For little kids that like to gnaw on their toys, a durable and non-toxic puzzle is essential. Most large puzzles designed for smaller children are made from wood. It’s a sturdy material that many companies cover with a non-toxic finish, in case a child puts a piece into their mouth. I’m a former teacher with a Master’s in Early Childhood Education and a mom to 3 kids. My mission is to bring hands-on play and learning back to childhood, support others in their parenting journey, and help everyone make it to nap time. He created this toy business after being inspired by his little child who loved playing with foam puzzles.

A puzzle that has a clearly defined image will be easier than one that is more abstract. Puzzles can help build confidence and independence, which are great skills for a 6-year-old to have. Two puzzles in one, this double-sided choice is just challenging enough, so it’s recommended for kids ages 6 and up. One side showcases illustrations of the world’s most colorful animals while the other side features black and white animals.

Learn to tell the time with this painted wooden teaching clock with removeable numbers. Magnetic wooden pieces in vibrant colours in a magnetic wooden carry case to create patterns with 24 different pattern cards to follow (or just make your own!). This is the fifth in a series of blog posts on the skill-building power of different types of play. I would be lost without my puzzle racks as storage – I love this one so much, we have two of them. This is the sweetest little maze puzzle with the cute moving elements and sorting, too.

There are many life tasks that we do daily that are similar to puzzles. For example, fitting items into a box or bag is similar to fitting puzzle pieces into a puzzle form. A children 3D puzzle usually contains more than 100 pieces and can be up to a thousand. Some common 3D shapes used in kids puzzles are buildings, ships and the globe.

A simple but charming puzzles for children with painted animal shapes that fit into the puzzle base, each piece having a different texture to enjoy discovering. Build your own 3D model humpback whale from numbered pre-cut card pieces and glue. A Fair Trade, painted wooden puzzle with 5 interlocking chunky pieces, numbered 1-5. A set of wooden 2-piece puzzles, a puzzle for each letter of the alphabet and a picture of something beginning with that letter, in a wooden box to keep them tidy. From complex logic puzzles to simple building blocks, we offer a great range of children’s puzzles that we are sure your child will love.

From colourful animal jigsaw puzzles to complex magnetic puzzles, there is something for the whole family. If you have any queries or concerns about any of our children’s puzzles, please contact our customer service team who will be happy to help answer any questions you may have. Rubberwood tractor shaped number puzzle with 5 brightly painted, chunky interlocking pieces numbered 1 to 5. Children should also have access to puzzles that are a little bit challenging. Puzzles that are much too difficult may be a source of frustration for children and their caregivers.

In addition to the animals theme, this puzzle usually covers alphabets and numbers which helps children with language and math skills before school. Those puzzles require young kids to utilize their whole hand to pick up and move the pieces. They’re great for toddlers to strengthen the muscles of their hands. In this second edition of the game, a kid will play with new animals. A toddler will be delighted to see such animals like a baby mammoth, funny dino or fairy unicorn! And a happy mother can have a little rest while the child is playing.