Puzzles in life can be frustrating, but puzzles as recreation can be fun. Try these activities to experience the variety of puzzles and solve why they are so intriguing.
- What really is a puzzle – and what kinds of puzzles exist? Find out at https://clontz.org/puzzles/types/
- How did jigsaw puzzles originate? Get the answer and other interesting factors about these puzzles at https://www.puzzlewarehouse.com/history-of-puzzles/
- Play puzzles from around that world at http://metadot.vigoschools.org/metadot/index.pl?id=42352&isa=Category&op=show
- ‘Tis the time for puzzles! Have seasonal fun with these: https://www.digipuzzle.net/education/christmas/index.htm And https://www.digipuzzle.net/education/winter/index.htm
- Learn to distinguish animals through solving these puzzles: http://www.hellokids.com/r_1747/free-online-games/kids-puzzles-games/animals-free-puzzles
- Create your own word search puzzles with this puzzlemaker: http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/WordSearchSetupForm.asp
- Need a quiet activity for a bed-bound or otherwise sedentary preschooler? Try these online jigsaw puzzles: http://www.first-school.ws/theme/onlinepuzzle.htm
- Entertain a friend with these puzzling riddles: https://icebreakerideas.com/riddles-for-kids/
- For parents: Why are puzzles important for child development? Read some reasons at https://www.learning4kids.net/2012/02/21/why-are-puzzles-so-good-for-kids-learning/
When are puzzles not a puzzle? When you make them. OR maybe you like puzzles because you’re a problem solver. Here are some careers where you can make money in a puzzling way. What a great solution!