CitiBlocs are a fun building toy the whole family can interact with! These blocks are made from Eco-friendly pine from New Zealand and are perfectly balanced for the imagination to create and build with. No plastic snaps, no magnets, no small parts to break or lose; just simple wooden blocks that are weighed down by gravity.
The challenge with CitiBlocs is learning how to balance them when building; one wrong move can send a fantastic structure plummeting down. But once the proper skill in balancing the blocks has been achieved, tall superstructures can be created as well as random, fun designs and anything else you can think up.
CitiBlocs by ALex Brands are recommended for ages 3+. Our almost-three-year-old has greatly enjoyed stacking and crashing these, and has even more greatly enjoyed having Mommy or Daddy build something for him to destroy. Mommy and Daddy have also greatly enjoyed building fantastic structures once all the kids are asleep! When older kids come to visit and play, building things with CitiBlocs is a group activity that everyone enjoys and even encourages extended play and increased attention spans. But be warned — these truly do rely on gravity and have no adhesives of any kind, so if small kids knock the table that these are on, there is a fair chance of things coming crashing down.
Our 200 piece set is features "Cool Colors" with five colors — natural, deep blue, turquoise, deep green and an almost neon green. CitiBlocs offers other colored sets too. We're already considering purchasing the "Hot Colors" to contrast our cool color blocks. The Hot Colors set comes with natural, red, orange, yellow and pink building blocks.
CitiBlocs also offers sets that are geared towards younger kids; Wooden Citicars, Cititrees and Clora, and rattle blocs with roofs for buildings. Additionally, they now have a set to make a "roller coaster" of sorts and a pink doll house set with different designs painted on the blocks. See all the sets here »
CitiBlocs come in different size sets ranging from 50 to 500 pieces of high-quality wooden blocks. Each set encourages imaginative building, balance, and hand-eye-coordination.
CitiBlocs are very durable with natural coloring (rather than paint that chips off) and they are a sturdy and a wonderful source of educational fun.
Try CitiBlocs for yourself! These fun sets make a perfect gift for a birthday or a reward for a child successfully mastering a new skill. Kids ages 3 to 10 will love these blocks for their vast building potential. Have a competition and out-build each other on a rainy day or spend quality time with daddy building a tower to the ceiling!
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