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Thirteen Booster Kits


American Hard Maple Blocks - "the real deal"

Booster Kits are intended for persons who have a set of blocks and wish to add additional pieces or specialized pieces that their children might use to make roads, fortresses, and so forth.  The initial booster kits are rectangle kits that will bolster a small kit purchased in past years - but they are also the perfect thing for the person who just wants some rectangles.   Following this, we have booster sets that allow you to expand your collection of blocks to add additional columns, roads, castle parts, triangles or arches.  Be aware that all of these pieces are also available on the open stock pages if you are only interested in specific pieces.  There are also many additional shapes available in open stock that are not found elsewhere on our site.
Age 3+

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Rectangle Kit #1
(28 Pieces)

This is the most popular Booster Kit.  It allows you to increase the number of basic rectangles in a  smaller kit or to add rectangles to a kit bought earlier. One or two of these rectangle kits will expand your set of blocks and allow a growing child to make larger structures. 
Rectangle Booster #1
(28 pieces)

Maple Firsts
Reg $85.86  
Sale $80.03
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Maple Firsts and Seconds
Reg $81.57
Sale $71.96
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"Bбинго!  Make a quaint little village on
the Dnieper one day; make a new one
downstream the next!
 - Grigori Potemkin

Wooden Blocks Booster Kit 1
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Rectangle Kit #2
(14 Pieces)

This Booster Kit is heavy on the largest pieces - the 22" and 11" rectangles.  Great for foundations and large towers. If you purchased a Beginner Kit or smaller and want to add some large pieces to make larger buildings, these are the right blocks for foundations and base pieces.

Rectangle Kit #2
(14 Pieces)
Maple Firsts
Reg $77.76
Sale $72.80
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Maple Firsts and Seconds
Reg $73.88
Sale $65.47
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"When you really need to nail up
a lot of theses, nothing works
better than cathedral doors from
BB's." - Martin Luther

Wooden Blocks Booster Kit 2
 list of block pieces
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Rectangle Kit #3
(36 Pieces)

This booster kit emphasizes all of the basic Blocks except the 22". This kit is a good addition to any kit that suffers from being too small.  It adds multiples of the most basic and commonly used pieces.  In our experience, children are very fond of the 22 inch pieces, but there isn't too much you can build with them, and it's better to have lots of the regular blocks.
 

"Pssst!  Wanna buy a piece
of the Brooklyn Bridge?
- Mrs. Roebling

Wooden Blocks Booster 1
 list of block pieces
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Rectangle Booster #3
(36 pieces)

Maple Firsts
Reg $94.50 
Sale $87.68
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Maple First and Seconds
Reg $89.78
Sale $78.81
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Rectangle Kit #4
(30 Pieces)

This Kit ought to be our most popular booster - even if it's not.  This emphasizes the 11" and 5-1/2" inch blocks and these run out the soonest for most kids.  These basic blocks are at the heart of every structure and you can't have too many of them.  This is simplest and best addition for most sets of blocks.
Rectangle Kit #4
(30 Pieces)

Maple Firsts
Reg $91.38
Sale $84.93
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Maple First and Seconds
 Reg $86.82
Sale $76.35
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"Stop babbling about a Ziggurat! 
Let's build a a little summer place
near the Hoteps in Gizeh!"  - Mrs. Khufu 

Toy Blocks Booster Kit 4
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Finial Kit
(22 Pieces)

Finials make just the right thing to add the finishing touch to towers, castles and monuments.  We include a range of columns that will let you dress up your Church or library and add a touch of elegance.  Forts can always use a few finials and bridges always have finials to top off the support towers.  

"When you have a finicky customer
like Louis the Fat, you want the
best.  Flying Buttresses from
BB's are the Bomb!"
- Abbe' Suger

finials
list of block pieces
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Finial & Columns
Kit
(26 Pieces)

Premium Maple
Reg $61.02
Sale $57.64
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Maple Firsts and Seconds
Reg $57.97 
Sale $51.86
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Fortress Kit
(20 Pieces)

This Kit Includes battlements, cap battlements, and finials.  This allows turning a non-descript fort into the real McCoy! Finials make just the right thing to add the finishing touch to towers, castles and monuments.  The tower caps top off towers in case maidens need to let down their hair, and battlements allow archers to decimate unwary varlets below. 
Fortress Kit
(20 Pieces)

Maple Firsts
Reg $71.92
Sale $67.54
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Countdown Special
Maple Firsts and Seconds
 Reg $68.33
15% off Sale $58.09
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"Stop babbling about a Ziggurat! 
Let's build a a little summer place
near the Hoteps in Gizeh!"  - Mrs. Khufu 

fortress
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Caps & Joists Kit
(12 Pieces)

This Kit Includes Cap Battlements, Joists and Japanese Joists.  A good kit for simulating roofs on a variety of structures. Typically, roofs on block buildings are not made by planking over, but rather the outline is suggested by the joists.  The curved joist of the Japanese Joists give a nice oriental flavor.

