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Challenging Young Minds With Puzzles

From early childhood right through to adulthood we love to play with puzzles, and the way they exercise our minds.

Written by: Bellbird  


From early childhood right through to adulthood we love to play with puzzles. 


Puzzles are also an important educational learning tool for toddlers and young children as they provide many skills and cognitive learning benefits and opportunities.


The accomplishment of reaching a goal brings so much satisfaction to a child. 



Overcoming the challenges involved in solving a puzzle gives them a sense of achievement and pride within themselves. 



It provides a boost to their self-confidence and self-esteem as this prepares them for other challenges in life.



Puzzles are a fun educational toy that challenges young minds and encourages the development of classification and strategy planning.


It can be overwhelming to complete a puzzle without having an idea of where to begin, or what it will look like when finished!


Some children like to fit the outside frame first, whilst others start in a corner or the middle.




Quick Tips



* Sorting puzzle pieces by size or colour is an ideal first step


*Support children to sort puzzle pieces into groups of inside or outside pieces


*Using a photo or picture of the completed puzzle as a visual reference


*Encourage children to work together to teach and learn different strategies






Visit to view our range of puzzles 


Giant Easy Grip Puzzles

Knob & Peg Puzzles

Layered Puzzles

Floor Puzzles

Life Cycle Puzzles


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