Here are some great staples every little chef needs to have in the pantry. This 9-piece wooden set of dry goods includes tuna, ketchup, spaghetti, soup, sugar, crackers, salad dressing, mustard, and cereal. Our pantry play food is made with high-quality wood and features hand-painted decorations. Parents and older children can play engaging games with children such as asking them to identify the shapes, colors, and names of dry goods. Grown-ups can also ask kids to stack the pieces in order of size to improve hand-eye coordination. The Melissa & Doug Pantry Wooden Play Food Set makes a great gift for children ages 3 and up. Add the Melissa & Doug Fridge Products Play Food Set to round out the hands-on, screen-free play and learning.
Dinosaurs Playmats coloring and activity pad lets kids bring their creative touch to the table! More than just paper placemats, the pad includes 24 pages of prehistoric-themed coloring, cutting, and creative activities that keep kids entertained and learning. Complete partial pictures, learn to draw, practice patterning and counting, find matching pictures, and much more! The pad has a built-in handle, so it’s easy to bring to a restaurant, in the car, on the go, to the dinner table, or anywhere kids want. The high quality white bond sheets tear cleanly away from the pad and make perfect recyclable placemats.
These prehistoric pals are the life of any dinosaur party! This collection of 9 realistic felt-covered miniature models of prehistoric creatures includes some of the most recognized and popular species, ranging from the small but super-swift Velociraptor, to the “king of the dinosaurs,” T-Rex, to the gentle giant Apatosaurus. The dinosaurs store in individual labeled compartments in a sturdy wooden storage tray. Information on all the species is included. Kids three and older will love to play with, learn about, and “bring to life” giants who walked the earth millions of years ago!
Mermaids and marine creatures live happily together in this wonderful jigsaw puzzle. The 48 wooden pieces fit neatly into the puzzle board when assembled by your little puzzle lover. Puzzle play is an exceptional way for children to develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills. As children work at solving our decorative and themed puzzles, they are also developing hand-eye coordination along with fine- and gross-motor skills. Problem-solving and logical thinking are also vital developmental skills that children learn by playing with Melissa & Doug puzzles. The Melissa & Doug Mermaid Fantasea Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle makes an exceptional gift for kids from 3 to 6 years.
Kids can fill their need for speed with this cool craft kit! Includes complete supplies to design and personalize a race car, including wooden wheels and axles, paints, brush, glue, stickers, and easy directions. Put youngsters on the "fast track" to building and racing fun! Includes wooden race car, 4 wheels, 2 axles, 25 stickers, 4 pots of paint, paintbrush, and glue.
Age: 4+ years old
This bright green Froggy-face ball will encourage happy times in your backyard or on the playground! Made of durable rubber, this ball is ideal for early catching and kicking games.
Age: 2+ years
Complete a puzzle to spell a word! This handsome wooden puzzle set helps children gain familiarity with the letters of the alphabet and their sounds as kids develop a sight-reading vocabulary. The letters are also wonderful for stenciling and for lots of learning games. More than 50 colorful wooden letters fit into the 8 two-sided cutout boards to spell 3- and 4-letter words. All this spelling and fine-motor fun fits into one compact wooden storage case! Melissa & Doug educational toys for 3-year-olds are designed to spark curiosity and discovery. Our see-and-spell set develops sight-reading vocabulary, spelling, and fine-motor skills. It’s an easy and exciting toy that multiple children can play with at once, helping develop important social skills. The Melissa & Doug See & Spell puzzle set makes an exceptional gift for kids ages 4 to 6.
Match and sort these 25 colorful wooden pieces, and skill building is just part of the fun. Rings, octagons, and rectangles can be slotted onto the three rods, stacked on top of each other, or lined up to compare shapes, sizes, and colors. This first concepts set is a manipulatives all star! Parents and other grown ups can help their youngsters develop strong skills by playing several games, such as removing the stacking pieces from the rods and placing them on a flat surface, and helping kids name the colors of the pieces. When they are familiar with all the colors, have them to sort the pieces by color and count the pieces in each group. Additionally, mix all the pieces together and have kids sort the pieces according to shape. This Geometric Stacker is an exceptional gift for kids ages 2 to 4 years.
