Top 10 Wooden Puzzles for Kids 2016

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2016 Best Toddler and Kids’ Wooden Puzzles

Animal wooden puzzle piecesWooden puzzles are the perfect way kids to exercise hand-eye coordination at an early age. They also seem to have a special “talent” for helping along toddlers and preschoolers with their early learning skills.

What’s here: On this page are the ten best kids’ wooden puzzles for the spring and summer of 2016, based first on popularity, also ranked based on having overall high consumer ratings. While all the puzzles are generally for toddlers to young children, the various recommended ages for them vary to some degree.

For shoppers: Each of the wood puzzles listed on this page has one or more recommended resources where you can buy it online. The shopping merchants are hand-chosen based on low price, consumer trust and security and ease of shopping. As available, links to reviews are also provided.

What’s Here:

1. Melissa & Doug Wooden Zoo Jigsaw Puzzles in a Box
2. Melissa & Doug Disney Wooden Numbers Peg Puzzle
3. Wooden Personalized Name Puzzle
4. Melissa & Doug Vehicles Wooden Peg Puzzle
5. Melissa & Doug Shapes Wooden Sound Puzzle
6. Melissa & Doug See & Spell Wooden Puzzles
7. Melissa & Doug Farm Wooden Chunky Puzzle
8. Melissa & Doug Wooden Shape Sorting Clock
9. Melissa & Doug Wooden Alphabet Sound Puzzle
10. Melissa & Doug Wooden Vehicle Sound Puzzle

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1. Melissa & Doug Wooden Zoo Jigsaw Puzzles in a Box

Ages: 3 and up

First up among the 2016 top 10 wooden puzzles for kids is the Melissa & Doug Zoo Jigsaw Puzzles in a Box.

Jigsaw puzzles are the best ever, especially on rainy days. This wooden puzzle is actually a bundle of four with a zoo theme, from a lion, to a tiger, to a zebra, and an elephant. Box is a reusable container.

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Melissa & Doug Zoo Puzzles in a Box Jigsaw

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Melissa and Doug Deluxe Zoo in a Box Jigsaw Puzzles , New, Free Shipping

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Melissa & Doug Zoo in a Box Jigsaw Puzzles (NEW) 237

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2. Melissa & Doug Disney Wooden Numbers Peg Puzzle

Ages: 2 – 5

The Melissa & Doug Disney Numbers Peg Puzzle comes in next of the ten best wooden puzzles for kids.

The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse received a massive, cartoony makeover a few years ago—one that most modern kiddos love. This puzzle, perfect for toddlers, counts to 9 from 0 with 10 colorful wooden pieces.

Reveal the Disney puzzle pictures underneath.

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3. Wooden Personalized Name Puzzle

Ages: 3 and up

Coming in 3rd – Wooden Personalized Name Puzzle.

Personalized up to 9 letters, this puzzle is customizable and colorful to match your kiddo’s name.

It is a great way for youngsters to learn how to read and write their name.

Choose between light pastels or vibrant, bold colors.

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Price: $7.99
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4. Melissa & Doug Vehicles Wooden Peg Puzzle

Ages: 2 and up

Also making a place among the best kids’ wooden puzzles for 2016 – Melissa & Doug Vehicles Peg Puzzle.

Peg puzzles are toddler favorites because the pegs make it easier for kids to lift and place the puzzle pieces. Awesomeness! This wooden puzzle has a vehicles theme, complete with a firetruck, ambulance, school bus, and more. Durable and detailed.

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Circo EMERGENCY VEHICLES Wooden Peg Puzzle

$9.98
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Melissa & Doug Wooden Peg Puzzle Vehicles. Huge Saving

$27.17
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4-in-1 Peg Puzzle - Vehicles a 16-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle by Melissa and Doug NEW

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Price: $11.59
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5. Melissa & Doug Shapes Wooden Sound Puzzle

Ages: 2 and up

The Melissa & Doug Shapes Wooden Sound Puzzle also makes it to the “best of” list for kids this year.

