blue grass publishing » Game Based Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:13:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Why You Should Make Children Puzzle Mon, 19 May 2014 09:10:28 +0000 children_puzzle

Researching in collaboration with psychologist some reasons why children should do puzzles, we discovered that not only is beneficial to the individual that the little ones play with puzzles, but also is a fantastic exercise to promote socialization and strengthen family ties with parents and siblings.

Today television and new technologies occupy much of the play activity of more kids in the house. However, it must be time for everything and also leisure can engage in sports and other activities and games.

We have summarized these findings in the psychological benefits the family game:

Parents are an essential aspect when a child plays, as are its referent, which teach you how and what to play, to give her toys and explain its operation. Through play, parents help children develop imagination and socialization. The game makes improve parent-child relationship. Also, with siblings, makes know each other and improve the relationship between them. Puzzle Reviews will give parents a good idea about the puzzle games. Which one should choose for his child.

Playing the children feel that their parents are not just an authority figure is present in their education, but also in the fun and enjoyment. This is also an important way of expressing affection.

If a child completes a puzzle or a piece well positioned, and adults congratulate him thus help improve their self-esteem and motivation. The positive feeling that occurs in the child makes me want to repeat more often and more forcefully confront to new challenges and activities.

Playing with children is a way to meet their needs and interests, because children tend to express their feelings and concerns through play. The game also shows what are the skills, limitations and strengths of children , what parent is a valuable information about the skills, tastes and character of their children.

Play is a great way to learn from each other, because the children can teach parents things throughout the game, like the parents teach their children. It is a source of experimentation and knowledge of oneself and those around him , both with parents and with siblings as they learn to play together and be seen among them. Also become aware of the group membership.  They also learn to relate, to respect and enforce social norms to better integrate into the group.


Let’s see why the puzzles are a perfect entertainment for children and youth:

  • With puzzles, children observe and explore the objects that have around improving their attention and concentration.
  • They learn to control themselves and think before acting.
  • Develop spatial vision and cognitive skills, learning concepts of different subjects that relates the puzzle (objects, animals, landscapes, etc..)
  • Improve perceptual reasoning and math skills as well as problem solving .
  • They develop fine motor skills, ie the small manipulative movements , such as writing, as they have to put small pieces in place with great skill and precision .
  • They develop coordination and visual-motor, which is the same, which connects the hand with the eye.
  • Increase their ability to take something general specific information, and vice versa: for something specific (such as one piece) built the whole (the completed puzzle). With the overall image have to locate each of the pieces and get them form the model, ie, they learn to synthesize information received from the environment.


In conclusion, the important thing in the game is not the end result, who wins or who loses, but the whole process and the time that has been shared. Finally, it is important to note that not only is necessary to play in family, children must also learn to play alone and with peers.

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Creative Puzzles To Train Your Divergent Thinking Sun, 09 Mar 2014 09:24:25 +0000 brain-exercise

Generally, our brain deals with problems rationally. We base our answers on the lessons learned, with a historical basis and with a perfectly logical approach, but in many cases it is important to apply another perspective to problem solving. Many problems may be unsolvable using logic established but simple if faced with new ideas.

Today we train our brains to develop its divergent thinking. We are going to see a series of riddles I’ve been recovering from multiple forums and known and whose resolution requires a little creativity. Creative Puzzles playing is a good exercise of brain.

Pending Coffee: One morning I have dropped an earring in coffee although the cup was full, the slope did not get wet. How is that possible?          

Two Cans with Water: We have two cans filled with water and a large empty container. Is there any way to put all the water in the large container so that then can tell that water came out of each can? – SAVED


From The Burning: Let us place ourselves in a small island of abundant vegetation, which is surrounded by sharks. If one side of the island begins to burn, and the wind is in favor of the fire, how do to save us from this hell?

The Tunnel And Trains: At a railway line has double track lying except in a tunnel, which is not wide enough to accommodate both. Therefore, in the tunnel the line is single track. One evening, a train entered the tunnel marching in one direction, and another train entered the tunnel itself, but in reverse. Both were speeding, and yet did not crash. Explain.


The Prisoner Runaway: An escaped convict was walking down a country road when he saw a car approaching rapidly from the police. Although the intention was to escape escaped into the woods, ran 10 meters towards the oncoming vehicle. Did this to show his disdain for law enforcement, or could have another powerful reason?

THE SELLER True: “This parrot is able to repeat everything you hear,” assured Mrs. the owner of the pet store. But a week later, the lady who bought it was back in the store complaining that the parrot did not say a word. And yet, the seller had not lied. Can you explain?

The logic puzzles are games that consist of finding the solution to a riddle or the hidden meaning of a sentence using intuition and reasoning. To solve the most common conundrums we must make use of the imagination and powers of deduction. The resolution has to be only the approach of the statement knowing it is not allowed to ask questions of any kind. Going to exercise our minds a bit: “A man is in the beginning of a long corridor that has three switches, at the end the room was closed with a door. One of these three switches turns on the light in that room, which is initially off. How do you know which switch turns? Ensure traveling light once the route of the corridor? “Clue: The man has a flashlight.

“A surveyor is posing questions to a woman at home: Number of children? Tres she says. Ages? The product of the ages is 36 and the sum is equal to the number of the house, responds. Pollster tells women that the data are not sufficient, the woman thinks and says is right, most studies piano. This is enough for the interviewer to know the ages of the children. Which are? “

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