The higher the build, the softer the fall. Tots love to build towers only to have them tumble. To avoid small builders getting bumped, soft blocks – often made from foam or rubber – are a more cushioned alternative to wood versions. Here are five options to inspire tykes to keep constructing!
Clockwise from top left: EduShape Wood-Like Soft Blocks ($36), Rubbablox Rubber Building Blocks ($35), Haba Wonder Dice ($29), Chubby soft activity blocks ($40), EduShape Brick-Like Foam Blocks ($18).