Looking for something different for your next kids party? Have you thought about hosting a puzzle themed party? We all know puzzles are fun, but did you know that puzzles help children, build their creativity, challenge and develop problem solving skills, assist in developing balance and increase eye/hand coordination. So, why not host a party that’s fun but also educates and stimulates all involved.Read the full story
Cast your mind back in time to the 1760’s, your name is John Spilsbury and you are an engraver and a map maker. You call England your home and you are an apprentice to the royal cartographer under King George the Third. Life is simple many toys and games are made from wood and there are not too many to choose from. Children’s publishing is starting to grow, and education is done in small schools with limited visual aids.Read the full story
Can you believe that it’s been almost 50 years since Hungarian Architecture Professor, Erno Rubik, a puzzle enthusiast from a young age, took his passion for geometry and created one of the most popular puzzles in history in 1974.Read the full story
Have you ever played the floating ball game? A simple game, that involves a wooden pipe, a ball and a ring. You blow through the tube and the ball rises in the air. Tilt the pipe 15% and the ball still floats. It’s magic right. No it’s science.Read the full story
Have you ever wondered who created the interlocking puzzles?
Interlocking puzzles are often referred to as Chinese puzzles and they usually involve two rings, keys or wires that are joined together, and your goal is to unjoin them. Doesn’t seem to hard, but if it was easy, it wouldn’t be called a puzzle. So, what is the story behind these amazing puzzles?Read the full story