Magna-Tiles

FAQ

Safety

Are Magna-Tiles® safe?
Yes, the magnets are securely held in place within the tiles. They meet and exceed all applicable safety standards.
What kind of plastic is used to make Magna-Tiles®?
Magna-Tiles® are made with a high grade ABS (BPA FREE) plastic that is free of phthalates and latex.

Ordering Information / Where to Buy

Where can I purchase Magna-Tiles® in the US?
Magna-Tiles® are available from toy stores, educational shops, and school supply companies. Please use our store locator to shop local and be sure to call ahead for store hours and product availability!

They can also be found at all Target and Barnes & Noble retail locations.

Online, purchase Magna-Tiles direct from Magnatiles.com, one of our authorized Magna-Tiles retailers, or the official Valtech Magna-Tiles Amazon Storefront.
Where can I purchase Magna-Tiles® outside of the US?
Magna-Tiles® are available all around the world!

Visit the "Where to Buy" page that can be found at the footer of the website for detailed information.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for help!

Use & Care

How do I take care of my Magna-Tiles®?
Magna-Tiles® are made of plastic and like any other toy can be damaged with excessive force or rough play. Be kind to your Magna-Tiles®! Do not kick, step on, or throw Magna-Tiles® pieces.
What if my Magna-Tiles® get dirty?
We recommend cleaning Magna-Tiles® with a damp cloth or wipe. Do not submerge Magna-Tiles® pieces under water. If water does get inside of Magna-Tiles® pieces, we recommend standing them up against a wall and allowing them to dry and drain out.
Is there an instruction guide?
Magna-Tiles® include some ideas and activities to get started. Magna-Tiles® are an open-ended, imagination fueled construction set.

Find more ideas/activities on the Magna-Tiles® Blog and Idea Gallery.

Imagination and experimentation are the best guides! Allow children plenty of free time to explore and be curious when first introduced to Magna-Tiles®.

Magna-Facts

What are Magna-Tiles®?
Magna-Tiles® are 3-D Magnetic Building and Design Tiles. They were invented in 1992 by a Japanese math teacher to teach children about shapes through play!
Who is a Magna-Tect?
Magna-Tect = Magna-Tiles® Architect

A Magna-Tect is a person who designs and builds with Magna-Tiles®

To imagine, visualize, and construct with Magna-Tiles®
What is the difference between Magna-Tiles® DX and the 32 Piece/100 Piece Sets?
Magna-Tiles® 48 Piece Deluxe Set includes special shapes including an arch, wheeled chassis, imagination pieces, a door frame, and magnetic hinged door.

These are included only in the 48 Piece DX Set. The 48 Piece DX Set is available in Magna-Tiles® Clear Colors style or Magna-Tiles® Solid Colors style.
What are Magna-Tiles® Clear Colors?
Magna-Tiles® Clear Colors are translucent and brightly colored! Light shines through shapes like stained glass.
What are Magna-Tiles® Solid Colors?
Magna-Tiles® Solid Colors are opaque and have 2 colors per tile! Magna-Tects can "hide" something inside of a cube/box that they make.
What is Magna-Tiles® ICE?
Magna-Tiles® ICE is available as a 32 Piece Set. Each shape is transparent and colorless!

Magna-Tects can add Magna-Tiles® ICE to existing collections to make windows and skylights. Use Magna-Tiles® ICE to design Magna-Tiles® Architecture and interesting shapes!
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