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Latches Board

  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 and over again.

An excellent toy for early learning classrooms or at home, this latches board gives toddlers and children with developmental delays and disabilities 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. It's perfect for long road trips or airplane flights!

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.

Inspire smiles and unlock fine motor fun with the bright and brilliant Latches Board!

Melissa & Doug Latches Board
  • A manipulative toy beautifully & intelligently designed
  • Appeals to young children’s natural curiosity about mechanical things
  • 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.

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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 #47
      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:
    "This toy promotes interaction."

    Total Customer Reviews: 398
    Average Customer Rating: 4.68 (site average 4.56)
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    Review of Latches Board
    Posted 2/26/2015

    I purchased this for my two year old daughter, she loves this and plays with it often. When we first got it she played with it for over an hour! Now its her go to toy throughout the day. We like the variety and different colors and numbers.

    Rating: 5
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    Well-made and great for busy kids
    Posted 2/12/2015 by Jessica Hutchison

    This product is very well made. I was impressed at the quality of the hardware and the thickness of the board it is attached to. I like all the different kinds of latches and enjoy opening and closing them myself!

    Rating: 5
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    Review of Latches Board
    Posted 12/27/2014

    Excellent toy. He plays with it often. The latches are great for problem solving and fine muscle control.

    Rating: 5
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    Review for Latches Board
    Posted 11/24/2014 by Kerri Hayes

    Some of the latches are a little difficult to unfasten. They snuggly fit so you my son really has to use some effort to pull them apart (even when he is correctly trying to unfasten the latch). Other than that, he loves the board.

    Rating: 4
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    Latches Board
    Posted 11/18/2014 by Kathryn F, Darien, IL

    I bought this for my 2.5 yr-old grandson. He has played with it every day since he received it and pronounces it as "my favorite!" He had not seen any of the latches previously and loves gadgets, buttons, knobs, push things, etc., so these latches were something new to learn for him. He loves to open the doors/windows and see what is beneath, and this latches board provides number skills, color skills, manual dexterity skills, and recognition skills of the animals behind the doors/windows. When we play together, he says, "what's behind this door?" and I say something wrong or different that what he will find behind the doors, so he finds that to be quite humorous. It is a great toy and exactly what I had been searching for. Lo and behold! it was available through Fat Brain Toys, a company I had never heard of. I also bought two wooden puzzles that are bright, well-made and the next step up in challenging him. Couldn't be happier with my purchases. Great quality!

    Rating: 5
    4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
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    Some alternate spelling variations of this product:
    md83o, dm830, 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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