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Boys Will Love Building This Bulldozer From Wooden Blocks

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 4:35:56 PM America/Phoenix

make a bulldozer from wooden blocks 

bulldozer made from blocks

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Boys will love this building their own bulldozer from wooden blocks. (Girls will too!) Most little boys are fascinated with tractors, dump trucks, anything that digs and moves dirt. Watching those big machines scoop, push and haul dirt is fascinating for little boys (big boys, moms and dads too).

This simple bulldozer can be built from wooden blocks in just a few simple steps. There's no tricky balancing either so it's something that even the youngest little builders can build. So let them dig right in and build this cute little wooden building block bulldozer today!

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Posted in Ideas for Projects By Miriam Sheffield

Make City Skyline Silhouettes With Wooden Blocks-New York City

Friday, January 27, 2017 3:47:19 PM America/Phoenix

new york city skylineCopyright: frimerke / 123RF Stock Photowooden blocks make silhouette of new york city skyline

Did you love to make shadow puppets when you were a kid? Kids today are still excited when they get to turn out the lights, turn on a flashlight and create some shadows. Here's a fun activity that uses wooden blocks to make a silhouette of a city skyline. This project creates the most famous, the New York City skyline from just a few simple wooden blocks.Using varied sizes of wooden building blocks, kids will learn to follow a pattern, compare sizes and shapes and get to create cool shadows. Try it today. A great inside activity for these cold winter months.

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Posted in Ideas for Projects By Miriam Sheffield

Make Something New From Wooden Blocks-Toy Blocks Ocean Liner

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:34:31 PM America/Phoenix

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Kids can use their imagination, a few blocks and these simple instructions to cruise around the world in their very own Ocean Liner made from simple toy blocks. Wooden blocks are a toy sure to spark their creativity and take them where ever they want to go. Whether across the world, back in time or on to the future. Send them on a journey full of exciting places and adventures, all on the living room floor. Let them spend an afternoon playing with a set of wooden building blocks.

Here's the luxury way to go on their travels. Build this ocean liner from wooden toy blocks. Step by step instructions make it easy. Soon it will be cruising along to the most fantastic places. 

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Posted in Ideas for Projects By Miriam Sheffield

Using Wooden Blocks To Create A U-Wing Star Wars Vehicle

Thursday, January 5, 2017 5:50:23 PM America/Phoenix

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Rogue One, A Star Wars Story-Have you seen it? Loved it? Now you can build it! Build one of the new cool ships from the movie. Make this U-Wing from a few simple wooden blocks. Kids can easily create a simple replica of the ship with just a few blocks in minutes. All the Star Wars stories are so creative I'm sure the creators of this fantastical saga must have played with imaginative toys like wooden building blocks when they were kids. Just like Star Wars is always coming up with cool new ships and weapons, kids can always come up with something new when playing with toys that spark their imagination, like wooden building blocks.

This may not be a detailed lego creation of the ship, but it's a pretty good likeness and uses just simple geometric shapes found in a wooden block set. Let their imagination fill in the details! Try it out just follow the easy step by step instructions and soon you'll be having out of this world fun!

 

 

 

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Posted in Ideas for Projects By Miriam Sheffield

Toys Like Wooden Blocks Can Help Your Toddler Learn To Share

Saturday, November 12, 2016 10:02:34 PM America/Phoenix

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Have a toddler in your home? Then you should be very familiar with the "Toddler Property Laws". Don't know who put these words into print but this code is definitely etched into every the  brain of every 1 or 2 year old. Back To Blocks owner Miriam has had this saying hanging on the wall since her own little ones were this age. Now it applies to the grandchildren. You will have a lot more patience with your little "terrible two" if you know and understand the "Toddler Property Laws". So study them carefully! They will  help you guide your little one through this important developmental phase and into the world of friends and sharing. Playing with toys like wooden building blocks can help a toddler practice social and sharing skills. Here's some dos and don'ts of living by the "Toddler  Property Laws". 

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Posted in Types of Play By Miriam Sheffield

The White House Made From Wooden Blocks A Voting Day Project For Kids

Monday, November 7, 2016 1:28:30 PM America/Phoenix

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Kids, mom and dad may get to vote for who gets to live here! But you can build it! Make this fun pattern of The White House from your wooden blocks. This can be a fun and educational Voting Day activity for kids. It takes a little balancing, but so does being the President. While you balance some wooden building blocks, hopefully the President will be busy balancing the budget and paying attention to the balance of power in our government. Wooden blocks are a creative toy that can be worked into any lesson plan. There are lots of famous buildings that you can learn about as you have fun building with blocks. Follow the easy instructions to make your own Executive Mansion!

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Posted in Ideas for Projects By Miriam Sheffield

Halloween Fun With Wooden Blocks -Creepy Creatures And Crazy Castles

Monday, October 31, 2016 9:15:11 AM America/Phoenix

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Happy Halloween from Back To Blocks! Hope you have a spooky, fun, and safe holiday. Here's some of our favorite Halloween activities for kids using simple wooden building blocks. Check out these Creepy Creatures and Crazy Halloween Castles. Just follow the links to find easy to follow step by step instructions for each.  A fun and different Halloween activity that kids will love! Creative toys like wooden blocks can add to the fun of any holiday!

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Posted in Ideas for Projects By Miriam Sheffield

Kids Use Your Wooden Blocks To Build An Imperial Walker

Friday, September 30, 2016 10:00:39 AM America/Phoenix

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Are you or your kids Star Wars fans? Here's a unique activity for you to build. Make this Imperial Walker from wooden blocks! Wooden building blocks can create anything with a little imagination. What 's more imaginative than the creative vehicles found in Star Wars. This one happens to be my cute little grandson's favorite-The Mighty Imperial Walker! If you are feeling the force, then dump out your wooden block set and follow these easy instructions.

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Posted in Ideas for Projects By Miriam Sheffield

Back To Blocks Super Hero Fun-Build Wooden Blocks Batmobile!

Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:55:51 PM America/Phoenix

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"Holy Creativity Batman, the Batmobile made from wooden blocks!" How did they do it?!"

"Remember Robin, Imagination is Everything! Let's investigate this case further and find the secret plans for this wooden blocks Batmobile."

Kids who's your favorite Super Hero? Batman, Superman, Iron Man or maybe Captain America? Join us here at Back To Blocks for some creative building projects right up the Super Hero alley. Look each week for a different Super Hero building project. We'll start off with Batman's coolest mode of transportation-The Batmobile, all made from simple wooden building blocks!

This is a simple project that even the littlest super hero fans can build. Use your powers of creativity and the simple instructions that follow.

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Posted in Ideas for Projects By Miriam Sheffield

Create A Castle Series #3-Huge Castle Made Of Wooden Blocks

Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:43:56 PM America/Phoenix

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Build this huge castle from wooden blocks. Summer is here and the kids need creative things to do. Here's a great project that will occupy them for hours, get them away from the tv, and let them be totally creative. Make this large wooden blocks castle complete with moat and drawbridge. Just follow these easy step by step instructions.It's the 3rd in Back To Blocks "Create A Castle" series of fun things to build from wooden blocks. Made from our largest block set, the "Super Stacker". It's a big project for you and all your friends! It's also a good lesson that teaches symmetry. Each side of the castle is the built the same on each side, so kids can learn what it means to be symmetrical. Blocks are a great way to get in some summertime math practice and have fun too!

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