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Why We Don’t Do Raised Puzzles? (A Short Blog)

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Why We Don’t Do Raised Puzzles? Over the years we have been asked this question so many times! The answer is surprisingly simple there just not very practical for children, hear me out the next time you buy a raised puzzles see what your children do with it, I can almost grantee they will tip it upside down and then put the pieces back it’s really that simple. The next part you will notice is they will keep, pushing it down, why is this you may ask? Once again the answer is simple they think the pieces doesn’t fit into...

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10 Reasons why puzzles are perfect for children

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What would we have done over the last year without jigsaw puzzles? We all know puzzles are great fun but they are also an important learning tool that can be used to enhance child development from an early age. The key is in selecting age-appropriate puzzles and topic that they are interested in. Allow your kids to start with puzzles such as the outlines of basic shapes with pegs and as they grow, you can gradually introduce more challenging versions and forms of puzzles. Jigsaw puzzles and many other wooden toys are not only good for the development of your child’s brain but also...

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Just Jigsaws The Green & Lean Machine

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Our sustainability EffortsSince 1973 we have always dealt with local supplies and manufactures it’s hard to give a time line as we have always been lean and green.Since 1973• Always sourced locally• Always employed local people• Designs products to the timber sheets to reduce waste• Used recycled cardboard for cartons• Used recyclable film• Made long lasting and durable products• Bulk buying1989 We moved more central to our customers which meant reducing our miles for delivery by nearly 50%1993 The Forest Stewardship Council is an international non-profit, multistakeholder organization established in 1993 that promotes responsible management of the world's forests. It...

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The final piece – Just Jigsaws review

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Despite my best intentions of keeping life at home moderated when it comes to screen time, there is no point pretending that You tube, Roblox and Netflix haven’t featured way more heavily than I’m comfortable with. But there is one trump card that engages the girls without fail, makes us all put down our screens, and sets us to a challenge in which we are all focused and present together; the humble jigsaw. Both girls have been through their favourite jigsaw phases in our home; some of which could eventually be completed with their eyes closed. The memories will remain...

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Why is teaching kids about feelings so important?

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Why is teaching kids about feelings so important? For a small child, big feelings can feel scary, strange and simply overwhelming. Making space for your child’s strong emotions and validating their experience allows your child to develop a healthy acceptance of their emotions and feelings. We think and please let us know what you think, but the first step in coping with emotions is being able to identify them in the first place. When you familiarise your child with a wide vocabulary of emotion language, they are better able to pinpoint what it is they are experiencing. Knowing what are why you are feeling...

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