Puzzles – At Any Age! Video Round-Up from Melissa

September 10, 2012 at 5:01 pm 3 comments

Last week on the blog, we covered the many different reasons why we LOVE Unit Block activities and projects. This week, we’ll cover another favorite: puzzles. As one of the first toys a child plays with, and one of the most educational, these pieces can help your child sharpen a number of important skills over time; such as hand-eye, fine motor, and visual perception.

To introduce puzzle week, we have rounded up a few videos from Melissa that describe her inspirations behind a few of the puzzle formats Melissa & Doug creates.

Jumbo Knob Puzzles

Chunky Puzzles 

Peg Puzzles

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Stay tuned for more advanced insights on the different levels of puzzles that are appropriate for your child’s age tomorrow!

Entry filed under: Choosing the Best Toys, Educational Activities, Parenting & Family, Play Ideas, Puzzles, puzzles for kids. Tags: , .

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3 Comments Add your own

  • […] building fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and problem-solving skills, puzzles can’t be beat! But to many parents, trying to make sense of the huge variety of formats and styles […]

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  • 2. SuAnn Jackson  |  September 13, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    I love all the Melissa and Doug products for my 6 grandchildren with only one complaint…………So many come in wonderful wooden boxes but they don’t stay contained due to NO COVERS!! I think organizing behaviors would more easily be taught w/ a wooden slide top… I’m often frustrated!

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  • 3. Susan Acevedo  |  September 10, 2012 at 10:07 pm

    I love Melissa & Doug Puzzles !!!!

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