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  Twig
Retail Price: $49.95
Item: FA031 
Quantity on Hand: 15  


“From the moment my daughter opened the box, she was enthralled. The colors are vibrant and the various shapes of the blocks unique. Mommy, Daddy, and Daughter are all having fun building castles and robots and towers.”

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Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2009
Creative Child Toy of the Year Award 2009
Dr. Toy Best Green Product 2009
NAPPA -National Parenting Publications Honors Award 2009
Exceptional Parent Magazine's Top Toy Picks for 2009
2009 Grandkids Superproduct Award


Twig! A gratifying new branch to the Classic Building Block family tree!

It's a building set that really offers you the freedom of exploring the-inside-and-the-out of fun designing. Playing with Twig is gratifying for your hands - and offers mental play that's exuberant!

Wondering what makes Twig blocks so special? It's not the green conscious design and packaging, the colors, or even the shapes, it's your hands and mind in concert with the finest materials for amazing building. Equally appealing in the playroom, in your office, or on the coffee table. Twig is design for everyone.

With Twig, you create using your mind's eye... Your mind finds satisfaction in sorting colors, finding solutions for intermixing pieces of varying depth, accommodating diverse interior dimensions and shapes, and making final adjustments to your masterpieces. Precision-cut wood pieces slide in between and next to one another with ease. Extra rich colors add terrific flair to structures.

Learning comes naturally. Twig construction sets refine small motor abilities. Twig helps develop skills in logic, problem solving, visual-spatial ability, creativity and ingenuity, sensory awareness, language & vocabulary proficiencies, cooperative and independent play skills, and artistic expression. Kids love putting the unique interchanging pieces together.... adults love the freedom of design.

Precision wooden shapes and vibrant colors meet in modern building blocks. Natural wood is carved with care and colored with brilliance. It is a rubberwood and water based paint. Light plays its way through the windows of Twig - illuminating lines, contours, space, and arrangement. Open your mind and imagination to new exercises in visual spatial development. More Twig.

  • Twig - Modern building blocks designed for learning, fashioned for fun
  • Constructed of all highly renewable materials
  • Each Twig set consists of 72 wooden pieces and a cotton drawstring storage bag
  • All precision-cut blocks are compatible with one another
  • Complete interactivity between components
  • Limitless combinations for open-ended play
  • Ages 3+




    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 3 years of age.



    Toy Value Index
    9.11
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    Toy IQ
    181
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      UPC 182129000243
      Manufacturer SKU FA031-1
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 1/27/2009
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 3 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #752

    We've collected valuable feedback from our customers on how this item is being used by children with special needs in hopes of providing guidance for other special needs caregivers. Click here to view these "Special Perspectives"...

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Down Syndrome
    "Twig helps with hand and eye coordination. I have used this toy to help my daughter identify colors. It also helps with problem solving and learning to put shapes together. "

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Apraxia, Developmental Delay, Hearing Impairment, Speech & Language Delay
    "This is a great toy for encouraging speech and language. There are so many attributes to discuss (size, shape, and color of the different pieces) as well as talking about what the children do with the materials. "

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Autism, Developmental Delay
    "Used for sorting and exploration only."



    Total Customer Reviews: 116
    Average Customer Rating: 4.62 (site average 4.56)
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    Great toy
    Posted 1/20/2014 by Kathleen Davis

    Good quality, bright colors . I was afraid my grandchildren, aged 4, 6 and 7 might be too old for this but they loved it! They built things with this for hours. It stores very compactly in the box it came in. It also cones with a draw string bag for storage. I would recommend this for any age.

    Rating: 5
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    Review of Twig
    Posted 12/9/2013 by Paul Gooding

    Nice building toy, lots of open ended play involved. Pieces get lost though, so we need to replace them often.

    Rating: 4
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    My rating of Twig
    Posted 11/13/2013 by Amanda Wild

    My kids love building things and this fits in great with that but still gives them a new challenge.

    Rating: 3
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
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    Twig Blocks
    Posted 10/27/2013 by Jodi P

    Wonderful toy that inspires hours of imaginative building. My two year old son loves to sit down and experiment with different block constructions.

    Rating: 4
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    Great Toy
    Posted 7/14/2013 by Pauline

    Our granddaughter's father and mother play with this as much as she does! They all create and play together. The "open" design of the blocks is teaching the 2 1/2 year old how to line smaller blocks up to pass through. She combines her creations with stuffed animals, etc. Very creative and inventive.

    Rating: 5
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