At this time we recommend UPS 2 Day Air to guarantee Christmas Delivery
Retail Price: $27.95
Item: FA042 Quantity on Hand:
Also available at our
“My nephew is a Lego maniac, but when he opened my present, he was not interested in the Legos! He fully focused his attention on the Reptangles and didn't even play with the new Legos until the next day.”
2013 Major Fun Award Puzzles
2013 Major Fun Award Thinking Games
2010 Parents' Choice Award -Recommended!
2010 Creative Child Preferred Choice Award!
These building turtles are a SNAP! 2 Reptangles can connect in 100+ combinations!
A highly evolved construction toy, Reptangles are a perfect fit for building intelligent imaginations! Because of their reptilian resemblance, children are immediately drawn to this building toy system. The snapping begins and soon leads to new levels of imagination, creativity and educational play!
Reptangles is a toy of innovative design. The geometry of the polyhedra shape is an essential component to the appeal and countless ways Reptangles can be combined. Children quickly advance their skills, first building simple polyhedra and then advancing to complex polyhedra. Truncated octahedrons never looked so good! Once they start creating, children forget these are turtles with purpose!
Dive into symmetry, reflections and rotations with the accompanying, full-color Exploration Guide. You'll find incredibly interesting geometry. The guide also features step-by-step diagrams to create complex and beautiful structures; it sparks the curiosity of even the most seasoned building toy veteran! Have you ever built a rhombicuboctahedron?
Well-built, with a focus on modern design, Reptangles is an inter-locking toy system that is superior to all predecessors. These colorful creatures engage for hours!
Build geometric masterpieces; Construct simple to complex polyhedra
Thousands of play possibilities evoke innovation & curiosity
Outstanding ingenuity, modern design, endless construction appeal
Adheres to all necessary safety standards for both the US & Europe
High quality, precision plastic construction
80+ Building puzzles included
24 Building pieces
Durable storage box
Full color, step-by-step Exploration Guide
Check out the video (above) to see these clever turtles in action.
Reptangles are recommended for Ages 6+.
Reptangles are often purchased for younger children, (as seen in the graphs below).
Young children may need a few years of growing before they have the fine motor skills needed to snap the turtles together effectively.
As one of the top online toy retailers, we have access to unprecendented quantities of product review data. One of the key ways that we use this data is by associating our products to the specific ages and genders of the kids who are playing with them. Whereas most retailers must rely upon manufacturer suggested ages (i.e. 3+), we take actual customer usage and share it with you here so that you can choose the perfect toy or game.
But how does this help me? You can use these graphs as a general measure of it's appropriateness for a given age and gender. While this information is generally accurate, it should not be used as an absolute answer. For instance, many dinosaur toys are purchased for boys, however, that doesn't mean that it's inappropriate for a girl who happens to like dinosaurs.
NOTE: The orange color in the charts above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 6 years of age.
Identified Special Needs Challenges: Autism
"The child will be 5 in May. Using Reptangles to help problem with ADD, restlessness."
Identified Special Needs Challenges: Speech & Language Delay
"The child who used the toy has extreme difficulty reading. She played with it with her family, and it was the first time that she felt good about participating in a family activity. It's an excellent self-esteem builder for kids whose abilities are not readily apparent."
Identified Special Needs Challenges: Aspergers,
"Reptangles help with fine motor planning skills and some bi-lateral integration of movement on a fine motor scale. These are both commonly problems for children on the Spectrum."
What a great idea, A building toy that even the individual pieces can be played with. I would compare Reptangles to the porridge that was just right in Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Duplos are too simple, Legos can be too complex, but Reptangles are just right for my 4 1/2 year old builder.
Bought this toy for my son for his 7th birthday. It wasn't the first toy he went to but once he started playing with them he really enjoyed them. It took him a little bit of practice to be able to snap them together but after that he had no problems. I had considered getting a set for his twin sister but some of the reviews indicated that girls that age did not like them as well but she has played with them more than he has. You never know. We like the set and would reccomend it to others.
Some alternate spelling variations of this product:
fao42, turtles, turtle toys, reptangles, reptangels, repatangles, retangles, repangles, geometry, polyhedra, octohedron, building toys, geometry toys, geometric toys, geometrical toys, geometry building sets, geometry building kits, geometric construction sets, geometric construction kits, construction kits, building and construction toys, construction toys, , Fat Brain Toy Co.
We offer $3.99 flat rate shipping on all orders shipped via UPS Ground to the contiguous United States. One item or 10 items...it's still just $3.99 for the entire order! If you'd like express shipping options, click here...
When will it be shipped?
This product is in stock and will ship today if ordered by 5:00 p.m. CST.