Wooden Lower Case Alphabet Puzzle
This beautiful lower case alphabet puzzle features all 26 letters of the alphabet in a simple lower case font that children can easily recognise. Each letter is raised from the board which allows young hands to remove and replace the letters. This puzzle features a solid thick base board with a smooth finish. This board gives children an opportunity explore letters and develop a strong understanding of the lowercase letters of the alphabet while actively engaged in play.
These puzzles are a fantastic way to support children in developing many important skills including hand-eye coordination, pincer grasp, concentration, visual discrimination, hand strength, literacy and colour awareness.
This product is perfect for the home environment or early childhood care and education services from family day care through to the more formal settings of preschool or even for students in the foundation stages of school. Educators and parents from all walks of life will find this teaching tool a most useful addition to their teaching and learning or home environments. This is a visually beautiful product and each board is unique just as every piece of wood is unique.
- made from natural materials: wood and natural non-toxic dyes
- supports children in learning the alphabet, colours, and hand-eye-coordination
- lower case alphabet letters
- made from wood, so it is beautiful as well as a rich sensory experience for children. made from plantation timber so it's not only a renewable resource, it's good for our environment.
- rich colours: burgundy red, orange, green, light blue, dark blue, brown.
- measures 28 x 20 x 10cm
- made from plantation rubber wood timber
- vegetable and plant based dyes
Please Note: Not suitable for children aged 36 months and under. Please keep in mind these letters can certainly pose a choking hazard for young children so it is recommend using the puzzle with children over the age of 36 months, and always with supervision when young children are around.
HOW TO ENRICH CHILDREN'S PLAY USING THE LOWER-CASE ALPHABET PUZZLE
Children still need to build skills and learn though engaged play, so to support this learning you can extend and enrich this teaching tool in a number of ways.
These letters can also be used outside of the board as loose parts.
An added challenge would be to remove the board, so that the child has to put the alphabet letters in order onto a separate surface. You could sing the ABC song alongside the puzzle to assist children in sorting the pieces, placing the letters in order.
The puzzles can be used as loose parts, matching with other letters - alphabet cards,
The letters, when loose, also make perfect stamps for play dough, salt dough, and clay.
The tray of the board can also be filled with other items such as crystal chips, beads, seeds, dried beans, small shells or sensory elements such as dyed rice.