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  Dado Planks
Retail Price: $44.95
Item: FA041 
Quantity on Hand: 19  




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2012 Major Fun Award - Thinking, Creative, Toy
2011 National Association for Gifted Children Honorable Mention
2010 Parents' Choice Award -Recommended!
2010 NAPPA Winner (National Parenting Publications Award) 2010 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award Gold Seal


Smooth, precise Dado Planks are candied color for the eyes it's true. Though you'll relish most - the SWEET satisfaction in building and creating with impeccable precision.

Our durable, high quality plastic building planks feature precise notches so your fine motor and logic skills get to run wild. Fit them into one another or slide a solid plank in the mix. Connect and interlock on a whim or carefully plan ahead. Either way, you'll build configurations that are surprising and well beyond ordinary. The combination of standard building planks with clever notched planks provide versatility and stability that make us shout, "By George- now THIS is fun with construction!"

(Seriously, we've been known to be giddy over the genius stuff we've created with Dado Planks. Fun, fun, FUN!)

Specifically designed to accommodate the building of large, intricate structures. 106 pieces are strong and interlock with amazing precision. Dado Planks - The newest members of the Dado family really stack up!

Dado Planks
  • 2010 Parents' Choice Award -Recommended!
  • An innovative twist on classic building planks
  • Loaded with educational benefits
  • Inspire logic, reasoning, fine motor skills & limitless imagination!
  • Designed to accommodate the building of large, intricate structures
  • Rewarding building in the context of fun play experiences
  • Pieces interlock precisely
  • Stellar versatility in configuration
  • Vibrant, saturated color
  • Durable, heavy gauge plastic construction
  • Fully safety tested & approved!
  • 106 pieces, 55 notched and 51 standard planks




    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
    9.04
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    Toy IQ
    176
    High Genius
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      UPC 182129000427
      Manufacturer SKU FA041-1
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 6/17/2010
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 3 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #440
      Pieces 106

    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:
    Autism
    "This product stimulates their imagination and acts as a stress reliver. "

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Alzheimer's
    "Good to keep minds focused and hands busy and something family can do together."



    Total Customer Reviews: 34
    Average Customer Rating: 4.59 (site average 4.56)
    22 ratings  (click here to view)
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    Product review of Dado Planks
    Posted 3/11/2014 by Sally Roberts

    really unique...updated lincoln logs, encourages cooperation and skill, problem solving and planning

    Rating: 5
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
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    Review for Dado Planks
    Posted 11/25/2013 by Pat Smith

    My 2yr old grandson loves to stack things but becomes frustrated when they fall over. With Dado Planks they stay interlocked preventing them from falling. It makes him feel so proud to accomplish this.

    Rating: 5
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
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    Posted 5/29/2013 by Jane Brown

    Not only my nephew with autism plays with it regularly but his sister plays with it too. It' very well made, vibrant colors and was shipped exactly the day they said it would be

    Rating: 5
    2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
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    excellence!
    Posted 5/21/2013 by oran stewart

    very satisfied; professor of teacher education Pre-K-12; grandson is only two but gets plenty of basic learning and manipulative skills, motor and vision, with the planks that one would expect; very durable, bright colors, expecting planks to last years;

    Rating: 5
    5 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
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    A rating of Dado Planks
    Posted 5/5/2013 by Maria Alvarez

    permits a good amount of construction

    Rating: 4
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
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    Some alternate spelling variations of this product:
    fao41, planks, dado, stacking, kapla, keva, citiblocks, fat brain toy co., Fat Brain Toy Co.



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    BRANDS
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    Dado
    GENIUS
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    Class of 2010
    INVENTOR/DESIGNER/AUTHOR
    Mark Carson
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