According to Wikipedia, GoldieBlox, founded by Debbie Sterling, is an award-winning, interactive toy company on a mission to inspire the next generation of female innovators. They often pair story books with construction kits, engaging learners’ verbal skills and encouraging them to interact with what they are building.
Below, you fill find a convenient listing of GoldieBlox’s most popular construction kits. Please note that all links are affiliate-based (i.e., I receive a portion of any sales made through Amazon).
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More than just a doll, Goldie's articulated shoulders, hips, knees, hands, and feet are all ready for action. With a construction kit, kids get to build Goldie a zipline and send her soaring on zipline adventures! The GoldieBlox Zipline Action Figure 1 action figure with articulated shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, 1 action figure tool belt, 1 action figure wrench, 4 wheel ends, 4 elbow joints, 4 T joints, 6 mini axles, 2 short axles, 2 spacers, 4 washers, 1 4-meter long zipline.
Build the drive belt, help Nacho, Goldie’s dog, chase his tale, and get all of Goldie’s friends spinning! Package comes equipped with 16 design ideas and unlimited building possibilities. GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine includes Storybook, 5 animal figurines, 1 pegboard, 5 wheels, 10 axles, 5 blocks, 5 washers, 1 crank, 1 ribbon.
As kids read along, they help Goldie build a dunk tank (and learn about hinges and levers) to get Nacho nice and clean so everyone can go to the carnival on time.
This set includes a storybook, 3 animal figurines, 7 wheels, 6 blocks, 9 short axles, 4 long axles, 4 spacers, 1 band, 1 ribbon, 9 design ideas
This awesome storybook and construction kit teaches kids how to make their own zoetrope, a pre-cinema animation device, while learning all about illustration and animation. It features Li Gravity and Valentina Voltz, the first male and female Latina characters, new GoldieBlox pieces, and fun challenges! GoldieBlox and the Movie Machine includes 1 storybook, 1 character figurine, 4 movie with instructions (for creating endless original animations), 1 movie hoop, 1 movie reel, 2 mini pegboards, 2 long axles, 4 short axles, 2 mini axles, 4 pegs, 2 big wheel ends, 4 small wheel ends, 1 small wheel hub, 8 star stoppers, 4 elbow joints, 1 crank, 1 noodle belt, and 1 star coupler.