Rated 1 out of 5Â by Mom of two Such a disappointment!
We have LOVED every Melissa & Doug product we have ever bought, and that is a lot! This one is was such a bust. The sound is activated by covering the light sensor. Our puzzle is SO sensitive that when you reach across the puzzle to place your piece the shadow of your arm activates a random state. It was so bad we had to take the batteries out. We still use it, but I could have paid a lot less for puzzle without the sound feature.
Rated 4 out of 5Â by Abby's Mom Favorite Puzzle
We purchased this puzzle for my daughter's 3rd birthday. This has become her favorite puzzle and toy. We played with her and helped her identify the states and where they go. She's owned the puzzle for about 3 months now and can put it together by herself and can verbally identify about 90% of the states. She has trouble with the New England states where CT, NH, VT, MD, DE, NJ, RI are comblined on one piece.
Rated 5 out of 5Â by Derrick's Mommy Great puzzle!
My 3 year old son loves this puzzle. He learned all the capitals and states in a month. If we give him a state he'll give us the capital. If we give him a capital he'll give us the state. It was absolutely amazing that he could learn all 50 states in such a short time. It was so much fun for him to learn. He plans on sharing this puzzle with his little sister when she gets a little older. Fabulous puzzle!
Rated 5 out of 5Â by Kindergarten 34 Great toy for my kindergarten students!
I got this puzzle to use with my kindergarten students and they absolutely love it. It's very interactive and meets the needs of visual, kinesthetic, and aural learners. Within a week, they were able to tell me some of the names of states and capitals. Thanks Melissa and Doug, for a truly awesome product for teachers and students!