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    Does anyone have any recommendations for good building blocks? Thank you :-)

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    We've got several sets. Some are just plain coloured wooden blocks that you can pick up anywhere. The others are:

    Manhattan Toy Create and Play Pattern Blocks: Amazon.co.uk: Baby

    Hape Fantasia Blocks Castle: Amazon.co.uk: Toys & Games

    Wooden Alphabet Blocks : Wooden Alphabet Blocks : Early Learning Centre UK Toy Shop

    We've also got some foam bricks, a bit smaller than house bricks, but I can't find a link for those.

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    I like these , they are intermingled with pieces of wood we have brought back from our adventures.
    Eco Tree Blocks - from Myriad Natural Toys & Crafts
    Myriad have lots of lovely tactile blocks , I have a few other sets on my wishlist!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mama2three View Post
    I like these , they are intermingled with pieces of wood we have brought back from our adventures.
    Eco Tree Blocks - from Myriad Natural Toys & Crafts
    Myriad have lots of lovely tactile blocks , I have a few other sets on my wishlist!
    I saw these ....then made my own - constantly played with.
    My coloured blocks came from Sainsbury and Wilkinson in the sale, great value, good quality cheap as chips.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mama2three View Post
    I like these , they are intermingled with pieces of wood we have brought back from our adventures. Eco Tree Blocks - from Myriad Natural Toys & Crafts Myriad have lots of lovely tactile blocks , I have a few other sets on my wishlist!
    Oh wow these are amazing, bit more than I hoped to spend though! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by angeldelight View Post
    Thanks angel, what ages of mindees Dyou find play with them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mouse View Post
    We've got several sets. Some are just plain coloured wooden blocks that you can pick up anywhere. The others are: Manhattan Toy Create and Play Pattern Blocks: Amazon.co.uk: Baby Hape Fantasia Blocks Castle: Amazon.co.uk: Toys & Games Wooden Alphabet Blocks : Wooden Alphabet Blocks : Early Learning Centre UK Toy Shop We've also got some foam bricks, a bit smaller than house bricks, but I can't find a link for those.
    Thanks mouse, ive got those Manhattan toy ones in my ebay watch list, I keep hovering over the but it now button!
    I think I'll get all of these, thank you! :-)

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    I have these ones similar to the Myriad ones and a little cheaper Pieces of Wood - 40 piece set with drawstring bag – ImagiDo!

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    My mindies fave bricks are the off cuts from my wood turning and we just had anew kitchen fitted and the new fave bricks are the triangles i cut off the work bench so it doesn't have corners. I just sand them down and keep n eye on them. As we use them outside to when we run out i buy some two by two and saw shapes ir cut up a few branches its great as they are so cheap i dont mind if they get painted stuck to artwork buried in sand. They are free to experiment.

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