Build fine motor skills while learning colors, numbers, animals and more with this Melissa & Doug Deluxe Latches Board. Undo a lock or latch, swing open the numbered door and count on finding fun when the picture beneath is revealed on this wooden play board and educational toy.
Oh how my boys played with this when they were toddlers!
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Melissa & Doug Deluxe Latches Board (Fine Motor Toys)
Unhook and look!
Hook, snap, click, and slide to unlatch the six numbered doors and windows and reveal colorful animal friends underneath with this latches board! Built to last, this latches board features full-sized brass latches and hinges securely attached to sturdy wooden doors. Each numbered and brightly colored panel opens to reveal a matching number of animals in corresponding colors—find one purple pony, two blue dogs, three yellow cats, four red rabbits, five green frogs, and six orange fish! Filled with details, kids can find shapes and patterns, like polka-dot curtains, round windows, and rectangle doors.
Hands-on skills development
The handcrafted Latches Board is a hands-on way to develop both physical and cognitive skills! The moving latches and doors build fine motor skills and coordination. Count the animals under each numbered door to develop number recognition and counting skills. Brightly painted shaped doors and windows and the labeled colored animals underneath help teach colors, shapes, and word recognition. This detailed, interactive board is made to last for endless latching and learning!
- Made using the highest quality materials
- Tested to be safe and durable
- Great fun for your baby and child
- This beautifully-crafted board has polished metal locks, latches and clasps
- Brightly colored, smooth-sanded pieces help build early shape, color and size differentiation skills
- Hide-and-seek pictures behind each door help develop fine motor skills
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Fine Motor Resources
- Fine Motor Toys & Tools
- 99 Fine Motor Ideas for Ages 1-5
- Alphabet Fine Motor Activities with Lego Bricks
- Fine Motor and Handwriting Activities Bundle
- ABC Fine Motor Mats
- Fine Motor Skills Activity Packet
- Flip and Fill Animal Fine Motor Game
- Print and Play Fine Motor Activities
- Progress Monitoring Forms – Fine Motor Skills
- 100 Fine Motor Ideas
For fine motor practice and ideas:
Fine Motor Fun: Hundreds of Developmentally Age-Appropriate Activities Designed to Improve Fine Motor SkillsBasics of Fine Motor Skills: Developmental Activities for KidsThe OT’s Activity Book: Worksheets created by a pediatric occupational therapist for fine motor, visual motor, and visual perceptual developmentBig Skills for Little Hands® Trace Shapes Workbook—Learning Shapes, Colors, Fine Motor Skills, Tracing Activity Book