Another peg puzzle favorite. This wooden puzzle has a shapes theme. When kids put down the correct puzzle piece, the name of the shape will sound. I love the retro feel of this puzzle, with the lavender background and pastels.

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Shapes Sound Puzzle

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Melissa & Doug Shapes Sound Puz - Wooden Peg Puzzle With Sound Effects 8 pcs

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Melissa & Doug Shapes Sound Puzzle - Wooden Peg Puzzle With Sound Effects (9 New

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Price: $17.99
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6. Melissa & Doug See & Spell Wooden Puzzles

Ages: 4 and up

Around and popular for quite some time – Melissa & Doug See & Spell also makes it to the list of the top wooden puzzles for toddlers and kids in 2016.

Great for earlier comprehension of reading and writing. The See & Spell features 8 two-sided boards, each with cut-outs of three to four letter words. There are 72 wooden letter tiles, all colorful and easy to grasp and put down.

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Melissa & Doug Classic Toy - See & Spell - Ages 4+ Wooden Toy #2940

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Melissa & Doug See & Spell Free Toy Play Compact New

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Melissa & Doug See & Spell Wooden Educational Toy With 8 Double-Sided Spelling B

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Price: $8.99
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7. Melissa & Doug Farm Wooden Chunky Puzzle

Ages: 2 and up

The Farm Wooden Chunky Puzzle from Melissa & Doug makes it to the next spot among the best wooden puzzles for kids in 2016.

Farm themed and simple with colorful, bold details, this wooden puzzle comes with 7 puzzle pieces. The pieces are chunky and easier to grasp than traditional puzzles. Some of the shapes include a cow, horse, goat, sheep, duck, and pig.

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Melissa & Doug Farm Chunky Puzzle|Educational Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle 2yrs

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Melissa & Doug Wood Fresh Start Farm Animal Chunky Puzzle Ages 2+ Barn Horse Pig

$9.99
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Melissa & Doug Chunky Jigsaw Jumbo Farm

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8. Melissa & Doug Wooden Shape Sorting Clock

Ages: 3 and up

Hitting 8th place is the Melissa & Doug Wooden Shape Sorting Clock.

I love the Shape Sorting Clock because it seems to be lots of different educational topics in one puzzle. There are hours, minutes, numbers, colors, and shapes—all on an awesome clock with 12 removable, chunky puzzle pieces. Very cool.

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Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Clock

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Melissa Doug Shape Sorting Clock - Wooden Educational Toy

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Melissa and Doug Shape Sorting Clock 159

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9. Melissa & Doug Wooden Alphabet Sound Puzzle

Ages: 3 and up

Making it to #9 on the list – Melissa & Doug Wooden Alphabet Sound Puzzle.

Another favorite of mine. The Alphabet Sound Puzzle is exactly what the name suggests. There are 26 letter puzzle pieces, each vibrant in a rainbow of colors. 3 AAA batteries are required, and not included, for the ABCs to sound.

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Alphabet Sound Puzzle Wooden Pegged With Effects Preschool Pretend Play 26 pcs

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Melissa & Doug Alphabet Sound Puzzle 340

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Melissa & Doug Alphabet Sound Puzzle

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10. Melissa & Doug Wooden Vehicle Sound Puzzle

Ages: 2 and up

And – the final addition to 2016’s top ten list of wooden kids’ puzzles is the Melissa & Doug Vehicle Sound Puzzle.

One more wooden puzzle with sounds, this one is vehicle themed with realistically detailed cars, trucks, and high-flyers. The sounds are light activated, which means when kids pick up the puzzle pieces, the room light will make the vehicles sound.

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Vehicles Sound Puzzle

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Sound Puzzle, Vehicles - 725

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MELISSA & DOUG HAND CRAFTED VEHICLE SOUND WOODEN PUZZLE # 267 USED

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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 05/04/16.

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