Are you looking for an all natural, eco-friendly toy to give to a child that promotes creative play and critical thinking? Then I am here to share with you these fun cork building blocks called KORXX! Plus some awesome printable prompts of critical thinking puzzles to use with KORXX blocks!
About KORXX Blocks
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KORXX blocks are amazing! They are made from responsibly harvested, high quality cork. Cork is a natural material, free from harmful chemicals. These blocks are soft and quiet which means no loud banging noises and no dings or dents on your floors, tables or walls! The natural texture of these cork blocks allow them to be easily stacked without slippage. This is a great feature for kids who struggle with fine motor skills. It really cuts down on frustration and allows kids of all ages and abilities to have fun!
Critical Thinking Puzzles with KORXX Blocks
Because of the natural texture of KORXX blocks, they can be stacked and arranged in all sorts of different ways. So I thought it would be fun to come up with some neat critical thinking puzzles (similar to THESE from Lalymom) to use with KORXX blocks!
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- KORXX Blocks (You can order KORXX from Oh-Toys HERE.)
- Download printable critical thinking puzzles
- White Cardstock paper
- Laminator & laminating pouches (optional)
How to Prepare:
To prepare this learning activity, first download and print the critical thinking puzzle prompts HERE. Then print on cardstock, cut out the cards and laminate for durability. It is also a great idea to punch a hole in the corner of each card and hold them together with a ring to keep the cards organized!
How to Use Critical Thinking Puzzle Cards
Once you have printed, cut and laminated the cards, place them on the table with the KORXX blocks and invite your children to play! The critical thinking puzzle cards are numbered in the corner from 1 to 15, with number 1 being the easiest to build and number 15 being the most difficult.
Show the critical thinking puzzle cards to your child and challenge them to build one of the prompts. Some children will love building the designs exactly how they are shown on the cards, others will choose to build their own structures with the KORXX blocks or use the cards as inspiration for their own designs.
No matter how your children choose to play with KORXX blocks they will be working on so many creative and critical thinking skills while having fun! This is why we LOVE playing with KORXX blocks!
For more fun ways to play with KORXX check out the following posts:
Letter Formation with KORXX Cork Building Blocks from Still Playing School
Visual Motor Integration Tool with KORXX Blocks from Sugar Aunts
A Puzzle with Quiet Time Blocks from How Wee Learn
Cork Building Blocks Shadow Drawing from Lalymom
Nature Play with KORXX Blocks from Fireflies and Mud Pies
Balancing Activities with KORXX Quiet Blocks from Preschool Inspirations
One-to-One Correspondence Activity with KORXX Blocks from Fun-A-Day
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