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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

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? Puzzles can vary in difficulty in a number of ways: the size of the puzzle pieces the number of pieces the simplicity or complexity of the picture (see the difference between this zoo puzzle and the Princess on the Horse) the detail in the

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 activities that develops the appropriate skills required to