Puzzles

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Recommend for: Cognitive, Fine Motor, Baby, Toddler,

Categories: Sensory,Baby Play

Summary: Puzzles can be very entertaining for older babies. They also help in the development of hand-eye coordination, finger muscle control, shape recognition and problem solving skills.

  • Use simple puzzles that involve shape and colour.
  • Puzzles pieces with knobs make it easier for little hands.
  • Puzzles with only a few pieces are most suitable for babies.
  • You can make your own jigsaw puzzles by using large pictures from magazines, calendars, or even a favourite photo. Simply laminate the picture and mount it on some card. Cut into a few pieces and glue on some cotton reels or champagne corks for handles. As your baby develops you can make more complex puzzles by cutting into more pieces.
  • There may be some large floor puzzles at your local toy store.

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