You can count on this wooden bead set to make a bold statement The variety of shapes among these dramatic beads, their bold colors, and the two extra-long laces make stringing beads extra special. Twenty-seven hand-painted beads feature the numbers 1 to 10 as numerals and as countable dots to add counting fun to this lacing activity. This Melissa & Doug beads set for kids allows adults and children to explore multiple playing activities. Parents or grown-up kids can ask the child to sort the beads by color, identify each color for the child, and repeat the activity until the child can identify all the colors independently. Parents can also encourage beginning counting skills by asking the child to count the number of beads of each color with them and repeat the activity until the child has mastered counting one group of beads. The Melissa & Doug Lacing Beads set is an exceptional gift for kids 3 to 5 years old. Add the Melissa & Doug Lace & Trace Activity Set to round out the hands-on play experience and give kids an engaging option for screen-free experience. 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.
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From classic wooden toys to crafts, pretend play, and games, Melissa & Doug products provide a launch pad to ignite imagination and a sense of wonder in all children so they can discover themselves, their passions, and their purpose.
Since the company’s founding more than 25 years ago, Melissa & Doug has consistently delivered innovative products that inspire open-ended thinking, encourage kids to see new possibilities, and offer Countless Ways to Play. It’s part of a bigger vision to Take Back Childhood. Because by giving children a true childhood with the space and freedom to explore their world, we give them a path to realizing their full potential!
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BRIGHTLY COLORED WOODEN BEADS: The Melissa & Doug Lacing Beads set consists of 27 brightly colored wooden beads in a variety of shapes, 2 colorful laces, and a wooden storage case. The beads feature the numbers 1–10 both as numerals and as dots.
EASY TO ASSEMBLE: Our wooden lacing beads play set includes several distinct shapes that are easy for little hands to grasp. The laces are thin enough to allow the beads to fit easily.
HELPS DEVELOP STRONG SKILLS: This Melissa & Doug kids lacing and beads set helps children develop strong fine-motor, cognitive, and visual perception skills and promotes hand-eye coordination.
GIFT FOR AGES 3 TO 5 YEARS: This set is an exceptional gift for kids 3 to 5 years old. Add the Melissa & Doug Lace & Trace activity set to round out the hands-on play experience and give kids an engaging option for screen-free experience.
“THE GOLD STANDARD IN CHILDHOOD PLAY”: 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.”