Kids on the Block Party

May 2-6, 2016 - Kids on the Block Party

As a parent, grandparent, or professional that works with children, you know how important it is to stimulate a child’s brain development in their formative years. Yet, many forms of entertainment today (video games, movies, etc.) are mind-numbing and lack important components of hands-on creativity. Thanks to Guidecraft, there is a brand-new, exciting way to build children’s problem solving skills, support STEM development, and stretch their creative thinking through IO Blocks!

IO blocks bridge the gap between building in the 2D world and the 3D world. They have a digital, pixelated design and puzzle-like qualities to make all sorts of realistic and imaginative creations. By combining technology with block building, you and your child can enjoy an enhanced augmented reality through the IO Block App. Let your child's creativity soar through the endless designs using this advanced form of building blocks developed for the 21st century.

Tryazon will choose 50 hosts for this party opportunity. Those picked will have the opportunity to receive a party pack with samples to showcase to friends and family in early May. Learn more about the products and party by clicking the tabs below.
Hosts selected for this party will receive a party kit valued at $125+ with the following items:

With IO Blocks, children can create a limitless world of people, animals, architecture, robots, vehicles and more. Each set, including the 500 piece set, comprises of 12 unique plastic shapes and features 6 colors; red, blue, green, tan, black and white. All IO Blocks connect with a secure, yet easily adjustable friction fit and feature a soft-touch plastic with a special matte finish. The high-quality design of the IO Blocks, with its open-ended building possibilities and problem solving, puzzle-like qualities, makes it a great fit for educators and parents interested in STEM skill development. (Suggested age: 4+).

Learn more about IO Blocks products by visiting:

Founded by Fred Fein in 1966 in a woodshop in New York State, Guidecraft was built upon the foundation of smart, beautifully crafted wooden toys for children. In the 1980's the company was expanded under the ownership and direction of Fred's son-Jason Fein- to encompass consumer toys and furniture, along with an ever-growing portfolio of toys and furniture for the education market.

Today, Guidecraft has an international presence with operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. They offer premiere-brand toys such as PowerClix®, Better Builders®, IO Blocks® and Texo®, along with a rich portfolio of manipulatives, construction and block play toys, occasional furniture, arts and storage furniture, household helpers, lofts and furniture systems, in partnership with local, national and international distributors and retailers.
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  • Apr. 13Applications Due
    All party host applications need to be received by this date.
  • Apr. 15Hosts Selected
    Selected applicants will receive notification by email by this date. Those party hosts who are accepted and confirmed will have their party packs shipped to them.
  • Apr. 16Start Party Planning
    Hosts can begin planning for their parties. Tryazon will provide party guides and resources to assist!
  • May 2Host Parties
    The fun begins at the beginning of May, when parties will be hosted.

Number of Host Spots

Tryazon will select up to 100 hosts for this party.

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My son received a set of these IO Blocks as a gift and they're really fun! He absolutely loves them!...I think it's wonderful to give them a variety of ways to show their creativity and work on their fine motor skills...I love that this building set combines a physical toy with technology. If used together, it can be a great tool and a way for kids and parents to spend quality time together.
Lindsey S.
Lindsey S.
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