4 Toys from Melissa Doug

first_imgLast Thursday, I wrote about the Classroom Play Set from Melissa & Doug.  Melissa & Doug is a company that makes toys and other products that offer countless ways to play.  The husband and wife team has been making toys that spark imagination since 1989.Since they offer so many products, it would take far too long for me to cover them all.  Instead, I’ll simply highlight a handful of available toys from this company.4 Toys from Melissa & Doug:1. Star Diner Restaurant Double-Sided Wooden Playset:This adorable Diner Restaurant set allows children to cook and serve from the kitchen side and order and enjoy a meal on the booth side. The kitchen features an extra-large oven, realistic burners and dials, a 2-shelf refrigerator, and plenty of counter space and more.Features:Wooden Diner play space with kitchen on one side and booth seating for two on the other sideKitchen includes oven, stovetop, grill, 2-shelf fridge, drink dispenser and milkshake mixerBooth side features jukebox with spinning dial and coin to drop in slot; spinning cake plate on pass-through shelfIncludes sign with clips on one side to hold ordersAges 3 and up2. Lock and Roll Rescue Garage Set:The Lock and Roll Rescue Garage Set is a take-along garage featuring three rescue vehicles ready to roll into action.  Simply turn the keys to unlock the doors, lift the tab to open garage, press button to release the ramp, and wheel the vehicles across the floor.Features:Comes with 3 wooden rescue vehicles:AmbulanceFire truckPolice car Portable garage with locking color-matching doors and keysWorks on a variety of developmental skills:Pincer graspFine and gross motor skillsHand-eye coordinationIsolated finger movementsImaginative play Magnets include years, months, days, and most holidays and childhood activitiesA durable cord is attached for hangingFor ages 3 and upTo learn more about what’s available from Melissa & Doug, click here!Share this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedMelissa & Doug School Time! Classroom Play SetNovember 9, 2017In “Toys”Top 10 Tips for Buying Toys for Kids with Special Needs (and toy recommendations)December 3, 2014In “Products and Devices”6 Toy Ideas to Encourage Language–Part 3: Holiday Gift Guide 2015December 2, 2015In “Products and Devices” For ages 3 and up3. Switch and Spin Magnetic Gear Board:The Switch and Spin Magnetic Gear Board allows children to build their own toy.  “They simply select a picture template from 10 unique designs and place it in the wooden frame.  Then they add the gears in the color-coded spaces to turn each picture into an amazing kid-powered machine.”Features:Sturdy, durable set includes a magnetic board with wooden frame and:8 magnetic pegs8 colorful gears5 double-sided, color-coded design templates Remove templates to reveal the white magnetic surface which is ideal for an open-ended exploration of simple mechanics, or a range of counting, adding, or problem-solving activitiesIdeal for ages 2-4 years4. Magnetic Chart – Calendar with 134 Magnets:The Magnetic Calendar from Melissa & Doug features “an innovative combination of magnets and wood, is incredibly low-priced, and is designed to bring endless hours of fun.”Features:Dry-erase board comes with magnets representing most holidays and childhood activities16 x 12 closed, 16 x 24 openHelps keep children more organizedIncludes a pair of fabric-hinged dry-erase boards:One with calendar templateOne blank for magnet storagelast_img

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