The sets of Melissa and Doug blocks were the original reason this couple went into business. When this couple started looking for wooden toy blocks like they had as children, none could be found. This was in the late 1990’s when the business idea of making and selling wooden blocks was created by Melissa and Doug.
Today, the blocks offered by this wooden toy company are many. Melissa and Doug knew that their products had to be of high quality and educational to be able to sell at a reasonable price for their business to make it.
There are 24 items containing blocks today. There is the Unit Blocks on Wheels that is a set of 36 blocks in different colors and shapes. These building units all fit snuggly in abc kidsa little crate that has wheels and a pull string so the little engineers can transport their building materials around with them.
The old classic Wooden ABC/123 Blocks contain the complete alphabet that show both lower and upper case letters along with numbers and pictures on brightly colored blocks. The paint used to cover these blocks and all other items sold by Melissa and Doug has been tested to prove they contain no lead or heavy metals.
The Castle Blocks are a creation exclusive to Melissa and Doug. This is a set of 46 hand painted blocks where a medieval castle can be constructed that actually resembles a castle.
Architectural and standard blocks are among the other type that this wooden toy company sells. All child-safe and ready for use. Use Melissa and Doug blocks when it comes time to entertain and educate your child with wooden toys.