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Melissa Doug Deluxe Pounding Bench Wooden Toy with Mallet Developmental Toy Helps Fine Motor Skills

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
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For Kids
 262
grandson, year old, month old, loves this toy, toddler
+97%
-3%
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" ...  My son loves this toy.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise a good toy.  ...  "
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" ...  My grandson loves this.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this toy for my 2 year old nephew. ... It looks like & has the same basic concept of the classic toy I use to play with when I was a child.  ...  "
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" ...  I am sure my grandson will love it.  ...  "
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" ...  Our great granddaughter just loved this and give it a work out.  ...  "
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" ...  My baby grandson is sick right not but I know he'll love it when he's better.  ...  "
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" ...  Grandson loves it.  ...  "
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Build Quality
 101
toy, hammer, wood, pieces, peg
+73%
-27%
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" ...  He finds it funny when the pegs pop up. ... It is well made and sturdy, likely to hold up to a lot of hammering.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a solid product that can take a beating  ...  "
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" ...  So far it's holding up really well to his rough/destructive play.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my son's favorite toy, and even after a couple of months of rough use, it's still holding up pretty well.  ...  "
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" ...  Very sturdy and can take quite the beating.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight of this bench is lighter than the old versions and the durability of this toy is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Built great, smooth wood, very high quality  ...  "
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" ...  I have no doubt this toy will last a very long time even with excess wear/play time from my son & will go on to another later.  ...  "
For Fun
 36
toy, toddler, lots of fun, well made, teaches
+100%
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" ...  A very classic and cool toy, highly reccomemded!  ...  "
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" ...  Fun if you can tolerate the noise.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality M&D toy, lots of fun and super solid wood.  ...  "
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" ...  So much fun!  ...  "
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" ...  Well made, fun toy  ...  "
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" ...  Teaches hand eye coordination while having fun.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a fun cause and effect toy.  ...  "
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" ...  More fun and less pieces to keep track of.  ...  "
As Gift
 35
christmas, grandson, son, present, year old
+100%
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" ...  Gave as a gift  ...  "
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" ...  He didn't want anything to do with any other gift he was given.  ...  "
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" ...  Great 1 yr old birthday present!  ...  "
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" ...  It was the perfect gift  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this for my son's first birthday.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Neither could stop playing with them to open other gifts.  ...  "
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" ...  Gift for grandson.  ...  "
Comfort
 29
hammer, push, fingers, mallet, toy
+55%
-45%
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" ...  It is a good way to work on precision and hand-eye coordination.  ...  "
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" ...  i think she mentioned with wear, itll be possible to do that.  ...  "
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" ...  It is nice that the pegs do not fall out, hammering on one side pushed up the peg on the other side.  ...  "
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" ...  She's able to push them down with her hand.  ...  "
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" ...  Baby can easily do it with their fingers giving less incentive to bother with the mallet.  ...  "
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" ...  They took the hammar away from my niece because she hit her mom on the head by accident lol.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased for 2 year old to increase hand-eye coordination and teach cause-and-effect. ... My son doesn’t feel motivated to use the hammer for more than a minute, because it’s easier to push the pegs down with his hands.  ...  "
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" ...  loves to just use her hands. ... she'll occasionally use hammer but mostly likes to do it by hand.  ...  "
Design
 21
toy, wood, toys, colorful, year old
+90%
-10%
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" ...  I feel very good about materials and design.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't removed the plastic wrap but it looks really nice.  ...  "
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" ...  The wooden pegs move easily and are really colorful.  ...  "
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" ...  It's cute, and well-made.  ...  "
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" ...  Safer and more likely for parts not to get lost based on the design.  ...  "
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" ...  The bench looks cute.  ...  "
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" ...  Wood is a bit softer then I would’ve liked, but other then that it’s cute toy!  ...  "
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" ...  Very cute toy, I really appreciate Melissa and Doug toys.  ...  "
Fit
 19
pieces, fall, toy, pops, loose
+63%
-37%
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" ...  This thing is so well made and beats it’s competitors because of the mechanisms that hold the pegs in place underneath.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds up to kid standing on them.  ...  "
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" ...  Good entertainment and no loose pieces to pick up!  ...  "
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" ...  All pieces are attached and easy to hammer  ...  "
