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Puzzle: Tips & Tricks

An exciting activity that teaches patience, puzzles also stimulate the thinking process. Here's the essentials to know about this puzzle game.

The essentials to know about puzzles

How to play puzzles?

Here are some essential tips to easily play puzzles:

  • Evaluate the size of the puzzle frame before starting;
  • Group the parts with a straight edge since they constitute the frame;
  • Train the framework;
  • Make small piles of pieces that represent the same pattern or that are connected to a color field;
  • Avoid wasting a lot of time on a piece;

In case of doubt about the interlocking of 2 pieces, it is enough to turn them over and observe whether the edges harmonize or not to ensure more clearly.

What are the levels by age group for a puzzle?

The age levels for puzzles are usually intended for children and translate into the number of pieces.

Thus, here is the ideal level for a child of: 1 year: less than 10 pieces; 2 years: 10 pieces; 3 years: 10 to 30 pieces; 4 years: 30 to 50 pieces; 5 to 6 years: 50 to 100 pieces; 7 to 8 years: 100 to 250 pieces; From 9 years old: from puzzle of 250 to 500 pieces.

How to choose a puzzle?

With the exception of the number of pieces that make up the puzzle, other parameters must also be considered when choosing, namely:

  • The size of the rooms;
  • The image and theme of the puzzle;
  • The level of color contrast;
  • The level of resistance of the pieces of the puzzle;
  • The experience in terms of puzzles.

What are the benefits of puzzles?

Playing the puzzle brings a certain lot of beneficial effects. Thus, puzzles allow for example:

  • Disconnect;
  • Reduce stress;
  • To cause short-term memory;
  • Improve dexterity;
  • To consolidate cognitive capacity;
  • Reduce the risk of Alzheimer's and dementia;
  • To socialize;
  • Build self-esteem.

What are the puzzle marks?

Among the famous puzzle brands, you can find:

  • Ravensburger
  • Educa;
  • Wrebbit Puzzle
  • Clementoni;
  • Castorland
  • Djeco.

What are the most popular puzzle themes?

Here is a non-exhaustive list of the most sought-after puzzle themes:

  • For monuments: Eiffel Tower (luminous eiffel tower); Statue of Liberty; Big Ben Arc de Triomphe; Empire state building; Notre Dame de Paris; Colosseum; Taj Mahal Tower of Pisa; Mont Saint Michel; Buckingham Palace
  • For Films/Cartoons: Harry Potter; Star Wars; Disney (Disney Castle); Pat patrol; Pokémon; The snow queen; Titanic; Cars.
  • Other research topics: Dinosaur ; Horse; Cities (Paris, London, New York); Football stadium (velodrome stadium, princes' park);

 


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