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Montessori toy - Roman bridge

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I have already made a lot of this educative toy. It’s called the roman bridge and in Europe, it’s popular in preschools. You need to use the semi-circle jig to do the arc part, then you remove the jig by simply pulling out the wedge. The GIF animation below explains it. I also made a one-page manual and I have sold all of them so I need to do some more. Thanks for looking.

-- Uwe





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-12-2010 07:37 AM

Cool blocks Uwe

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#2 posted 02-12-2010 08:38 AM

that is way cool!

-- helen

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#3 posted 02-12-2010 01:30 PM

I’ll do it too!!! :-)
—-
(when your kid will be a famous seventy-year-old engineer, I guess he will still think of this wooden bridge nostalgically)

-- Antonio

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Austin

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#4 posted 02-12-2010 04:09 PM

Thats really cool. I kind of want to do something like this for my coffee table to play around with.

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#5 posted 02-12-2010 04:18 PM

I like it! Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 02-12-2010 06:40 PM

Cool. I’ve always been intrigued by how the keystone in an arch holds everything together.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#7 posted 02-12-2010 07:51 PM

Would you be willing to share dimentions on this? I have a little builder running around who would love this.

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Uwe

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#8 posted 02-12-2010 08:34 PM

thanks for all your comments. for those of you who are looking for dimensions just drop me a message

-- Uwe

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#9 posted 02-13-2010 05:18 AM

Great toy and educational tool all in one.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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mattshack

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#10 posted 02-17-2010 12:02 AM

Those blocks are great, Any toy that is educational and doesn’t include a TV is great.

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