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ThinkPlay STEM Junior Xtra
ThinkPlay STEM Junior Xtra

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List Price: $139.98
Our Price: $79.95
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Ages: 4-8

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Product Code: 694-695

Timberdoodle's review
ThinkPlay STEM Junior Xtra collection is an international award-winning construction system with outstanding educational uses. Granted the prestigious Tillywig Brain Child Gold Award, the Practical Preschool Gold Award, as well as the Primary Teacher Gold Award, the ThinkPlay STEM Junior 400-piece set is amazingly durable and comes with a boatload of project ideas.

More than 60 spiral-bound pages of easy-to-follow photographs show, step by step, how to build a huge, incrementally more difficult variety of models. Better still, many of the initial construction instructions begin by having your child place the appropriate shapes on the pages so that the correct shapes and quantities are located before construction begins.

This high level of structured guidance distinguishes Thinkplay STEM Junior from any other building set for this age range. The squares, triangles, and wheels connect and disconnect easily, yet create remarkably secure structures that do not fall apart. Stack them or interlock them on their sides—ThinkPlay square bricks are the same size as traditional middle-size Duplo bricks and are 100% compatible but infinitely more versatile.

Timberdoodle’s ThinkPlay STEM Junior set also features specialized Xtra connectors, shaped like “T”s and “r”s. These unique connector pegs, beyond the pre-attached connectors and standard linear and X-shaped pegs, allow the builder to change the direction of their construction, and to create even more varied models with the ThinkPlay STEM Junior set.

ThinkPlay STEM Junior encourages a wide variety of cognitive benefits in your younger children: fine-motor skills, hand-eye coordination, convergent/divergent thinking, creativity, problem solving, and spatial skills. Colors will vary. For ages 4 - 8.

Another outstanding component of Timberdoodle's 2017 PreK Curriculum Kit!

Manufacturer: Morphun
Age Recommendation: 4-8

Awards and Endorsements:
Tillywig Brain Child Gold Award
Practical Preschool Gold Award
Primary Teacher Gold Award

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3yrs.

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Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review.

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Think Play January 27, 2017
Reviewer: Ellora, age 5 from Texas  
I like it because it's like Legos but with different shapes.  I've learned how to follow directions and create animals, trucks, and even dinosaurs.

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Think Play STEM Junior January 27, 2017
Reviewer: Timmy, future firefighter, age 5  
My favorite thing about these blocks are that I can make anything I want... so many things!  The pieces aren't too small that I have to worry about my baby brother, and I build such cool things. These are different than Duplos because they slide together on the sides. I made a pony, a guy standing on his head, and my 2 year old brother likes me to build him cars. I'm big, so I can follow those instructions myself. No mom help needed. If someone is thinking about buying them, I say they are very good and you should do it!

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Think Play STEM Junior January 19, 2017
Reviewer: Lyla Wahlbrink, future prima ballerina, age 4  
I love it.  It is so much fun and I get to make things out of it, like a dog and a spoon and an egg and a fork and a robot.  I get to make anything I want.  I wish they had more wheels.  I really like it.

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Great set October 17, 2016
Reviewer: LaurenK  
This set comes with a ton of building ideas in the guide books. The blocks themselves are kind of tricky to fit together for my 3 year old and she can't follow the instructions without my assistance to help her stay on track. The first few times I had to put all the blocks together for her (she identified what block we needed and found it in the bin) because they were just too hard for her to slide together. For the first time today she was able to put parts together on her own! Making progress!

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