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Choosing Puzzles for Big Kids

by Peter Magee 14 Mar 2023

As children grow older, their interests and abilities evolve, and so do their toys and activities. Puzzles, for instance, are a timeless and beneficial pastime providing hours of entertainment and brain exercise.

Not all puzzles are created equal, and choosing the right ones for big kids can be challenging. In this blog post, we'll explore some essential tips for selecting engaging, challenging, and appropriate puzzles for older children. 

Whether you're a parent, teacher, or puzzle enthusiast, you'll find valuable insights and recommendations to make puzzle time more enjoyable and rewarding for big kids. So, let's dive in!

Choosing the Perfect Puzzle for Older Children

When choosing the perfect puzzle for older children, it's essential to consider their age, interests, and skill level. Older children may enjoy puzzles with more pieces and prefer something challenging enough to keep them engaged without being too difficult to complete.

When choosing puzzles for older children, Toybox Tales staff know that kids love the challenge of Peter Pauper puzzles and the fun and versatility of Wooden Widget puzzles.

Choosing Peter Pauper Press Puzzles for Your Curious Learner

Peter Pauper Press puzzles are known for their high-quality materials, intricate designs, and attention to detail. They come in various themes, including nature, animals, and famous works of art, making them perfect for children who love to explore and learn about the world around them.

In addition to their engaging designs, Peter Pauper Press puzzles offer educational benefits. Completing a puzzle can help improve cognitive skills such as spatial reasoning, problem-solving, and critical thinking. It can also enhance fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. 

The puzzles are available in 1000 pieces and are an excellent activity for your big kid to do with a parent or experience the manageable challenge independently. 

So, if you're looking for a fun and educational activity for your curious learner, consider choosing a Peter Pauper Press puzzle from our collection.

Experience Revolutionised Puzzling with Wooden Widget Puzzles

Wooden Widget puzzles offer a unique and innovative approach to puzzling that revolutionises the traditional jigsaw puzzle experience. Made from high-quality wood and featuring interlocking pieces that fit together seamlessly, they create a uniquely beautiful and intricate design. 

Unlike traditional cardboard puzzles, Wooden Widget puzzles offer a tactile and sensory experience that engages the mind and senses, making them perfect for puzzle enthusiasts of all ages. They engage the mind and body, promoting relaxation, mindfulness, and stress relief.

If you're looking for a new and fun way to engage with your big kids, consider Wooden Widget puzzles' colourful laser cut experience.

Explore Toybox Tales for Puzzles of All Shapes & Sizes

Is your biggest kid a puzzle enthusiast looking for a new challenge? Look no further than Toybox Tales, where we offer various puzzles of all shapes and sizes. From traditional jigsaw puzzles to 3D puzzles and brain teasers, we have something for everyone. 

Our puzzles are made from high-quality materials and feature engaging designs that will keep you returning for more. Plus, with difficulty levels ranging from beginner to expert, you can choose a design that's just right for you. 

So why wait? Explore our collection of puzzles today and discover the joy of puzzling with Toybox Tales.

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