Small Woodland Animals
DescriptionEver wonder why little ones are attracted to animals? It’s often because animals invite them to explore some of their first experiences with empathy, letting children consider another’s perspective. These handmade, wooden animals welcome play that connects storytelling, creative thinking and social and emotional development. Reach for these to help encourage communication, storytelling, literacy skills and gross motor development, all through the joy of open-ended play.
Materials & Safety
Details: 5 animals, Handmade in Nepal by female artisans
Materials: Wood, finished with water-based paint
Play is okay! tip
Expand play with character building. Give these wooden pals names, backstories, personalities, little quirks, funny voices and original dialogue to encourage storytelling, role playing and dramatic play.