I just love the look & feel of wooden toys and games, they always feel so much stronger than their plastic counterparts and I love the retro element. Wood and Wonder are a great brand for all things wooden and we loved the wooden dinosaur mosaic we reviewed last year.
Today we’re reviewing this fab ladder stacking game. Caterpillar is obsessed with games and we spend most of our time choosing games over toys at the moment so I thought this ladder game was a perfect new challenge for him.
- Wooden base
- 20 wooden ladders, in 5 colours
What did we love?
- The fun, bright colours and unique concept. The game is similar to classics like Kerplunk! but requires more skill and creativity
- Encourages lateral thinking and logic
- You can make up your own games! I’m always a fan of children thinking outside the box and after we’d had a few games of ladder stacking Caterpillar decided he wanted to use the ladders for sorting and counting too. I even decided to use the opportunity to capitalise on his attention and practice some basic addition and subtraction with the coloured ladder pieces. Bonus!
What did we learn?
- Basic construction concepts – solid base etc
- Balancing & support
- Independent play – after we’d finished playing Caterpillar got the set out on his own to practice
The game is aimed at 4+ and I will say it is a little tricky at first – even for adults! But after some perseverance you get to learn how best to lay the ladders and Caterpillar was able to play with less frustration.
One of the many things I like about Wood and Wonder is the low pricepoint. This game is under £10 so perfect for a stocking filler or birthday party present.
Would you like to win your own stacking ladders game? Simply enter the giveaway below. Or to find out more about the Wood and Wonder range visit www.woodandwonder.co.uk.
Disclosure: we received this game in exchange for an honest review. Words & opinions are all my own.
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87 comments on “Balancing Ladders Game – Review & Giveaway With Wood & Wonder”
This looks a great game thank you for the review and giveaway!
this looks fun thank you for the opportunity to win this
looks great! not seen these before. thanks
This looks like a fun game.
Looks a fun game.
My son would love playing this game and balancing the ladders
This looks frustrating but good!
I love wooden toys
Love these type of toys, great for learning!!
thanks for the giveaway x
Nice to see that this games helps with lateral thinking and logic.
I like the look of this, we would enjoy playing this as a family
great game strategy as well as fun – Orange Tip is my favourite followed by the peacock
lovely give away thank you x
This looks like an amazing game
I don’t have any children but would love to win this prize for charity, to go to Romania.
Looks fun, the kids would enjoy it
Not seen this before – my 2 boys would enjoy it! x
Looks like a fun game that could turn quite competitive in my house lol
Looks like a great game, fun, interactive and requires a bit of concentration!
Looks like real family fun!
What fun. I like the idea that the children need to concentrate and keep their hands steady.
Yay!! Sounds fun
This looks like lots of fun to play…..it would keep my granddaughters occupied for quite a while
My grandsons would love playing this and so would I, great giveaway
Simple game but very clever…don’t try this at home with grandad’s collection of small ladders in his shed 😉 x
This is the sort of game that my little girl with Autism would be intrigued with 😀
my kiddies would love this
This would keep the kids entertained.
Grandson would love this especially when I would be the loser
looks great! not seen these before
This game looks fun and a bit addictive too.
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Looks fun. The boys would love it.
Lovely, count me in, great for family time
This looks great fun. My boys would love it.
This looks like a really fun game, my nephew would love it
looks a fun game
This looks such a fun game
I also love the quality and retro feel of wooden toys and this looks like a fun game
Not seen this before but I’d love to play it with my grandchildren 🙂
I’ve never seen this before. I love it though as it’s fun but educational at the same time. Which is always a bonus.
I’ve not seen this before. It looks really good fun and it’s educational. Which is always a bonus.
Looks really fun 🙂
This would be great to play with my nephew.
Never seen this game before looks great fun the boys love playing games its great as it helps their cordination too
This looks like great fun to play with my family <3
Love this x x x
This would definitely keep my daughter entertained 😀 xxx
Seems like a great game.
I would love to play this with my sons x
I love wooden toys too, they are much better quality and longer lasting this looks like lots of fun, my children would enjoy playing it xxx
A excellent price for this game and ideal stocking filler
A great way to learn and play
this really looks fun
Cool fun game, my niece and nephew would love to play
wow this looks interesting,i havent seen anything like this before x
My oldest would like this, he’s surprisingly patient but my youngest would cry and have a mini tantrum over it lol! Definitely a good idea as a possible stocking filler
looks a bit fiddley for my son as his fine motor skills are a bit lacking
This looks great fun
This looks good!
Great competition – fingers crossed!
Looks like a fab game.
This looks such a fun game!
This looks challenging and fun. My boys would enjoy it.
This looks like a lot of fun. Thanks for the great prize and competition.
I haven’t seen these before. They look like lots of fun not only for the kids but for parents to join in too.
Fun game, esp over xmas!
My son would enjoy stacking the ladders up in this game
My nephew would love this x
Wow. this looks like a great game
this looks a fab game 🙂
What fun! Reminds me of the old pick up sticks that I used to play only better for little hands.
This looks such a fun game! Thanks for the review!
This looks fun yet challenging, and great for manual dexterity.
this looks a fun game, something a bit different
Looks a fun game!
Ooh I’ve come across this before it does look fun
Really good for fine motor skills for older kids too!
This looks a good game
Great game.Very colourful.
Great fun to be hadf
Not seen this one before
This looks really fun and would keep the kids entertained for a while