Grapat Dear Universe

by Grapat

Regular price $70.00

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Embark on a celestial journey with Grapat's "Dear Universe" collection, a treasure trove of handcrafted wooden planets designed to inspire the imagination of young explorers. This iconic set by the renowned European toy maker, Grapat, invites children to delve into the mysteries of outer space through play. With over 40 beautifully crafted pieces, ranging from 12mm to 45mm, each element is painted in vibrant hues and varying sizes, capturing the essence of the cosmos.

Grapat, a family-founded brand, emerged from a love for open-ended play, observed firsthand by the founders through their own children's adventures. Nestled in the tranquillity of the countryside, Grapat commits to handcrafting toys that foster creativity, freedom, and a connection to the natural world. The "Dear Universe" set is a testament to this philosophy, offering a canvas for imagination without boundaries.

Why we love Grapat's Dear Universe:

  • Fosters Creativity: Encourages children to invent their own stories and games.
  • Educational Play: Teaches children about the solar system with playful planet exploration.
  • Sustainable Fun: Made with eco-friendly materials and natural finishes.
  • Safe for Children: Crafted with non-toxic dyes and sustainable wood.
  • Encourages Connection: A perfect complement to Grapat's Weekly Calendar, enhancing family interaction and learning.

Discover the beauty of the universe with Grapat's "Dear Universe" set, where every play session is a journey through the stars. Let your child's imagination roam free in the vastness of space, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

** PLEASE NOTE: Grapat products cannot be shipped to US addresses. Any order placed to an address outside of Canada will be cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

  • Features

    • The Dear Universe contains more than 40 wooden pieces in different sizes (from 12mm to 45mm) and colours.

  • Materials

    • Made using European-sourced wood from sustainable forests
    • The dyes are water-based and non-toxic. The colours and their appearance might vary slightly, like nature itself.
    • The finishes are made with wax and oils of vegetable origin.
    • All of Grapat's packaging is 100% plastic-free. They also produce the boxes with heavyweight cardboard that ensures the life of the box for approximately 5 years.

  • Age/Safety

    • Suitable for ages 3 years+
    • All Grapat products are manufactured and tested in accordance with the safety requirements of the European (EN71 1–2-3), American (ASTM) Toy Safety Standards, and ISO8124.

  • Care/Cleaning

    • Toys should be stored in a cool and dry place.
    • They can be cleaned with a damp cloth and dried immediately.
    • We do not recommend immersing parts in water, nor using disinfectants.

  • About the Brand

    Grapat is a family-founded brand that emerged from the simple yet profound realization that children thrive on open-ended play. Established in the serene countryside after the founders observed their own children's imaginative play, Grapat has dedicated itself to creating wooden toys that encourage creativity, freedom, and interaction with the natural world. Their philosophy is deeply rooted in respect for childhood, believing in the power of simple, unstructured play to foster development and imagination.

    Handcrafting each piece with care and attention to detail, Grapat uses sustainable materials sourced within the EU, emphasizing eco-friendliness and safety. The toys are brought to life with natural dyes and finished with vegetable-based waxes and oils, highlighting the wood's inherent beauty and ensuring each item is unique and safe for children. This commitment to quality and sustainability reflects Grapat's values of environmental stewardship and the promotion of a slower, more intentional way of life.

    At the heart of Grapat's ethos is the belief that toys should serve as tools for play, not dictate it. By offering materials without instructions or imposed limitations, they invite children to create their own stories and games, nurturing their innate ability to innovate. Grapat stands as a testament to the belief that through play, children can explore the world, understand their place within it, and express their individuality freely and creatively.

  • Shipping & Delivery

    • FREE shipping over $150
    • $12 flat rate shipping across Canada on orders under $150
    • $15 flat rate shipping on US orders under $150
    • For more information, check out our full Shipping Policy

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