The time to teach is now! A colorful wooden clock from Melissa & Doug shape sorting clock features 12 wooden blocks, each a different shape, which fit into matching slots, plus movable hands! With lots of "timely" information on the hands and clock face, this Melissa and Doug shape sorting clock is the perfect toy to help children master an abstract concept.
The popular Melissa & Doug shape sorting preschool-friendly clock gets a cool update! A larger face, exposed natural wood, and pops of vibrant color on match-able chunky pieces make for a fresh modern look . . . but the classic play value and top-quality construction remains the same on this Melissa & Doug shape sorting clock. Kids love the color-coded minute and hour hands of the Melissa & Doug shape sorting clock that spin around with a simple push. (No matter where they point, it's always time for learning and fun!) Children can match the colors, sort the shapes, and solve the puzzle as they manipulate the color blocks and turn the hands, building cognitive and motor skills and laying the groundwork for learning to tell time. Extension activities printed right on the box encourage parent-and-child play, helping children begin to master early-learning concepts as they gain familiarity with the form of a clock and concepts of time.
Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:
- Remove the pieces from the clock. Ask the child to line them up in numerical order. Then ask the child to line them up based on the number of sides.
- Ask the child to match shapes of the same color. With the child compare the members of each pair, describing what is similar and what is different.
- Use the hands of the clock to point to a number and ask the child, "What time is it?" Have the child place the shape that fits, saying the number aloud.
Dimensions: 10" x 10" x 3.5" Packaged
Recommended for ages 3+
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