Reviews Uncle Goose Alphabet Blocks
Uncle Goose Alphabet Blocks
Goose Alphabet Blocks, "Made in the U.S.A." since 1983.
1-3/4" - cubed
from $28.99 for a standard set to $44.95 for blocks with a wagon.
Blocks are a basic staple in any well stocked toy box. Let's face
it what kid doesn't enjoy playing with blocks?
are building high towers to knock down and rebuild, admiring the
height of their latest sky scraper, matching shapes, pictures,
or colors, or enclosing cars and toys in homemade garages, kids
become totally engrossed in their world of imagination. Kids love
to use blocks and they are not even aware that they are in a learning
zone. Alphabet Blocks aid in the development of fine motor skills,
spatial recognition, math, and language skills.
Uncle Goose Alphabet Blocks feature all uppercase letters. There
are two embossed letters, numbers, and/or images on each block,
under each numeral and animal its name is printed.
feature numerals 0 to 9 and math symbols (+ - X, etc.). Their
design is classic, they resemble the alphabet blocks of yore.
A standard set includes 27 blocks, and is available with canvas
bag, wooden crate, or wood wagon.
Another very nice feature is the beveled edges, the upright edges
of the blocks are cut to eliminate sharp corners and make the
blocks more comfortable for little hands to hold on to. Uncle
Goose's Alphabet Blocks are handcrafted of child-safe materials,
made from basswood and non-toxic inks. They are also very lightweight.
cool about these blocks is that they come in different languages,
like Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Norwegian,
Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish, including Braille and Sign-Language.
Uncle Goose will be taking on a new name and a new look, but they
are promising that the heart of the company will remain the same,
and will continue to produce the same quality toys under their
new name - Lindenwood, Inc.
the Author: Mary Rose is a Mommy, a writer and an early childhood
educator who believes in learning through play and the value of