Uncle Goose Wooden Waldorf Moon Phases Toy Blocks
Uncle Goose Moon Phase Blocks are a set of 9 wooden toy cubes printed and engraved with the 8 moon phases: First quarter, Waxing crescent, New moon, Waning crescent, Last quarter, Waning gibbous, Full moon and Waxing gibbous.
Handmade from sustainably sourced Midwestern basswood, these cubes feature two engraved sides and four printed sides. Two engraved sides show the moon phase and its location in the cycle, whereas the printed sides show the moon rise and set times, its effect on tides, a phase illustration and the location in relation to the sun.
The various colours and textures make this a lovely tactile and sensory toy that is great for stacking, sorting and matching. There is so much potential for learning and developing fine motor skills with these Waldorf blocks. Uncle Goose have used natural non-toxic inks for the deep colouring, ensuring that these toys are safe for children's skin and mouths.
They make a beautiful gift and are a timeless classic with heirloom-like quality. Pair these with the Uncle Goose Planet Blocks to learn all about the wonders of our solar system.
- Handmade from sustainably sourced Midwestern basswood
- Includes 9 cubes, engraved with the 8 moon phases, cycle location, moon rise and set times, their effect on tides and their position in relation to the sun
- Great for learning, stacking, sorting and matching
- Tactile and sensory with various colours and engraved texture
- Plastic-free and eco-friendly
- Non-toxic printed ink colouring
Size: Each cube = 4.5 x 4.5 x 4.5cm
Sensory Play: Touch, visual and cognition
Schematic Play: This toy is suited to children displaying the connecting, transporting and positioning schemas.
Safety Instructions: Suitable for children aged 2+
Founded in 1983 by William Bultman, Uncle Goose is a family wooden toy brand from Michigan in the USA. Using sustainably sourced and eco-friendly wood from the Great Lakes, Uncle Goose specialise in handmade wooden Waldorf blocks. Bultman believed in the multi-purpose nature of blocks and how children can incorporate them into cognitive development. These toys are designed to be hard wearing so they can be enjoyed time and time again. With a variety of styles available, there is a huge amount of opportunity for fun. Uncle Goose blocks encourage counting, stacking and spelling, with as many other uses as you can think of. Elegantly simple.
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