It’s Almost National Puzzle Day: How Will You Celebrate?

There’s nothing like a good puzzle. Whether you prefer 1000 piece puzzles or the sudoku in your local paper, putting your mind to work is a great way to stay sharp as you pass the time. While puzzles can be fun and meaningful for adults, they can serve as vital developmental tools for toddlers, preschoolers, and young children. This National Puzzle Day, January 29, take a few minutes to think about how you can bring more puzzling into your tot’s life. Check out the list of fantastic puzzles below to get you started!

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Photo Puzzle Mania by Highlights

Highlights, a classic among millennial parents, creates all sorts of fantastic puzzle books. Puzzle fans of all ages will love these high quality, beautiful puzzles. Each puzzle in this collection is created from beautiful, full-color photographs that have been manipulated to produce a fun and challenging experience that kids can share with the grown-ups they love.

Melissa and Doug Wooden Puzzles

The Melissa and Doug brand is known for their high-quality, stylish wooden toys. What many people don’t realize is that they’re also the creators of a whole range of fantastic wooden puzzles. Let your little on stretch their creativity no matter their age: Melissa and Doug have a puzzle for any child!

Hidden Pictures Puzzle App

If you’ve got a little puzzler on the go, download the hidden pictures puzzle app to keep them searching no matter where you are. Whether you use the app on long car rides, at the doctor's office while you wait, or while you run errands, you can be confident that your little one is developing important brain skills as they have fun!

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Puzzle Wooden Dolls

If your little ones love dolls and dress up as much as they love puzzles, consider getting them a wooden doll puzzle set. This set lets you chose outfits and accessories for the wooden dolls it features.

3-D Puzzles

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While flat puzzles are ideal for the toddler and preschool set, older kids may be ready for a little more challenge. Consider upping your puzzle game by bringing home a 3-D puzzle you can work, and build, together.

How will you celebrate National Puzzle Day this year?

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It’s Almost National Puzzle Day: How Will You Celebrate?

Julia Pelly has a master's degree in public health and works full time in the field of positive youth development. Julia loves hiking after work, swimming during the summer and taking long, cuddly afternoon naps with her two sons on the weekends. Julia lives in North Carolina, with her husband and two young boys. You can find more of her work at JuliaPelly.com ... More

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