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Young architects can construct castles, gothic chapels, fortresses and more with these heirloom-quality wooden blocks. Kings and Castles Block Set includes 68 blocks featuring detailed artwork of real-life castles of the Middle Ages.
For ages 5 and up.
Set includes wooden storage boxes, plus hardcover books with illustrated building plans and educational information.
• Kings And Castles Block Set includes 68 oversized 4" x 1" blocks decorated to look like architecture from the Middle Ages • This kings castles block set can be used to build castles, fortresses, churches and other buildings from the Middle Ages • Castle blocks are made of wood giving children well-made pieces that will last through years of play, and they are finely detailed to look like real Middle Ages buildings • Set includes storage boxes to keep blocks together and play area clean, plus hardcover books that provide building plans and educational information • Great for one child or multiple children aged 5 years and older to play and learn at the same time.
Comments about Product: We received this set two years ago. The graphics are polyurethaned to the blocks and do not come off. The blocks are well made, and have a nice variety of sizes & shapes. The set comes with a book that gives examples of "real" castles to build, with a visual guide for how to build each one. Not all steps are included, so there is some figuring out the kids have to do-- or you need an adult to help work out the construction if they are really young (4 or under)-- the older mine get, the more fun they have with this set figuring out the challenge of each castle on their own. But even when they couldn't build the castles in the book, they've had fun using the blocks with their own ideas for how to create spaces for imaginary adventures. The blocks also come in a nice case that is used for storage and there is a graphic in the book that shows you how you can put all the pieces back in. Great product.
By Rachel FromNorfolk, VA
a great toy
Comments about Product: I was worried about these blocks because of the review that said they has stickers, but I found that they were good quality. The blocks are coated in something clear so that the stickers will not peel off, and there is so much detail on each block - they really could not have painted it on. When my kids opened these on Christmas they started building right away and we almost couldn't get them to open anything else. They are expensive, but they'll get lots of play.
By nanatroy FromHarrington Park, NJ
Objects are smaller than they appear
Comments about Product: From the photo, I really thought the blocks would be normal sized...they are TINY! I don't know of any kids that want to play with a travel size block set. The pieces would be borderline difficult for adults to play with.
By Momof4 FromBakersfield, CA
Not worth the money
Comments about Product: I was disappointed that the blocks just had "stickers" on the blocks for the design, and extreemly disappointed that they were less than perfect. For the price of these blocks all of these stickers should have been straight, but that was not the case in the set I got.
By Barb , mother of nine FromFlint, Michigan
" Pieces are beautifully detailed "
Comments about Product: My daughter loves to build...and these beautifully detailed blocks were perfect for creating castles and rooms for her little fairies... Thank you so much for stocking such a wonderful product to encourage her imagination !