As we have agreed, toys are perfect for kids no matter what age they are. Toys help children develop and understand the world around them. Still, there is a particular kind of toys made not for playing, but strictly for brain exercise. We are talking about, puzzles of course. There are many different puzzles and many ways to solve each one of them. So, how should you do it?

Wood puzzle

Solving problems is a game for itself. Try not to look at the cheat sheets or solutions unless you are utterly unable to solve it. Wood puzzles are particularly hard and most likely to require assistance. Make sure your puzzle is age appropriate for your child, before all else. After that, it’s all game. If a child likes this kind of problems, they will spend hours trying to crack each one of the puzzles. Make sure to reward them for the correct solution and let them know what they did was amazing. They will fall in love with solving puzzles, and their brains will grow stronger for it.

Jigsaw puzzle

It is one of the oldest and most popular ways to entertain young kids and people alike. The amazing thing about these puzzles is that they can be as exciting and challenging as you want them. Easier to see pictures with fewer details and pieces are ideal for the youngest kids. As they mature both in age and intellect – puzzles become more elaborate, and parts number grows.When solving puzzles, start with all pieces facing up and begin with corners or edges of the image first.

Video games

Modern parents have both the blessing and the curse of raising their children in a technology rich environment. An iPad can be a great babysitter if you know the right tricks. Also, it can lead your kids into technology addiction, so you need to take care. Present your children with interesting puzzles and video games and monitor their activity. Make sure they don’t spend too much time staring at a screen. Also, you can control the content they are interacting with. Choose games and puzzles you deem appropriate for their age and interests.