Toys That Get Kids Talking

September 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2004, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p14
The article focuses on several toys for children. Preschooler will delight in giving this puppet a face of her own with the 20 Velcro, backed pieces, including eyeballs, whimsical wings, and colorful shapes. She can arrange the pieces to create different characters for playacting. In between shows, the pieces attach inside the puppet for easy storage. Be sure to check out hand puppet Morphing Marty's orange companion, Morphing Maggie. Children delight in solving puzzles and playing with words. This game combines the two, as players link pieces to create unique rhymes and build sound-recognition, reading, and sorting skills in the process. Younger prereaders can play by using the delightful illustrations to connect the puzzle pieces.


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