These wooden puzzles for toddlers will get your child’s gears turning as he figures out how to match pictures and shapes. The age range for each of these puzzles starts between 12 and 36 months, and their features such as chunky pieces and peg handles make them easy for toddlers to maneuver. Since they are wooden puzzles, they are also durable and sustainable.
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Educational Puzzles for Toddlers
These educational puzzles for toddlers reinforce some of the concepts your little one will be learning in preschool, such as shapes, numbers, letters, and colors.
Disney Wooden Puzzles for Toddlers
If your toddler is a fan of Disney characters, these Disney wooden puzzles for toddlers are sure to be well-loved.
Wooden Animal Puzzles
Each of these wooden puzzles for toddlers features animals – from pets to forest friends to sea creatures.
Visit the barnyard with this farm animals puzzle from Melissa & Doug. The fun pieces each depict a different animal or the farmer himself, complete with jumbo wooden knobs. I have fond memories of introducing this puzzle to my first child when she was a toddler and being so proud as she matched up the pieces with their pictures.
Wooden Name Puzzles for Toddlers
Wooden name puzzles for toddlers make perfect personalized gifts that help toddlers learn their names while developing important fine motor and problem-solving skills.
Wooden Peg Puzzles
These wooden puzzles for toddlers each include pegs, making the pieces easy for toddlers to pick up and set in place.
Discover everything happening within the walls of a family home with this Around the House wooden sound puzzle. When your toddler removes the pieces, she will be able to “see” inside each room. When she sets the pieces back in place, she will hear fun household sounds, such as bacon sizzling or a car starting.
Chunky Wooden Puzzles for Toddlers
The wooden puzzles for toddlers below all have different themes and contain bright, chunky pieces. Puzzles like these have extra play value as your child can also use the pieces in pretend play, making these open-ended toys.
If your toddler loves dinosaurs, this chunky wooden puzzle will be a huge hit. It features a collection of bright dinosaurs against a background that includes jungle plants and volcanos. See my full list of dinosaur toys for toddlers here.
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This Montessori cooking puzzle doubles as play food and a pretend kitchen. Pieces include fruit, vegetable, fish, condiments, a pan, knobs, and utensils, and your toddler can actually use these to pretend to cook! This puzzle may be suited better for older toddlers due to the small size of some pieces.
If your toddler likes to pretend to cook, check out this list of top play food sets.
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I hope you find your next gift or fun educational toy for your toddler in this list of wooden puzzles!