We have something of a penchant for colourful wooden blocks (check out these lovelies from our very own Shop BG) – they’re a staple of all the best toy cupboards. So, I’m all over these Puzzled Blocks by US company Tree Hopper Toys. Not only are they perfect for stacking and building, but you can also create four vibrant images, of a star, circle, square and triangle, to help little ones learn their shapes. And there’s no need to tidy them away – they look fab enough to be displayed on a shelf. Â£20, Stuff of Dreams.