Our production partner hand makes these in Washington State. She "strives to create toys that combine science and art; toys that are inspired by nature and nurture the natural curiosity of children- toys that grow with them, toys that are not only educational but are beautiful; toys that are meticulously designed and crafted with attention to detail. Our toys are built to last and may be passed on to future generations."
These are handcrafted once a customer places an order so turn around is 2-4 weeks. UPS Ground Shipping is 2-5 business days.
🌿 The leaves are made of their respective woods (oak leaf in oak, Ash made of ash...) so you see how the wood looks like, the grain, the color and the hardness...
🌿 Front of the leaf is it's natural wood color (summer is all green, so I chose to leave them natural, but the veins are engraved)
🌿 Back of the leaves are its glorious fall colors. Learn about chlorophyll (green), carotenoids (yellow/orange), anthocyanins (reds) and their combination.
🌿 I have chosen trees found in North America (I will happily do other regions, ask away!) With a mix of different leaf shapes, vein structure, leaf arrangements and edges.
🌿 To tie them all together, there is a pdf that comes with this puzzle that describes all of these aspects with real images.
Basically it is an entire mini curriculum on leaves 🌿🍃
Base is made of maple. The leaves are made of - maple, walnut, pine, ash, Aspen, alder, poplar, oak. The fall colors are printed with CMYK Ink (tested and compliant with CPSC regulations)
Finished with linseed oil
IS NATIONWIDE SHIPPING FREE?
Yes! Shipping is free on all orders within the contiguous United States. We strive to ship orders within 1-3 business days of purchase and will use 1-5 day UPS ground shipping, unless otherwise noted on the product listing description.
WHY IS MY ORDER BEING SHIPPED IN DIFFERENT PACKAGES?
If you have a multi-item order, each item may be shipped from the a different warehouse, depending on which one has them available the fastest. Alternatively, if an item is popular and on a bit of a back order, we might ship your items at different times, in different packages, to prevent holding up your order and to get it to you as fast as possible!
WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY ORDER?
Orders are shipped out directly from any of our many domestic warehouses and we will do everything they can to get you your order as fast as possible!
WHAT HAPPENS IF MY ORDER GETS STUCK OR LOST IN THE MAIL?
All of our orders are sent with insured shipping and handling. If an order gets sent back or even lost during the delivery process, we have you covered! The shipping carrier service is out of our control. However, in cases like this, because the packages are insured, we will send you a new package with shipping and full tracking.
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