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Inchimals

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Product Description


A Mathematical Safari Adventure!

What can you learn from a rabbit that's exactly four inches tall - plus a bunch of his perfectly precise pals? If you're a child, plenty!

Inchimals are incredibly effective math blocks that teach measurement, number concepts, addition, subtraction, and pre-algebra! It's ideal, educational fun for all ages of children.

Beautifully crafted, thoughtfully designed, Inchimals are 12 wooden animal blocks measuring 1 inch (the tiny ladybug) to 12 inches (the towering giraffe). With exact inch segments, written numerals, representative dots, and cute animals to boot - this learning toy is a sure winner all around!

Can you explore Measurement?
Easy. Find the block that matches your shoe, or your granola bar, or stack them all together and measure you!

Can you learn Addition?
Sure. Ladybug + Tree Frog. Stack the Ladybug and Tree Frog vertically and match to another block length. Why it’s Mouse, of course! A fun, visual way to learn the meaning of 1 + 2 = 3.

Subtraction?
Stack two blocks horizontally, the Mouse and Ladybug for instance. Ask your child to find the difference between the two animals using another block. It's the Tree Frog! 3 – 1 = 2 becomes visual!

Pre-Algebra?
Proceeding with play and the fun puzzles within the write-on wipe-off puzzle book, children learn to balance equations of pre-Algebra!

Revered by early childhood educators and parents of children with special needs, Inchimals is a multi-purpose toy that encourages creativity, interaction, logic, and mathematics mastery.

Inchimals Animal Blocks
  • A learning safari - more ways to explore with Inchimals...
  • Great for practicing counting skills
  • Sequence Inchimal blocks from the shortest to the longest
  • Introduce vocabulary - shorter, taller, longer, height, length, distance, perimeter
  • Explore individual segments, numbers, & dots on each Inchimal block
  • Learn addition and subtraction concepts!
  • Master pre-algebra understandings and balance equations!
  • Stand Inchimal blocks side by side or stack neatly to promote fine motor control
  • Invite creative thinking, language & dialogue, and dramatic play
  • Write on-wipe off puzzle book features 100 puzzles
  • Included puzzle book with write on-wipe off erasable pen
  • Includes 12 blocks - 1 inch lady bug, 2 inch frog, 3 inch mouse, 4 inch rabbit, 5 inch penguin, 6 inch tiger, 7 inch bear, 8 inch snake, 9 inch monkey, 10 inch ostrich, 11 inch elephant, 12 inch giraffe
  • Designed to be used at home, in the classroom or on the go!
  • Inchimals adheres to all current safety requirements for the U.S. & Europe

    Teachers’ Choice Award Winner - Learning® Magazine

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    Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 6/17/2010
    Manufactured In Country of Origin China
    Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 3 years
    Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #45

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    Total Customer Reviews: 213

    Overall Rating: (4.76)

    SO glad I purchased Inchimals! My grandson played with them and the work book that came with it for a good 1/2 hour before stopping! You can see the quality in this item and it's perfect for his little 4year old hands! You could see the fun he was havin

    Posted 08/19/2021 by
    Connie Custer

    Wooden blocks with colorful depictions. Perfect size for little hands. Work book included is eye-catching!

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 07/19/2021 by
    DAWN KRAMER

    ADORABLE - MY GRANDSON LOVES THESE AND WANTS TO PLAY WITH THEM ALL OF THE TIME...MY ONLY RECOMMENDATION IS THAT THEY ADD A CARRY BAG FOR THEM, HIS FORST QUESTION WAS, "HOW DO I CARRY ALL OF THESE"?

    Hirsch

    Posted 06/16/2021 by
    Katie

    I purchased this as a gift for my nephew going into kindergarten. He has been interested in addition and enjoyed using these to complete math problems and use them to measure things around the house. His 3 year old brother is enjoying exploring them too. I also purchased a set for my 3 year old daughter but haven't given them to her yet. After seeing her cousins excited and engaging with them I know she will too!

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 05/28/2021 by
    Peter Barnes

    My 3-year-old granddaughter loves it. We play with it whenever I visit, and she enjoys putting two animals together, and trying to figure out which animal they add up to. She keeps the toy in her room so that she can play with it at night if she has trouble sleeping. Great way to learn addition!

    Are you kidding me. Wrong measurements

    Posted 02/19/2021 by
    No

    These toys are not great for teaching your child how to measure properly, the blocks are cut an additional 1/16 of an inch. While that may not be much, for an expensive product called inchimals, I would expect them to be the correct sizes.

