Puzzles have long been at the top of the list of toys in every home. They are almost a “must haves” and everyone probably had them at least once in his life in their assortment. Even the classic puzzles are a lot of fun giving a lot of fun while arranging them. Puzzles teach children patience and perseverance, showing that striving for a goal in small steps gives very good results and fulfillment of the set task. In addition, hand-eye coordination and focus make this toy, which is practically on the border of classical and creative toys. In order to unequivocally break the barrier, the designers improved the traditional puzzles giving them the name of creative puzzles. What is it?
Creative puzzles – characteristics
Creative puzzles are puzzles, which are designed to stimulate as many aspects of the child’s mind polishing his skills in a given area. By matching creative puzzles to the interests of the child, it can significantly deepen its knowledge on a given topic.
For example, if a child is interested in a construction site, it’s worth buying him a creative jigsaw puzzle which has a lot of elements creating together a construction site. They differ from classic puzzles in that they have a special overlay around which there are tools, vehicles or other elements present in the illustration. By including an adult in the interaction, the adult can ask the child about the elements, teaching them their appearance, functions or uses. This is very educational for the child as they become more familiar with the areas of the world that interest them.
Your child is interested in the human body? No problem – there are also creative jigsaw puzzles, which, when put together, present the corresponding organs of the human body. The child can learn their function and location.
There are many examples of such puzzles – it is worth to search well and choose the right model for your child. However, you should be careful that they are not too difficult – then the child will be able to get discouraged to this type of fun.