Grapat Free Play Wooden Box

by Grapat

Regular price $82.00

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Embark on a journey of discovery and imaginative play with the Grapat Free Play Wooden Box, a beautifully crafted play space that offers endless possibilities for creative exploration. This unique wooden box is not just a container but a canvas for play, featuring stamped images of the classical elements—earth, water, air, and fire—inviting children to connect with the natural world in their storytelling and play.

Designed to foster an intimate and focused play environment, the Grapat Free Play Wooden Box helps children understand the importance of space and boundaries in their play. The enclosed area provided by the box creates a cozy and secure setting for children to spread out their toys, delve into sensory experiences, or engage in focused, mindful play. Whether filled with sand for a miniature beach, rice for a pretend farm, or simply used to cradle their favorite Grapat mandalas and figures, this box becomes a versatile stage for the unfolding drama of imaginative play.

Why we love Grapat's Free Play Wooden Box:

  • Focused Play Environment: Offers a secluded space for children to play, enhancing concentration and respect for the play area.
  • Sensory Integration: Perfect for sensory play, supporting tactile exploration with different textures and materials.
  • Elemental Connection: Stamped with symbols of earth, water, air, and fire to inspire storytelling and environmental awareness.
  • Organizational Tool: Encourages children to sort, arrange, and classify, aiding in cognitive development.
  • Sustainable and Safe: Crafted from eco-friendly materials with natural finishes, prioritizing child safety and environmental health.

The Grapat Free Play Wooden Box transcends its simple form, becoming a gateway to worlds of imagination, learning, and connection. It's a testament to the philosophy that play should be unrestricted and reflective of the natural world, encouraging children to create, explore, and grow in harmony with their environment.

** PLEASE NOTE: Grapat products cannot be shipped to US addresses. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

  • Features

    • Contains 1 wooden box measuring 45x65x7 cm

  • 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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