What is it
The Lil’ Ocean Explorers Crawl ‘n Pop! Turtle offers a new twist on shape sorting! Your baby will learn about shapes and colours as she places the blocks into the turtle’s shell. When baby’s ready to crawl, the turtle will lead the way, zig zagging along with lively music. And then, surprise!, the blocks POP! out of the shell for Baby to play all over again.
Shape sorter with a topsy-turvy turtle surprise!
Press on turtle’s head to make it crawl and play music, once stopped it will pop shapes out encouraging child to sort over and over again!
What our team of testers said
"Let's fit the shapes." - Play leader
"Wooo." - Boy aged 16 months
- Encourages movement, supporting gross motor skills
- Lets children practice their logic skills
- Familiarises babies with shapes
What our experts think
Shape sorter toys like the Crawl ‘n Pop! Turtle are great for familiarising babies with shapes, as well as practicing their logical thinking skills. The Crawl ‘n Pop! Turtle also moves, encouraging children to crawl, developing coordination while strengthening arm and leg muscles.
EYFS goals supported
Mathematics – “Attempts, sometimes successfully, to fit shapes into space on inset boards or jigsaw puzzles.”
Understanding the world – “Anticipates repeated sounds, sights and actions, e.g. when an adult demonstrates an action toy several times.”
It would be even better if...
Children may need encouragement to play with the Crawl ‘n Pop! Turtle, with an adult getting the toy to move and make music at first.
- RRP: £16.99
- Brands: Little Tikes, MGA Entertainment
- Battery Operated
- Toy Types: .Toys
- Types of skills developed: Cognitive
Colour, shape and pattern recognition
Fine motor skills
Gross motor skills
Logic, strategy & problem solving
Physical & motor skills