Blocks: They’re Not Just For Kids

I’ve concluded that my life is not yet complete, and that’s because I don’t have a cool set of wooden blocks. If you ask me, blocks have gotten a bad rap. People assume they’re just a kids toy, but the fact is blocks are a fun way to avoid work and improve your motor skills, which have been rapidly deteriorating ever since you switched from orange juice to bourbon at breakfast. Plus, they’re a unique decoration for the home or office.

Here are my 5 favorite sets of unique, designy blocks:

1. ShapeMaker blocks from Miller Goodman



2. Vintage Scandinavian Style House Blocks from Monki Vintage/Etsy



3. Neutraface Slab Blocks from House Industries



4. XYZ Blocks from Fred



5. Groovie Math and Patterning Blocks from Uncle Goose



I was inspired to write this post after I discovered the ShapeMaker blocks. In all seriousness, I don’t know how I can manage to go on with my life without buying a set of those.

And for good measure, here are some more blocks worth checking out:

Building Blocks Cordoba from Haba
Nautical Signal Flag Pattern Blocks from Monki Vintage/Etsy
Presidential Blocks from Uncle Goose
Balancing Blocks from Poketo
Baby’s First Blocks from Little Sapling Toys/Etsy

2 Responses to “Blocks: They’re Not Just For Kids”

  1. Kelly says:

    I almost got you the 4th set for your birthday. No lie.

  2. Donna says:

    you forgot these…which seem to gorgeously defy the laws of physics:

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