Putting missing pieces back together is more than just a past-time – it’s an activity with many health boons! Simba Toys tells you why solving puzzles is beneficial for your baby, for you and your entire family.
- Builds Social Skills
Playing puzzles with friends or family helps a child communicate and discuss ideas. Solving puzzles with someone or in a group helps children work in a team and support, co-operate and play with each other.
- Stimulates Senses & Intelligence
The colourful patterns, themes and structures of puzzles stimulate visual & tactile sense. They also sharpen intelligence as a person learns to think out-of-the-box and also use skill sets of matching, sorting and classifying pieces together by shape, size and colour.
- Boosts Self-esteem, Confidence & Concentration
Puzzles need complete concentration, focus and patience to be solved. Completing it gives the player a huge sense of achievement which boosts confidence and self-esteem. However, make sure you buy age-appropriate puzzles as solving a very difficult one can cause the child to get frustrated and give up.
- Great Mind Exercise
Puzzles require lots of strategizing techniques. They are considered a great mind exercise as overtime it sharpens memory and strengthens creative visualization. Complex architectural puzzles enhance depth perception skills, problem solving techniques and creativity.
- Relieves Stress , Promotes Happiness
Playing puzzles can be a stress-buster as it takes the mind off regular routines. Solving puzzles and completing it brings a lot of happiness especially if it’s played in teams. A child is sure to feel elated on completing one on his/her own.
So….let the games begin?!