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Activity Tips: Mia Does a Puzzle

At around one and a half years old, a child can start to manage shape sorting boards or simple puzzles. This is a good way for your child to practice to hand-eye coordination and matching and fitting different shapes together.

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At around 1 and a half years old, a child can start to manage shape sorting boards or simple puzzles. This is a good way for your child to practice hand-eye coordination, and matching and fitting different shapes together. The shape board used in this video, is suitable for kids between 2 and a half to 3 and a half years, and has different shapes and colors. When she's able to put all the pieces back correctly, you can increase the difficulty by removing more pieces. Talk to your child about the pictures on the puzzle pieces as she works, and you can use the pieces to help your child learn colors.