With this simple project you can make a Shape sorting cube toy, a must-have for every child.

Each parent wants to offer to his child the best available thing there is and in the field of toys, the learning toys are right toys for them, because while playing children are practicing visual perception, hand–eye coordination and other motor skills.

This plan was previously called Shaped box toy plan. We completely redesigned old plan and named it Shape sorting cube toy plan. Date: 23-10-2019


Shape sorting cube toy plan
Project difficulty
Simple, requires precision
Skill level
for advanced beginners
Level of workshop equipment
Hobby - Hand tools and power tools
Applied woodworking joints
Open tab and slot joint

230mm (9 1/16) x 230mm (9 1/16) x 230mm (9 1/16)


This learning toy is perfect for children 2-4 years old. Our shape sorter toy will successfully develop their brain activity when trying to put blocks of different shapes into the shaped box holes. And if you additionally paint this various shaped blocks in different colors, it will additionally help children to recognize colors.


Exploded view and parts list
Shape sorting cube toy - Parts list
Assembly drawing
Shape sorting cube toy - Assembly drawing
Part drawings
Shape sorting cube toy - Box parts drawings
Shape sorting cube toy - Shaped blocks drawings


This shape sorting cube toy has 20 shaped blocks. Five of the cube’s six walls have holes for the specific shapes to fit through. Base (Bottom) part is solid, and Top part acts as a lid. The 20 shaped blocks are meant to be stored in the box.

All in all, this wooden toy is valuable item you can offer to your child and since it is durable, it will for sure be used by the next generation of childrens in your family.


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Submitted by Ceh Jan