Puzzles for children
Puzzles for children are probably the best choice for those who want to choose an attention-grabbing gift for their little ones. If you choose puzzles for children, which capture their favorite fairy-tale heroes or cartoon characters, you will hit the top ten! Although children are most inclined to simply put together the image they want to see, they will unconsciously develop logical and strategic thinking, memory and patience.
In addition, puzzles develop the coordination and motor skills of children's finger and hand movements. Because each detail needs to be taken, try to fit it in the right place in the drawing, and if it fails, try again. Finally, in addition to all the listed good qualities, jigsaw puzzles bring creative joy to children. Each completed puzzle brings a lot of joy to the person who put it together - after all, the challenge has been overcome!
According to experts, it is recommended to give puzzles to children from the age of 3. First of all, you should start with the simplest ones, consisting of up to 8 or 10 details. Later, encouraging to take on more and more complex ones, that is, with more details and smaller ones. Usually, puzzle manufacturers indicate on the product name the age group for which a particular puzzle is most suitable. It is good to follow these recommendations. Otherwise, there is a high probability that you will have to build the puzzle, and the child will just watch the process. This means that it will not develop fine motor skills and will leave the challenges of memory, patience and logical and strategic thinking to you. Therefore, before purchasing puzzles, make sure that they will not be too complicated for the child. It is possible that the gifted puzzle will not interest the child at all. Then it's a good idea to encourage the child to put the puzzle together, implicitly hinting at which piece might be appropriate in a particular case. It is important to raise the child's self-confidence and, in a certain sense, create excitement to discover, adapt and finally achieve the set goal. These qualities will undoubtedly come in handy even in the near future. Meanwhile, if your first acquaintance with puzzle games is not successful, do not give up. Maybe the first attempt was not successful because of the wrong size of the puzzle or its drawing that did not impress the child? You will solve the last problem best if you invite the child to choose the puzzle together. Being able to freely choose a puzzle can be one of the motivating reasons for creating one.