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Montessori inspired all hardwood sorting toy
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The Perfect Montessori Shape-Sorting Toy

Permanence

The CUBOS-lite helps your children to develop their sense of object permanence, as the pieces are inserted through the corresponding hole, they will discover even though the object is out of their sight, it is still in existence. They will discover its existence as they rattling to make noise, as well as seeing the pieces through the holes or opening the hinge door to discover they are inside. 

Self-discovery

The hinge door of the CUBOS-lite is specially designed to enable the child to practice retrieving the pieces on their own with ZERO parental assistance and doing it sefely. This is an unique feature that set CUBOS apart from all other sorting toys on the market. Most sorting toys and their pieces that are self-contained would require parental assistance, or they are not self-contained and the pieces would require another container to keep in place. The CUBOS-lite has the best of both benefits.

Control of error

All the insert pieces of the CUBOS-lite are exclusive only to their corresponding hole. This is an important feature which allows the child to self-taught while they practice, no extra parental correction is needed. This will allows the child to develop independent problem solving skills and analytical skill, which in turn will build up their confidence and self-esteem.

Montessori material for the home

While a Montessori material is not meant to be in the home environment for the child to be overly expose to. The CUBOS-lite is the perfect substitute for the home environment. Its ageless and timeless appeal will fit any style of homes. It is safe to be left around in the home with children and because of its heirloom quality in design and construction, it is meant to last and stay for a long time, even to pass down the generations. 

DESIGN TO LOVE, BUILD TO LAST

A baby toy should be more than a chunk of plastic, filled with chemicals, and made in a factory that values their bottom-line more than the quality of product they manufacture.

It should be all natural, chemical-free, and safe for your baby to explore.

You shouldn’t have to worry every time the toys enters the baby’s mouth.

You should be able to relax, knowing that the toy doesn’t pose a choking hazard and doesn’t have any scary chemicals in it.

A toy shouldn’t be slobbered on, played with for a few minutes, and then go missing at the bottom of the toy box because it didn’t capture your baby’s interest.

It should be well-loved, played with, and spark the imagination of your child in a way that keeps them coming back for more.

Parenthood gives you enough to worry about as it is, why add toys – something that’s supposed to be fun, imaginative, and inspiring – to the list?

There has to be a better way, right?

There is. And it’s called CUBOS.

CUBOS: Design to love, build to last. Because your precious baby 

CUBOS is a beautifully constructed hardwood shape-sorting toy. Every CUBOS is handmade with extremely high-quality wood.

Some of the most notable features include:

No stain, just beautiful wood. No harmful chemicals. Period. All natural, beeswax finish that make the toy look great. Perfect size for baby’s hands. Heirloom quality. Timeless appeal.

CUBOS is the toy you’d want if you were a baby again. And it’s a toy that anyone can feel confident giving because it’s unique design and superior construction conveys the message that you truly care.

Read more about all of the safety considerations that went into the one-of-a-kind design of the CUBOS. The inspiration behind CUBOS and why it's the perfect toy for your loved ones.

deserves only the best.

CUBOS is more than just a beautiful shape-sorting toy.

It’s a belief that we can do better.

Better materials, better finishes, better design.

The end result is an heirloom quality toy that’s cherished for a lifetime and passed down through generations.

It’s a knowing that we can create better options – ones that aren’t made of plastic, sourced from overseas, or that are full of harmful chemicals.

CUBOS allows raw materials and strong design do the work: gorgeous woods in their natural grains and colors (no stains), some glue to hold it all together, and all natural beeswax gives the toy its appealing shine.

That’s it. And nothing more is needed.

Creating Tomorrow’s Thinkers and Designers

Some of your best memories are made with magical toys, inspiring books, and engaging activities. Yet most toys are quickly outgrown and thrown away.

And when you toss the toy, you often lose the memories too.

We believe that a toy can inspire you for life as it helps you develop a creative spirit.

You already know inspiration begins at a young age.

But have you considered that the inspiration and creativity introduced to you in your childhood carries on to adulthood and fuels much larger ideas?

It’s true. It all starts with playing and learning as a child.

All of these beliefs came together and were poured into the creation of CUBOS.

A timeless toy that’s heirloom quality and will last a lifetime. You can give it to your child who can give it to their child who can give it to their child – and so on and so forth – the inspiration, creativity, and memories never have to stop.

CUBOS for the Gift-Giver

CUBOS was born from the idea that a perfect gift shows someone you really care. It’s one that can be used and cherished for years.

When it came to giving loved ones a gift for their new baby, we looked at our options: clothing that would soon be outgrown or toys full of plastic and chemicals that would be tossed after a couple of months.

So, we created our version of the perfect baby gift. A beautifully designed, handmade, all-natural wooden shape-sorting toy that can grow with your child. One that can be passed down through generations and loved along the way.

Giving CUBOS to your loved ones shows you truly care enough to find a unique gift that will last.

CUBOS is made by Anson Wong, a mechanical engineer with a Master’s Degree in Industrial Design. Each toy is made by hand, on site in a 1,000-square foot shop in Edmonton in Canada.

CUBOS is made in Edmonton, which is the capital for the province of Alberta in Canada. Edmonton is full of culture and art, which was the perfect environment for the idea of CUBOS to take root and be nourished into a reality.

 Reviews by bloggers:

https://ourmontessorilife.com/2018/06/19/montessori-friendly-infant-materials-giveway/

http://www.montessorinmotion.com/home/cubos-shape-sorter

http://www.showmemontessori.com

Risks and challenges

The creator of CUBOS-lite is the same creator for CUBOS and Simpo Chopsticks, a multi-successful campaigns Kickstarter alumni with good track records and reviews. All the products will be produce in the creator's own shop. The risk of not delivering is very minimal.

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