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Geomag MagiCube Paw Patrol rated: Best for 1 year olds

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  November 16, 2022

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Is your little toddler's birthday, or do you just want to surprise him or her with new toys? The Geomag MagiCube Paw Patrol magnetic blocks are toys specially designed for the little ones.

This one is only nice to buy when they really just turn 1 so that they can still use it for a while, because with 3 years it is actually no longer fun.

Geomag MagiCube Paw Patrol

But super suitable and magical for your little one to see how you can combine different blocks to make a nice dog.

Best magnetic toys for your toddler
Geomag MagiCube Paw Patrol
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6.9
Toy score
Magnet
3.5
Replayable
2.8
Build
4.1
Best for
  • Very easy blocks for little ones
  • Fun game to match the right blocks
Less good
  • Not really replayable after toddler age

Let's take a look at the specs first:

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Specifications

  • Contents: 3 cubes
  • Theme: Paw Patrol
  • Construction method: Magnetic
  • Recommended age: 2+

What is Geomag MagiCube?

The MagiCube building blocks are plastic building blocks with a magnet inside. This makes them easy to stack in different shapes.

While there are several sets available with 3 or 4 blocks, this Paw Patrol 3-block set is the most popular.

It's a puzzle for the little ones and a building set in one. Each side of the cube has a different picture with which you can create the Paw Patrol heroes by combining them with each other.

For example, there is a head on one side, while the body is on another cube.

What makes MagiCube fun?

Just a bit more fun than just a block tower because the magnetic effect with which they click together is really nice for a toddler, but on the other hand it is only 3 blocks.

They can build and play with the help of the three large, magnetic blocks. The blocks have a Paw Patrol theme, and the blocks allow you to flip them over and build the most popular characters.

The toy is suitable for toddlers from 1 to 3 years old.

Also read: these are this year's 12 best magnetic toy sets

Geomag MagiCube alternatives

Magformers Basic Set

Best overall magnetic toy

MagformersBasic Set Line

Toddlers love to discover what you can do with it while playing, but also at a later age there are much more difficult things to build.

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Geomag is for a lot younger children than Magformers. For example, Geomag Magicube is fun up to and including a year or 2, max, and Magformers only really become fun at about 4 years old.

If your child is 3, I would already have the Magformers Basic Set (reviewed here) or Magna Tiles because then you can help build things well until they can do it themselves.

Smartmax Safari animals

Best Magnetic Toy Animals for Toddlers

SmartMaxMy First Safari Animals

Suitable from 1 year old to discover the magic of magnets in a safe and super fun way while playing with their favorite animals.

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These are also in the same age category Smartmax My First Safari Animals (reviewed here).

A very nice set to get acquainted with magnetic toys, and it is a toy that will probably last a little longer.

With us, these animals often still participate in fantasy play, for example, while the MagiCube blocks cannot.

You do miss the puzzle element because you can't do much extra with the animals, although my son found it very funny to make very long bodies and to attach the rear of an animal to the wrong head.

Conclusion

The Geomag MagiCube is a fun building set for the little ones. After 3 years it is better to go for other toys.

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Speelkeuze.nl is a content marketer, father and loves trying out new toys. As a child he came into contact with everything related to games when his mother started the Tinnen Soldaat in Ede. Now he and his team create helpful blog articles to help loyal readers with fun play ideas.