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Melissa & Doug Latches Board

by Melissa&Doug
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)
Price: 19.99 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
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  • Undo a latch, swing open the numbered door, and count on fun when the picture beneath is revealed on this wooden play board
  • Build fine motor skills while learning colours, numbers, animals and more
  • High quality materials ensure durability and safety
  • Non-toxic paints and finishes
  • Exceptional quality
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Melissa & Doug Latches Board + Melissa & Doug Basic Skills Board + Melissa & Doug Magnetic Hide & Seek Board
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Product Information

Technical Details
Item Weight1.1 Kg
Product Dimensions39.9 x 29.7 x 3.6 cm
Manufacturer recommended age:3 years and up
Item model number13785
Number of Puzzle Pieces1
Assembly RequiredNo
Batteries Required?No
Batteries Included?No
  
Additional Information
ASINB0026ZPTYY
Best Sellers Rank 4,493 in Toys & Games (See top 100)
Shipping Weight2.4 Kg
Delivery Destinations:Visit the Delivery Destinations Help page to see where this item can be delivered.
Date First Available20 April 2009
  
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Product Safety

This product is subject to specific safety warnings
  • Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months
  • Warning: Toy inside. Adult supervision recommended

Product Description

Product Description

Undo a latch, swing open the numbered door and count on fun when the picture beneath is revealed on this wooden play board! Build fine motor skills while learning colours, numbers, animals and more!

Product Description

Undo a latch, swing open the numbered door, and count on fun when the picture beneath is revealed on this wooden play board! Build fine motor skills while learning colors, numbers, animals and more!


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31 of 31 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well made Educational Toy 12 April 2010
By Nixxie
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
We wasn't sure about purchasing this toy because it seemed expensive (at the time of purchase in Feb 2010) we are VERY glad we did though! As another reviewer mentioned you can see where the money has been spent. Well made, all brass fixtures and hinges and robust too. The board is BIGGER than we thought it would be (45cm x 30cm). Each latch has a different colour background (to help teach colours) as well as a number of different animals to aid learning to count (there is a small insert with the board's instructions for ideas what games to play). Our son is 21 months and can open and close all the latches except one that he is still trying to master! This is not a toy that they are going to play with all day every day, but something you bring out to play and help them learn. We actually bought a separate padlock with keys to use with one of the latches which works brilliantly (our boy loves keys and locks which is why we bought the latches board originally). Great fun to use once-twice a week and help your child's hand and eye co-ordination as well as counting and colours. Comes highly recommended by my little lad!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
By mrs_s
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
I ordered this for my two year old, as he has become bored by supposedly age-appropriate toys. It is really well made and durable, well designed and he really likes messing about with it. My only issue is that I thought it would take him a while to figure out and he had all the latches open and closed in twenty minutes. Don't get me wrong, he still plays with it and his dexterity has improved a lot in terms of how skilful he is at operating all the latches, but I would query whether a three year old would be kept occupied for a particularly long time.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars must have toy 14 Nov 2011
By rania
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
my son is 2 years old and loves this toy.it keeps him busy for a long time.very good quality with real latches and nice colours. I would highly recommend
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lots of fun! 26 July 2010
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Perfect for busy fingers! Learn counting and colours too. Great for traveling as no bits to lose.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good little toy 22 Aug 2010
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Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
my 2 and 4 year old children love this. they can both interact with it in slightly different ways and its a good all round toy
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Locks and bolts 27 Feb 2011
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
A birthday present for my 2 yr old grandson - he loves it and he knows all the colours already. Purple pony is of course a purple neigh!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic purchase 23 April 2014
By Lou
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My 2 year old and 5 year old both sit with this locking, unlocking, lifting, clicking and looking for the animals underneath. A great find.
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3.0 out of 5 stars 3 stars but 20 April 2014
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My 1yo likes it but it's not as easy as it looks. It's very well made and fun but the pics of animals are little boring. I would expect more considering it was 18.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars In praise of this latches board!
My 21 month old son loves to manipulate things and is pretty handy, so we bought this as something different for him to play with. What an amazing piece if kit! He loves it! Read more
Published 6 days ago by Ali Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars brilliant!
Excellent quality,fascinating for kids of all ages: I bought this for my preschoolers ( I run my own childcare business), but the older kids have been equally obsessed! Read more
Published 28 days ago by sausage
4.0 out of 5 stars Good product
Very good for toddlers that like to open and close things. This is right up my 2 year olds street. Only thing I found is a couple of the locks are abit too stiff for him to do... Read more
Published 29 days ago by sophie mcdowall
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
I have seen these for a while and eventually ordered one! It is very solid and strong and the catches are very good with strong, thick wooden doors. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Mrs Jane Cunane
5.0 out of 5 stars love it...
I really appreciate the sturdiness of all the Melissa and Doug products. I realize that I may be creating a problem down the road in that this teaches my granddaughter how to... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Barbara Howarth
5.0 out of 5 stars Lots of fun for busy kids
I bought this for my 18 month old but every child that comes into the house loves it and wants a go
Published 2 months ago by jill
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it!
A high quality product that is great for developing fine motor skills. A very unique idea that children will get hours of fun from!
Published 2 months ago by Lisa Williams
5.0 out of 5 stars Latches Board
Very well made and has given hours of pleasure to the grandchldren. Very well constructed but careful with the younger ones as it is quite heavy.
Published 2 months ago by buzz
5.0 out of 5 stars versatile
Excellent toy for 1-5 ys old. My 1 yo likes to play with the latches, keeps opening the little doors. Develops fine motor skill. Read more
Published 2 months ago by cocobaja
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful toy!
My 2 year old son, who doesn't play with many toys, really loves this one! It's a really gorgeous toy,as well-made with a nice wood and heavy metal locks-they feel like the exact... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Meagan Kivig
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