This collection of 100 blocks is designed for toddlers and young children aged 3 - 8. A classic toy that builds fine motor and cognitive skills, as well as hand/eye coordination, building blocks provide hours of fun for budding architects, designers and engineers. Whether stacking, building, or demolishing everything from fairy castles to urban skyscrapers and beyond, playing with blocks is engaging and entertaining – the only limit is your child's imagination. Finely crafted from wood, these blocks come in four non-toxic colors and nine shapes for maximum building potential.
The abacus is the oldest form of a mathematical calculator in the world. This Melissa & Doug abacus hearkens back to a time when abacuses were necessary to accounting, sales and trade. Your child may not be interested in the history of abacuses, but he or she will still enjoy playing with the numerous, brightly colored wooden beads that freely slide up and down on this toy. As your child gets older, you can continue to use the abacus to introduce math concepts of counting by twos, fives, tens, etc. and addition, subtraction and multiplication. A classic in the educational toys. As with most Melissa & Doug products, this toy is for ages 3+.
The Melissa & Doug ABC 123 Wooden Block Set can provide endless hours of productive fun for busy little hands as they begin to learn both letter and number recognition, as well as develop important motor skills and problem-solving at an early age. This colorful set of 26 wooden blocks, developed for ages 3-7, features letters, numbers, and age appropriate pictures that are perfect for stacking, sorting and learning, all important aspects of successful development.
This Melissa & Doug puzzle is designed with some of the best animals from the African Plains. Each animal is brightly colored and large enough that it's easier to put them together. This 24 piece puzzle is made on a wood tray with wood pieces so everything stays together. Even better, the pieces are large enough and sturdy enough for smaller children to play with. Teach your children the fun of puzzles with problem solving and hand-eye coordination by starting small. This puzzle is going to become one of their favorite toys and it's going to help them in their development at the same time.
It's easier than ever to learn the alphabet and a whole bunch of animals as well with these cute building blocks for your little one. Designed in a variety of sizes for easy stacking, these 10 blocks feature letters on each side and nest together easily for handy storage. Each one also features animals and bright colors and patterns to attract your little ones eye. Made with cardboard for children just learning their letters, these blocks are sturdy and fun to play with even as your little one starts getting older. They'll be able to learn hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and a whole lot more. Ages 2-4
This colorful Melissa & Doug alphabet sound puzzle offers kids entertaining interaction while learning their ABC's. The puzzle sings the alphabet song and announces the letters when puzzle pieces are removed. Kids learn cause and effect while playing with this puzzle through the removal of the pieces and the puzzle's verbalization of each letter. The chunky wooden pieces are perfect for small hands. Eye-hand coordination is also learned through playing with puzzles, as is shape recogniition. There is an off-switch on the back of the puzzle and you can remove the AAA batteries required to make the puzzle sing and talk. Preschoolers 3+ will enjoy this puzzle.
The Melissa & Doug Animal Wooden Magnets are a collection of twenty favorite wild and domesticated animals perfect for playtime for ages 2-4. Each magnet can be a learning tool as young ones recognize familiar animals and learn about ones they are not familiar with.
When you have a child who is creative and always wants to help out in the kitchen, then this Melissa and Doug Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set is just right for them. This wooden cupcake set includes all of the components your child needs to pretend play through the whole process of baking and assembling a completely decorated cupcake for a birthday party occasion. The set comes with the cupcakes, several cupcake sleeves, different colors of frosting, markers to create designs or sprinkles on top of the cupcake, and of course, birthday candles. Perfect for hours of fun with friends or on their own, your child will love this Melissa & Doug Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set.
Melissa & Doug take paper dolls to a whole new level with the Melissa and Doug Ballerina Leah set. The wooden cutout doll has a painted on front (blank wood back), and has metal discs inside. Her "wardrobe" of two-dimensional, wooden cutout clothes all have magnets in them, which allow your child to stand the doll up and "stick" the clothes on the doll. Children learn the science behind the magnets when playing with Leah. This set also engages their imaginations and sparks creative play through storytelling. Other cutout dolls from Melissa & Doug allow you to interchange "clothing" pieces for even more fun. Ages 3+.
The Band In a Box: Clap! Clang! Tap! by Melissa and Doug is fabulous way to expose your little one to the concept of rhythm and music. The 10-piece set includes various instruments to spark your child’s creative ability. Stores easily in its own wooden storage box. This musical set includes a triangle, a tambourine, tone blocks, maracas, cymbals, and a clacker. Perfect for Ages 3 and up.
Perfect for ages 3-5, the 24 piece Melissa & Doug Barnyard Jigsaw Puzzle presents a finished picture of an active barn scene, full of colorful farm animals. When it's time to put away, the sturdy wooden puzzle board holds the jigsaw perfectly.
