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Fun Building Blocks for Preschoolers

Playful little biracial kids siblings sit on warm floor at home build play with wooden bricks together, small african American brother and sister children construct with blocks cubes in living room

Children love to create structures with building blocks. This time-tested toy is a favorite because they’re fun and help children learn without making it feel like work. In addition to improving fine motor skills, children learn spatial reasoning, which is just one way that building blocks can be a great introduction to STEAM concepts.

These colorful translucent preschool building blocks let children easily test their shape and color memory as they play and build creative structures.

Children will love these colorful bristle blocks, which interlock easily however kids join them. You get 120 pieces in a variety of vibrant colors, including wheels, so children can create vehicles, too.

These preschool building blocks feature kid-safe rounded edges. Children will learn about spatial awareness as well as gain problem-solving skills as they build structures.

Because the pieces in this set are smaller than other building blocks, they’re best for children age 5 and older.

This preschool building blocks set comes with a play mat to lay the foundation for your child’s construction project, as well as a tote bag, which makes clean up and storage a breeze.

Expert Commentary

Building blocks are classic toys that are still a popular fixture in homes and classrooms for good reason: They can contribute to children’s social and emotional growth, encouraging them to interact with other kids and build new relationships. Building blocks even let you play alongside your kids and give them building challenges that can further encourage their creative growth.

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Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


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