Rudolf Steiner, the father of Waldorf Education, believed imaginative play in childhood held is the key to creative thinking in adulthood. Children learn best through imitation, let them show you what they're learning by giving them the tools.
This beautiful Forest Play Set comes with six trees and two bushes in assorted sizes and shapes. Perfect for display on the nursery shelf or Christmas mantel, or as props in their pretend play woodlands, parklands, jungles and more.
Introduce colors, shapes, plant types, talk about the forest as a habitat, group like with like, discuss the tree life cycle, have a conversation about how to age a tree, talk about the devastation of deforestation...the possibilities are endless.
Lovingly handcrafted in Russia from a third-generation toymaker family using traditional water-based stains on all natural lime wood. With no lacquer, the beautiful wood grain shows through and the velvety finish of natural wood is a calming tactile experience.
- Ages: 18m+
- Materials: hardwood lime woods
- Dimensions: 8 pieces: tallest is 5.5in tall (14cm), shortest is 1.25in tall (3cm); boxed set measures 6in x 4in x 4in
- Origin: Russia
- Safety: CE certified
- Other: Do NOT submerge in water, use damp cloth to wipe clean.