Wooden Toy Trucks – Fagus Trucks

April 16, 2019 Lindsay 6

Fagus is the Latin word for beech, and these wooden vehicles are expertly made with complex moving parts – they have real axles, can be hand steered, and each piece is interlocked and held together with doweling. No nails or screws – just wood!

Wooden Construction Toys – Hape Playscapes

April 5, 2019 Lindsay 8

The Playscapes collection from Hape is a set inspired by the benefits of construction for cognitive development.  These are real life construction toys for kids – to encourage building, which in turn boosts mathematical thinking, planning and reasoning.