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Wood Unit Block Play Sets

Learning Essentials

Early childhood essential learning resource that offers many open-play opportunities!

Meant to Last

Guaranteed for life against breaks or splinters to hold up in various classroom settings or generations at home.


Purchase wood unit blocks individually to add to or customize your block play center!

Why Incorporate Wooden Unit Blocks into Early Childhood Development?

The idea of children handling various geometrical shapes made from wood came from the founder of Kindergarten himself, German educator Friedrich Froebel, way back in the 1800s. However, it wasn't until the early 1900s that the progressive educational reformer Caroline Pratt created the unit blocks we know today. She was also a massive advocate for open-ended play!

Looking for ways to incorporate wooden unit blocks into your early childhood learning center? Be sure to check out our blog post that discusses some great tips for using these wooden unit blocks and inspiration from educators just like you!