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Melissa & Doug Cutting Food Box
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                02-24-2011, 11:49 AM by theresa1
                

                Great toy for learning to use two hands together, fine motor strength, and pretend play. It only comes with one wooden knife but a plastic knife can be used if playing with a friend. Kids seem to really like this toy, it is popular when friends visit. 

                  03-02-2011, 01:28 PM by mariagAK
                  

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                  bought this toy for my daughter when she was 21 month old. she absolutely loves this toy! keeps her entertained for a long time; very versatile...

                    11-26-2013, 01:21 PM by ahilal
                    Some friends gave this set our little girl for her 2nd birthday and she loves it. When you "slice" through the two halves of the apple, the velcro discs holding them together separate with a satisfying sound. It sounds and feels like you're really cutting through an apple! Of course, she just loves playing with pretend food of any kind, and whether she's slicing them apart or pulling them apart, she has lots of fun. This is a simple but well-made and beautiful toy set.
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                    Melissa & Doug Cutting Food Box

                    Description: Ages 3+Over 30 Hand-Painted wooden Pieces Including knife and Cutting Board!The Cutting Food Set helps teach fine motor skills and hand-eye coordinator; encourages imaginative and independent play as well as introducing fractions.Extension Activities:Ask the child to identify each food and categorize it as a fruit, vegetable or grain. Place the food items in a row. Ask the child to count the number of food items. Repeat the activity until the child is able to count them independently. Ask the child to place the apple on the cutting board and cut it apart with the wooden knife. Explain that the apple has been cut into two equally sized pieces or halves. Ask the child to find another piece of food that could be cut in half (the pepper). Ask the child to place the sandwich bread slices together on the cutting board and to use the wooden knife to cut them into individual slices. Explain that the bread was cut into three equal slices or thirds. (Do not use the loaf of bread for this activity.) Ask the child to place the watermelon slice on the cutting board and to cut it apart with the wooden knife. Explain that the watermelon slice has been cut into four pieces or fourths. Place four or more foods in front of the child. Let him/her study them before asking the child to close his/her eyes while you remove one piece. Ask the child to identify which piece was removed.We Care about your comments. Please call us! -Melissa & Doug 1-800-284-3948All Melissa & Doug products are carefully crafted using non-toxic coatings and meet or exceed all US toy testing standardsMade in China

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                    Detail Value
                    Binding Toy
                    EAN 0000772004879
                    Feature Recommended Age Range 3 Years and up
                    Label Melissa & Doug
                    List Price $19.99
                    Manufacturer Melissa & Doug
                    Product Group Toy
                    Product Type Name TOYS_AND_GAMES
                    Publisher Melissa & Doug
                    Studio Melissa & Doug
                    Title Melissa & Doug Cutting Food Box
                    UPC 000772904872
                    Release Date 2006-06-12
                    Height 12 inches
                    Length 3 inches
                    Weight 3.8 pounds
                    Width 11 inches
                    Brand Melissa & Doug
                    Package Quantity 1
                    MPN 487
                    Amazon Minimum Age 36
                    Manufacturer Minimum Age 36
                    Model 487
                    Amazon Maximum Age 72
                    Manufacturer Maximum Age 72
                    Size 3 years-and UP
                    Department Kitchen and Play Food