Jigsaw Puzzles are FUN and CALMING at the same time. They can help children to:
improve visual motor skills
improve fine-motor skills
learn to problem solve
improve focus and concentration
utilise the whole brain (left and right)
Why not print and laminate for repeated use!
Or print on card (or mount on card), then cut.
You can add a little variety to jigsaw puzzles by getting children to apply sticky tac on the back of pieces and have them assemble the puzzle on the fridge, a wall or door. You could add a little physical activity by placing pieces around the room for them to hunt before assembling. Be creative, it doesn’t just have to be a sit-down-at-the-table-activity.