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  Latches Board
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Item: MD830 
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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




    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.



    Toy Value Index
    9.56
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    178
    High Genius
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      UPC 000772037853
      Manufacturer SKU 3785
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 5/14/2008
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 3 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #26
      Dimension 15.5 x 11.5 x 0.25 inches

    We've collected valuable feedback from our customers on how this item is being used by children with special needs in hopes of providing guidance for other special needs caregivers. Click here to view these "Special Perspectives"...

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Autism
    "This toy promotes interaction."



    Total Customer Reviews: 381
    Average Customer Rating: 4.68 (site average 4.56)
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    The following "cloud" is a semantic representation of our customers' general impression of Latches Board. The larger the text, the more frequently that term is used to describe it.

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    Fun and Educational!
    Posted TODAY by Colorado Nana

    My 3 year old granddaughter loves this! A great quiet time toy! Encourages fine motor skills, counting, colors, dexterity all at the same time! Melissa and Doug toys are THE BEST!

    Rating: 5
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    entertaining
    Posted 15 days ago by Renee Doehler

    The board is fun and very entertaining and educational too!

    Rating: 5
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    Review for Latches Board
    Posted 26 days ago by JLM

    Very sturdy toy. The various latches will provide fun and interest for long time. Colors are bright

    Rating: 5
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    Product review of Latches Board
    Posted 8/3/2014 by Amanda Lambert

    Well made and in invokes curiosity. My daughter loves it.

    Rating: 5
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    My son loves it!
    Posted 7/22/2014 by Shannon Offerman

    My one year old is obsessed with opening doors, so we got this for him to hopefully keep him away from the ones that can pinch his fingers. It doesn't accomplish that completely, but he does love to play with it, and it keeps him occupied for a good amount of time! It's also helped with fine motor skills.

    Rating: 5
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    Some alternate spelling variations of this product:
    md83o, latch boards, fine motor skills, latches boards, latch toys, latching toys, manipulative toys, fine motor toys, lach boards, laches boards, locks board, lock puzzle, locks puzzle, travel toys,



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