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Who invented Magformers?
Meet Women in Toys Nominee for Manufacturer – Stephanie Hunts. Stephanie is both the US based co-owner and the co-inventor of Magformers, LLC., which evolved as a result of her 25 years experience in the toy industry.
Are Magformers discontinued?
Compatible with all Magformers shapes and accessories….Product information.
|Product Dimensions||12 x 2 x 12.5 inches|
|Is Discontinued By Manufacturer||No|
|Release date||April 19, 2020|
|Mfg Recommended age||36 months – 70 years|
What is the difference between Magnatiles and Magformers?
Magna tiles have some irregular triangles, with longer sides, but most tiles are about 3 inches along each edge. Magformers do have an XL set that has pieces that are about 50% bigger. These can be a good option for younger kids, but they aren’t compatible with other sets.
Are Magformers good?
Fun, eductional, and endless building possibilities Magformers are every bit as awesome as everyone said they would be. We love them! They’re really durable, totally fun and educational, and the magnetic quality is top-notch! These things really “stick” and the building possibilities are endless!
Who owns Magna-Tiles?
Valtech, the owner and manufacturer of Magna-Tiles® and Magna-Qubix®, has never experienced a recall or safety incident in our over 20 years in business. We are proud of our superb safety record and construct our products with only the highest-quality, non-toxic materials.
How old are Magna-Tiles?
What ages are Magna-Tiles® right for? Great for children with little hands and older kids with big imaginations, our sets are ideal for ages three and up. Children of all ages – and adults – love using their imaginations to build with Magna-Tiles®.
Can Magna Tiles and Magformers be used together?
No you can’t. They don’t work together at all. We had a set of Magna Tiles and a set of Magformers and we ended up selling the Manga Tiles and buying more Magformers because they were 100% incompatible.
What ages are Magformers for?
Ages 11 and up: The most developed Magformers sets are intended for kids ages 11 and older and feature high-tech components. They come with LED lights, gears, wheels, or motors to build moving creations like walking dinosaurs or rolling vehicles.
Why are Magnatiles so expensive?
Why Are Magna-Tiles So Expensive? Magna-Tiles are so expensive because you’re paying for the brand name. The quality might be a little higher than the cheaper alternatives, but at the end of the day, I’ve found my toddler can’t tell the difference between the real and the cheaper alternative tiles.
Do Magformers work with Magnatiles?
Do Magnatiles and Magformers work together?
Why are Magna-Tiles so expensive?
What can you build with a magformer set?
These sets often have fewer tiles but are compatible with most other Magformer tile sets. Most Magformer sets are designed for free play, but some let your child build trucks, dinosaurs, Ferris wheels, rockets, and more. Other themed sets include construction vehicles with action figures, castles with princess figures, and even rustic log cabins.
What kind of magnets are used in magformers?
Magformers are geometrically shaped building toys made with cylindrical neodymium magnets. These rare earth magnets are specially shaped so they always attract, making them ideal for building. This feature, combined with the Magformers’ open shape, makes them exceptionally easy to manipulate — a perk for younger children in particular.
Is it OK to put a magformer in water?
A. Magformers shouldn’t be immersed in water because they have seams where water could seep in and grow mold. The manufacturer recommends wiping them with a dry towel. If your set needs heavy-duty cleaning, or if a child has been sick recently, consider cleaning them with disinfecting wipes.