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Magformers Classic 30 Piece Set (colors may vary)

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  • Classic color combinations of red/purple and yellow/blue makes structures uniformed in color and appeals to any age group.
  • 30 pieces total: 12 triangles and 18 squares.
  • Oppenheim Platinum Award Winner.
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WARNING:
CHOKING HAZARD -- WARNING: KEEP AWAY FROM ALL CHILDREN. Do not put in mouth or nose. This product contains small magnets. Swallowed magnets can stick together across intestines causing serious infections and death. Seek immediate medical attention if magnets are swallowed or inhaled.
CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 11.5 x 2 x 9.5 inches ; 15.8 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Origin: China
  • ASIN: B000HDC3QE
  • Item model number: 63068
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 3 years and up
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #51,562 in Toys & Games (See Top 100 in Toys & Games)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews)
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Product Description

Product Description

This basic set contains 30 highest quality, magnetic parts; 18 squares and 12 triangles. The Classic 30 Piece Set is simple to use, and easy to build with from the moment the pieces are out of the box making it a perfect set for beginners. The color schemes of Yellow/Blue or Red/Purple build uniform structures that appeal to boys and girls of all ages. The Classic 30 Piece Set is an excellent starter set to build with, and add on. Only the best materials are used, High Quality ABS Plastic and 1/3" rare-earth NEODYMIUM magnet on side of the shape.

Ball

Build the Ball in Yello/Blue
House

Classic Set Red/Purple House
Intelligent Design for Brain Development
MAGFORMERS are easy to use and never frustrating. The patented intelligently designed MAGFORMERS magnets are housed in colorful, high quality ABS plastic. They always attract and never repel, so the moment any two pieces touch they connect. High quality magnets that instantly connect are sure to spark curiosity and play time is creative, stimulating, and constructive. Building with MAGFORMERS engages mathematical and scientific thought, deductive reasoning, and requires use of spatial awareness. Manipulating the powerful, colorful MAGFORMERS magnets IS educational, but despite being an educational experience, play is magical and FUN!

Classic 30 Set Building
MAGFORMERS award winning 30 piece Classic Set is the perfect set for a beginning user at ages 3+. Build a ball, build a house, build a building, build a star... you can even build a microphone! Cubes, and pyramids are another basic build favorite using the square and triangle shapes contained in the basic Classic 30 set. Imagination and building is always a fun solo activity, but when two or more minds get together the building creativity abounds! Get ready for idea sparks to fly!

Instant Connect = Instant FUN
Patented design allows for positive connection, always! Instantly connect powerful magnets make playtime instantly FUN! Storage takes care of itself, because with MAGFORMERS, every piece connects to another and stacks neatly so you won't find a messy pile after play! Compact storage, easy set up, and quick clean up, make MAGFORMERS a perfect activity for anytime or place. Pack them in a small tote and wherever you go you're bringing instant FUN. Children of all ages can easily build with MAGFORMERS. (Ages 3+)

What's In The Box?
Contains 30 pieces-18squares and 12 triangles. Available in two color combinations-Blue/Yellow and Red/Purple

Tower and Wheel

Tower, Wheel, and Cylinder (not pictured) Building is Easy and Fun!

From the Manufacturer

Classic color combinations of red/purple and yellow/blue makes structures uniformed in color and appeals to any age group. 30 pieces total: 12 triangles and 18 squares. Oppenheim Platinum Award Winner.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

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Magnetic shapes stick together nicely.
Jon DeLise
As a retired elementary school teacher, I highly recommend Magformers for all ages of children.
LMK
Both he and his 5 year old sister loved it.
Bookluvr

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

60 of 61 people found the following review helpful By Sapere Aude on December 28, 2007
My children, (4.5 and 2.5) got these for Christmas, one set each. Shown here is the red and purple set which my daughter received, but they also come in blue & yellow which is what my son has and I believe another color combination. There are two shapes - 18 squares and 12 triagles in the 30 piece box. 30 pieces is enough to build decent sized shapes, but if you have a builder who enjoys elaborate structures, they may want more pieces.

They do indeed go together as described on the box. They never reject on the edge, if you flip it over the other way, it still connects. I did find that certain combinates of putting them face to face does reject and the shape has to be flipped over. The magnets are completely encapsulated in the plastic, not glued in the edges as was the problem with magnet toys which have been recalled - as these strong magnets can be deadly when swallowed. That is my largest concern with this toy, but I spent some time trying to pry apart the plastic to be sure it was secure and it flexed some but seemed pretty well put together. Given the CPSC's recalls on other toys using similar magnets, however, I will be keeping a very close eye on these.

As for the educational value, they are wonderful - my 4.5 year old daughter was immediately building all sorts of geometric shapes with it, and while my son isn't at that level, he still enjoyed stacking them and pulling them apart. This toy is a great alternative to the much more expensive magnatiles.

Update: 4 years later - these were a big hit for a long time. They still do play with them sometimes, now at 6 and 8.
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66 of 70 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on December 29, 2007
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I would have to say I prefer the Magna Tiles to the Magformers, although my husband seems to like the Magformers better. Our 4-year-old has not taken to them, although she has always loved her Magna Tiles. The magnets in the Magformers are much stronger than the Magna Tiles. I found them hard to pull apart and didn't like how the magnets would reject if not lined up right. That is not an issue with the Magna Tiles. There are more building possibilities with the Magna Tiles.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By R. C. King on January 8, 2008
Magformers are great! The magnets in them are much stronger than MagnaTiles so there is less frustration/less falling apart of creations. Magformers are surprisingly simple but fascinating - my four year-old son never tires of them.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By T. Gibson on March 2, 2008
My daughter received a 50 piece set from QVC and there isn't a day she doesn't build something awsome with them and she's only 4. I'm constantly searching for new ones at a similar price, because QVC no longer carries them. Amazon has been my best option.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By A. Comfort on June 4, 2008
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We leave our magformers out in the living room where it is enjoyed by visitors from ages 2 to 70. Originally we purchased one set, but soon decided to get another because our friends, our adult children, and our grandkids enjoy it so much. The pieces are sturdy and safe for young kids. People enjoy manipulating them alone or in groups. It is a versatile and enjoyable toy.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Garry C. Burgess on March 10, 2009
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My autistic son LOVES this toy. As you can imagine buying toys for special needs children is difficult because they won't play with them "like they should". With this toy there is no "right" way so he is very happy and not frustrated. Plus the magnets snap together with a satisfying click that I think he really enjoys."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Emily M. Nichols on April 7, 2009
Great product, the recommendation I have is that you need several sets to make anything big or for more then 1 child. All of my children from ages 3-11 love these and they are still the most played with toy since Christmas.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By S. Fodor on December 25, 2009
We got two sets of these for our kids for Christmas and we had also bought them a Nintendo DSI. My husband made sure that before Christmas we kept the Magformers and the DSI's apart from each other because he said the magnets will damage the DSI. Well today after all the presents were opened we somehow forgot about that rule throughout the day and by the end of the day, my daughters DSI screen had stopped working. Other than that, they are great to play with and the kids love them.
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