- Approx Size: 14.8cm x 14.8cm x 0.8cm
- Suitable for children
- Age 18months and above
- Material: Wooden
- Weight of Each Puzzle: 200g
- Available in 9 Different designs:
Aeroplane, Bear, Butterfly, Car, Ladybug, Owl, Ship, Starfish, Turtle
More information about puzzles:
- A jigsaw puzzle is a tiling puzzle that requires the assembly of often oddly shaped interlocking and tessellating pieces.
- Each piece usually has a small part of a picture on it; when complete, a jigsaw puzzle produces a complete picture.
Why is jigsaw puzzle important for children?
- Puzzles come in a whole range of themes and topics such as alphabet letters, shapes, vegetables, numbers, pets, transport and colours.
- It increases their visual spacial awareness and develops a deeper understanding of these themes and topics.
- All children learn differently and puzzles may be their medium for grasping an understanding of certain themes such as alphabet letters.
- Completing a puzzle, even the most simplest of puzzles sets a single goal to achieve.
- Toddlers and children must think and develop strategies on how to approach in achieving this goal. This process involves problem solving, reasoning skills and developing solutions which they can later be transferred into their personal/adult life.
Fine Motor Development:
Puzzles are a fun way for children to develop and refine their fine motor skills.
When engaged in playing with puzzles, children are required to pick up, pinch and grasp pieces (some with small knobs, pegs or chunky pieces) and move them around, manipulating them into slots, sorting them and fitting them into the correct places.
Hand and Eye Coordination:
Playing with puzzles requires a trial and error process which involves a lot of hand and eye manipulation.
For example, as a toddler or child places a piece of the puzzle that does not fit, they will try all over again where their actions involve doing what they actually see.