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.