About this item
- Loaded with educational benefits
- Dado Cubes features 10 cubes, scaled from 1 inch to 5 inches
- One set is capable of building structures over 32 inches high!
- Durable, heavy gauge plastic construction
- Developed, manufactured, and assembled right here in the USA!
- Dado is Special...and Spatial! Dado is a Favorite Toy of Children...a Favorite Tool of Professionals Employed by Occupational Therapists: "Dado helps children improve fine motor skills, including hand strength, finger dexterity, and coordination of small muscle movements. With mastery of the movements required to fit the cubes together, children take obvious pride in their creative constructions. Psychosocially, children develop skills as they share ideas and talk about their play goal."Elizabeth Paskar, Occupational Therapist, Missouri Endorsed by Classroom Teachers: "The open-ended nature of Dado Cubes, their unique groove-connecting assembly, and the challenge of achieving the highly desired perfect balance draw children in. As my students are busy building, talking through their plans, and making adjustments, I am amazed by their critical thinking and problem solving skills."Stacy Coulter, Kindergarten Educator, Kansas Valuable in Ongoing Visual Spatial Research: "In my work with visual-spatial children in various corners of the world, I have found that one distinguishing feature is their ability to visualize in multiple dimensions. Many visual-spatial learners speak of 4- and 5-dimensional mental images! Dado Cubes would offer these individuals, young and old, a hands-on way of demonstrating what their incredible minds are able to see and create. For children who lack such ability, this wonderful new toy may help them to expand their understanding of dimensionality, viewing their world from a unique perspective!"
Winner of 12 Awards!A multi-award winning toy that's made in America! Winner of 12 Awards! Dado Cubes combine art and science as you explore architectural principles . . . proportion, balance, structure and color. A new twist on classic building blocks, Dado engages your imagination as the slits on each cube are interlocked to create an unlimited number of three-dimensional structures. Constructed horizontally, vertically, or nested together, Dado invites visual spatial development and problem solving through design-centered, attention-grabbing fun!"Alexandra Shires Golon, Director, Visual-Spatial ResourceAuthor, Raising Topsy-Turvy Kids; If You Could See the Way I Think; The Visual-Spatial Classroom
Number of Pieces: 10
Dimensions (Overall): 5.38 inches (H) x 5.38 inches (W) x 5.38 inches (L)
Weight: 1.65 pounds
Suggested Age: 3 Years and Up
Care and Cleaning: Spot or wipe clean
Item Number (DPCI): 204-07-1393
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2 out of 5 stars
Mama bear — 4 months ago
I saw this product on a list of award winning toys.... I’m wondering if the products on that list were tested by kids because mine were not impressed.... cool concept but hard to use, don’t fit together nice, and way way over priced.... wish I skipped this one... it was a flop.