Maybe it’s the fact that the latches are “real” metal, working latches… maybe it’s the clever little animals and numbers inside each house… or maybe it’s the kid-preferred graphics…
Whatever the reason, we know for a fact - this latches board by Melissa & Doug gets played with over and over again.
An excellent toy for early learning classrooms. Lots of fun for children with developmental delays and disabilities.
This inviting latches board gives toddlers and children with developmental & fine motor challenges a workout - but they love every single minute!
Inquisitive minds are busy at work - fingers coordinate to grasp and pull, twist and turn, open and shut, open and shut, open and shut. Something about metal latches intrigues kids. Latches Boards entertain kids for long spans of time, time and time again.
A solid choice for fun learning experiences. Melissa & Doug’s Latches Board builds fine motor skills, concentration & logical thinking abilities. Children identify color names, recognize numbers, count & name animals.
An ideal toy to keep close by on long road trips or airplane flights.
Melissa & Doug Latches Board
A manipulative toy beautifully & intelligently designed
Appeals to young children’s natural curiosity about things mechanical
Build fine motor skills, concentration & logical thinking abilities
Teach color names, number recognition, counting & animals names
Each latch varies in level of challenge to accommodate growing mastery
Suitable & preferred by children with developmental challenges
Use 6 different latches to open & close 6 doors
A puzzle toy many ages appreciate
An excellent travel toy
Sturdy & firmly mounted locks; High quality construction
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But how does this help me? You can use these graphs as a general measure of it's appropriateness for a given age and gender. While this information is generally accurate, it should not be used as an absolute answer. For instance, many dinosaur toys are purchased for boys, however, that doesn't mean that it's inappropriate for a girl who happens to like dinosaurs.
NOTE: The orange color in the charts above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 3 years of age.
My 2 year old Granddaughter loves this "puzzle". She has played with it at a friends and was thrilled to receive her own! Her big 3 year old sister likes it too. Well constructed. we may be sorry the both will master all these latches!
Item put in wrong age bracket
Posted 15 days ago by Shelley
We ordered this toy for our 1year old grandsons. I did the search for "1year old boys" and this toy came up. I did not look at anything but the toy itself...if I had, I would've noticed it said "for ages 3+. So, we are saving it for another year or two. Partly my fault for not looking closer, but hoping this will get fixed by the company.
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