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Our Weekly Specials

American Hard Maple Blocks - "the real deal"

See our Open Stock Pages to customize your set Blocks on Sale

Just a taste.  These little sets of blocks are good for our youngest customers and small enough to be taken in the car or on a trip if you have a little bag for them.  If you have a grandchild or young child and just want to to start a collection or provide a taste of things to come, these little sets are for you.  You will be surprised how much pleasure and play these will get in the hands of a three year old. 

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

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DINKIT - Version A12
(22 pieces - 11 shapes)
children's blocks
Premium Maple (USA)

 List - $37.01
10% off Sale $33.31

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Beginner A & B  Wood Block Sets
The Beginner A & B wooden block sets are for youngsters in the range from 4-5.  We sell more of these sets than any other.  This is the "A" set.  "A" and "B" are the same size (weight/volume) but the Beginner A is more detailed and has fewer large pieces while the B set has fewer pieces but more big ones.  This is the kit for someone who wants more detail pieces.  Click "List of Pieces" to see what's in it.  Click the Picture to see more detail.

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

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Beginner Set - Version A12
(125 pieces - 24 shapes)
Our best selling Set.

children's blocks
Premium Maple (USA)
Regular $260.25
15% off Sale $221.22
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Take a deep breath!

This is merely one page of 165 pages including 13 pages with sets of unit blocks. Don't buy something just because it's on sale.  We have smaller sets, bigger sets, cheaper sets, alphabet blocks, booster sets, sets for schools and 97 individual shapes for sale in Open Stock. This is the "specials" page.

Base Kits 12
The Base Kits are our best selling kit for children in first grade and beyond.  By this time, your builder needs about 200 blocks to satisfy a growing ambition.  The beginner kits in the medium kits are large enough for a 5 year old, but a 6 or 7 year old has bigger plans and wants to make buildings that look like something, or build towers that require a chair to reach the top.  The Base Kit B should do the trick.

Base Kit - Version B12
(160 pieces - 26 shapes)
children's blocks
Premium Maple (USA)  
Reg. - $499.01
20% off Sale $399.21
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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


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Family Kit
The Family Kit is a large kit for the family that is designing a play room and needs an ample supply of blocks for their children and friends.  This should keep four or five 8 year olds occupied at cooperative building and allow structures four or five feet high with airports, bridges, churches, and other structures. It can take a couple of weeks for children to deploy this number of blocks but the potential is amazing. A reasonably sized bookcase or cubby system will be required for storage.

"Barclay Blocks has the right stuff
to make your Bauhaus a Wow House!"
 - Walter Gropius
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Family Kit A12
(638 pieces - 36 shapes)

children's blocks
Premium Maple (USA)  
Reg. - $1727.61
30% off Sale $1209.32
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An Imported Rubberwood

Economy Block Set
This is an imported Rubberwood economy block set.  We get these blocks from Thailand and they are so cheap, you couldn't buy the lumber for a set like this made out of American Maple.  The workmanship is okay and they are the correct size for American School sized blocks.  If you want more, but two sets.  At this price, you can't go wrong.

"бинго!  Make a quaint little village
on the Dnieper one day; make
a new one downstream the next!
 - Grigori Potemkin

Rubberwood Kit #5

Rubberwood Set #511
(150 pieces - 13 shapes)

children's blocks
Sale Special
Rubberwood (Thailand)

 Regular - $216.02
25% off Sale $162.02
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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)

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Maple Firsts
Reg $75.52
10% off Sale $67.97
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"Stop babbling about a Ziggurat! 
Let's build a a little summer place
near the Hoteps in Gizeh!"  - Mrs. Khufu 

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