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Puzzle Challenge

Up for a challenge? How about putting together 1000 pieces Jigsaw Puzzle? Okay, you may find it not challenging or relaxing at all but it is really. Not to mention, it is one of many activities that can refresh our ability to concentrate and think strategically. 


A box of Jigsaw Puzzle for €2

Parents should be well aware of the ability and capacity of their child before buying a puzzle best for him or her. Don't just rely on the age guideline written on the box. Children should be encouraged to play jigsaw puzzles not only because it's fun but also of the great effects. 

Effects of Puzzle 
  • Develop the sense of patterning which supports the child's skills in reading, logic and math.
  • A child learns how to think strategically as he put pieces together.
  • You may heard a child talking to himself while doing the puzzle, it is the sign that he is trying to solve the problem. Analyzing which piece goes to a place. 
  • Concentration is another important thing that is developed not only to a child but also to adult. This is the reason why jigsaw puzzle is such a relaxing activity. You are focus in doing one thing. This is definitely a good way of freeing your mind from other things.
  • Playing puzzle creates a quality time with family and improves cooperation seen by sharing techniques or strategy. 


Framed Jigsaw Puzzle

The effect of puzzles have been proven so many times. Although, it is very important to match the puzzle's difficulty to the age  and ability of a child or an adult. Otherwise, a person might get bored because it is too easy or discouraged because it is way to hard. 

You must choose a design that is appealing to a child or to you (whoever will do the puzzle). A very familiar thing, place, animals or even cartoon characters are very good options. 

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