Kapla 1000 Plank Chest

Kapla 1000 Plank Chest

 

$529.00


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ONE PLANK TO BUILD ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING

 Create your imagination with KAPLA!

Of identical size, and perfect 1:3:5 proportions, KAPLA planks are simply placed on top of one another to build towers, castles, animals, and all sorts of extraordinary creatures.

100% UNTREATED FRENCH PINEWOOD

Sourced from the sustainable Forêt des Landes in the south west of France

Chosen for its durability and natural beauty, the Landes pinewood is shaped with high precision manufacturing and coloured with natural pigments to ensure safety during play.

This chest contains 1000 natural KAPLA planks and two instruction booklets, the KAPLA 1000 chest is every builder's dream!  

The ideal choice for individuals with big imaginations, or groups and families to be creative together.  1000 KAPLA planks are presented in a beautiful screen-printed wooden chest with wheels and handles for easy mobility.

KAPLA is already well-known and widely used as an open-ended classroom resource in schools and play centres in Europe, and is rapidly growing in demand with educators across Australia.

The story of  KAPLA® begins with a Dutch antique dealer, Tom van der Bruggen, who dreamt of building his own castle.

 During a trip to the south of France in the late 1960s, Tom fell in love with a ruined farm and decided to turn it into a castle.  In order to visualize his project, he tried to make a scale model using wooden blocks.  But these blocks did not allow him to build a precise and realistic model, so he created his own.

 This is how the magic KAPLA plank came to life - the plank with which you can build everything!  Tom called it KAPLA for 'KAbouter PLAnkje' which means ‘gnome plank’ in Dutch.