Puzzle Activities and Benefits

  1. Benefits of Adding Puzzles to Your Homeschool Curriculum

    Benefits of Adding Puzzles to Your Homeschool Curriculum

    Introducing puzzles to children at a young age can have longstanding benefits to children. If you are currently or plan on homeschooling your child(ren) in the future consider introducing brain teasers to your homeschool classroom. Not only will they assist in a multitude of developmental facets, but they will do so in a way kids find fun. The benefits of puzzles are threefold: Mental, Physical, and Emotional.

    Let's start with the mental benefits of brainteasers.

    1.) Cognitive - In order to solve a puzzle you must first understand the goal. Is it a jigsaw puzzle where you are trying to complete the picture? Perhaps it involves

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  2. 7 Things To Do When You Are Stuck At Home

    7 Things To Do When You Are Stuck At Home

    A lot of us are going to be spending much more time inside our homes over the next few weeks due to the Caronavirus (Covid-19). With sporting events, concerts, schools, restaurants, and more closing down finding entertainment will be more difficult than normal. Fortunately, being stuck at home does not have to equal being bored. I have put together a list of 7 things to keep you from going stir crazy and keep you entertained.

    1.) Take a trip into VR. This one is not as practical as it requires specific (often expensive) equipment. However, more affordable Virtual Reality options are available. Through VR you can visit virtually (see what I did there) and spot in the world. Stop by and visit the pyramids or the Eiffel tower without having to leave your living room. Y

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