Peg & Chunky Puzzles

Peg & Chunky Puzzles

BenefitsChunky puzzles teach children to pick up and grasp pieces.They also aid in the development of:* hand-eye coordination – is enhanced through the ‘trial and error’ process as the child manipulates each piece to fit in the puzzle.* fine-motor skills – are the key...
Learning Benefits of Puzzles

Learning Benefits of Puzzles

Toddlers 18 months to 2 years start off with basic knob puzzles. Fine motor control and spatial planning required to place the different puzzle pieces into the matching space. In addition, knob puzzles exercise the pincer grip – the same grip that will be used for...
How do puzzles vary in difficulty?

How do puzzles vary in difficulty?

Puzzles can vary in difficulty in a number of ways: the size of the puzzle piecesthe number of piecesthe simplicity or complexity of the picture (see the difference between this zoo puzzle and the Princess on the Horse)the detail in the picture (it is easier to match...
Puzzle Age Guide

Puzzle Age Guide

One of the most common questions asked is, “What size puzzle should I buy for my child?” This puzzle age-ability guideline will help you determine what style and number of pieces your child should be eager to build, whether you have a toddler, a preschooler or a child...
School readiness

School readiness

What is school readiness? School readiness refers to whether a child is ready to make an easy and successful transition into ‘big’ school. School readiness can be actively facilitated with a little pre-planning to ensure that children regularly participate in...
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