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Roger von Oech's Ball of Whacks - Blue

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  • Subjects: Math

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Made up of thirty magnetic rhombi, hands of all sizes can take apart and rebuild this ball in endless ways to form amazing designs. Boost logic, creativity, focus, and more, all with the simple ye...
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I am 9 and my brother is 6 and we both love playing with this. There are lots of different ways to put the ball together and take it apart. I think this makes a fun birthday gift and its great to take on the go. My teacher recommended it to me. Steve M - Homeschooler

Really great toy for the whole family. Downside: pieces not magnetic enough to stay together all the time. They end up all over the place! I suggest that the supplier provides a container that you can keep the pieces in. Steve M - Homeschooler

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Product Description

Made up of thirty magnetic rhombi, hands of all sizes can take apart and rebuild this ball in endless ways to form amazing designs. Boost logic, creativity, focus, and more, all with the simple yet fascinating fun of this ball!
Experience the sheer pleasure of play, exploration, and endless kinetic discovery!

When you first see the Ball of Whacks, you might think, “Ah, another Rubik’s Cube.” - Not so!

Made up of thirty magnetic rhombi (Equilateral quadrilaterals where the opposite sides are parallel, for those who were interested), hands of all sizes can take apart and rebuild this ball in endless ways to form amazing designs. The magnets are so easy to form and reform!

Fancy yourself to be a genius? COOL! - Five platonic solids give your brain a delightful challenge. Or, if you're one of the "normal" types like myself, just building them in all kinds of your own ways is loads of fun too.

Because the magnets attract and repel on different surfaces, putting them together is addictive and challenging. Even more fun is the fact that they'll subtly shift and slide, often choosing a better connection than the one you originally wanted.

Enhance creativity and initiate problem solving. Stimulate playfulness and add fun to your learning and working environment.

Invaluable to the classroom, therapy sessions, pain management practices, and more, the Ball of Whacks is a brilliant tool for distraction and refocusing the mind.

Tactile, logic, auditory, focus... It's everything you could ever want in a brain-boosting puzzle!

Still want to boost the fun even more? Combine more sets for more incredible constructions, or even just mix in other magnetic items for even more creative stimulation!

Through shapes both abstract and geometric, Roger von Oech's Ball of Whacks is just the creative and intelligent fun you've been looking for.

Ball of Whacks by Creative Whack
  • A Kinetic, Magnetic Toy; 30 Piece Rhombic Triacontahedron
  • The Ball Of Whacks - 30 design blocks, using magnetism to adhere
  • Endless possibilities for creative & logical connections
  • Connects both sides of the brain for an intelligently creative experience
  • Encourages hand & eye interactions, message delivery to & from the brain
  • Gain confidence in creativity involving forms – rewarding results in seconds
  • Ideal for creative types, intelligent people, entrepreneurs, average Joes
  • Create the symmetries of all five platonic solids
  • A perfect coffee table toy, TV watching accompaniment, travel toy
  • Informational workbook includes ideas for enhancing the creative process
  • Contains 180 rare earth magnets
  • Warning: Keep away from pacemakers
  • Age rating: 14+, due to small magnets contained within toy
  • Durable construction with strong, long-lasting materials

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      Steve M - Homeschooler
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      I am 9 and my brother is 6 and we both love playing with this. There are lots of different ways to put the ball together and take it apart. I think this makes a fun birthday gift and its great to take on the go. My teacher recommended it to me.

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      Steve M - Homeschooler
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      Really great toy for the whole family. Downside: pieces not magnetic enough to stay together all the time. They end up all over the place! I suggest that the supplier provides a container that you can keep the pieces in.

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      Feb 13, 2017
      Steve M - Homeschooler
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      For the child who likes thinking with imagination

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      Madhura K - Parent
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      My husband seriously loved this! Best toy ever- even for adult men!

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      Elizabeth C
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      My boys and daughter have enjoyed this product!

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