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Handcrafted Wooden Moon Phases

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Explore the night sky with this beautifully illustrated collection that tracks the phases of the moon as it waxes and wanes throughout the month.

Each set is handcrafted and features original artwork showing what you can expect to see on a clear night. The reverse face of each piece provides key facts to aid understanding of the moon’s main and intermediate phases.

Our space-themed collections are designed to grow with your child. This set is great for stacking and imaginative play as well as for supporting STEM learning, sparking conversations about tidal cycles, space, time and astronomy while also extending vocabulary (and who doesn’t love the word ‘gibbous’?).

Ideal for gifting, this set comes with a luxury cotton storage bag.

Materials and usage

Each piece is handcrafted and finished using eco-friendly, vegan-friendly, sustainable and locally sourced materials. The set is varnished to provide a hardwearing and wipeable finish that is VOC, solvent and BPA-free (gentle to the environment and little hands).

Independently CE tested and certified safe from birth.

We recommend these toys from when children can sit unaided.

Dimensions and features

Each piece is double-sided
Set contains 10 pieces
Circle size: 70 x 70 x 18mm

While the dimensions are exact, each piece has its own distinctive character that sets it apart from a mass-manufactured children’s toy. Unique characteristics such as differences in wood grain are a hallmark of our handcrafted and small batch production processes. Colour batches may also vary across time. To achieve colour matching between multiple sets we recommend that these are purchased concomitantly.

Description

Handcrafted by Dr Hellion

All toys are designed and crafted by me, Dr Hellion. Join me on Instagram for a look behind the scenes at Hellion HQ in the Forest of Bowland where I bring our high quality, durable and eco-friendly collections to life. When I’m not cutting, engraving or sanding wood I’m busy hand-finishing each toy. I dye, paint and varnish my creations with great care to make sure they are ready to leave the workshop and begin their adventures in the world.

Uniquely yours

Part of what makes your Hellion collection so special is that no two toys are exactly alike – you are buying a one-off, handcrafted item. Unlike mass-manufactured toys, mine will have subtle variations from one piece to the next. The wood will have different grain, knots and natural markings. It will absorb paint, varnish and dyes differently as a result. You may also see brushstrokes, uneven lines and elements that add to the character of each piece.

Gentle to the environment

I aim to keep a low carbon footprint by sourcing materials locally from other independent businesses, typically within 20 miles of my workshop. I also avoid petroleum-derived paints, finishes and plastics of any kind. My collections are plastic-free, solvent-free, VOCs-free, BPA-free and vegan-friendly. I hope that you will cherish these toys and pass them down to be loved by the next generation. To protect each piece, a special eco finish is applied that will continue to harden naturally over several weeks.

Made in Britain

I take my role and responsibilities within the heritage craft of British toymaking seriously. I am a member of the Heritage Craft Association as well as the British Toymakers Guild who uphold the very highest standards of craftsmanship and design. My toys are independently lab safety tested and certified CE. Hellion Toys is a member of the trade organisation ACID (Anti Copying in Design) and our designs are supported by ACID through their IP Databank and Marketplace.

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Dimensions10 × 10 × 9 cm

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2 reviews for Handcrafted Wooden Moon Phases

  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Educational and fun! These are such a great resource for little learners. Tactile and a perfect size for little hands. The information on the back is great to engage their minds!

  2. 5 out of 5

    Beautiful! They are beautifully made, educational, will grow with your child and complement other space toys we have from Hellion toys e.g. the planets! A wonderful addition to any space play!

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