Kids always teach ME, when they get their hands on a good learning toy. That’s just what happened when I dumped out my box of Wooden Wimsey Blocks by Alex Toys and watched the play begin. Designed for children beginning at 10 months, this clever set of shapes and designs inspired kids of many developmental stages to be creative. Younger children explored and played with the blocks, while a 2 1/2 year-old really inspired me. He began naming each block as he picked them up, “happy face,” “nite nite” (that’s when I realized the block was two-faced!), bridge, arm, step, triangle, hair, heart, and circle. After building several towers incorporating happy face, he turned the curved pieces on their sides and placed the first two “cars” of his train, proceeding to line up all the blocks for his “choo choo.” Kids love how the shapes fit together–matching curves, steps and pushing the circle through the hole. Curved on one side and straight on the other, one block became hair or feet, depending on which way it was positioned. An older sibling even incorporated the blocks into a castle backdrop for her princess play. Don’t we want a toy that can be used in a new way, each time we play?
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Thank you Sherry! You are a BIG help and Max adores you.Maria, mother of a 5 year-old boyFairfield, CT
Sherry, thanks for giving us back our son. We are so grateful for everything you did for Ben and our family. Not seeing you every week makes me feel that something is missing… but we look forward to a summertime walk! We miss you,Nicole, mother of 2 year-old boy who was dismissed from therapyWestport, CT
Sherry, thank you so much for working with my girls for so long. Your kindness, thoughtfulness, insight and professionalism made our experience so meaningful. My husband and I appreciate all you have done for them. Let’s keep in touch. Thanks again.Mother of 3 and 5 year-old girlsGreenwich, CT