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  Basic Skills Boards
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Item: MD684 
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One by one, children accomplish tasks of zipping, lacing, buckling, tying, buttoning and snapping. A happy bear cub is dressed for the day!

Remove the puzzle pieces and focus on a single dressing task. Zip, lace, buckle, tie, button, snap... Once a piece is complete, place it in the puzzle board.

Helping to develop manual dexterity, fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination, the Basic Skills Board goes beyond the standard toddler and preschool puzzle.

Place this puzzle in front of a child, and they'll be busy for a long while. Fingers stay active and the mind does too.

Basic Skills Board
  • Wooden activity puzzle
  • Develop fine motor skills, manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, logic
  • Accomplish dressing tasks and place each puzzle piece to dress the bear cub
  • Teaches basic skills - zip, lace, buckle, tie, button, snap
  • Includes 6 brightly colored pieces
  • Quality construction by Melissa and Doug

    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.

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      UPC 000772037846
      Manufacturer SKU 3784
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 8/24/2007
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 3 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #224
      Dimension 15.75 x 11.75 x 0.5 inches
      Pieces 6

    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:
    Down Syndrome
    "Great for developing fine motor skills and life skills such as dressing and undressing. The buttons, zippers, etc. are a little small and difficult to manipulate. It helps reinforce things learned in occupational therapy."

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Developmental Delay
    "We all need to learn these basic tasks. The faster our children can start practicing in a fun way, the better it is! "

    Total Customer Reviews: 111
    Average Customer Rating: 4.45 (site average 4.56)
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    Toddler Loves This!
    Posted 10/20/2014 by Kimberly Ketcham

    My toddler love to snap and zip this bear into his outfit. I didn't realize it was also a puzzle, the pieces with fasteners on them come off and then the child has to "dress" the bear.

    Rating: 4
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    Product review of Basic Skills Boards
    Posted 8/26/2014 by Holli Crawford

    Very fun and intriguing. Everything on the board works well and the pieces are very durable. I am thinking about attaching/gluing the pieces onto the board so they don't get lost and they are all on the board to aid in completing the skills.

    Rating: 5
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    Buckle Puzzle
    Posted 7/31/2014 by RACHEL S DOWNTAIN

    My son is still too young to learn buckles and such, but he loves to play with them! So, I got this for him and he absolutely loves it!

    Rating: 5
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    Review of Basic Skills Boards
    Posted 7/9/2014 by Martin Murphy

    Mason ( the 2 year old boy ) was delighted with these challenging toys.

    Rating: 5
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    Fun Puzzle
    Posted 6/18/2014 by Roberta Wegner

    actually we have not "delivered" it but I think it is absolutely fascinating and oh so cute. If it entertains grandma it will certainly entertain and teach granddaughter.

    Rating: 5
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