Collection: Building Blocks

Babies and toddlers learn best through play. Building blocks are a great way for them to explore their world, learn new skills and develop their imagination. Playing with blocks is a lovely sensory experience, with a touchy-feely element.  Some blocks, have sound features, that always get babies' attention.

Play is a crucial part of a baby's and toddler's development, and building blocks are an excellent tool for fostering their growth and learning.

Here is 7 crucial reasons to include Building Blocks in your toy collection

  1. Cognitive Development: Building blocks help children develop their cognitive skills. As they stack, sort, and manipulate the blocks, they learn about cause and effect, spatial awareness, problem-solving, and critical thinking.
  2. Motor Skills: Playing with wooden blocks improves both fine and gross motor skills. Babies and toddlers use their hands and fingers to grasp, hold, and stack the blocks, enhancing their hand-eye coordination and fine motor control.
  3. Sensory Experience: Toy Blocks provide a tactile and sensory experience for children. They can feel different textures, weights, shapes, and sizes, engaging their sense of touch and developing sensory awareness.
  4. Language and Communication: Playing with blocks offers opportunities for language development. Parents or caregivers can engage children in conversation, describing the colors, shapes, sizes, and actions related to the blocks.
  5. Social and Emotional Development: Building blocks can be a social activity, encouraging interaction and cooperation.
  6. Imagination and Creativity: Blocks provide a blank canvas for children's imagination and creativity to flourish. This imaginative play supports cognitive, emotional, and social growth.
  7. Sensory Features: Toy Blocks with sound features, such as musical blocks or blocks with rattles, engage babies' attention and sensory curiosity.

Our top Building Blocks suppliers are Djeco, Korko and New Classic Toys.

Details on these suppliers are found in my blog Getting to Know our Toy Suppliers