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Wooden Blocks School Kits
Newburger & Vaughn
Half Kits 

American Hard Maple Blocks - "the real deal"

Ages 3+

These kits are as recommended by Newburger & Vaughan : Teaching Numeracy, Language, and Literacy with Blocks.  A few of our corresponding blocks differ in shape in minor respects from those in their suggested kit but are functionally the same.  You can purchase a whole kit or a half kit in either Premium Maple or Maple Firsts & Seconds.    

Their Name Our Type Thick x Wide x Long (drawings to scale)
End/Side
Classroom sized Half Kits
3
years
4
years
5
years
Half Units Half Unit Rectangles  1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 2-3/4  Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 24 24 30
Units Unit Rectangles 1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 5-1/2  Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 90 96 110
Double Units Double Unit
 Rectangles 
1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 11  Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 48 70 95
Quad Units Quad Unit 
Rectangles
1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 22  Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 24 24 36
             
Pillars Med. Square Cols.  1-3/8 by 1-3/8 by 5-1/2   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 12 24 36
Half Pillars Short Square Cols.  1-3/8 by 1-3/8 by 2-3/4   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 0 6 8
Half column Short Round Columns     Childcraft Blocks Childcraft Blocks 10 16 20
Column Med. Round Columns 1-3/8 by 5-1/2   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 6 8 10
Circle Curve large round arch 2-3/4 by 5-1/2   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 4 8 10
Half Circle Curve and Q. Cir.   1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 5-1/2   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks  &  Childcraft Blocks 6 8 10
Ramps   1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 5-1/2   Childcraft Blocks   Childcraft Blocks 6 16 20
Roman Arch & small half circle Small cut-out
Roman Arches
1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 5-1/2    Childcraft Blocks   Childcraft Blocks   &   Childcraft Blocks 0 2 3
Cross Road X Switch (block) 1-3/8 by 5-1/2 by 5-1/2   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 0 2 4
Gothic Arch & Door Tall Facade 1-3/8 by 5-1/2 by 11    Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks  &  Childcraft Blocks 1 1 2
Half Gothic Arch & small Buttress half arch 1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 5-1/2    Childcraft Blocks   Childcraft Blocks   & Childcraft Blocks 0 0 2
Side road T-Switch (Block) 1-3/8 by 5-1/2 by 4-1/8   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 0 1 2
Floor boards 11" Flat Board 11/16 by 5-1/2 by 11   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks 6 16 20
Roof Boards 22" Flat Board 11/16 by 2-3/4 by 5-1/2   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks   6 10
Right Angle 90 degree turn (Block) 1-3/8 by 3-1/8 by 3-1/8   Childcraft Blocks  Childcraft Blocks   1 2
Large Triangles   1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 5-1/2   Childcraft Blocks   Childcraft Blocks 4 8 12
Small Triangles (pairs)   1-3/8 by 2-3/4 by 2-3/4   Childcraft Blocks   Childcraft Blocks 4 8 9
     

Totals:  

245 345 451
     

Recommended for:   

 3 year olds  4 year olds  5 year olds