A Northern Virginia (NoVA) themed wooden puzzle featuring the counties that comprise Northern Virginia. The puzzle frame and pieces are made from quality 3-ply Baltic Birch plywood. This puzzle is well suited for children 2 years or older. The total size is 11.5 x 7.5" (29 x 19 cm).
Excellent for improving your child's sight recognition of Northern Virginia and the various counties that comprise NoVA and dexterity as they put the pieces together. The puzzle could be a great way to share one's fondness of the region. The puzzle also works great teaching older children geography through the names and locations of the various counties.
Each of the 5 pieces is geographically accurate to the county it represents and includes the county's name. Various sources define exactly which counties are considered part or not part of Northern Virginia, so these counties may not exactly fit your definition. The smaller counties are represented by a legend and numbers.
The puzzle frame also includes an etched compass rose.
Each puzzle features the following 5 pieces:
The following locations are included, but are embedded in the other pieces due to their small size:
The puzzle is etched and cut in house from quality 3 ply birch plywood. The results are then lovingly sanded, glued, and edge routed. We are proud to have completed everything for this puzzle in house, to include designing the puzzle, cutting the pieces, assembling, and routing.
This puzzle can be finished if desired to provide additional protection using polyurethane or other finishes.
The edges of the puzzle frame are slightly rounded. This makes them less dangerous if flung across the room like a Frisbee by an overzealous toddler.
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