Your baby's First wooden puzzle
The concept of puzzle solving is vital in a child's developmental chart. Puzzles are more than just fun. Selecting age appropriate puzzle makes sure your baby's developmental needs are addressed correctly.
Benefits of Montessori Puzzles
Something as simple as these puzzles can benefit in numerous ways. They help in concentration and coordination when the child needs to understand the concept and ape the same.
It helps in the transmission of mere grasping to whole hand control and motor control.
It helps with their Fine-motor and Hand-eye coordination.
This set helps with spatial awareness (understand spaces) by showing what goes where and also lays a foundation for learning shapes.
Montessori Egg and cup
Egg and cup is an ideal first puzzle for your little gem. They are introduced to problem solving through this very fine toy. The child needs to firmly sit to be introduced to this toy. Showing them how this toy works several times before letting them explore is very essential. It involves a lot of hand-eye coordination and concentration. The baby is introduced to space and shapes. This is gentle shift from just grasping to coordinated movements.
Montessori Box and cube
This is introduced after the egg and cube. Here the coordination becomes more challenging as the toy is more rigid. The child starts understanding the concept of puzzle solving. The fine-motor skills are addressed. They become aware of yet another shape and the complexity that comes with it.
Montessori Peg and Ring
This is the final toy in the puzzle set installment. Here the child becomes fully aware of the focus of task. The child understands the shapes, the objective and the effect. Introduce this when the child is comfortable with both the above toys.