Melissa & Doug 60-Piece Standard Unit Blocks

October 8, 2012 - Comment

3+ years. Sixty natural finished, smooth-sanded hardwood blocks are packaged in a handsome, wooden storage crate for easy storage. Ideal for building and introducing the relation of part to whole. Great value! Dimensions: 5.25″ x 12.5″ x 15″ Packaged Every toddler and young child should have at least one wooden block set in their toy

3+ years. Sixty natural finished, smooth-sanded hardwood blocks are packaged in a handsome, wooden storage crate for easy storage. Ideal for building and introducing the relation of part to whole. Great value! Dimensions: 5.25″ x 12.5″ x 15″ Packaged

Every toddler and young child should have at least one wooden block set in their toy collection. The Melissa & Doug Standard Unit Blocks include 60 precision-cut, standard-shaped, solid wooden blocks that will engage your child’s imagination for hours. Designed for ages three and up, these blocks feature smooth, rounded edges and are housed in a convenient, sturdy wooden storage crate.

Melissa and Doug Standard Unit Blocks

The 60-piece Standard Unit Blocks from Melissa & Doug provide hours of creative fun. View larger.

Hardwood Quality with Smooth, Rounded Edges

In these days of electronic toys, it’s important not to forget the fundamentals of childhood development. Wooden blocks offer children endless ways to exercise their imagination as they improve their hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills. They also help children establish important relationships between the “part” and the “whole,” and the help to provide basic lessons on engineering and gravity.

Melissa and Doug Standard Unit Blocks

Your little architect will love building bridges, towers and more. View larger.

These Standard Unit Blocks feature Melissa & Doug’s signature focus on simple designs, safety and utility. Each block is sanded to an ultra-smooth finish and features smooth, rounded edges so your child can play safely. The blocks are made of 100% hardwoods, with no fillers, paints, or varnishes, adding to your peace of mind.

Includes Durable Wooden Storage Crate

Included in the set are all the classic wooden-block shapes that allow children’s imaginations and engineering skills run wild as they build bridges, towers, houses and more. The blocks are packaged in a handsome, durable wooden storage crate that will help you keep the blocks stored in between building sessions, and help you keep them in your family for years to come. Parents should note that when the storage case is filled with all 60 blocks, it will be too heavy for younger children to carry without their help.

The crate measures 12.5 x 15 x 5.25 inches (WxLxH).

About Melissa & Doug

Started in the garage of Doug’s parents’ house in 1988, Melissa & Doug has become one of the most popular toy makers in the world. Its toys have garnered dozens of awards and have been widely featured in national media.

Melissa & Doug toys meet all US consumer product safety regulations. The toys are tested at the factory of origin during various phases of the production process to ensure they meet the company’s stringent safety requirements. In particular, the paints and coatings on Melissa & Doug toys are tested frequently to meet or exceed government recommendations limiting heavy metals and lead in children’s items.

What’s in the Box

60 wooden blocks and wooden storage case.

Melissa & Doug
Standard Unit Blocks

At a Glance:

  • Includes 60 precision-cut, standard-shaped, solid wooden blocks
  • Blocks feature smooth, rounded edges and are housed in a convenient, sturdy wooden storage crate
  • Provides ways to exercise their imagination
  • Helps improve children’s hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills
  • Blocks are made of 100% hardwoods, with no fillers, paints, or varnishes

Age/Weight Requirements:

  • Three years and up

Assembly Requirements:

  • Parental help moving storage case

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Children can let their imaginations run wild as they build towers and towns with this 60-piece standard unit block set. The 60 large, classroom-sized blocks have a classic look and are easy for little fingers to grasp. Ideal for ages three to five, this block set stimulates children for hours as they engage in imaginative play.

Naturally Finished for a Classic Look
Wooden blocks have been around for centuries and make an excellent tool to teach basic math concepts, organizational skills, sequential skills, and spatial relations. It is no surprise that blocks are found in almost every pre-school and kindergarten classroom. Youngsters become the architect of their own world as they fit pieces together to form their vision. This open-ended play set stimulates creativity and hones basic motor skills.

Each set features a large variety shapes and sizes including arches, columns, squares, rectangles, triangles, cylinders, and circles, as well as basic, half, and double unit blocks. This block set is crafted to the standard unit block size (1-1/2-by-2-by-5-inches) and constructed from Rubberwood, a resilient hardwood. The blocks are big, chunky, and easy for kids to grasp and build with. Smoothly sanded surfaces tantalize fingertips and create a handsome natural aesthetic. Best of all, when the child finishes constructing their masterpiece, all the pieces store neatly into a wooden storage box.

There is no limit to the types of fortresses the child can build with these blocks. This deluxe set even contains pillars, buttresses, gothic circles, and half-circles for advanced architecture. As an added bonus, the storage box doubles as a building platform. Children and parents have fun as they complete projects together. Parents can purchase another set and add to the amusement. An essential for any child’s toy box, these blocks are sturdy, durable, and beautiful enough to put on display. The box measures 15-by-12-1/2-by-15-1/4 inches.

What’s in the Box
60 solid wood pieces and wooden storage box.

The open-ended play set stimulates creativity and hones basic motor skills.

The 60 large, classroom-sized blocks come contains gothic circles, half-circles, buttresses, and pillars.

Product Features

  • 60-piece standard unit block set allows children to build towers and towns
  • Stimulates creativity and hones basic motor skills
  • Features natural look; pieces are easy for little fingers to grasp
  • Excellent tool for teaching math concepts, organizational skills, sequential skills, and spatial relations
  • Includes 60 solid-wood pieces and wooden storage box

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