Geography comes to life as kids learn states and capitals while assembling this beautiful 45-piece map puzzle. The wooden puzzle board features state capitals under the pieces! The state’s population, motto, size, and year of statehood are featured on back. Beautiful illustrations on the top surface capture the essence of America.Map puzzles are an exceptional way to teach children the geography of the United States and to develop multiple cognitive, physical, and emotional skills. The Melissa & Doug Wooden USA Map Puzzle is a great gift for kids ages 5 and up. Add the Melissa & Doug Dinosaur Floor Puzzle set to round out the hands-on play experience and give kids an engaging option for screen-free fun.For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News called “the gold standard in early childhood play.” We design every toy to the highest quality standards, and to nurture minds and hearts. If your child is not inspired, give us a call and we'll make it right. Our phone number is on every product!