FAQ's

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR MAGBLOX

 

Magnetic Tiles have enticed children of all ages for quite some time, but it has become a popular form of play-based learning in the past several years, including home use, classroom use and therapeutic learning. Engaging with magnetic tiles encourages children to experiment and use their imagination, as well as introducing a range of other benefits for the child.

Let us answer your most commonly asked questions:

What age are magnetic tiles appropriate for?

Magnetic tiles are suitable for children aged 3 years and over. Children and adults of all ages love the imaginative freedom they allow! 

Children from 18 months can also use magnetic tiles as a sensory tool to recognize colours and improve fine motor skills under careful parents’ supervision. Never leave a child under 5 years unsupervised when playing with any magnetic toys.

What makes our brand different from other magnetic building sets?

At Magblox we are dedicated to making sure our products have the smallest impact on our planet as possible. to help reduce our carbon footprint, Magblox uses 55% recycled ABS plastic, food grade non-toxic, BPA and Phthalate free in the production of our tiles. In addition, our tiles are recyclable! Magblox is the only magnetic tile manufacturer that reuses old magnetic tiles to make new ones! 

As an Australian family-owned, this brand has been recognised as a trusted brand by Australian childcare centres nationwide. You’ll instantly notice the high quality of the plastic, the vibrancy of the colours and how the magnets firmly click together. 

​Safety is our number one priority - Magblox uses thicker magnets to allow a stronger connection upon contact, which are encapsulated in a reinforced case secured with copper rivets using an ultrasonic welding technology to prevent loose magnets. Ongoing safety tests guarantee each Magblox product is safe for children ages 3 and up.

What is educational about magnetic tiles?

Our Magblox sets are configured to develop a specific step-by-step learning experience to optimize the educational goal based on the age.

Magblox is a toy that fuse math, engineering, science and creativity, enabling children to explore and develop spatial and tactile skills as well as mathematics and science skills as they stack, sort and put together their creations. It is a great STEAM toy and often used in the classroom. (Please check our Educational Workshops here)

How long will my Magblox last?

Magblox are durable and built to last for years! 

Are Magblox waterproof?

Magblox are not waterproof. If submerged, the magnets may rust. If water does get inside of your tiles, we recommend standing them up against a wall and allowing them to drain and dry.

​How do I clean my magnetic tiles?

We recommend using a mix of vinegar, water and tea tree oil and wiping them off with a damp cloth. Very important do not submerge the magnetic tiles in water.

Is an instruction guide included?

Our Magblox is an open-ended toy that encourage imaginative free play. We don’t include instructions because our goal is to encourage children to explore and create anything they can dream of! However, we do provide inspiration idea booklet and wonderful activities from our brand ambassadors on social media (Instagram and Facebook).

​How big are the magnetic tiles?

Each magnetic tile shape has a base measurement of 3 inches, except the big square which is double size. Magblox is compatible with magnetic tile in the market.

Which set do you recommend for a 3-year-old?

Based on our experience 100pcs set is better value and you can always store some pieces until your child becomes more engaged with the magnetic tiles and introduce them later on to save time and money!

Which set do you recommend for a family or classroom?

A 100 pcs is sure to be a hit for family use. For classroom use, for up to 5 children, a 200pcs set is recommended; for up to 10 children, a 500pcs set is recommended; and for up to 20 children, a 600pcs set is recommended. For classroom sets, please contact us here.

Are Magblox safe?

Yes, the high-quality magnets are safely secured inside each tile or 3D shape. Magblox exceeds all applicable safety standards:

  1. Magblox has AS/NZS ISO 8124, EN71, ASTM, and CPSIA  approved and do not contain any BPA, phthalates, PVC, latex or toxic materials.
  2. Ages 3+ Warning: This product contains small magnets. Swallowed magnets can cause complications leading to serious infections and death. Seek immediate medical attention if magnets are swallowed or inhaled.

 

Do you accept returns or exchanges?

Yes, please click here to review our Returns & Exchanges policy for more information.

Where are Magblox made?

Magblox is made in China, by a company that provides good control and quality standards.