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COWS Scramble Squares® 9-Piece Puzzle

Age Range

4y - 12y

Price

$8.95

Phone

800.809.4242

Introduction

2010

Types

Educational Skills, Green Product, Socially Responsible, Toy, Travel Item

The female of the cattle species, the cow, is highly valued as a dairy animal for its milk and other dairy products, such as butter, cheese, and yogurt and is particularly venerated within the Hindu religion because, according to Vedic scriptures, they are to be treated with the same respect as one’s mother for the nourishing milk they provide. The object of the Scramble Squares® puzzle game is to arrange the nine colorfully illustrated 4” x 4” square pieces into a 12” x 12” square so that the realistic graphics on the pieces edges match perfectly to form completed pictures in every direction. Award winning Scramble Squares® 9-piece puzzles are Easy To Play, But Hard To Solve!® for children, teenagers, and adults of all ages. Scramble Squares® puzzles make inexpensive, highly valued cross-generational gifts for all occasions. Scramble Squares® puzzles teach patience, perseverance, fine motor skills, critical thinking skills, and help maintain mental agility while providing stimulating entertainment. Each puzzle package includes a panel of facts on the subject as well as a trivia question and its hidden answer, all packaged in a unique and handy resealable heavy duty 10-1/2” long x 5-3/4” wide x 3/8” deep clear vinyl pouch, which can be easily stored. Over 140 puzzles of unique original art are available on nature, science, and other themes. Scramble Squares® puzzles are highly rated by Ableplay.org, and the Lekotek National Center in Chicago, which ranks products beneficial to learning disabled. How b. dazzle, inc. is a Green Company Founded by Kathleen Gavin in 1993, b. dazzle, inc. manufactures award-winning made-in-America gifts, puzzles, games and activities for under $10 retail for the gift, educational, museum, souvenir and health care industries. The puzzles are entertaining, informative, and mind-stimulating for children, teens, adults and senior citizens. In 1994, b. dazzle, inc. introduced its high quality, ecologically conscious consumer product, Scramble Squares® educational puzzles, which are made from all recyclable materials including, vegetable-based printing ink. The subject matter of Scramble Squares® puzzles heavily emphasizes, nature, especially endangered species and protected natural regions. Examples of endangered species featured, among the over 70 nature puzzles offered, are Alligators, American Desert Southwest Wildlife (with a gila monster), Bald Eagles, Buffalos, Coho Salmon, Dolphins, Ferocious Felines (including the tiger), Frogs, Manatees, Sharks, Snakes of North America, Polar Bears, Turtles, Wetlands Birds, and Whales. Among the ecological marvels of our planet that are featured are Alaska’s Denali National Park, the Rocky Mountain National Park, Serengeti National Wildlife Refuge in Africa (with the Rhinoceros and African Elephant, coral reef sea life (Tropical Fish and Seahorses), and American Native Flowers (created with the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center in Texas). Each puzzle package includes an interpretive panel of useful facts on the subject of the puzzle, as well as a trivia question and its hidden answer. Our company strives to be green in its office practices. We use recycled paper, bike and drive hybrid cars to and from work, and recycle all waste, including ink cartridges. The president has visited all the product suppliers. Many suppliers have ISO 9001 certifications and they partner with companies who have a commitment to the health and safety of employees and the environment. PlanetBox packages products with minimal waste and uses recycled materials. It delivers products to customers using the US Postal Service. According to Green America, entitled "Green Your Shipping," you can’t beat the US Postal Service (USPS), which comes to your house daily, unlike other carriers that have to make special trips to bring you a package. The USPS uses water-based inks for its stamps, and its Priority and Express envelopes and boxes have been Cradle-to-Cradle certified for meeting high environmental standards from manufacture to disposal. A third of all USPS deliveries are made on foot, and its delivery fleet includes electric, hybrid, and biodiesel vehicles. It has also been working to reduce energy use and incorporating green design elements in its buildings, and its employees are unionized.