Playtime is going to the dogs! This collection of 12 adorable felt-covered canine miniature models includes some of the most beloved and popular breeds, ranging from the small but mighty Chihuahua and Pomeranian to gentle giants like the Saint Bernard and Husky. The dogs store in individual labeled compartments in the "dog house." Information on all the breeds is included. Kids 3 and older will love to play with and learn about man's best friends!.
Young pizza chefs will shout "Mamma mia!" when they see the 54 toppings that come with this wooden pizza set! Then they'll get busy topping, cutting, and serving up six custom slices for their happy customers. The set comes with a brightly colored tray, pizza cutter, spatula, and a wooden box for storage, and the pizza makes "slicing" noises when cut!
Age: 3+ years
You can count on this wooden bead set to make a bold statement The variety of shapes among these dramatic beads, their bold colors, and the two extra-long laces make stringing beads extra special. Twenty-seven hand-painted beads feature the numbers 1 to 10 as numerals and as countable dots to add counting fun to this lacing activity. This Melissa & Doug beads set for kids allows adults and children to explore multiple playing activities. Parents or grown-up kids can ask the child to sort the beads by color, identify each color for the child, and repeat the activity until the child can identify all the colors independently. Parents can also encourage beginning counting skills by asking the child to count the number of beads of each color with them and repeat the activity until the child has mastered counting one group of beads. The Melissa & Doug Lacing Beads set is an exceptional gift for kids 3 to 5 years old.
Young designers will love creating their own unique looks and designs with this double-sided wooden fabric press! Open the press like a book, layer fabric swatches, then close the press to “dress” the figures, their bags, and their pets! With 24 fabric pieces, There are countless Options for designing fun and fashionable multi-textured outfits. It's a great way for kids five and older to explore their creativity and develop fine motor and storytelling skills. The fabric pieces and press store in a convenient take-along bag, making this a perfect travel activity, too!
Age: 3+ years old
This pediatric-nurse play set has everything little nurses need to take care of a newborn baby--including the baby! Nurses-in-training can slip on the cheerful, gender-neutral uniform (complete with customizable hospital ID tag) then fill the pockets with tools for a pretend-play checkup. The included stethoscope, ear scope, thermometer, and syringe help make sure all is well with the cuddly newborn--or help patch up any imaginary booboos or sniffles. The plush baby doll has a removable cloth diaper with self-stick closures for easy changes before or after the checkup, and a sweet smiling face to encourage emotional connection and communication.
The traditional family favorite game of dominoes has gotten a fresh makeover! Match the dots (pips) on one end of a domino to the pips on the end of another. The first to play all their dominoes wins! When playtime is over, cleanup is easy. The 28 colored tiles store in a beautifully crafted wooden box with lid. Not only is this fun to play, but the storage box is also pretty enough to display. Detailed game instructions and variations are included.
This wooden set features a wooden knife and seven pieces of sliceable fruit that can be cut into a total of 17 pieces. Food makes a realistic "CRUNCH" sound when sliced. With so many pieces, it's also a great way to introduce the concepts of part, whole and fractions!
Use the "Magic" pen to color in the picture, and see vibrant colors, details, and patterns appear! Each page of the kids' activity book features a lively princess-themed artwork to complete and a seek-and-find activity, too. Makes a great travel toy.
We've given one of the oldest known board games a modern twist! The beautifully crafted mancala game board comes with hanging hardware so it also doubles as unique room décor. A strategy game for two players, mancala is easy to learn but offer a lifetime of fun, making it a great set for beginners and experienced players alike. The 8.5-inch by 16.75-inch natural wood white-framed board features a modern orange, yellow, blue, and green design for a fresh, eye-catching look. Forty-eight game pieces store in the mesh tie-top storage bag. Detailed game instructions are included.
Use the "Magic" pen to color in the picture, and see vibrant colors, details, and patterns appear! Each page of the kids' activity book features a lively prehistoric-themed artwork to complete and a seek-and-find activity, too. Makes a great travel toy.
Build an imaginary place to learn and play with the Magnetivity Magnetic Building Play Set School! Magnetivity encourages kids to experiment, explore, and imagine by inspiring them to design and build their own unique worlds! The 16 double-sided panels with artwork on both sides magnetically attach in different combinations, so kids can build new designs for their school and school bus every time they play. The 83 included magnetic accessories stick to the panels and to the six magnetic play figures with stands, inspiring open-ended, hands-on exploration and play! All Magnetivity panels are compatible.
