Famous Trick Donkeys – Trade Card

Famous Trick Donkeys - Trade Card

Famous Trick Donkeys – Trade Card One of the most popular puzzles ever created is the “Trick Donkeys” puzzle. Invented by America’s premier puzzlist, Sam Loyd, and patented in 1871, there have been millions of copies produced and distributed. Through the years the puzzle has had various names including ‘P.T. Barnum’s Trick Mules’ and was used to promote anything, from the famous Barnum’s circus to department stores. Printed are two donkeys and two jockeys. Cut along the lines and lay the three pieces down so as to show the jockeys racing.  

It provides a focus to talk about what improves in the image the hand-eye child coordination develops the child’s ability to streamline the recognition of size and / or form stimulates the steps taken by the child in a logical order places increases spatial insight Develops the ability of the child to later identify letters of the alphabet because puzzles help them to recognize them Encourages perseverance in completing an activity after it has started Creates the confidence and feeling of satisfaction of a child through the above puzzle to complete everything, making jigsaw puzzles is fun!

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