Animal Alphabet Puzzle, 1940-1950

Summary

This puzzle built for small hands helped develop motor skills while teaching the alphabet. Children could rely on visual cues to complete the puzzle. Cutouts match the shape of the pieces, which depict animals that correspond with words printed on the board, from "antelope" to "zebra."

This puzzle built for small hands helped develop motor skills while teaching the alphabet. Children could rely on visual cues to complete the puzzle. Cutouts match the shape of the pieces, which depict animals that correspond with words printed on the board, from "antelope" to "zebra."

Artifact

Puzzle

Date Made

1940-1950

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2000.0.15.57

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Wood (Plant Material)
Cardboard

Color

Blue
Red
Yellow

Dimensions

Height: 0.75 in

Width: 20.50 in

Length: 15.5 in

Inscriptions

ANIMAL/ALPHABET (on box top)

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