Kids love counting with our colorful caterpillar! This cheerful character encourages young learners to work on number and color recognition as they develop fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. They can sort by numerical order, do beginning math problems, and explore their imagination. This classic toy for ages 2+ is sure to become a family favorite!
Kids can add their own creative touches to this wooden jewelry box, which features a mirror inside the lid and a velvet ring holder. The all-inclusive craft kit features sparkling gems, shimmering stickers, and glitter glue to adorn the pretty pink surface.
These two ready-to-decorate, solid-resin dinosaur figurines are waiting to be painted by a dino lover! 6 pots of colorful, non-toxic paint and an easy-clean paintbrush are all included. Figures measure approximately 2" and 4" inches high.
Build an imaginary world to take care of patients with the Magnetivity Magnetic Building Play Set Hospital! Magnetivity encourages kids to experiment, explore, and imagine by inspiring them to design and build their own unique worlds! The 16 double-sided panels with artwork on both sides magnetically attach in different combinations, so kids can build new designs for their hospital and ambulance every time they play. The 62 included magnetic accessories stick to the panels and to the two magnetic wooden play figures with stands, inspiring open-ended, hands-on exploration and play! All Magnetivity panels are compatible.
Add your unique personal touches to four wooden flower magnets to make original crafts inspired by you and your imagination! This all-inclusive kit includes four three-dimensional flower magnets in different designs, four pots of paint, a paintbrush, 12 gem stickers, and glitter glue to add extra sparkle. Fun for kids four and older to do on their own or with friends, these crafts make special keepsakes or gifts.
Use the "Magic" pen to color in the picture, and see vibrant colors, details, and patterns appear! Each page of the kids' activity book features a lively fairy-themed artwork to complete and a seek-and-find activity, too. Makes a great travel toy.
ABC, tell me what you see! These adorably illustrated boards are a great way to work on letter and word recognition; a child simply picks a board--the first letter of his or her name is always a good place to start--then fills in the uppercase and lowercase letters and identifies the picture. He or she can turn it over or take another board and do it all again. With so many letters (each letter in the alphabet in both uppercase and lowercase), children can find infinite ways to play!
Age: 4+ years
Add your unique personal touches to four wooden heart magnets to make original crafts inspired by you and your imagination! This all-inclusive kit includes four three-dimensional heart magnets in different designs, four pots of paint, a paintbrush, 12 gem stickers, and glitter glue to add extra sparkle. Fun for kids four and older to do on their own or with friends, these crafts make special keepsakes or gifts.
Everyone is attracted to these magnetic animals! Twenty favorite wild and domesticated animals in a compact wooden case are waiting to play. From a lion, giraffe, and elephant, to a sheep, pig, and dog, these fun and adorable magnets are a favorite of kids learning about the animal world. The Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Magnets set is an educational developmental toy that includes 20 animals that can be manipulated and moved around on magnetic surfaces. This farm animal magnets set is made from high-quality materials and assembled with precision manufacturing standards, which ensures sturdy construction that holds up against frequent use. The Wooden Animal Magnets set is a delightful and educational gift for kids ages 2 to 4 years.
Designed to please every princess you know, this lovely, tiara-style carrying case is filled with 12 non-roll crayons. The triangular crayons are comfortable to hold, and help develop the preferred grip for writing skills, all while Her Royal Highness beautifies her world with her colorful drawings and designs. All the crayons store neatly in their flip-top case. Part of Melissa & Doug's Art Essentials for kids--a thoughtful line of art supplies designed by parents and beloved by creative kids.
Age: 3+ years
It's a natural With a decorative green "shingled" roof, this wooden stable provides a happy home for 4 plastic horses. When open, your little farmer or equestrian has easy access to the hayloft, with its wooden ladder, and 4 bales of "hay". There's a stall for each horse, lots of sliding and swinging doors and a folding corral to keep the horses in the barnyard. Sturdy wooden handles make it easy to take the fun along Pediatricians recommend toys that inspire hands-on imaginative thinking. This toy makes a great gift for 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds, 5-year-olds, and up. It's a perfect gift for birthdays and special occasions.