Mini Bricks – Great Wall of China
The building of protective walls in China goes back to 800 years B.C., about the same time as the founding of Rome, the beginning of the Olympics, and the expansion of Jerusalem. Originally built to protect China from invaders, the Wall also kept Chinese citizens from leaving China. Now your preteen can replicate one of the great wonders of the world, using materials that more genuinely represent the actual structure than a model made of garish primary-colored plastic. With Mini Bricks – Great Wall of China, your student can experience the pleasure of building a ready-to-display replica of the Great Wall, brick by brick.
Simply add a touch of glue (included) as mortar and follow the step-by-step instructions to build this spectacular structure with real gypsum bricks. Display your completed model for all to enjoy or soak it in water overnight, letting the glue dissolve so you can create and build more structures of your own design.
Mini Bricks – Great Wall of China kit is excellent for developing spatial reasoning, logic, attentiveness, and accuracy.
Manufacturer: Wise Elk
Age Recommendation: 5+
Materials: Mini bricks are made from gypsum, and the tiles (if used in the model) are ceramic
Made In: The Ukraine
Assembled Size: 24 1/4" x 10 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Safety Information: Certified to Australian, USA, and European toy safety standards
CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
review by Cosmic Montessori School
”Aside from giving a hands-on history component to your curriculum, it of course is brilliant for boosting spatial reasoning skills and executive functioning by following directions.”Read the Review
review by Oaxacaborn
”This kit allows you to build a miniature version of the Great Wall of China — complete with a beacon tower — out of real bricks and tiny ceramic tiles.”Read the Review
Our 7th grader enjoyed this building project. She realized that you had to make sure to place them correctly and not gradually over to misplace the entire wall. I was really happy the glue was removable so we could take apart 2 levels. Attention to detail is what this provided.
This kit was a perfect curriculum addition and one that could help our 5th and 7th grade boys learn to work as a team and be patient as we plan to do it little by little week by week. My boys have a tendency of finishing models in a few days.
We love it. It was a great father/son project. Can't wait to get another one.