Crossword Cubed is a spelling puzzle with a twist! The object is to spell three letter words across and down simultaneously. A simple puzzle that will test your skill and patience! It is also a meticulously hand-crafted reproduction of the original game by Steven Hurd that was awarded a Purchase Award in the Arkansas Arts Center Decorative Arts Museum's 18th Annual Toys By Artists Show, and is now in the Museum's permanent collection . 1.5 inch solid maple cubes come in a handcrafted box made from your choice of maple, walnut, oak or mahogany. Letters are hand-stamped with quality printer's ink and finished with hand-rubbed protectant. Each set comes with six (6) double-sided cards with a selection of three letter words taken from a typical Kindergarten spelling list. The puzzle can be used to teach childnen to spell, incorporating visual and tactile experiences.