Highly durable and colorful, this classic ABC puzzle by Melissa & Doug teaches children the alphabet! Corresponding pictures that begin with each letter are beneath each puzzle piece to encourage vocabulary development.
Alphabet puzzles reinforce letter identification, letter sounds, small motor skills, and cause & effect relationships! As children place each letter in its correct space, the letter says its name. Hear the names of 26 letters and objects that begin with them with this unique alphabet puzzle! Requires 2 AAA batteries, not included.
Ideal for early learning experience.
Dimensions: 13 x 10 inches
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really fun and educational toy
Posted 8 days ago by Ben
i bought this for my 2 year old's birthday and 2 weeks later she still plays with a couple times a day and has learned nearly all the alphabet from it. the letters are a good size and are raised from the board instead of having pegs to hold which could break. the voice is clear as could be expected from a toy, and includes an object starting with the letter placed - "B is for ball" etc.
the board is very well made but the letters need some extra quality control. a couple of them didn't properly fit and i had to carve bits off here and there so they would, and the bottom layer of ply had been chipped and split on many of them, so i had to file them smooth and re-glue the pieces that were falling off. the puzzle works on light-dependent resistors, so it's set off by any object placed on the board, not just the correct letter - not really a negative, just something to keep in mind. it doesn't include an on/off switch though which is very annoying, not sure why that most basic of functions has been left off.
I am a teacher,a reading Specialist,, and purchased this for my year old nephew. I was very pleased with the product manufacturing. The only change I perhaps might have made would be to add some kind of little knob for easier picking up of each letter!
Posted 24 days ago by Michele Speno Doherty
I don't live with my nephew so at this point I don't know!
This is a well thought out game for children 18 mos and older. My son is 20 mos and doesn't understand the alphabet yet but the letters are like puzzle pieces and he is familiarizing himself with sounds of the alphabet.
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