Extended Fun for Puzzle Fans!

These extended play ideas for puzzle fans come to us from guest editor Carrie Anne Badov from EverythingMom.com. As a puzzle fan, even in my adult years I’ve had various peg puzzles in my home. This was my way of encouraging a future love, building mini puzzle fans to join in on one of my favourite pastime activities. But […]

5 Cool NEW Ways to Play with Puzzles (Yes, the Ones You Already Have!)

Does your family have a stockpile of puzzles? Chances are, your kids have either outgrown some, or have memorized the others!! You may need a little puzzle-refresh, and our Blog Ambassador Amy (teachmama) has some great ideas for doing just that. In her recent blog post, 5 cool, new! Ways to play with puzzles, she […]

Read & Play with Allie: Trucks

Playing with puzzles is a teacher and parent favorite for quiet time, when kids need to calm down. When I taught preschool, after lunch but before nap was always a good time for puzzles because it calmed my students before rest time. But that’s not the only way you can use puzzles; they can be […]

5 Fun Ways to Teach Children the Letters of the Alphabet

Name Rubbings: From cardboard cut out the letters of your child’s name and glue onto construction paper. Have your child put a piece of paper over his name and use a crayon (on its side) to create a name rubbing! Tracing Letters: Use sturdy paper plates for this. With a marker write your child’s name, the […]

Save 25% on Melissa & Doug Puzzles expires 10/23

You’re never too young or too old for one of our puzzles! Beginning with simple wooden jumbo knob puzzles and increasing in complexity to 500 piece cardboard jigsaw puzzles, we have the perfect puzzle for you! Our vast assortment includes puzzles with interesting textures, entertaining sounds, and “attractive” magnets. All feature great images from realistic […]

Save 25% on Puzzles thru 7.30.10

You’re never too young or too old for one of our puzzles! Beginning with simple wooden jumbo knob puzzles and increasing in complexity to 500 piece cardboard jigsaw puzzles, we have the perfect puzzle for you! Our vast assortment includes puzzles with interesting textures, entertaining sounds, and “attractive” magnets. All Melissa & Doug Puzzles feature […]

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