I love these and they are a go to gift for little ones.I have never seen a child who was not interested and entertained by these latch boards. Excellent for developing dexterity too.
My daughter is not quite three. I got her this for Christmas because she likes to build and it seemed like it would be good for fine motor skill development. So far, she has pulled this off the shelf every day. She enjoyed building towers, rearranging the gears, and figuring out why all the gears are not spinning. I have had a great time playing alongside her, making cars, towers, and different building shapes. I would have liked to have been able to have gears spin in different planes, but we are both having a great time with this set.
When the pound a peg we bought didn't live up to expectation, I called melissa and doug and they sent the pound and roll, no questions asked. My kid loves it. Wants to play with it throughout the day, and is certainly developing hand eye coordination as a result. Love the company, Love the toy.
This learning tool is very appropriate for a wide range of development/ages. I purchased it for a fifteen month old, who will play with this for a long time! As fine motor skills become more developed, she will be able to master more complicated latches.
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