Puzzles consisting of various fragmented/interlocked pieces of different shapes, that have to be assembled together to form a complete picture or a 3 dimensional model are termed as Jigsaw Puzzles. Jigsaw puzzles pieces are made of wood, cardboard, plastic, metal, etc. Wooden Jigsaw puzzles from India are very famous worldwide. Jigsaw Puzzles are available for various levels of complexities to suit various age groups.
Playing with jigsaw puzzles is good for enhancing visual perception, developing critical thinking, improving memory, honing coordination and improving concentration. Jigsaw Puzzles are great fun and help to develop the ability to sequence, analyze and think logically. It enhances recognition abilities and observation skills in children.