36 wood stones in graduated grey tones from Grapat.
Lay them out in patterns on their own, or add them to other Grapat mandala components. These simple pebble shaped pieces that can be used for mandala making and other creative forms of play. Each little stone is shaped so that they can stacked on top of each other. Children will naturally play, make shapes and patterns as well as counting and sorting. Add stones to small world play scenes and incorporate with other wooden toys.
A Mandala is a circular form of art that can be used to enhance mindfullness and can be enjoyed by all. Simply create a circular shape with repeated patterns. Grapat mandala pieces can be used on their own or in conjunction with other art like drawing, items from nature, shapes in the sand or anything you wish. Creating a mandala is a form of meditation and a lovely way to for children to concentrate.
Product details: Age: 3 years+. Size: Ø2,5cm. Material: The wood comes from sustainable forests. The dyes are based on water and non-toxic that comply with the European safety regulations of the Toy EN / 71-3: 2014 + A1: 2014 / 2013. Working with dyes and not with acrylic paints allows you to continue having contact with the wood who is noble and kind. The drawing of the vein, its nuances and touches, its own characteristics. The dye does not jump from the wood when it falls to the ground or when time passes because it penetrates deep inside the piece. Care: Can be wiped with a damp cloth and dry immediately. The pieces should not be submerged in water nor should disinfectant be used. Each piece that passes through your hands is unique, each one is painted by hand. We understand the “imperfections” of wood as characteristics that make each piece unique. It is beautiful and makes the material even more valuable.. Article manufactured under the safety standard EN71. Made in Catalunya, Spain.
GRAPAT is a family run company from Spain that provides material without instructions, Open-ended and favors free and autonomous play. Their only premise is to let children play, slowly, without time limits. They suggest material that encourages, invites and stimulates the creation of several fantastic, realistic and invented little worlds. It is made following traditional processes, in the old way, with thick soft raw materials, natural dyes which let the wood veins be seen and vibrant coloured waxes and oils that slightly shine. The products are painted by hand, homemade, surrounded by land, fire, rivers and many children nearby, who inspire them daily.