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Product Description

A challenge for children a bit older. This 24-piece jigsaw puzzle presents an opportunity for family time, fun on a rainy afternoon or simply a love for finding the right piece. Themes are captivating and colors are vibrant.

In 1989 The Melissa & Doug Company started in the garage of the home where Doug grew up! Thanks to your support, the Melissa & Doug Company grew and was able to move into a real office down the road. Their philosophy has remained the same over the years-to make each and every customer a happy and permanent member of the Melissa & Doug family, while offering products with tremendous value, quality and design. Melissa & Doug have always welcomed customer suggestions, and they continually strive to make improvements to their products. Melissa & Doug are honored by the faith you place in them and view it as their responsibility to continue to earn your trust in the years to come! Melissa and Doug range of products include puzzles, preschool, play food, puppets, stuffed animals and gardening toys.

Additional Info

935953

5F8A7847

000772029377

3322

1.4 pounds

15.2 x 11.4 x 0.5

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Average Customer Rating:

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Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains
 
4.6

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Entertaining (12)
  • Fun (12)
  • Educational (11)
  • Can withstand use (9)
  • Interactive (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Family (8)
  • Indoor (3)
  • Young children (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great

Great wood puzzles my son is 2 and love puzzles. He also like to rip off the top coat(on cardboard one pieces) Which He is unable to do with this puzzle. the...Read complete review

Great wood puzzles my son is 2 and love puzzles. He also like to rip off the top coat(on cardboard one pieces) Which He is unable to do with this puzzle. the only thing I would have changed is the fact that it fits VERY snug into the tray if you dont start off just right then you dont have enough room he just dumps it on the floor and has at it. All the Melissa& Doug puzzles we have are great quality

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

10 year old?

The recommended age is 10-14. Are you sure? My three year old played for several days and felt it was too simple, so we had to buy her a 48 piece set.

The recommended age is 10-14. Are you sure? My three year old played for several days and felt it was too simple, so we had to buy her a 48 piece set.

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5.0

Great puzzle for our two year old.

By Libr

from Kansas

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Can Withstand Use
  • Educational

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

      My two-year-old daughter loves puzzles and this one didn't disappoint. She needed help the first few times and then she got it. We love Melissa & Doug puzzles, they are always good solid puzzles that can be worked over and over and take a beating from a preschooler without showing wear and tear.

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      5.0

      GREAT puzzle

      By Pam

      from WI

      About Me Child Care Provider, Educator, Parent

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      Pros

      • Challenging
      • Entertaining
      • Fun

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Children

        Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

        It is a great challenge for an early four year old!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Nice puzzle, good colors, challenging

        By Jessica, Illinois

        from Rockford, IL

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        Pros

        • Challenging
        • Educational
        • Entertaining
        • Fun
        • Interactive

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

            This is a great puzzle, my daughter loves doing this puzzle over and over. When you first open it, the wooden pieces are stuck together and sometimes there are tiny splinters as you pull the pieces apart. This diminishes as the puzzle is used more and more--suggestion to parents--take the puzzle apart a couple of times before your little one plays with it to avoid these tiny splinters. I've noticed with these puzzles as well, that the picture on the wood sometimes pulls off the wood and needs to be reglued (typically at the joints); a minor issue, but an issue nontheless. Overall, it is fairly durable.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Great puzzle!

            By Alex & Chris' Mom

            from North Carolina

            About Me Parent

            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Challenging
            • Educational
            • Entertaining
            • Fun
            • Interactive

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family

              Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

              My 4 yr old son received this from his Grandmother & he loves it. It challenges him & keeps him entertained, which is extremely hard to do! We like the bold colors, bright pictures, & beautiful animals. I highly recommend this to help with hand-eye coordination & problem solving, it's a good exercise tool for those. We are going to get more!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              Great

              By SLBJWS

              from central florida

              About Me Parent

              Pros

              • Can Withstand Use
              • Challenging
              • Educational
              • Entertaining
              • Fun

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family
                • Travel

                Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

                Great wood puzzles my son is 2 and love puzzles. He also like to rip off the top coat(on cardboard one pieces) Which He is unable to do with this puzzle. the only thing I would have changed is the fact that it fits VERY snug into the tray if you dont start off just right then you dont have enough room he just dumps it on the floor and has at it. All the Melissa& Doug puzzles we have are great quality

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Very good product.

                By patn

                from Milwaukee WI

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                Pros

                • Can Withstand Use
                • Educational
                • Entertaining
                • Fun
                • Interactive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

                    I love the colors, great learning tool.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Safari Fun!

                    By Puzzles

                    from Fort Worth, TX

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Can Withstand Use
                    • Challenging
                    • Educational
                    • Entertaining
                    • Fun
                    • Interactive

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

                        This puzzle is sturdy and will last for years. The wooden border helps children just learning how to put puzzles together, and keeps the puzzle organized when not in use. The colors and pictures are attractive designs as well. This puzzle is not a teething/ choking hazard, and can be left out in the open without worry. Children develop great eye/hand coordination and the ability to brainstorm. Great, fun learning tool.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        LOVE this puzzle.

                        By ABram

                        from Illinois

                        About Me Parent

                        Pros

                        • Can Withstand Use
                        • Challenging
                        • Educational
                        • Entertaining
                        • Fun
                        • Interactive

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family

                          Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

                          My 3 year old LOVES this puzzle. He received it for Christmas and has not stopped playing with it. He has it completely memorized and still wants to put it together every night. I'll be buying more!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          My 23 month old loves this too

                          By javic

                          from sydney

                          About Me Parent

                          Pros

                          • Can Withstand Use
                          • Challenging
                          • Educational
                          • Entertaining
                          • Fun

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

                              As I said, my son is 23 months and he LOVES this puzzle. He is obsessed with animals and puzzles so I bought him this for his 2nd birthday, but couldn't resist giving it to him early. He can't work it out on his own yet but loves to play it together and try. He just loves playing with all the pieces and saying the animal names. It's a great puzzle.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Nice puzzle

                              By Tx Mommy of 2

                              from El Paso, Tx

                              About Me Parent

                              Pros

                              • Can Withstand Use
                              • Educational
                              • Fun
                              • Interactive

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family

                                Comments about Melissa & Doug Jigsaw Puzzle - African Plains:

                                This puzzle was a gift for my 2 yr old who has recently taken an interest in puzzles. My daughter loves putting this puzzle together and I like the quality. The wooden pieces have been durable so far, but I find the "paint" to be rubbing off just a bit. Overall a great puzzle for little ones. I would have no hesitation giving this one out as a gift.

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