St. Peter’s Basilica – 3D Jigsaw Puzzle

St. Peter's Basilica - 3D Jigsaw Puzzle

St. Peter’s Basilica – 3D Jigsaw Puzzle Puzzle Pieces: 144Maker: CubicFunSize When Completed: 28.4 in x 13.2 in x 9.1 in / 72 cm x 33.5 cm x 23 cmSt. Peter’s Basilica (Italian San Pietro in Vaticano ) is a major basilica in Vatican City, an enclave of Rome.  St. Peter’s was until recently the largest church ever built, and it remains one of the holiest sites in Christendom.  Ancient tradition has it that St. Peter’s Basilica was built at the place where Peter, the apostle who is considered the first pope, was crucified and buried; his tomb is under the main altar.  Other popes are also buried in and below the basilica.Many famous artists worked on the St. Peter’s Basilica.  Michelangelo, who served as main architect for a while, designed the dome, and Bernini designed the great St. Peter’s Square

Provides a focus for chatting about what is shown in the picture Improves the child’s hand-eye coordination Develops the child’s ability to rationalize size/shape recognition Encourages the steps that are taken by the child in a logical sequencing process Enhances spatial awareness Develops the child’s ability to identify alphabet letters later because doing puzzles has helped them to recognize shapes Encourages perseverance in completing an activity once it is started Builds a child’s confidence and sense of achievement when they complete the puzzle Above all doing puzzles is fun!

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