3D Puzzles for Mental and Physical Fitness

Are you a mentally active person? Do you like to solve puzzles but at the same time perform physical movements? 3D puzzles may be the answer for you.

Everyone is familiar with the standard jigsaw puzzle. Children start doing these puzzles before they learn to read. All ages enjoy piecing flat puzzle pieces together and the peak of excitement is putting in the last piece which completes the total picture.

After the jigsaw puzzle is completed it may be broken up, put back into its original box, or opened another day in the future for hours of entertainment. These puzzles may also be glued and used as wall hangings.

A new upgrade to the jigsaw puzzle is the 3D creations. Castles, animals, characters, and many other categories are available for our many interests. The cardboard pieces are locked into place allowing the puzzle to expand upward, sideways, and lengthwise as it is being assembled. Some creations are stationary while others are mechanical. After assembly these creations may be used for decorations, collectibles, play time, or showcased.

Puzzle Selections:

  • Anatomical models
  • Animals
  • Assorted balls or spherical shapes
  • Assorted fruit
  • Airplanes, autos, buses, ships, trains, bikes, farm equipment
  • Architectural models of buildings
  • Brain teasers such as Rubik’s cube
  • Bridges
  • Castles
  • Famous buildings and structures
  • Fowl
  • Movie characters
  • Puzzle boxes
  • Robots
  • Solar system

Types of Construction Material:

  • Cardboard
  • Plastic
  • Wood
  • Crystal

3D puzzles are more complex than the traditional jigsaw. The construction is done accurately piece by piece. It can be built as solo entertainment or as a group activity. There are tips, directions, or diagrams to help with their assembly. Read box description carefully including language.

This style of puzzle construction offers:

  • Stimulation to the brain
  • Improves memory
  • Uses fine physical motor coordination
  • Therapeutic for brain and finger/hand coordination

3D Mechanical Puzzles

We have watched our grandparents or our parents and as children we have watched and participated as a family unit making airplane, autos, rockets, spaceships, or puzzles. For some of us it is a life-long hobby.

Gaining popularity is the new wooden mechanical 3D puzzle. These are challenging to assemble. These puzzles have mechanical moving parts made of wheels and gears.

3D puzzle benefits:

  • Brain exercise
  • Improves memory
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Educational
  • Eye and hand coordination
  • Finger dexterity
  • Relive stress
  • Productive use of Leisure time
  • Team work
  • Satisfies creativity and imagination

Crossword, dimensional, and mechanical are all popular recreational, educational, and therapeutic activities for both mental and physical wellness. There are no age limits, no gender restrictions, and no special skills required. Utilize your thinking and patience for hours of fun as an individual or with a group of people who share in your interest.

There are jigsaw clubs in your community, state, and online. There are millions of people who enjoy this activity.



Source by Tricia Deed

Granado Jane

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