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Magic Square 2

Magic Square 2

Magic Square 2 Inventor:  Vladimir Krasnoukhov In this tricky game, the black square on the side has to be fitted in to the big frame.  The pieces are not allowed to overlap or to be placed upright. Age:  6+  

put black square into frame

The simplicity of jigsaw puzzles is deceptive. While the concept is very straightforward – find the pieces and fix them together – there is a surprising level of mental activity required to carry out the steps needed to complete a puzzle. Psychological studies have identified a number of thought processes that are required to undertake what is in fact a complex process of identifying shapes and images and relating them to an overall pattern. More importantly, solving jigsaw puzzles is a great work out for the brain and can actually have therapeutic benefits.

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