Origami Building Blocks

This origami-inspired building system invites you to construct the blocks themselves.

$24.00

In the Fold

Any set of building blocks lets you construct things, but this origami-inspired system invites you to build the blocks themselves. Based on triangular geometry, the colorful sheets are selfless little beings—they only connect with others and never themselves. Take four or more of the ingeniously engineered pieces, pre-fold them along their scored lines, and snap them together to hug it out. Those tetrahedrons (or octahedrons, or omg-that's-alotta-hedrons) fit together in brightly colored, futuristic forms limited only by your imagination. The super-durable paper pieces will stand up to multiple folding and snapping-together adventures. It's an addictive gift for armchair architects ages 8 and up. Made in New York City.

We spoke with Jonathan Bobrow, creator of our Origami Building Blocks, about creativity, baseball, and the most inspiring bits of running a business. Read more on our blog.

Made in the USA
Ages
8+
Made from
paper
Measurements
4.5" L x 4.5" W x 0.5" H; Set of 32
Ingredients
Item ID
47374

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will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

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UncommonGoodsOrigami Building Blocks
 
5.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Entertaining (4)
  • Fun (4)
  • Durable (3)
  • Interactive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Imaginative play (4)
  • Creative development (3)
  • Family (3)
  • Group activity (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Education oriented (3)

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5.0

Love the challenge

By 

from West Hills, California

About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Entertaining
  • Fun
  • Interactive

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Creative Development
    • Family Time
    • Group Activity
    • Imaginative Play
    • Indoor

    Comments about UncommonGoods Origami Building Blocks:

    A bit challenging at first, once you make your first tetra (building block) you feel a real sense of accomplishment and satisfaction! The pieces fit together to make more and more complex shapes. The possibilities for what you can build are endless. Encourages imagination and creativity. A wonderful activity for older
    children and adults. Good family activity. Once you get the hang of making the tetras I find it to be tremendously relaxing and stress-reducing.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Moreishly addictive. Bought as gift, kept for self!

    By 

    from Sydney

    About Me Collector

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Entertaining
    • Fun
    • Great Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Creative Development
      • Imaginative Play

      Comments about UncommonGoods Origami Building Blocks:

      .

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Fun Creating!

      By 

      from Philadelphia, PA

      About Me Education Oriented

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy Assembly
      • Entertaining
      • Fun
      • Great Value
      • Interactive

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Time
        • Group Activity
        • Imaginative Play
        • Indoor
        • Special Needs

        Comments about UncommonGoods Origami Building Blocks:

        I had a great time figuring out how to combine these pieces in different configurations to make different shapes, and then combining them, endless possibilities! I took some to a family party and gave them to the kids to play with, they were ages 8 through 16 and all of them enjoyed this. I got these through the Kickstarter campaign and will be coming back for more after seeing how much everyone enjoyed them at Thanksgiving. Thanks to Jonathan & the Move38 team for creating these!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Curiously addictive

        By 

        from New Jersey

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

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Entertaining
        • Fun
        • Interactive

        Cons

        • Poor Instructions

        Best Uses

        • Creative Development
        • Family Time
        • Group Activity
        • Imaginative Play

        Comments about UncommonGoods Origami Building Blocks:

        Troxes origami building blocks are just challenging enough to be interesting but not so challenging as to be frustrating. My son and I both enjoyed playing with them for hours, experimenting with different shapes and configurations. Overall they held our interest longer than I'd have thought possible. Highly recommended!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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