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$36.95
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Su Bebe Es Muy Inteligente!

Bringing up a bilingual baby will be as easy as uno, dos, tres with these beautifully made alphabet blocks in Spanish, Mandarin, French, and Italian. Each block is embossed to give it a classic look inspired by traditional blocks. They are handcrafted in Michigan of Basswood grown in the Great Lakes area and printed with non-toxic inks. The blocks feature beveled edges for a more comfortable hold.

Spanish: The Spanish language set includes 28 blocks. Features 4 complete alphabets, 3 sets of numerals, and 28 different animal pictures.

Mandarin: This beginner Mandarin set has 32 character blocks. Each block has the character alone and with its English equivalent, a stroke grid to learn how to create the character, and a number and a picture with its pin yin equivalent. There is also a puzzle side for this set... a map of China, the Chinese flag and a yellow dragon (responsible for bringing the seeds of writing to the Chinese people).

Click here to see Mandarin, and more Mandarin, Spanish, and more Spanish.

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Handmade
Item ID
18103
Ages
2+
Made from
wood, ink
Measurements
1.75" cubes

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS
 
4.8

(based on 39 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (50)
  • Fun (30)
  • Colorful (28)
  • Creative (20)
  • Easy to assemble (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Young children (28)
  • Imaginative play (24)
  • Motor skills development (21)
  • Older children (6)
  • Creative development (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Education oriented (18), Working parent (8), First time parent (7), Parent of two or more children (7), Grandparent (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (41), No (4)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Child (6), Other (6)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (6), Birthday (5), Christmas or hanukkah (3)

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5.0

Unique but classic gift, fast delivery

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from Atlanta, GA

About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Colorful
  • Creative
  • Durable
  • Fun
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Imaginative Play
    • Motor Skills Development
    • Young Children

    Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

    I wanted to buy a unique baby gift for my cousin's newborn. I purchased the Spanish blocks because his wife is a native speaker. The gift arrived almost the next day. They were surprised and pleased by the gift. Then I heard an NPR program talking about how basic blocks are a great developmental education tool for young children. Very happy with this product.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes, Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Birthday

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    5.0

    Great Gift

    By 

    from Hartford, CT

    About Me First Time Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creative
    • Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Young Children

      Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

      Unique gift to encourage learning

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes, Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Child
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Other

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Es muy bueno

      By 

      from Bradlley Beach New Jersey

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            Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

            This was a gift for my boss's son, for his 1st birthday, his mom in latin and I wanted him to have a gift that honored that. My boss said as soon as he got home with it, his wife opened and began to build with their son. Everyone was so pleased I love uncommon goods, I can always expect that my gifts will not be duplicated.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes, Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Birthday

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Bilingual Blocks!

            By 

            from Broad Run, VA

            About Me Collector, Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Colorful
            • Creative
            • Durable
            • Educational
            • Fun
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Imaginative Play
              • Motor Skills Development
              • Older Children
              • Young Children

              Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

              My girls love to build & love learning a new language. These help reinforce those skills. The blocks are beautiful. I will definitely purchase another set for a gift. They would be a cute baby shower decoration too.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes, Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Child
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Other

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              4.0

              Interesting blocks

              By 

              from Tucson, AZ

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Fun
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Imaginative Play
                • Motor Skills Development
                • Older Children
                • Young Children

                Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

                Intrigued by idea of building blocks in the Mandarin language; like the raised symbol glyphs; putting together the map/dragon actually a bit of a challenge the first go around; like the light weight to the blocks

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Self
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other

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                5.0

                Beautifully made blocks

                By 

                from Los Angeles

                About Me Grandparent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Colorful
                • Creative
                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Imaginative Play
                  • Motor Skills Development
                  • Young Children

                  Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

                  Well made, beautifully crafted. My grandchild plays with them for long periods of time. Great way to introduce words in Spanish.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Child
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Birthday

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                  5.0

                  Perfect gift!

                  By 

                  from Portland, Maine

                  About Me Education Oriented, First Time Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Colorful
                  • Creative
                  • Durable
                  • Fun

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Imaginative Play
                    • Motor Skills Development

                    Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

                    I purchased these blocks for a friend and her partner who recently had a baby. We are both from Michigan, so I loved that the blocks were made there! I also knew that they want their little one to learn Spanish, so these blocks will come in handy. She emailed me right away to say how much she loved them!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes, Yes
                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                    • Other
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Other

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                    5.0

                    Great Quality

                    By 

                    from Pennsylvania

                    About Me Aunt, Family friend, Working Parent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Colorful
                    • Creative
                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Assemble
                    • Fun
                    • Non-toxic
                    • Sturdy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Language

                      Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

                      Very pleased with product. This was a gift for a child that has relatives currently living in China. The recipient's parents were extremely satisfied with the quality, as well as the relatives from China.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes, Yes
                      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                      • Child
                      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                      • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      good quality blocks

                      By 

                      from bay area, CA

                      About Me Collector, Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Colorful
                      • Creative
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Assemble
                      • Fun
                      • Sturdy

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Imaginative Play
                        • Motor Skills Development
                        • Older Children
                        • Young Children

                        Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

                        These are the 6th and 7th set of uncle goose blocks I've purchased. Good quality blocks that are not outsourced and made here in the US.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes
                        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                        • Other
                        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                        5.0

                        Lifetime Potential

                        By 

                        from salem MI

                        About Me Great aunt

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Colorful
                        • Creative
                        • Durable
                        • Fun

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Imaginative Play
                          • Motor Skills Development
                          • Older Children
                          • Special Needs
                          • Young Children

                          Comments about FOREIGN LANGUAGE BLOCKS:

                          This gift was greatly appreciated by our new grand noece and her parents. Being from MI, I also enjoyed supporting my state's work product. it will bring a lifetime of learning and shape a new mind.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes
                          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                          • Child
                          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                          • Other

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