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Ball of Whacks Magnetic Blocks
Item #67957
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This patented and award-winning creativity tool designed by Roger von Oech, consists of 30 magnetic blocks that can be taken apart and rearranged as a perfect 30-sided rhombic triacontahedron or multiple imaginative structures. Each piece is a "golden ratio" rhombic pyramid. Held in place by 180 rare earth magnets. Illustrated guidebook included. Ages 14 and up. Keep away from pets and pacemakers.
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has an artist-in-residence program that allows young visitors to connect with creativity in practice. Our toys, games and accessories are fun and practical illustrations of the design standards represented in the museum's collection.

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Customer Reviews

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By Jan
Skagit County, Washington
December 09, 2016
"Perfect purchase as a gift for a puzzle/design oriented teen. Small, easily fits in an over-stuffed boy's bedroom and provides great pick-up entertainment for the whole family."
By Red Hawk
May 07, 2016
"Really interesting puzzle and art object."
By Tam
November 29, 2014
"I got this for my son who loves puzzles ...but the whole family has enjoyed playing with this and creating different patterns and shapes! We leave it on the kitchen table for everyone to take turns creating with it. I am ordering another one for my desk!"
By WildBranch
March 29, 2014
"I keep mine in the living room and it is always a conversation piece. Company of all ages enjoy creating something new for the next visitor to see. It's just so much fun to play with!"
By Teacher and Mom Colleen
January 05, 2014
"This is a fun gift that we got my 7 year old for Christmas. It really does stretch the brain! The quality is excellent and it sure keeps him engaged. I like it for the 5-10 minute exploration, transitions etc. As a teacher, I think it would be a good station in a classroom for the wiggly worm."