Duplo Play with Letters
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What It Is
This box of Duplo bricks helps little kids learn the letters of the alphabet while building. Each Duplo brick has a letter of the alphabet on it, as well as a picture of something that starts with that letter. For example, the Z brick has a picture of a zebra on it and the G brick has a picture of a guitar on it. Using the letter bricks, parents can create numerous games to promote reading, spelling, sorting, stacking, and more. An included booklet provides fun ideas and activities for how parents and children can use the bricks as they play together. Aside from the 26 letter bricks, there are also other bricks so kids can build a house, a car, or whatever they can imagine. A cat and person figure are also included in this 62-piece set.
Why It’s Fun
This is a really cute set that promotes classic block play. It's a great combination of play and learning. Kids use their imaginations to build, recognize the letters of the alphabet, and develop fine motor skills.
Who It’s For
The blocks in this set are designed to be easier for smaller hands to grasp and put together. The recommended age is 2 and up.
What to Be Aware of
This Duplo set can really reach its full potential when adults engage in the play with the kids, helping them understand how to say the letters and spell words. The included idea booklet has ideas that can help players make the most of this set. Of course, it's great for open-ended solo play as well and interacts with all other sets in the Duplo line.