to experiment and discover relationships between numbers.
Encaix de fraccions- Fitting with fractions by Xangó
This game consist of the composition and descomposition of the three basic geometrical shapes. For children since 3 years old.
Sometimes, the simple things are the best.
Today we present 5 nice DiY. They are made with materials easily found at home or craft store. Hope you like it!
Cardboard dollhouse by Scandinavian Deko
Boat mobile by atelier pour enfants
Eucalyptus spinning top by Sergio Dias
Push-up confetti launchers by julep
Meccano by Pintalalluna