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" ...  I love the way the little figures pop back up and stay attached to the bench so small parts are not lost.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, safe, no assembly and pieces don't come apart.  ...  "
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" ...  l like that all the pieces stay in the toy and not all over the place  ...  "
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" ...  The best part is that you can't lose the pegs because they stay attached when hit down.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 15
year old, month old, broke, 18 month, present
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Very popular with the one year old.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll know for sure when I see her in person in a couple of months.  ...  "
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" ...  My one year old gas a blast with this  ...  "
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" ...  10-month old still plays with it after 3-months.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a Christmas present so it’s been used for about two months daily.  ...  "
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" ...  As soon as I took it out my 2 year old is in love with it 😍 .  ...  "
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" ...  This was a huge hit on christmas for both of my nephews, ages 12 months and 18 month.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my nephew who is 10 months.  ...  "
Color
 14
toy, teach, hit, held, fun
+100%
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" ...  Great toy for coordination and learning colors  ...  "
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" ...  It is also helping him learn colors- "Hit the blue one! ... What color is the one you hit?"  ...  "
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" ...  Bright colors, high quality and engaging.  ...  "
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" ...  Very sturdy, but the colors chip quickly off the top.  ...  "
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" ...  Great concept, loved the colors .  ...  "
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" ...  great to teach colors also.  ...  "
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" ...  We are teaching them colors with this toy.  ...  "
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" ...  The bold but not primary colors and face painted on each peg are great details.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 8
use, pegs, well, easy to push, push
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It is well constructed easy for little people to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It is slightly off so the Pillars can be tough to push down at first but after a while they glide easy.  ...  "
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" ...  It's so easy to push down the pegs.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems well built, and easy to use.  ...  "
Price
 8
worth the price, worth the money, well worth, worth, waste of money
+63%
-38%
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" ...  Worth it for us.  ...  "
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" ...  The price is reasonable.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 6
hammer, pegs, hitting, wooden, toy
+83%
-17%
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" ...  He loves pounding on things and listening to the different sounds different things make when hit with the hammer.  ...  "
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" ...  He’s 10 months old and loves anything that makes noise.  ...  "
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" ...  Good toy for a baby to make noise and develop skills to handle the hammer  ...  "
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" ...  Worth it if you want something kids can hit, talk to about colors with, and are not extremely annoyed by the sound of a wooden hammer hitting pegs.  ...  "
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" ...  Fun if you can tolerate the noise.  ...  "
Marketplace
 6
picture, looks, like, product
+100%
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" ...  Looks just like picture .  ...  "
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" ...  Very very happy thank you  ...  "
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" ...  Looks just like picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as pictured.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for the super product.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice, as described  ...  "
Delivery
 5
good, delivery, delivered, box, arrived on time
+100%
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" ...  arrived on schedule  ...  "
Capacity
 4
one, toys, hammer, walls, room
+75%
-25%
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" ...  grandson needed something else to hammer on instead of my walls  ...  "
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" ...  Items like this seem to disappear in our house.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the most popular yours on the house  ...  "
Band
 4
fall
+50%
-50%
Product As Described
 4
looks, like
+100%
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" ...  Looks just like picture .  ...  "
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" ...  Looks just like picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as pictured.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice, as described  ...  "
Gaming
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  All it took was one time of showing him how to pound with the hammer, and the game was on.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect learning game / toy, durable  ...  "
Volume
 3
hammer, fun
+33%
-67%
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" ...  it's loud!  ...  "
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" ...  I had to tape some cushioning around the hammer so it wasn't quite so loud (still noisy, just not headache-inducing).  ...  "
Returns
 3
money, hammer, back, away
-100%
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" ...  I ended up having to throw it away.  ...  "
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" ...  Returned due to missing hammer and overall poor quality of product.  ...  "
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" ...  Be aware that returning the item costs almost as much as the purchase price!  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
-100%
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" ...  The product came damaged.  ...  "
Size
 3
cute, bench
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The weight of this bench is lighter than the old versions and the durability of this toy is great.  ...  "

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