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Celebrate Earth Day with environmentally-friendly kids puzzles.

As a follow-up to my earlier blog post, Earth Day Toys & Games, I wanted to introduce a few kids puzzles that feature animals and geography and maps.  You can use puzzle play to create stories and learn about Earth Day, conservation, animal habitat, endangered species & more.  On top of that, our puzzles are made of environmentally friendly materials.

Earth & Animal Puzzles

Turner Toys carries loads of kids puzzles to suit all ages and interests.  Here is a sampling of three types:  jigsaw board puzzles, wooden puzzles and block puzzles.  Our kids jigsaw puzzles are made of recycled paper and non-toxic soy inks.  Our wooden puzzles are made of sustainably grown and harvested wood.

Jigsaw Puzzles

Around the World Kids PuzzleAround the World 63 Piece Puzzle

Your child can learn about different countries around the world through puzzle play. Start a conversation about who lives there, what kind of challenges they face in terms of protecting their environment. Erosion, clean drinking water?

Each 63 piece puzzle forms a 18″ x 14″ puzzle when completed and comes in a sturdy 6″ high x 5″ diameter canister with a colorful rope handle.  Puzzle backing contains 90% recycled paper and packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with non-toxic soy based inks. Ages 6 and up.

 

Wooden Puzzles

wooden animal alphabet kids puzzle The Animal Alphabet Puzzle teaches children the alphabet, shape recognition and animals A to Z (some real and some imagined). It’s crafted from rubberwood an environmentally-friendly hardwood.

Where do these animals live?  Are they endangered?  What can we do to protect them and their habitat?

 

Block Puzzles

Kids Puzzle Forest Friends Block PuzzleForest Friends Block Puzzles 

Mudpuppy’s Forest Friends Block Puzzle features parent and baby animals. Puzzle images are owls, raccoons, deer, foxes, brown bears and squirrels.

Each Mudpuppy Block puzzle includes 9 2″ cubes that form 6 different puzzle pictures or can be used as stacking block and a sturdy box with sliding drawer for storage. Puzzle backing contains 90% recycled paper and packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with non-toxic soy based inks. Ages 3 and up.

 

What are your plans for Earth Day?

 

 


Today is National Children’s Book Day.    When our children were young, we read lots of classic story books to them and they loved looking at the pictures, over and over.  Very Hungry Caterpillar Block Puzzle

Favorites were:

  • Any Eric Carle picture book, but especially The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • The Maisy books
  • Goodnight Moon
  • How much Do I Love You? (This much!)

Why Were These Great Books for Toddlers?

Each featured great graphics, eye-appealing colors and fun rhymes.

Children’s Story Book Puzzles

Now, add another dimension to your child’s enjoyment and developmental growth through puzzle play featuring images from classic children’s story book puzzles.  Puzzles are great cognitive and motor skill activities and are even more engaging when they relate to familiar picture books.

Here are some of the story book puzzles that we carry at Turner Toys:

The Very Books 9 piece block puzzle

The Very Books Block Puzzle celebrates Eric Carle’s books which are a staple of most preschoolers’ libraries. Puzzle features images from The Very Quiet Cricket, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Lonely Firefly, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, The Very Busy Spider and a smiley sun.  The puzzle includes 9 2″ cubes that form 6 different puzzle pictures or can be used as stacking block and a sturdy box with sliding drawer for storage. Puzzle backing contains 90% recycled paper and packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with non-toxic soy based inks. Ages 3 and up.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar 42-piece puzzle  Very Hungry Catepillar 42 pice puzzle

This 42 Piece Puzzle forms a 16″ square puzzle when completed and comes in a sturdy 5″ cube box with a colorful rope handle. Puzzle backing contains 90% recycled paper and packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with non-toxic soy based inks. Ages 3 and up.

Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon 42 piece toddler puzzleThe classic children’s story written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd comes to life in this Goodnight Moon 42 Piece Puzzle. Kids will enjoy locating each of the objects mentioned in the story.

Each  42 Piece Puzzle forms a 16″ square puzzle when completed and comes in a sturdy 5″ cube box with a colorful rope handle. Puzzle backing contains 90% recycled paper and packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with non-toxic soy based inks. Ages 3 and up.

Guess How Much I Love You  Guess How Much I love you toddler puzzle

This 20-piece wooden puzzle depicts an image from the classic book, Guess How Much I Love You. Little Nutbrown Hare loves Big Nutbrown Hare “this much”. Big Nutbrown Hare loves him back “as high as the moon”. Based on the children’s book written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram.  Made in USA Ages 3 & up

The Maisy Puzzles

The Maisy books written and illustrated by Lucy Cousins feature Maisy and Tallulah and other friends in different activities.   We have Maisy HarvMaisy Music Wooden Puzzle for Toddlersest, Maisy Music, Maisy’s Garden, and Maisy’s Presents.  All are  20-pc wooden puzzle. Made in USA Ages 3 & up.  NOTE:  These puzzles are no longer made and we have limited supply.   Please check with us online to see available stock!

 

What were your favorite books when you were a child?



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