FREE hit counter and Internet traffic statistics from freestats.com



Wooden Blocks Logo

American Hard
Maple Blocks
the
Real Deal!


Credit Cards
Secure



  1. Menu
  2. return home: About Children's Blocks
  3. Kits for Home
  4. about: About Children's Blocks
  5. small sets: small sets of blocks
  6. medium sets: Medium Sets of Blocks
  7. standard sets: Standard Sets of Blocks
  8. large sets: Large Sets of Blocks
  9. economy blocks: Economy Blocks
  10. Melissa and Doug: Melissa and Doug Blocks
  11. . . . more
  12. booster sets: Blocks Booster Sets
  13. open stock: Oepn Stock Blocks
  14. box blocks: Hollow Blocks
  15. block wagons: Block Wagons
  16. sale specials: Blocks on Sale
  17. other blocks toys: Melissa and Doug Toys
  18. Kits for Schools
  19. about: About Children's Blocks
  20. Bank Street:       
    Wellhousen:       
    Hirsch (NAEYC):  Bank Street. School Blocks
  21. Neuberger, et al.Newburger Blocks
  22. open stock: Blocks in Bulk
  23. using PO's: Using Purchase Orders
  24. Alphabet Blocks
  25. English: English Alphabet Blocks
  26. other languages: Blocks in Other Languages
  27. Braille and ASL: Braille and Sign Blocks
  28. games :Alphabet Blocks Games
  29. economy imports: Toys Blocks
  30. Craft parts
  31. craft cubes: Craft Parts Wood Cubes
  32. squares: Wooden Squares
  33. disks: Wooden Discs
  34. wooden balls: Wooden Balls
  35. Miscellaneous
  36. make your own: Make Your Own Blocks
  37. lay-a-way: Layaway
  38. books: Block Building for Children
  39. gift certificates: gift certificates
  40. free(ish) scrap: Free Scrap
  41. samples: Sample Sets
  42. catalog: Blocks Catalog
  43. Pictures
  44. block projects: Block Projects
  45. famous bldgs.: Pictures of Famous Buildings
  46. Information
  47. sustainability: Sustainability
  48. FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
  49. policies: Policies and Ordering
  50. purchase orders: Using Purchase Orders
  51. wholesale: Wholesale Blocks
  52. recipes: Onion Recipes
  53. quality issues: Best Wood for Wooden Blocks and Toys
  54. Other
  55. contact us: Contact
  56. shopping Cart: Shopping Cart
  57. links: Links to other web sites


Our Weekly Specials

American Hard Maple Blocks - "the real deal"

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

BAB B12  
The BAB Sets are about twice as large as the INF sets and provide a good deal more elbow room for creativity.  The Type "B" kits are chunkier and have more of the large pieces than the Type "A" Kits.  These are still intended for very young children, but allow building some simple layouts and box buildings. The INF sets above are fine for a first set of blocks, but if a young child is already playing with some blocks and clearly enjoys them, than the BAB sets may be a better choice.  

BABKIT - Version B12
(41 pieces - 15 shapes)


children's blocks
(Enlarge
picture)
Weekly Special
Premium Maple (USA)
 
List - $86.05
10% off Sale $77.45
Add    to Cart



Read more about Firsts & Seconds  Blocks on Sale
"Stop babbling about a Ziggurat! 
Let's build a a little summer place
near the Hoteps in Gizeh!"  - Mrs. Khufu 

b

list of block pieces
(Compare Kits)

(See other Small Kits  Blocks on Sale )



 

scroll

Beginner Set C
This is a "tweeny" set.  It consists of the Beginner Set "A" plus a large additional box of the basic rectangles.  It lies somewhere between the Beginner Set "A" and the sets that are found among the Standard Sets.  It is a good deal larger than the Beginner Set "A" (one and a half times), but smaller than the Base Set "A". It's the right set for the person who wants a Beginner Set but would like to "go long" for the child who is already playing with blocks and enjoys them.

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

list of block pieces
(Compare Sets)


Beginner Set
 Version C12
(165 pieces - 27 shapes)

children's blocks
(Enlarge
picture)
Weekly Special
Maple First & Seconds (USA)
Reg. - $391.34
25% off Sale $293.51
Add  to Cart

Read More about these Quality Differences Blocks on Sale
(See other Beginner Kits  Blocks on Sale  )



 
scroll

Over
here!
(scroll
up)

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.

scroll
Base Kits 12
The Base Kit B is one of our best selling kits 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 A should do the trick.

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

i
list of block pieces
(Compare Sets)



Basic Kit Version A12
 (216 Pieces - 31 Shapes)
 Our best selling kit for 6 year olds. 


children's blocks
(Enlarge
picture)
Weekly Special
Maple First & Seconds (USA)
Reg - $492.86
30% off Sale  $345.01
Add    to Cart   



Read More about these Quality Differences Blocks on Sale
  (See other Standard Kits  Blocks on Sale )



scroll
 

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
(Enlarge)



Rubberwood Set #511
(150 pieces - 13 shapes)

children's blocks
(Enlarge
picture)
Sale Special
Rubberwood (Thailand)

 Regular - $216.02
25% off Sale $162.02
Add    to Cart

Read More about these Quality Differences Blocks on Sale
  (See other economical imports Blocks on Sale )



scroll
See our Open Stock to add specific pieces to a set you already own  Blocks on Sale
scroll

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)
Weekly Special
Maple Firsts and Seconds
Reg $73.88
15% off Sale $62.80
Add to Cart  

Read More about these Quality Differences Blocks on Sale

"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
(View Kit)

  (See other Booster Kits  Blocks on Sale )



scroll