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KAPLA Building Blocks - 
Set of 280 in Wooden Storage  Box
Includes RED Hardcover Art Book featuring fun KAPLA design ideas!

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Kapla 280 Building Blocks Set

This set of 280 Kapla Building blocks with red hardcover art book/building ideas book, makes a wonderful gift and is a perfect Kapla blocks set to introduce kids (and grown-ups) to the wonderful world of Kapla building! At Blueberry Forest we have over 30 years of combined expertise in European and U.S. toys, and the Kapla blocks are hands down among our all-time favorite toys, because children (and grown-ups) actually build with them over and over again, and never tire of creating ever greater building achievements.

The beauty of Kapla blocks is their simplicity (and their aesthetic beauty): each plank is the identical size and shape, precision-cut, and perfectly sized
 (1 in. x 4.5 in. x .25 in.) so that they can be balanced and stacked in incredible ways. Children and adults enjoy creating creatures, towers, castles, landscapes, or whatever else comes to the imagination. Unlike other types of blocks or building sets, you don't need to go digging around or searching for a particular size or shape: with Kapla blocks you can build just about anything you can imagine, all with one identical size Kapla block. No glue, no snaps, no electronics: just pure imagination.

Kapla blocks are a unique open-ended building toy introducing kids and parents to KAPLA stacking, building, designing, engineering and cool construction. The Kapla Set of 280 blocks includes an illustrated instruction manual with basic building techniques, and comes packaged in an attractive wooden box for easy storage.

We just can't say enough good things about the Kapla blocks. The inventor of the blocks, Tom Van Der Brugge is a fascinating person, an art historian and antique dealer, who originally set out to restore a castle in France.  In the process he created the Kapla blocks as a means to help him visualize his architectural designs in 3D. Thus the amazingly perfectly proportioned Kapla blocks were born. The word "Kapla" in Dutch comes from the Dutch words Kabouter Plankjes, or "Gnome Blocks."  Kapla blocks have been displayed and featured in children's museums around the country, as well as around the world. A model of the Eiffel Tower was exhibited in the Cité de l'Architecture in Paris, and Kapla has also has been featured at the Louvre in Paris. Every child should have the opportunity to build and discover with Kapla blocks.

In our personal experience with our own children, our decades of experience in the toy business, as well as in the context of Kapla museum displays, the Kapla building blocks are among the best value, best quality, and best designed toys for many, many, many hours of creative and imaginative play for generations to enjoy.

KAPLA building blocks are wonderful, natural building blocks made of Marine Pine wood from France. 

Hardcover, Full Color Art Book included with Kapla Set of 280

Kapla Blocks Set of 280 in Wooden Box Dimensions and Weight:  10 in. x 10 in. x 14 in.; 15 lbs. 

This set is packaged in a handsome wooden storage box with a Kapla Red Art Book including illustrations and photos for building lots of different structures, creature sculptures and more!   The Kapla Set of 280 blocks also includes an illustrated instruction manual with basic building techniques

This KAPLA building blocks set has wonderful play value and is sure to become a favorite heirloom toy!

- One Kapla block size; endless possibilities

- Build anything, with amazing results!

- Children can play alone or in groups; also great for parents and children to play and build together

- No glues, no screws, no snaps

- No plastic! no batteries! no TV screen!

- Made of 100% natural pine from sustainable forests in France

- Develop important skills while stacking, building, designing and engineering

Ages 3 to 8 years (and up)!

$149.95 $99.00

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Also available: Sets of 100, 200, 280, and 1000 and Sets of Kapla Blocks in Colors

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Kapla 1000 Set in Wooden Storage Box

The KAPLA 1000 Building Blocks Set comes in a nice wooden storage box on coasters/wheels, with enough Kapla blocks for the whole gang / classroom / siblings to build a village, a city, a roller coaster, a Loch Ness Monster, a fleet of boats . . .  The wooden storage box makes clean-up easy and efficient; the wheels allow the blocks to quickly and easily be moved.

The Kapla 1000 Set may very possibly be your all-time best, longest lasting, most frequently used and most enjoyed toy investment.

More KAPLA Blocks building ideas:
Build a roller coaster (and use a ping pong ball to roll down the coaster -- ping pong ball not included); build chutes, tunnels, towers, funnels and all sorts of contraptions.

Build beautiful architectural feats - all with just the Kapla blocks - no screws, blue or snaps!

Build animals, creatures, a Loch Ness monster . . .

The creative possibilities truly are endless.  Parents will enjoy building along with the children.

All Kapla products are SAFE and Green - Kid friendly and Earth Friendly.

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