Suction Construction Expands
Have you heard of suction construction? Squigz 2.0 takes this fun way to play to new levels. Like the original Squigz, these push together to build wiggly, wobbly creations. Then they pull apart with a resounding POP. What could be more appealing than that? This new generation has newly designed centers that connect. Plus curves that add a whole new twist to building.
Made from food grade silicon, they are a species all their own. Flexible and pliable. They connect not only to each other. But also to any solid, non-porous surface. That includes glass. Attach to both horizontal and vertical surfaces. Build on mirrors and windows. All without leaving a trace of residue. Press two together. Air rushes out, pieces flex, then stick together. Once connected, the pieces stay connected until pulled apart with a resounding POP!
Squigz 2.0 features 10 unique, versatile shapes. Each with its own identifying color and descriptive name. Want to know who’s who and how many of each come together to make one 36-piece Squigz 2.0? Then meet Green Blip(5), Yellow Veep (4), small Pink Mimzy(2), Orange Forberts(2), and Light Green Chaze(3). As well as Blue Tripzop(3), Red Dean(3), long Pink Glipity(5), Light Blue Mip(5), and Purple Bubzle(4).
Learning Through Play
The different shapes and colors in varying quantities invite sorting and counting. But that’s only the beginning. All this variety sparks curiosity and encourages creative thinking. Besides color, how is a Red Dean different from a Blue Tripzop or Yellow Veep? What would an Orange Forbert and a Purple Bubzle look like together? And when something doesn’t work out as planned, what then? Construction play naturally involves problem solving.
Connecting pieces develops eye-hand coordination. At the same time, pushing pieces together and pulling them apart strengthens muscles in the fingers and hands. Because the connections are tight, pulling pieces apart takes a strong pull. As children connect pieces to create structures, math comes into play. They experience differences in length, width, depth, and height as they add one shape after another. In this way they increase their understanding of dimensionality. They’re also developing spatial awareness. The fanciful names encourage storytelling.
Latex-free. BPA-free. Squigz Deluxe pairs perfectly with the newer Squigz 2.0. Together children have even more creative building possibilities.