The Block Science Big Truck series is an excellent tool for introducing children to simple machines and STEM concepts through block play. These sturdy wooden trucks are specially designed to teach children about various types of simple machines. The Big Tow Truck features wheel and axle technology and a pulley system. This large tow truck toy is made from beech wood and has plastic parts. It is designed to allow Unit Blocks to be placed inside the crane attached to the truck. Children can then rotate the handles in the front of the truck bed to raise and lower the attached Unit Blocks using the pulley system.
The Big Tow Truck provides numerous educational benefits for children, including developing spatial reasoning skills and early engineering concepts. By manipulating the tow truck, children learn about the mechanics of simple machines while also developing social-emotional skills like cooperation, sharing, language, and self-expression.
The Big Tow Truck is a large toy, with dimensions of 5.5"L x 15.25"W x 11.25"H (14 x 38.7 x 28.5 cm). It is recommended for children aged 3 and above. This wooden toy is built to last, and the high-quality construction ensures that it will withstand the rough-and-tumble play of young children. The Big Tow Truck is an excellent addition to any classroom or playroom, providing hours of educational and imaginative fun.
The Guidecraft Big Tow Truck is sold as an individual item. By incorporating this toy into block play, children will learn about simple machines while also developing their problem-solving skills, spatial reasoning, and teamwork abilities.