It all started with an innocent question: “Could we create a for-profit company based in Honduras that would foster a positive social impact through its business?”
A seed planted.
Our name is derived from Tegucigalpa, the capital city of Honduras, where we manufacture Tegu blocks in our factory.
In 2006, Tegu co-founder Chris Haughey returned from Honduras with a vision to create a for-profit business that would have a transforming effect on the lives of Hondurans. Four years later, not only has Tegu electrified the toy market with the introduction of its magnetic wooden blocks, but, in doing so, Chris and his brother Will have delivered on their commitment to make a lasting difference in Honduras and to its economy.
We’re putting down roots.
When harvested responsibly, wood is the most sustainable material available.
That’s why we work with local Honduran cooperatives who individually hand pick each mature tree for use. These cooperatives are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and their process facilitates the forest’s natural regeneration cycle. Additionally, we have partnered with local communities to support reforestation, donating a portion of revenue to replanting efforts when Tegu blocks are sold.
At Tegu, we design products to unlock the mind and inspire creative experiences which captivate children in safe, natural and innovative ways.
The wooden block. Reinvented.
“Click-Clack.” It’s the iconic sound of two Tegu blocks coming together. Tegu has reinvented the wooden block in a way that brings new life to a favored classic. Let the magical combination of magnets and beautiful Honduran hardwoods push and pull your imagination in ways never before possible.
Tegu blocks are curiously attractive...