Build a 69 cm high Eiffel Tower using 105 KAPLA planks! A detailed step-by-step instruction booklet guides the builder in discovering the history of this well-known gem of French architecture.
Suitable for 'big kids' (children aged 10+ and adults), the Eiffel Tower set is a great way to gain confidence with KAPLA and learn techniques which can then be used for other constructions.
105 wooden planks
Height when built - 69cm
Box - 35.5 x 26.8 x 5.4cm
Weight - 1.8kg
Recommended for 10+ years
The story of KAPLA® begins with a Dutch antique dealer, Tom van der Bruggen, who dreamt of building his own castle.
During a trip to the south of France in the late 1960s, Tom fell in love with a ruined farm and decided to turn it into a castle. In order to visualize his project, he tried to make a scale model using wooden blocks. But these blocks did not allow him to build a precise and realistic model, so he created his own.
This is how the magic KAPLA plank came to life - the plank with which you can build everything! Tom called it KAPLA for 'KAbouter PLAnkje' which means ‘gnome plank’ in Dutch.
ONE PLANK TO BUILD ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING
Of identical size, and perfect 1:3:5 proportions, KAPLA planks are simply placed on top of one another to build towers, castles, animals, and all sorts of extraordinary creatures …
AN ENDURING AND EVOLVING GAME
Young or 'grown up', alone or in groups, with family or friends, KAPLA adapts to all ages and talents. KAPLA stimulates creativity, perseverance, ingenuity and STEM learning.
100% UNTREATED FRENCH PINEWOOD
Sourced from the sustainable Forêt des Landes in the south-west of France. Chosen for its durability and natural beauty, the Landes pinewood is shaped with high precision manufacturing and coloured with natural pigments to ensure safety during play.
KAPLA is already well-known and widely used as an open-ended classroom resource in schools and play centres in Europe, and is rapidly growing in demand with educators across Australia.