We’ve had this Melissa & Doug Safari Puzzle since Thomas was an infant- it was a gift from my sister in law, who has two boys and really knows what she’s doing when buying gifts. She also got Thomas the Wacky Ball, which he’s played with every day since Christmas.
So I liked this puzzle because it’s wooden, colorful, and stylish- so I had it out in his playroom as part of the decor. Then we used the animals as diaper distractors when he got to the I’m-way-to-busy-to-sit-still-while-you-change-my-diaper Stage. It’s kind of a miracle we have all of the animals except the giraffe. And now he loves to play with it. He loves to put the animals in their place (brilliant! I know!). And the animals have also take a trip to the grill: