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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Velcro Blocks



These velcro blocks have been "in progress" for more than a year, and I am SO glad to finally be done with them!  I started making them after seeing velcro blocks in a catalog (Lakeshore, I think). 

To make the blocks, I bought a set of table top blocks from a discount store.  I sanded the corners and edges since they were a little rough.  I then glued velcro to the blocks.  Simple, but for some reason, it took forever.  Thanks to my mom for helping me finish the blocks!



These blocks were supposed to be a Christmas gift to both of the girls, but I accidentally left them out after I took these pictures.  Oops!  They've had fun playing with them today :)

21 comments:

  1. Totally awesome!! my kids will love these... i heart colored velcro!!

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  2. I love this! Endless construction creativity!

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  3. Love this idea. Any recommendations on where to purchase colored velcro?

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  4. Elle- I found this velcro in the craft clearance section at Walmart...it cost about a dollar a box.

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  5. Oh my goodness, I need to make these for the girls they will LOVE them, thank you so much for the amazing idea!!!

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  6. I've been debating putting velcro on my blocks. But how did you decide where to put the scratchy velcro and where to put the soft velcro?

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  7. This is a very cool idea..thanks for sharing.

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  8. They look great! Good job finishing them!!
    Must save this idea for my son's birthday. No chance I can get them done before Christmas.

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  9. Wow. Never seen anything like it! Looks fun!

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  10. Great idea! Looks like fun! Thanks for sharing.
    :) Colleen

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  11. Just wondering what kind of glue you used?

    LOVE this!

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  12. I was wondering where you got the colorful velcro??

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  13. Beautiful! Very goog idea to put colored velcro... :)

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  14. These are so great, I love how creative building can be with these blocks!

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  15. Very neat idea! Im going to have to keep my eyes out for some of this velcro as we were just gifted two HUGE block sets!

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  16. I am wondering how these have held up and what type of glue was used? I would love to make some!

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  17. genial ! quelle colle avez vous utilisé ? merci

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