If you want to get your child toys that help them develop and learn as well as have hours of fun, you need to get the Melissa & Doug Basic Skills Board Developmental Toy. Help them learn fine motor skills by removing and replacing the puzzle pieces as well as learning numbers, letters, colors, shapes and more. Zipping, buckling, tying, and more are also encouraged skills as each piece requires a different method to be removed. You and your child can play together to encourage conceptual learning and they can play alone for practical skills and hand eye coordination practice. Ages 3-5
What little one doesn't love making all kinds of jewelry with fun colored and shaped beads? This set, by Melissa & Doug, is definitely going to be a hit. With over 200 different beads and 8 different colors of cord, your little one is going to have no problem making all kinds of great pieces for themselves or others. Designed for those ages 3 and up, each of the beads is made with wood and the whole thing comes in a convenient tray. With this set your little one is going to learn all about design, patterns and hand-eye coordination as well as fine motor skills.
Your little girl will love serving tea to friends, family and her stuffed "guests" with this Melissa & Doug Bella Butterfly Tea Set. Pink and green butterflies decorate the teapot, sugar cup, creamer and spoon handles. The saucers are all cleverly designed to look like flower leaves so that when the tea cups rest on the saucers they look like pretty pink flowers.
Four plain pink cups, four green saucers, four pink spoons with butterflies on the ends of their handles, a teapot, a sugar cup and a creamer pitcher make this tea set complete. Because of the spoons, the tea set is only meant for ages 3+.
These four friends are going to be just like your little one and their friends, friends forever. So dressing them up in their favorite outfits is going to be a whole lot of fun. Ava, Sarah, Hannah and Mia each come with a stand and there are plenty of clothes for the girls to share amongst them, just like real friends do. There are 51 different pieces of clothing that include tops, bottoms, dresses and shoes that range from casual to glam and that means these girls are going to be ready for anything that your child's imagination puts before them. Designed for children ages 3-6, the pieces are each made of wood.
Are you ready for a birthday celebration? Because your little one is definitely going to be with this beautifully decorated birthday cake with candles and fruit, everything they need to have a great day. The 6 velcro slices can be easily 'cut' apart with the included server and the additional 27 pieces of 'fruit', 'candles' and a whole lot more will make the celebration even more fun for your children to enjoy. They're going to have fun decorating and then serving their special cake which comes ready to store in a neat box and encourages play and learning among children 3 and up.
Children learn to identify common bugs with this simple Melissa & Doug bug-catching game. In addition to recognizing bugs, the wooden two-dimensional "net" with attached magnet teaches children patience and control as they attempt to make the magnet stick to metal discs hidden in each bug-shaped puzzle piece. Play it as a game or as a puzzle. For ages 3-5yrs.
The Melissa and Doug Car Carrier Wooden Vehicle Play Set features a truck that has a major job. The upper level lowers to let four cars drive on, then lifts smoothly to hold two of the cars when it's time to roll out the others. Perfect for ages 3-6
Sometimes, the toys that you get for your children are just as much fun for you as they are for you. This is the case with classic toys especially and their nostalgic value for parents. This Melissa & Doug ABC Blocks in Cart toy is the perfect example. High-quality wooden alphabet blocks come in a rolling cart and all fit i the cart perfectly. The colorful alphabet blocks are perfect for tactile learning as well as learning the letters of the alphabet, colors, and basic spelling. The Melissa & Doug Classic ABC Blocks in Cart are ideal for ages 24 months to 4 years old.
Ideal for children between the ages of 2 and 4, this colorful puzzle is going to teach your little one all about their colors. The missing pieces of the puzzle reveal the names of each color that fits inside and each piece has a peg to make it easier for little hands to grab. Made with sturdy wood, this puzzle will teach your little one about hand-eye coordination, matching and their colors all at the same time and all while they're having a lot of fun too. This simple puzzle will be a great teaching tool for you and for them.
Is your little one interested in construction and all the fun tools that go along with it? If they do then they're going to love this cute little puzzle which features some of the big equipment pieces that go along with that construction. Designed for little hands, this puzzle has small pegs to make it easier to pick up the pieces and promotes hand-eye coordination. For children 2 and up, it helps them learn about matching and a whole lot more in a small puzzle of only 6 pieces. They'll definitely be intrigued by the colors and shapes as well as the fun symbols they see.
This puzzle makes it easy for your little one to play and learn because each piece they take out of the puzzle features a matching image underneath. It has six different pieces that are large enough to be safe for small children and brightly colored to match. Not only that, but they feature pegs and a thick pattern to make it easier to hold each. Each piece can even be stood up to play with outside of the puzzle or teach your little one hand-eye coordination by helping them put the puzzle back together when they're done with their play. Ages 2-4
If your child shows a keen interest in what you do in the kitchen every day when you prepare and make meals, then you want to give them a safe way to play and learn about working in the kitchen. The Melissa & Doug Cutting Food Wooden Play Food will let your child practice slicing up foods in a safe and fun way. This play set includes eight wooden and very realistic food items. They can be "sliced" and separated into 25 individual pieces with the wooden knife and cutting board included in the set. Your child can hone their fine motor skills, learn foods and colors, and enjoy this toy for many years to come. Ages 3-5
Designed for the tiniest chefs aged 3 to 5, this wooden play food set features seven pieces of brightly colored fruit. Held together with self-stick tabs, the fruit can be sliced into a total of seventeen pieces using the wooden knife included. Listen as the fruit "crunches" when sliced. Introduce your child to the joys of food prep in the kitchen, while sneakily introducing arithmetics, counting and the concepts of part, whole, and fractions in the most delicious and fun way possible.
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