This Melissa & Doug puppet set offers multiple ways to enrich the pretend-play experience. Parents can ask kids to identify each animal and then replicate its sound. Kids can describe the colours, patterns, and other details of each animal. Parents can place one puppet on their hand and another on their child’s hand, Using their puppet to ask the child’s puppet questions. The Melissa & Doug playful pets hand puppets make an exceptional gift for kids ages 2 to 6. Add the Melissa & Doug Deluxe puppet theatre to round Out the pretend play experience and give kids another engaging option for screen-free fun.