I was just thinking today that Zachary needs more puzzles. He is so good with them on the ipad, but he needs more hands-on puzzles since he has outgrown the ones he has. Puzzles not only delight and excite little ones, but also help develop their fundamental cognitive, motor and social skills.
I have been considering this Melissa and Doug Deluxe Latches Board,to build dexterity. We LOVE our Melissa and Doug toys and that one looks perfect for what we are working on right now with him. On the other hand, Totsy is having a sale on Melissa and Doug puzzles right now. Zachary is passed the 4-5 piece puzzles and the 12 piece Pets Puzzles in a Box (4 puzzles total) is only $10 at Totsy.
|Melissa and Doug See and Spell|
Zachary loves his Melissa and Doug See and Spellpuzzles! We bought this set for him last Christmas, so he has been playing with it since before he turned 2 (he has recognized letters since he was about 18 months old).
At first we only put out 1 or 2 of the See and Spellboards along with the corresponding letters. I mixed in 2 or 3 letters that didn't belong. Zachary would pick up each letter, say it's name and sound it out ("s" sssss).
I was not compensated in any way for this post, I just really love Melissa and Doug toys! This post does contain some of my affiliate links.