Building Blocks for Toddlers

Simple blocks for kids and toddlers
Stacking blocks

Building blocks for toddlers usually have a simple design with big blocks dimension and attractive colors. And the most important is the blocks must be made from safe materials and free from any hazard.

For this reason, then we must choose toys for our little brothers or sisters. We have to make sure their toys are safe for them.

Choose the Right Toy for Toddlers

There are things we need to note before we buy toys for babies and toddlers. Here are some of them:

Manufacturer review

For certain toys, the manufacturers sold them complete with some review about recommendation ages and special warnings. Please read it carefully, because it is an important clue to know whether the toys are suitable for the younger kids.

Toys for babies and toddlers
Big blocks for toddlers


Toys for babies and toddlers must comply with the following conditions:

  • Free from hazard and dangerous chemical. Many countries regulate safety standards to limit potential hazard to the children. It is of utmost importance to regulate chemicals in the paintings and other materials because the children like to put the toys into their mouth.
  • Good strength. The toy must not easily be broken. Small broken parts can cause choking hazard. Broken part of plastic material tends to make sharp edges and it can be harmful.


If a toy has small parts, then please don’t give it to your little brothers or sisters. As it can cause choking hazard, we must take care of them carefully.

Attractive color

Babies and toddlers are interesting with bright colors. The example colors are red, blue, green and yellow. The more attractive the toy colors, the more they will like it.

Building Block Models for Toddlers

Toddler blocks with attractive colors
Plastic building blocks

Block building toy is an educational toy for all ages. Even baby and toddler also can play this construction toy, with some help from their parents or older kids. And as soon as they are able to grasp the blocks by themselves, they will more excite to playing the blocks.

Construction blocks

Construction blocks for toddlers have big dimension and usually made from plastic. It may have many block variant, like square, trapezium and triangle. The block accessories also vary, which is depend on the construction theme.

For example, train construction may have wheels and connecting parts. While construction blocks with animal themes may contains elephant, giraffe and lion as the accessories.