Tozzle - Toddler's favorite puzzle
What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Tozzle - Toddler's favorite puzzle is based on the wooden jigsaw puzzles that many children have used at home or school. Jigsaw puzzle designs include animals, shapes, and letters in a non-standard typeface. The puzzles start with big, simple shapes and increase in difficulty to smaller, more complex designs. Since the game prompts the child if they appear to have trouble, even the youngest players will be able to complete all of the puzzles if they are patient.
What kids can learn
Language & Reading
- letter or word recognition
Thinking & Reasoning
- solving puzzles
- thinking critically
Engagement, Approach, Support
Toddlers who enjoy wooden puzzles will find this game very entertaining. With more than 40 puzzles in varying themes and difficulty levels, there's quite a bit here to enjoy.
Through assembling a jigsaw puzzle, kids learn logic and problem-solving, new subjects, and upper- and lowercase letters. Audio prompts help them recognize letter sounds and the names of shapes. Some diversity in characters.
Kids get two tries to place a puzzle piece before the game responds with an arrow pointing the way and a circle around the correct location.
What's it about?
Tozzle - Toddler's favorite puzzle is a collection of brightly colored puzzles for kids. The pictures cover a wide range of subject matter, including animals, transportation, the alphabet, food, and holidays and celebrations. There are puzzles with just a few pieces, and those that are much more complex. There is no central character, theme, or story in this collection, which includes some diversity in the people represented in the images.
Is it any good?
Kids who enjoy wooden puzzles will most likely find Tozzle - Toddlers favorite puzzle to be entertaining. With more than 40 puzzles in varying difficulty levels and themes, there is quite a bit to keep kids busy. Keep in mind, however, that these puzzles are aimed at toddlers. Preschoolers may enjoy them as well, but will likely go through the entire set quickly.
Families can talk about...
Work with kids on doing real jigsaw puzzles.
Point out letters in daily life.
Talk about letter sounds.