Grapat 36x Mandala Pumpkins in Malaysia
This set includes 36 wooden pumpkin shape mandala pieces painted in 3 warm spicy brown and orange shades.
Open-ended play in its purest form. A collection of 36 little wooden pumpkin pieces in three warm spicy shades of orange and brown that can be used for a wide variety of counting games and of course mandala making. Children will play in ways that come naturally such as counting and sorting or decorating play scenes and with a little encouragement you can teach the art of mandala making too. These wooden mandala pumpkin pieces are wonderfully tactile and enchanting, and a wonderful addition to your loose parts play resources. Add them to your Autumn display or nature table as part of your seasonal celebrations.
A Mandala is a circular form of art that can be used to enhance mindfulness and can be enjoyed by all. Simply create a circular shape with repeated patterns. Grapat mandala pieces can be used on their own or in conjunction with other art like drawing, items from nature, shapes in the sand or anything you wish. Creating a mandala is a form of meditation and a lovely way to for children to concentrate.
Montessori and Waldorf settings will also love this set of 36 wooden mini pumpkins to create fun and inviting colour matching, sorting and counting games, aiding those crucial early maths skills. Learn to count, sort, divide and multiple with this set of 36 wooden pumpkins, using this open-ended wooden toy set as a visual aid for spotting patterns and helping learn times tables. This is a natural, sustainable wooden toy set that will last years, as your child's imagination and skills develop.
Suitable for 3+ years. Grapat mandala pumpkins measure 40mm in height. Grapat toys are hand made using natural wood and water based stain. Colours and wood grains vary as does life itself. Over time wood can wear with play.
Touch - clutching and grasping, textures, fine motor skills, tripod grip
Visual - colours, pattern recognition
Schematic play: This toy will appeal to children demonstrating the positioning schema.
Key product ethics: Made using traditional manufacturing methods in the Grapat workshop where they ensure fair working conditions, using wood sustainably sourced within the EU - certification PEFC 14-35-00485, and coloured using safe water-based non-toxic dyes. All packaging is 100% plastic free.
Grapat toys are designed to embolden the natural desire to play within every child. Simplistic toys made from natural materials allow children to play freely without rules or structure, playing discovering and learning. Sure to be a favourite with Montessori toy lovers, counting, sorting and open ended play galore. Grapat toys are famed for the “Nins”, a beautiful range of traditional Waldorf toy peg dolls available in a plethora of colours and designs that give them real character. Grapat toys exude the natural beauty of the earth made using locally sourced sustainable wood and finished with water based colour stain that is safe for children and will not chip away. Nurture your child’s instincts to play and create their own imaginary worlds with Grapat.