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C elegans Stacker

Regular price $20.00 USD
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The pieces of our unique stacking toy reflect the life cycle stages of one of the most common model organisms in modern science, the C. elegans nematode. 

    This product is 3D printed by us personally, and may take up to 1 week to produce. Always supervise your baby during play, and thank you for your order!

    Included Play Guide

    The included play guide outlines:
    - milestones your baby will be working on between 6-18 months
    - ways to play with the C. elegans worms throughout your baby's first year and beyond
    - an toddler-friendly explanation of how C. elegans nematodes are used in real science lab settings

    Developmental Skills

    This toy provides the opportunity to practice:
    - grasping and banging
    - filling and emptying
    - stacking and knocking down
    - nesting shapes
    - comparing sizes
    - sorting and ordering
    - discovering two ways to stack
    - manipulating specifically oriented shapes

    Recommended Age

    4 months+

    Make & Materials

    This is a 3D printed toy made with ABS filament in MA, USA.

    Safety is important for us which is why we had the toy tested by a third party. It meets the requirements for mechanical safety hazards as well as the contents for phthalates, lead and heavy metals.


    7 x 3 x 1 in (largest worm); 3 x 1 x 1 in (smallest worm)

    Shipping Times

    This toy can be shipped within 1 week of order. Shipping time will vary based on shipping choice in cart. Free standard shipping on orders over $20.