Just thinking ...

Magformers ™
1/3/2009 8:42:41 PM by: Elsi

Oh, I'm in love! Vicki and I saw this magnet building toy at Grand Rabbits (surely the best toy store in the universe!). We played with it at the checkout counter—squares and triangles, with embedded magnets (therefore, safe). You can build things. Fun! So she bought one for her grandchildren and all, and I got one for Aidan for Christmas. This evening, Aidan brought it with him to Chick-Fil-A. Yes, you can build with the shapes. But, more to the point, the object is to figure out how to lay the shapes out on the table in such a way that you can pick it up at a certain point and the finished product will snap itself together! What a delight!



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1/5/2009 5:01:52 PM
   
  I want one! And I agree, Grand Rabbits is the best toy store in the universe. It's just out the back door of the building I work in, and I'm going to go find one of these cool toys for myself tomorrow. Thanks, Elsi!
   
  Verna Wilder,  
   
 

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