Wooden Puzzle Set - Workers & Wheels
Two incredible puzzles in one! A fun first matching activity that develops into a game as the children grow in confidence and ability. Match the 15 people by their uniform and the jobs they do on one side and then flip them over and match the modes of transport.
30 pieces - approx. 5.5 x 6 cm per piece. Recommended for ages 3+.
These puzzles are made with a 3mm ply wood
An induction to Occupations. A great one on one game to help children settle and connect with their educator.
Set up as a quiet play area, encourage children to engage with each other in conversation. Ask open ended questions to foster learning through play. Children will discover and learn about Transport, occupations and the importance each one has. Discuss the colours, shapes and sizes of the vehicles and machines. Discuss the clothes, protective gear, safety and roles of each worker.
Take the children outside to discuss their puzzle pieces, use the puzzles to evoke imaginative play.
The visual memory involved and the identification of patterns and relationships and similarity and difference help children to learn about early representation and problem solving. Matching and sorting activities can also develop fine motor skills. Cognitive development, critical thinking skills and helps children nurture their attention to detail.