An ideal first manipulative! Five double-sided boards with 10 recessed design templates are ready to fill with these brightly colored geometric shapes. Complete the pictures or create your own designs and matching activities. Everything stores neatly in the sturdy wooden storage box. Our wooden pattern blocks and boards are a classic math manipulative and learning activity. It’s great for spatial awareness, color recognition, hand-eye coordination, and problem-solving. This Melissa & Doug wooden blocks for kids set features double-sided boards that provide kids with even more creative play opportunities. Kids can complete the pictures or create their own designs. The Melissa & Doug Beginner Wooden Pattern Blocks set makes an exceptional gift for kids from 2 to 4 years. Add the Melissa & Doug 100-Piece Wood Block Set to round out the play experience and give kids another engaging option for screen-free fun. For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News called “the gold standard in early childhood play.” Today, Melissa & Doug is proudly partnering with the American Academy of Pediatrics to foster early brain development and help children build important life skills through play.