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Planning a cozy gathering? Interior designer Liz Marie Galvan stages a stress-free holiday party. By incorporating elements to delight each of the five senses, friends and family will feel at ease. For touch, laying out a festive puzzle is recommended. See Video
How to Glue and Display A Finished Puzzle
Gluing your completed puzzle together is a wonderful way to keep your puzzle for a lifetime. It transforms the puzzle into one seamless piece, showcasing your finished puzzle that took you hours to complete. It is also a great conversation piece, creating an original piece of artwork in your home. While gluing a puzzle may seem like a complicated task, it’s actually a very easy, affordable, and even fun project!
10 Fun Indoor Family Activities on a Budget
On days when rain or cold weather keeps us inside, it can be difficult to keep everyone entertained. Luckily, there are several fun in-home activities for both kids and adults that won’t break the bank. Avoid cabin fever with these ten activities!
How to Host a Jigsaw Puzzle Competition
Have you ever thought about hosting a jigsaw puzzle competition in your town? A puzzle competition can be great to host as a fundraising event or simply just to bring your community together for some fun. If you’re wondering what a jigsaw puzzle competition is and what tools you need to hold one of your own, look no further! We’ve got some useful information and hosting tips for you right here....
Flex Your Brain Muscles with a Jigsaw Puzzle
There’s always conversation about our physical health and its benefits, but what about our brain health? Considering that the human brain is the most vital of organs, keeping it healthy should be a top priority. In addition to being physically active and eating healthy it is important to exercise your brain with creative and challenging activities. Participating in mind-stimulating activities in one’s early to middle years can greatly reduce one’s risk at developing brain related diseases at an older age. Studies have shown that people who keep their brains active on a regular basis are much less likely to develop brain plaques that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease...
How Jigsaw Puzzles Help Boost Children’s Learning Development
Jigsaw puzzles are a great way to spend time together as a family. They are also a great learning tool for children and can be used to teach shapes, words, colors, and geography. Research conducted by the University of Chicago has found Children who play with jigsaw puzzles between the ages of two and four are proven to later develop advanced spatial skills. These skills are not only important for child development, but aid in the success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematic (STEM) fields...
What Therapy Puzzles Can Do For You
All puzzles are therapy puzzles. Piece by piece, you feel the progressive muscle relaxation as your thoughts quiet to find the next fit. You find a sense of achievement with yet another satisfactory snap of interlocking shapes. You create something beautiful. With that in mind, it is no stretch of the imagination why the leisure activity of puzzling continues to grow as a popular stress management tool for children and adults in therapy. Benefits of doing jigsaw puzzles include. . .