PITTER PATTER PUZZLES

PITTER PATTER PUZZLES … Little by little by little, we shape our world!      

Puzzles can enhance nearly all areas of a child’s development… notably physical, cognitive, social and emotional.       Nancy Maldonado*

'I painted the sky' - Whoa! Joe puzzle.

‘I painted the sky’ – Whoa! Joe Picture Puzzle

Hand-eye co-ordination

Fine-motor skills

Problem solving

Memory

Shape Recognition              

Patience

Perseverance

Thinking Skills

 

Above all, puzzles are GREAT FUN!            BUY YOUR PITTER PATTER PUZZLE HERE!!!

This Limited Edition picture puzzle – ‘I Painted The Sky!’ has been specifically designed for young children, based on a popular illustration by Jane Delaford Taylor from the Whoa! Joe Lyrical Picture Book & CD.

Puzzles that are familiar, attractive and aesthetically beautiful, invite the child to engage in the activity.*

As always, ‘Walking Gently On The Earth’ has been a priority in the manufacture of these puzzles.

  • Puzzles are MADE IN ENGLAND (great in terms of quality as well as carbon footprint!)
  • Puzzle board and box are made from RECYCLED CARD
  • Paper is FSC CERTIFIED
  • VEGETABLE BASED INKS
  • GLUE IS STARCH-BASED and made specially for JHG Jigsaws

Puzzles are popular because they provide satisfaction, enjoyment and an opportunity for young children to focus on an activity that has an ending.*

* Quotes by Nancy Maldonaldo

Nancy S. Maldonado, Ed.D., is an associate professor of Education and Coordinator of the Early Childhood Graduate Program at Lehman College of the City University of New York. Her research is grounded in children’s thinking, curriculum and development. She has researched children’s jigsaw puzzles and their relationship to children’s thinking skills.

Go HERE to read a great article by Nancy Maldonado on the value of puzzles to early childhood development.

 

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