Dating back to 3,400 BC, the earliest examples of Egyptian writing adorned temple walls and provided great insight into a long lost culture. This 28 block hieroglyphic set is a great way to introduce your child on a rich and historic culture and language. The set contains the Egyptian alphabet single-consonant phonograms, multi-consonant phonograms, determinants and numbers, as well as an embossed hieroglyphic puzzle. An accompanying guide booklet is included as an introduction to some basic concepts about reading hieroglyphs.28 1.75" cubes (44mm) Ages 8+
The accompanying guide booklet gives an introduction to some basic concepts about reading hieroglyphs.
"Hieroglyphs" is actually a Greek word meaning "Sacred carvings" describing the way the ancient Egyptians wrote. Interpreting the hieroglyphs for yourself is rewarding and fascinating for young and old minds alike.
These Uncle Goose blocks are beautifully made and a delight to have in your playroom.
Made in Michigan from managed lime tree forests. (The Americans call it "basswood")
Child safe non toxic inks
Waste minimised in production and packaging
Made in the United States.
Age 2 +
The mission of Uncle Goose Toys is to make only products that have enduring value, especially products that are unavailable elsewhere. Their strategy is to exceed customer expectations by making the finest toys possible, using innovation and technology. Achieving this high quality requires that they manufacture exclusively in the United States.
They are concerned about the environment and wish to point out that wood is a renewable resource. The wood they use is farmed, planted and harvested on industry-managed land around the Great Lakes. Their manufacturing process minimizes waste, both in production and packaging.
They use only child-safe, non-toxic inks. Their toys are continually tested and are always well within the safety guidelines of the ASTM and more stringent European EN-71.