An annual calendar ring allows children to participate in the daily passage of time. Following Waldorf pedagogy, it contains 12 Nins peg figures in 12 colors, both to determine the month and its season of the year. 1 bowl of natural beech wood, two natural beech wood cubes with the numbers of the days printed, and a platform distributed in 4 sections that determine the seasons, stamped with the months of the year.
This Grapat toy set includes 12 Nins in 12 colours, 1 beech wood bowl, 2 wooden cubes and a circular 4 piece month platform.
The dyes are based on water and non-toxic: they allow the grain of the wood to show through, bringing children into closer contact with nature. The finishes are made with waxes and oils of vegetable origin. The oils can have a strong aroma at first, but it loses it within a few days. Each piece is unique, each one is painted by hand. And natural imperfections are recognized as being part of the natural wood: it is beautiful and makes the material even more valuable.
For care or cleaning of the parts, wipe with a damp cloth and dry immediately.
GRAPAT provides material without instructions, Open-ended and favors free and autonomous play. Our only premise is to let children play, slowly, without time limits. We suggest material that encourages, invites and stimulates the creation of several fantastic, realistic and invented little worlds. It is made following traditional processes, in the old way, with thick soft raw materials, natural dyes which let the wood veins be seen and vibrant coloured waxes and oils that slightly shine. The products are painted by hand, homemade, surrounded by land, fire, rivers and many children nearby, who inspire us daily.
Joguines Grapat is a small, family run workshop from Spain, producing rainbow-colored toys in wood to fascinate children of all ages. Using wood (mostly beech and birch) from sustainable forests, along with water-based, non-toxic dyes and vegetable oils, Grapat makes toys that are not just fun, but safe and responsible.