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If LEGO blocks were made of huge cardboard boxes, these would be it. Buildies are life size cardboard blocks that let kids (and adults) build pretty cool forts and structures. Just now in the crowd funding phase with Kickstarter, Buildies are looking to get their product off the ground to get everyone building.

Conceived by a dad who’s also an engineer and product designer, the concept is simple. Blocks interlock with other blocks, including roof-type fixings in addition to wall pieces. The “mortar” stabilizes the structure. This leads to a better construction system to build all sorts of imaginative set-ups.

Buildies are also eco-friendly, made from recycled cardboard and cardboard scraps. Best of all, they’re deconstructible so you can save them for the next play session.

You can learn more about Buildies on Kickstarter where they’re about a third of the way to their goal with 3 weeks to go.

Also see: 7 Amazing Ways to Build a Fort

Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.