    Note from Fat Brain Toys:

    We are always aiming for 100% customer satisfaction. If anything you order from us doesn’t meet your expectations in any way at all, please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-590-5987, or head over to our Returns and Exchanges page. We’ll be happy to exchange it for something new, give you store credit, or possibly even give you a full refund!

    My Review of Inchimals

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    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 01/05/2021 by
    Maureen Bailey Sansone

    Fun way to learn math skills!

    Fantastic!

    Posted 01/03/2021 by
    Memere

    Twin boys received this for their 5th birthday. They love it! They are really into animals and they like comparing the sizes of the animals. It really puts them in perspective. They wanted to know if a giraffe is taller than Uncle Ted (6'7"). They like adding two animals together to equal another animal and take turns putting the animals together while the other twin writes down the numbers.

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 12/31/2020 by
    Brittany Harvey

    My 6 and 4 year olds love this. The math problems they can do with these is amazing. They also love measuring things around the house with the different animals.

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 12/25/2020 by
    Donna Guthrie

    My home schooled grandchildren love this teaching tool. It makes simple fun sense. The blocks are bright and clear. The concept keeps them busy. I love the work book that comes with the inchimals.

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 12/16/2020 by
    Betty Caby

    Good quality, but it is alittle difficult to actually explain its usage to the child. We have worked together on its usage and his knowledge is increasing.

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 12/13/2020 by
    Rebecca Gutshall

    Gave this to my granddaughter (age 4) for an early X-mas present & she seemed to really like it. She didn't exactly understand measurement at her young age, but her mother & I tried to have her count the inches in each "inchimal" & on her own, she stacked various groups of inchimals to see how many were needed to keep them the same height. So she was learning how different combinations of sizes could make the same final height of inchimals. She liked doing the white eraseboard calculations using pictures for some of the equations. Again, she might be a little young overall to fully understand the calculations & measurements, but at least she seemed to enjoy exploring the "blocks" & using the whiteboard with the help of her older brother who really seemed to like doing the math. Great learning tool, well made, & very colorful inchimals!

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 12/13/2020 by
    Debra Duffy

    I will be buying one of theses for all of the little people in my life when they come of age. I love how this toy grows with the child and the animals are so darn cute! Great introduction to mathematical concepts and ideas. Bought for a 4 year old who is into animals and he loves playing with it.

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 11/18/2020 by
    Meena Khorana

    I gifted this learning toy to my four-year-old grand-daughter, Amara, so that she can develop her math skills. Her mother tells me that Amara loves Inchimals both as a learning tool and toy. However, Amara, who is very intelligent, does not like to be taught anything. Hence Inchimals was the perfect gift for her. One day, I saw her play with it on FaceTime: first, she arranged all the pieces in order, stating the number written at the bottom; and then she did some addition, as prompted by the book, by adding 12+4–that was absolutely astounding to me. I think Amara will learn math through play, provided no one forces Inchimals on her! My older daughter, who is 45 now, tells me that she used to play with Inchimals also, and liked it very much. She has saved the pieces and the book and will give them to Amara. I will have to ask her at what age she got this learning tool and how, qqqbecause I was not aware she had it!

    Excellent quality, versatile, appealing and fun

    Posted 11/10/2020 by
    Connie Isaacs

    Very high in quality, interest, educational value, versatility, and fun! Just right for our bright 3-year-old granddaughter. Highly recommend.

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 06/17/2020 by
    Judy Liu

    I was surprised how much my 3 year old son loves this toy. He loves putting smaller animals together to make one bit animal, and loves matching them up.

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 05/23/2020 by
    Pamela Jo May

    My granddaughter is 3 3/4 years old and she loves learning and playing with Inchimals. She enjoys playing the games with her parents, using the wipe off board, and the finely illustrated character blocks. She is learning how to add and to measure. This is a great educational tool along with being a fun and enjoyable toy. I recommend Inchimals for any 3 to 6 year old. Thank you.

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 05/22/2020 by
    Christine Kowalski

    A great toy for my 4 year old granddaughter, her 8 year old brother is able to play with her. Great for both of them!

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 05/21/2020 by
    Deanna M Anderson

    very colorful and educational

    My Review of Inchimals

    Posted 05/19/2020 by
    MEGHAN ANNARELLI

    I was searching for a novel indoor activity for my three year old godson to enjoy and this is definitely it! He was intrigued by the beautiful design, and his parents are thrilled to have a fun tool to practice numbers on while he prepares for preschool.

    Age Appropriateness for Inchimals


    NOTE: The orange color in the chart above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 3 years of age.
    Warning WARNING:CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts.
  • Not for children under 3 yrs.