These large building blocks are also ideal for playing outside since structures can be stable on uneven surfaces as well. The arches are great for building different houses and play worlds. 19 pieces. Materials: lime wood, non-toxic plant based oil finish. Size: H = 7cm, L = 7-21cm.
Recommended Age 12+ months
In combination with Grimm’s classic building materials like the Wooden Marbles, the small and large stepped pyramid, the Building Boards (new item 2018) or the Building Set Cornerstones (new Item 2018), the Giant Building Blocks, reveal their true greatness. With their aid, the most diverse marble runs can arise.
We have added three examples (see photos) of how to built your own marble run made of Grimm’s Wooden Toys. It can take some experimenting until the step height matches the ball size and the optimal distance between the cornerstones is found. Tricky building and construction for adults and playing fun even for the little ones. If everyone works together, great things can happen.
(1) Marble Run Staircase: In combination with the Large Stepped Pyramid, the Giant Building Blocks and the Building Set Cornerstones this marble run staircase was created for Wooden Balls.⠀
(2) Marble Run Bridge: This daring bridge construction for Small Wooden Marbles is a combination of the Pastel Buidling Boards the Small Stepped Pyramid, the Building Blocks – Tree Slices, the Giant Building Blocks and the Building Set Cornerstones.
(3) Marble Run Spiral: In combination with the Large Stepped Pyramid, the Giant Building Blocks and the Building Set Cornerstones was created for Wooden Marbles.
We can’t wait to see all the inventors and architects out there!
Feel invited to have a look at our blog post “Which Grimm’s Building Set should I choose?“
Grimm’s Spiel & Holz Design from the Swabian Alp is one of the most outstanding German wooden toy manufacturers. As a family-owned company they develop, manufacture and sell wooden toys since 1978. Grimm’s intend is to design toys, whose simple and reduced design together with beautiful colouring, and inviting surface feel are well suited for all ages – products that are played with over and over again.
Committed to the pedagogical guidelines of Montessori and Waldorf pedagogy, Grimm’s offer open-ended toys made of sustainable sourced wood for both children and adults. Their natural toys are not only well renowned in Europe and used extensively in many kindergartens and by speech and occupational therapists to improve and extend general didactics, fine motor skills and mathematical reasoning.