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Stacking Blocks Set Learning Toy
Nest the blocks, build a tower, and take shape-sorting fun to new heights! These multifunctional blocks have something new to explore on every side: a family of faces, drop-through tops, shape-sorter sides, and a school of sea creatures offer lots to discuss as children build vocabulary, hand-eye coordination, and motor skills. The sturdy plastic materials and contoured rims on this stacking toy make it easier for little ones to place each block, building confidence along with coordination and balance. Creative cutouts in the cups and lid and a collection of shape pieces add to the fun, letting kids create their own shape-sorting activity--or build a tower and drop the shapes all the way through! A felt flap in the base provides sensory reinforcement as children reach in to retrieve the pieces, encouraging little hands to keep exploring, discovering, and learning with this exciting baby and toddler toy.
Melissa & Doug K's Kids toys nurture early childhood development in three key skill areas: physical, cognitive, and social. With interactive designs and multisensory features, K's Kids promotes constructive play and effortless learning, keeping interest high and new skills flourishing throughout the baby and toddler years!
Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:
- 9 MONTHS AND UP: Arrange all the blocks in a row and count them aloud. Guide the child's hand to point to each block with you as you count it.
- With the blocks on their sides, place each shape piece partway through the matching sea-animal hole. Encourage the child to push the shapes all the way through.
- 12 MONTHS AND UP: Help the child identify the colors of the blocks and shape pieces.
- Say a color name aloud and guide the child to point to all the pieces of that color.
- Help the child place the shape pieces in the white shape-sorting lid.
- Stack the blocks to make a tower, then ask the child to knock the tower down. Help the child build a new tower.
- 18 MONTHS AND UP: Create a tower of blocks. Ask the child to place the shape pieces into the correct sorting holes.
- Help the child nest the blocks one inside the other.
- Narrate a story starring a family of people as you point to the faces on the blocks. Ask the child to help fill in the details by asking specific questions. For instance, "Here is the big brother. Should he go to the zoo or the store?"
Dimensions: 9" x 7" x 7" Packaged
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