"When you have a finicky customer
like Louis the Fat, you want the
best.  Flying Buttresses from
BB's are the Bomb!"
- Abbe' Suger

Caps and Joists
list of block pieces
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Caps & Joists Kit
(12 Pieces)

Maple Firsts
Reg $68.02
Sale $64.01
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wood blocks
Maple Firsts and Seconds
 Reg $64.62
Sale $57.58
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Super Size Kit
(24 Pieces)

Not to be confused with the Rectangle  Kits (above).  This kit is composed of blocks that are 1-1/2 times as wide as regular blocks but the same thickness and length.  They make good foundations for sturdy buildings.
Super Size Kit
(24 Pieces)

Maple Firsts
Reg $115.68
Sale $106.10
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wood blocks
Maple Firsts and Seconds
Reg $109.90
Sale $95.31
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< "Too much glass, too utopian
   . . . I don't know, Mies  . . . . 
why don't you try some nice blocks"
 - Mrs. van der Rohe

supersize blocks
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Road Kit
(28 Pieces)

Kids love to integrate Matchbox size cars with their blocks. When your child begins to play with small cars it's time to add some road building materials to a block set.  This kit includes road planks, intersections and 90 degree and 45 degree turns.  The road planks do not lock together, but they can be lofted on blocks to make bridge approaches and the planks are just about the perfect scale for Matchbox size cars and trucks.  This is a very popular booster kit.

"When you have a finicky customer
like Louis the Fat, you want the
best.  Flying Buttresses from
BB's are the Bomb!"
- Abbe' Suger

Road Kit
list of block pieces
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Road Kit
(28 Pieces)

Maple Firsts
Reg $77.80
Sale $72.83
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wood blocks
Maple Firsts and Seconds
Reg. $73.91
Sale $65.50
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Column Kit
(24 Pieces)

Some people like columns; some don't.  You can make a lot of stuff without colu8mns, but if you want to make the Lincoln Memorial or the Parthenon, they are a "must have."  We think they're great, and kids like them, but we only include a few in our regular kits.  If you want lots of columns, add this booster to a regular kit. 
Column Kit
(24 Pieces)

Maple Firsts
Reg $52.98
Sale $50.26
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Maple Firsts and Seconds
Reg $50.34
Sale $45.24
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"Ever since those dang Helvetiians switched
to fortifications from BB's, I can veni
and I can vidi, but vici . . . forget it!"
- Julius Caesar

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Huge Columns Kit
(10Pieces)

Many people have asked about 2-3/4 inch thick columns which used to be found in high quality block kits back in the day.  Unavailable elsewhere, these require very large pieces of lumber - but we've got them.  You can also find these individually in Open Stock.   

"Barclay Blocks has the right stuff to make
your Bauhaus a Wow House!"
 - Walter Gropius

Huge Columns Booster Kit
 list of block pieces
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Huge Columns Kit
(10Pieces)

Maple Firsts
 Reg   $44.76 
Sale $42.53
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wood blocks
Maple Firsts and Seconds
 Reg   $42.53  
Sale $38.28
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Triangle Kit
(34 Pieces)

Good for schools.  This set includes most kinds of triangles, and encourages familiarity with their names and relationships.  Kid's like the triangles.  They can be used to make roof joists, and children seem to enjoy fitting them together to get a natural lesson in similarity and congruence.
Triangle Kit
(34 Pieces)
Premium Maple
Reg $102.70
Sale $94.86
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wood blocks
Maple Firsts and Seconds
Reg $97.57
Sale $85.25
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"Yurt schmert! 
Get me some nice blocks from BB's"
-Mrs. Kahn

Triangle booster kit
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Arches Kit
(31 Pieces)

Kids love arches.  This set includes some monster sized arches as well as plenty of roman arches to make aqueducts and round arches for making bridges and buildings. This is easily our best selling Booster kit. You can make all kinds of things with Arches and the large ones are a great favorite with all children.

"Barclay Blocks has the right stuff to make
your Bauhaus a Wow House!"
 - Walter Gropius

Arches Booster Kit
list of block pieces
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Arches Kit
(31 Pieces)

Maple Firsts
Reg $126.75
Sale $115.55
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wood blocks
Maple Firsts and Seconds
Reg $120.42
Sale $103.76
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Also  . . .

People who buy these kits often add the following items for building ideas and storage.




Large Block Wagon

This wagon is large enough for
our Beginner Kit "A" or "B"

Large Blocks Wagon
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  Large Blocks Wagon
 Unfinished $65.00
Sale 15% off - $55.25
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Block Crates/Totes:
Unfinished, Stackable

totes

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Overstock - While they Last!
Crates/Totes

 Regular $17.50
Sale 30% off - $12.25
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12" by 30" Block
Add-A-Cubby

One Unit holds about 2-1/2
cubic feet.

Cubbies Small

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12 x 30 cubby
 Regular $39.95
Sale 25% off - $29.95
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This is by far the best available book on block play we have found. It has over
a hundred pictures of block projects and helpful advice by architect and
author Lester Walker.  Hardcover, 167 pages, this book will be a terrific
stimulus for kids old enough to read or follow picture designs.  Teachers and
parents will also find many useful ideas.  A real gem.

Lester Walker's:
"Blocks Building  for
Children"

  Premium Maple (USA)
 Regular $22.95
30% off - $15.95
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Bokk on Children's Blocks

Hardcover
167 Pages