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What are the different types of MagnaTiles?

What are the different types of MagnaTiles?  

MagnaTiles were invented in the 1990s by a Japanese math teacher.  There are about ten different sets of MagnaTiles with the primary difference being the number of tiles in each set.  The sets generally come in multi-colored sets with the primary difference being the number of tiles.   There is also a clear version and deluxe version currently being sold.

There are essentially 5 shapes of MagnaTiles3 Silly Kids Toy Review Magna-Tiles

  • Small Square (4 of these together make a large)
  • Large Square
  • Small Right Triangle (2 of these together make a small square)
  • Small Triangle
  • Large Triangle (2 of these make a parallelogram)

Each tile has multiple magnets around the edges so that when the tiles are placed next to each other they snap together.  When combined the tiles can be combined to make a number of different items including:

  • Different Animals
  • Castles
  • Houses
  • Ramps
  • Various Buildings
  • Rockets

Watch a video of 3 Silly Kids playing with MagnaTiles

FeatureRating
Educational9 of 10
Fitness2 of 10
Family Play10 of 10
Independent Play10 of 10
Value9 of 10
Overall10 of 10

 

 

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