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Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks

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Product Description

Explore the animal kingdom with these exciting wooden nesting blocks. From a tiny seahorse to a great big elephant, discover charming animals from four animal habitats. Stacked, they are almost three feet tall.

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.

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079955

AA5E0867

000772042079

4207

2.3 pounds

5.7 x 5.7 x 5.7

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Average Customer Rating:

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Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks
 
4.5

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (15)
  • Fun (8)
  • Colorful (5)
  • Easy to assemble (4)
  • High quality (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Young children (7)
  • Imaginative play (6)
  • Motor skills development (6)
  • Home (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Education oriented (4), First time parent (4), Parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

More fun than you would think!

I purchased these for my niece about a year ago and she is now 2 1/2. Her and her 1 year old brother both enjoy these blocks and have had much more fun...Read complete review

I purchased these for my niece about a year ago and she is now 2 1/2. Her and her 1 year old brother both enjoy these blocks and have had much more fun than I ever would have imagined with them. She likes to tell me all of the different animals on them and even knows the difference between which is the whale and which is the dolphin and I think that that is amazing for a child that age and know that she probably wouldn't know otherwise. They also like to put small toys under the boxes or in the boxes because they can think of really creative uses for them. :)

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

They're pretty but the kids ignore them

I bought these about three months after I purchased the alphabet nesting and stacking blocks, also by Melissa and Doug.

The alphabet blocks are a lasting favorite, but because they're...Read complete review

I bought these about three months after I purchased the alphabet nesting and stacking blocks, also by Melissa and Doug.

The alphabet blocks are a lasting favorite, but because they're made of a stiff paper/cardboard material they are sturdy but were starting to show wear.

I thought that because the other blocks were such a favorite, that surely 'upgrading' to the wooden ones would be a good decision.

Nope. They're very attractive, very sturdy and very nice. But they're harder to pull apart (the wood is a little heavier and sort of clings to the other nested blocks) and make quite a racket when they're stacked and knocked over.

The kids don't like them, and have only played with them one time since I purchased them. I have hopes that when they're bit bigger (they're 14 months) that they will like this set, but for now it doesn't hold their interest at all. The alphabet set, however, is still played with daily. I would have been smarter to simply buy a back-up of those instead of a new set.

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3.0

Very sharp corners

By Kat

from Edmonton, AB

Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

The pictures are bright and engaging. They are fun to stack and more fun to knock over. My issue is that the corners are very sharp and if they fall over towards a little person they hurt. I would only recommend them for kids old enough to know how to avoid getting injured.

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5.0

Every toddler should have these

By Suzanne the director of chaos

from Middletown, NJ

About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Colorful
  • Durable
  • Fun
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Imaginative Play
    • Motor Skills Development
    • Special Needs
    • Young Children

    Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

    The colorful design and detail on these nesting blocks is wonderful. My 1.5 year old plays with them every day. They are great stacking blocks and store neatly inside themselves. Construction seems to be durable and sturdy. They make a beauful gift as well and have become my go to for an impressive, different and useful present for toddlers.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Great product

    By Jenny

    from Redlands, ca

    About Me Stay At Home Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creative
    • Durable
    • Fun
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Imaginative Play
      • Motor Skills Development
      • Young Children

      Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

      I ordered these adorable nesting blocks for my daughter. She has been spending a lot of time stacking and nesting them all by herself. It is a great toy for both motor skills and concentration.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great for travel

      By twim mom

      from Houston, tx

      About Me Parent Of Multiples (Twins etc)

      Pros

      • Colorful
      • Creative
      • Durable
      • Easy To Assemble
      • Fun
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Motor Skills Development

        Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

        My 20 month old twins LOVE these blocks. It has helped them mock count as they stack them and they love for any adult to sit and tell the name of each animal. It teaches stacking and nesting. Now they stack them sideways so they can tuck in little toys in the cubbie hole. These stack together for an easy toy to bring with you for hours of fun.

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        • No

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Tons of fun!

        By Christine

        from Pa

        About Me Education Oriented, First Time Parent, Stay At Home Parent

        Pros

        • Colorful
        • Creative
        • Durable
        • Fun
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Imaginative Play
          • Motor Skills Development
          • Young Children

          Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

          My son and I love these blocks! He is 13 months old and loves to stack and knock them over. We also enjoy using them as drums with our hands or wooden spoons, the different sounds create an array of tones! The beautiful colors and animals are an excellent tool for learning as we play, couldn't ask for a more simple yet fun toy!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          You will love these nesting blocks!

          By PickytoysMom

          from Missouri

          About Me First Time Parent, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Colorful
          • Durable
          • Fun
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Imaginative Play
            • Motor Skills Development
            • Special Needs
            • Young Children

            Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

            I have a two year old daughter, but I bought this toy for a friend and her two year old daugther for her birthday. When she opened it the girls starting playing with it right away and loved it! It is very durable and it's a great educational toy. You can teach the child the animals on the blocks and teach them to stack them on top of each other and inside each other. Because the blocks fit inside each other so it makes it for easy clean up and storage. I love Melissa and Doug products! They are a must for any child!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Good toy

            By jessica the high tech mommy

            from duncan oklahoma

            About Me Education Oriented, First Time Parent, Working Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Colorful
            • Durable
            • Fun
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Imaginative Play
              • Motor Skills Development
              • Older Children
              • Young Children

              Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

              A very very pretty toy I like it a lot my son has had a lot of fun making them all fit together and knocking them down

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              (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Perfect Toy

              By Keeping it simple

              from Haleiwa, Hawaii

              About Me First Time Parent

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Entertaining
              • Fun
              • Great Value
              • Interactive

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Creative Development
                • Imaginative Play
                • Indoor
                • Young Children

                Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

                My daughter received these as a gift when she was just over 1 year old. She is now 2 and this toy is her favorite of all. Whenever we travel we have to bring them with us because we know it will provide lots of entertainment. She loves to stack them and cheer when she is all done. And they are certainly durable - I can't believe they are all in one piece after all the "knock downs" Who knew blocks could be so much fun?

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                (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                More fun than you would think!

                By Abby & Andy's Aunt

                from Morgantown, WV

                About Me Doting Aunt

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Entertaining
                • Fun
                • Interactive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Creative Development
                  • Family Time
                  • Group Activity
                  • Young Children

                  Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

                  I purchased these for my niece about a year ago and she is now 2 1/2. Her and her 1 year old brother both enjoy these blocks and have had much more fun than I ever would have imagined with them. She likes to tell me all of the different animals on them and even knows the difference between which is the whale and which is the dolphin and I think that that is amazing for a child that age and know that she probably wouldn't know otherwise. They also like to put small toys under the boxes or in the boxes because they can think of really creative uses for them. :)

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                  4.0

                  fun educational toy

                  By twin mom

                  from fairport ny

                  About Me Education Oriented, Parent, Thrifty

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Assemble
                  • Educational
                  • Lasting Fun

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home

                    Comments about Melissa & Doug Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks:

                    The first day we got them the kids fought over them had to do alot of time outs till they started sharing,they love them ,they are sturdy,colorfull. the fact that they stack 2 ways are great and they like to carry thigs around in the big blocks.I think they could use a little more sealant because toddler teeth are very sharp and on an edge my son bit a piece of wood off it was tiny but he hasn't done it again. wish they had sets with colors or numbers or alphabet too.

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