Big Bird Puzzle, 1973

Summary

Beginning in the early 1970s, characters from Sesame Street, a popular educational children's show, began appearing on toys that help children learn. This puzzle's simple pieces not only help develop hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills in young children, but with the aid of Big Bird they learn the difference between "Big" and "Little."

Beginning in the early 1970s, characters from Sesame Street, a popular educational children's show, began appearing on toys that help children learn. This puzzle's simple pieces not only help develop hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills in young children, but with the aid of Big Bird they learn the difference between "Big" and "Little."

Artifact

Puzzle

Date Made

1973

Creators

Playskool 

Place of Creation

United States, Illinois, Chicago 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

96.103.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Fiberboard

Dimensions

Width: 9.5 in

Length: 11.625 in

Inscriptions

Big and Little along the bottom of the puzzle: Big Bird and Little Bird

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