14 Piece Magnetic Wooden Block Set

By Tegu

$35
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Magnetized blocks bring a new dimension of play to a classic toy, with a mission that has transformed an entire Honduran community. Handcrafted and eco-friendly, this set of colorful beechwood blocks has interesting shapes that repel and attract one another. The Honduran community that makes them benefits with fair wages, investments in education, and 100 trees planted for every tree used in production.

  • Materials: Wood
  • Care: Wipe with damp cloth
  • Crafted from eco-friendly, sustainably-sourced Central American hardwoods and tinted using safe, nontoxic, water-based lacquers
  • Includes: 14 magnetic blocks in 5 shapes: 2 medium columns, 4 long planks, 4 short planks, 2 cubes, and 2 parallelograms
  • Building set stimulates creativity
  • Tegu partners with local communities to support reforestation and donates a portion of revenue to replanting efforts
  • Made in Honduras
  • For ages 1+
  • Note: Choking hazard
  • Dimensions: 10.38" x 8" x 1.94"
  • Weight: 1.32 lbs.

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I purchased this set for my son, who is just a baby. While he doesn't seem to be quite interested in them yet, everyone who has stopped over has enjoyed them! I find them to be soothing and creative. I look forward to purchasing more of them as my son moves to building and not just knocking over and crashing everything he sees. This is a really cool idea.More > < Less

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Changing the world one block at a time

About Tegu

Reinvented Play

Sometimes you shouldn’t mess with a classic. But in the case of Tegu, they took a classic toy to a far greater place. These sustainable wooden blocks have an ingenious magnetic design and a social mission that has transformed a Honduran community.

The smooth beechwood shapes let kids experiment with the magnetic push and pull. There are endless, wobble-free building possibilities.

Brothers Chris and Will Haughey started their business to better the impoverished Tegucigalpa community—and named their company after it. Workers earn a living wage, but more importantly they get help with long-term career growth and development.

Tegu’s commitment extends to the community—including a partnership with a local school to aid at-risk kids. And, to the environment—Tegu plants 100 trees for each one used to build their blocks.

The Grommet became Tegu's first online partner back in 2009, when Chris and Will’s office was crowded inside a house. It’s wonderful for us to see their continued growth.

These innovative toys are changing the world, one block at a time.