Easy-to-grasp extra-thick pieces in a vibrant rainbow of colors make this a perfect beginning puzzle for toddlers and pre-schoolers! Colors and color names underneath the eight pieces help make this puzzle quick to solve and help reinforce color and word recognition. The eight friendly fish in different chunky shapes also stand up for pretend play. Pediatricians say play with classics like blocks and puzzles can support early math skills. Puzzle play encourages logical thinking, goal setting, and patience. This puzzle makes a great gift for 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and 4-year-olds. Add the Melissa & Doug Around the House Sound Puzzle to round out the puzzle 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.” We design every toy to the highest-quality standards, and to nurture minds and hearts. If your child is not inspired, give us a call and we'll make it right. Our phone number is on every product!