Jigsaw puzzle is a familiar game that parents often buy blocks or puzzle pieces for their children to entertain. Puzzle is also a game that requires perseverance and the ability to observe as well as the creativity of the player. And because of the benefits it brings, many people around the world love this game, not only children but also adults. And there is a day dedicated to jigsaw puzzles. National Puzzle Day is held every year on January 29.
Puzzle games receive the attention of many young people. According to the dictionary, Jigsaw puzzle is the English name of the puzzle game. This is a fairly popular game, in which the player's task is to match the pieces to form a unified whole. When it comes to jigsaw puzzles, to show that this is a favorite game of children or young people. This product is a kind of toy for children that you can find in any shopping mall or supermarket. The cute, assembled jigsaw sets contribute to increasing creativity and intelligence for children.
The effects of the jigsaw puzzle:
1. Stimulating thinking ability
When having to find a puzzle piece for a certain position, this is when the child's reasoning and thinking ability will be formed. Not only do they need to reason, they also have to think outside the box to get a puzzle piece of the right shape and color.
2. Stimulate imagination and creativity
It is the color and shape of the small pieces that will stimulate the baby's brain cells to develop. When starting to assemble, children will learn to imagine the shapes in their heads, which are the same models that children will assemble. Based on the available puzzle pieces, children figure out how to choose the most appropriate color and shape.
3. Skillful and flexible hands
Puzzle is a simple way for children to practice dexterity and flexibility of their hands. When exploring this set of toys, your child must hold the pieces in a way that is easiest to assemble and be really skillful so as not to damage the model.
4. Improve the link between hands and eyes
The process of playing with jigsaw puzzles follows the eye - hand - eye steps. At first, the child has to look at the missing piece, then find the right piece and then assemble it into the model. This process is repeated continuously while playing. Thereby, children become proficient and learn the habit of observing and giving quick reactions.
5. Learn perseverance
To be able to complete a puzzle, children will have to persevere in solving all the problems on their own.
How to celebrate the National Puzzle Day
To celebrate National Puzzle Day, you are encouraged to play jigsaw puzzles with your kids. With old puzzles that are already familiar to you and your child, visit the stores around you and buy some new sets to increase your family's collection. Currently, there are many sets of puzzles that are especially difficult and require people a lot of time and effort to assemble. Try your hand at these puzzles and share your national puzzle day on social media with the hashtag #NationalPuzzleDay.
ObservedNational Puzzle Day has been observed annually on January 29th.
Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
Friday, January 29th, 2021
Saturday, January 29th, 2022
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Jodi Jill in 2002