There are some kids who love the experience of challenges. Whether it is physical, mental or any other, kids love to accomplish challenges especially if it is fun. It helps provide a sense of accomplishment that can also help a child build up self-confidence. Puzzles like the Marco Polo’s Labyrinth can provide a bit of mental and physical challenge that some kids look for.
The Marco Polo’s Labyrinth is a unique type of puzzle that requires some manual dexterity as well as focus. It is designed as a wooden labyrinth placed on a map with obstacles and hole traps. But that is not all. The labyrinth is fixed on a movable platform that moves in two different ways. The challenge is for kids to navigate a metal ball safely across the map following the route followed by famed explorer Marco Polo. They can move the ball by means of two knobs that move the platform back and forth in different directions.
Playing Marco Polo’s Labyrinth may not be as easy as one may thin k. the maze comes with pitfalls and obstacles to avoid that can ruin the trip and send players back at the beginning. It requires some good hand-eye coordination and good focus to move the ball safely through the whole route. Playing the maze can help develop a kid’s fine motor skills and concentration. The Marco Polo’s Labyrinth is ideal for kids from 4 years old and above. It is available at Fat Brain Toys for $28.
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