After your child has mastered his gross motor skills with larger knobbed puzzles, he is ready for the peg puzzle. This type of puzzle really focuses on the fine motor skills. Melissa & Doug makes a whole line of pegged puzzles. This one will not only help him work on his fine motor skills, but is great for learning the alphabet. Each puzzle piece is a different letter in the alphabet.
Does she love vehicles and puzzles? Here’s a fun puzzle featuring all different types of vehicles from airplanes to cars, trucks, and more. She’ll have fun while building her problem-solving abilities.
What could be better than a personalized puzzle with his name on it? With up to 9 letters, this puzzle can be customized with your child’s name. The best part? As he puts the puzzle pieces into the slots, he is learning to spell his name. It’s a gift that he will always remember.
This puzzle from Melissa & Doug is really great for exercising those small muscles in the hand, helping your little guy work on those fine motor skills. Like Harry Houdini, your 2 year old will have to undo the various latches and hinges. Before you know it, he will be able to pick locks.
This chunky puzzle with farm animals is perfect for 2 year olds. It’s fun to make all the animals sounds before placing the animals in the puzzle.
With only 2 pieces, this is the perfect first puzzle for your 2 year old boy. He simply has the match the head and the tail of the animal. There are 15 different animals included with the set. The larger puzzle pieces are perfect for little hands. You can find all different sets in the line from dinosaurs to vehicles.
This is a fun way for 2 year olds to learn shapes and color recognition. It comes with 10 pattern boards with cutouts in them. Kids have to place the appropriate shapes in the cutouts.
Who doesn’t love pets? This 3 puzzle set from Melissa & Doug features a variety of fun pets from dogs and cats to horses and much more! The final build looks fantastic and kids will love seeing all the various pets.
Develop your 2 year old’s puzzle-solving skills with this fun wooden farm set from Melissa & Doug. This 8-piece set builds out a farm set complete with various farm animals. The pieces are sturdy and well-built and kids will have fun assembling the puzzle.
Once he has graduated from peg puzzles he is now ready for an actual jigsaw puzzle. With 12 pieces, this is the perfect first jigsaw puzzle. The bright and colorful artwork will capture his attention. All of the pieces are made of wood and the wooden frame keeps everything in place.