Holiday Gift Guide: Blocks & Building

Holiday Gift Guide: Blocks & Building

There are so many choices of blocks and building toys in our shop, featuring different colors, shapes, and uses. Today we're sharing some of our very favorite sets that make perfect gifts for all the builders and architects in your lives. These are not the type of gifts that children will lose interest in quickly. Blocks engage children for years and years of play - gifts that can last generations!

Child builds with grimm's 12 piece natural rainbow stacking arches in front of christmas tree 

Grimm’s 1001 Nights Building Set

Children will be inspired to create their own magical worlds with this building set from Grimm’s Spiel & Holz of Germany! Younger children will delight in the bright and bold colors and beautifully formed shapes, while older children will create more elaborate buildings and palaces. Wooden building blocks help children develop fine motor skills, planning and spatial thinking.

Colorful wooden waldorf Grimm's blocks built to look like a castle with a moon and star seasonal ring decoration

Wooden Nesting Bridges

This open ended and versatile set comes with 6 wooden bridges which nest on top of each other. It can be used as a nesting and stacking toy, to make bridges for wooden cars to drive over, or to create endless other small world landscapes. 

Two sets of wooden bridge stacking and nesting toys made by grimm's. The set on top is in rainbow and the set on bottom is natural wood

Eco Bricks Color Plus

Even small hands can build better with Eco Bricks Color Plus Wooden Interlocking Building Blocks for Toddlers. Sized just right for little hands, these blocks are twice the size of traditional Eco Bricks, and the bright and vibrant hues will add color to a child’s creations. These blocks are compatible with Duplo and other interlocking brick toys. Perfectly sized for toddlers, but will stay relevant to children's play as they age.

Child plays with colorful wooden interlocking blocks, similar to duplo, she has them stacked into a tower and is pulling more out of a wood box

Haba Basic Building Blocks Large Starter Set

Play is a child's work, and these fantastic building blocks will engage children from the beginner builder to the expert architect! This set comes with 60 blocks and a fabric carrying case. The expert quality guarantees that these blocks will withstand years of play and last through siblings and generations.

Young girl plays with HABA brand unit building blocks on a table in front of a Christmas tree.

Magic Wood Tree Branch Blocks

This set of 36 blocks, cut from natural tree branches, will encourage hours of open-ended and imaginative play. The organic shape and texture of the natural bark sides are nourishing to a child’s sense of touch. Since the blocks are cut from nature, every set is unique, but each set includes cylinders, planks, two flat wall pieces – one with a window and the other with a door, and at least one "Y" piece.

Boy in green holiday pajamas with long hair plays with wooden tree branch blocks with bark on their sides. He has built a slide.

12 Piece Wooden Rainbow

An incredibly versatile and open-ended toy, this 12-piece set can be used as a stacking and nesting toy. The pieces will be used to build a tunnel for cars, houses for dolls, a cozy hideaway for fairies or gnomes, or to create anything your child can imagine!

Wooden 12 piece rainbow stacking arches toy from Grimm's on a table with a wicker suitcase and blue wooden elephant pull toy waldorf from Bella Luna Toys

We hope this list gives you ample ideas for gifts for the special children in your lives! These toys will form the foundation of their toy collection and be played with for years and years. It's not just a gift, but an investment in their imagination! Share your gift picks and holiday magic with us on Instagram and use the hashtag #bellalunatoys for a chance to be featured on our feed! 

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