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