{REVIEW} My first Caterpillar with Duplo.

If you have a little person in your house or you’re on the lookout for a Christmas prezzie for your first grandchild – look no further. My First Caterpillar from Duplo is just the most gorgeous thing.

The recommended age is 1.5 – 3 years and although Micah is a bit younger – he could spend ages playing with a box of Duplo. The colours and the sounds of the blocks clanking against each other make for some great explorative and fine motor skills play.

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{VIDEO} Creating stories with Duplo.

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One thing we love about Duplo is the endless possibility to use your imagination and to create. Whilst building sets are so wonderful, I love the fact that kids can use a combination or sets and individual blocks to create their own stories and ‘play scenes’ so effortlessly.

I have (without him knowing) watched Jordan playing with his Duplo blocks in his room and getting completely caught up in a little world of his own. Sometimes he’s an ice-cream truck driver and other times a pilot. Mostly he is a combination of both and more because the product allows for that. Every set can be used with the next and is so encouraging of free play and imagination. Micah also loves sitting with Jordan in his room and playing with the blocks while Jordan builds things.

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