“A” is for an alligator eating an apple! Brightly colored animals and familiar objects illustrate the letters of the alphabet on these sturdy cardboard blocks that stack by letter, color, and size. Nested, the 10 vibrant blocks fit into the included carrying case. Stacked, they form a tower nearly three feet high! Our nesting boxes are excellent for kids to develop strong skills including matching, stacking, sorting, and word recognition. Melissa & Doug alphabet nesting toys are made of high-quality cardboard and feature designs with realistic detail.The Melissa & Doug Alphabet Nesting and Stacking Blocks set is a delightful gift for kids 2 to 4 years. Add the Melissa & Doug Wooden Standard Blocks to round out the hands-on play experience and give kids an engaging option for screen-free experience.