Children love to play puzzle. Currently a lot of puzzles with pictures of very attractive for children, available at bookstores and toy stores.
Then, what we usually do when the children are busy playing the puzzle?
It turns out there is a special trick that optimal utilization of this game.
Allow me to share an article I extracted from the books I read, may be useful.
Puzzle consists of pieces that can be made from cardboard / cardboard, foam foam / rubber, plywood, wood, MDF, plastic, or Styrofoam.
Playing puzzles is the activity of dismantling and reassembling the puzzle pieces to form a whole. This activity aims to train the coordination of eyes, hands and minds of children in arranging puzzle pieces consist of a variety of different shapes by matching pieces of the picture with one another to form a complete picture and good.
PURPOSE and FUNCTION PUZZLE
The purpose of playing puzzle is that the children were able to link the knowledge that is already known with new knowledge gained. Selection of themes and images, the number of pieces, a kind pieces and materials must be tailored to the age group of children. In addition to a puzzle game well-liked kids, puzzle really helps children in accordance with their functions:
– playing while learning
– Train the fine motor (hand)
– Train memory and thinking
– Practice concentration
HOW TO OPTIMIZE GAME PUZZLE :
Collect various kinds of puzzles and mentor children by giving freedom to the child to choose a picture and which type they prefer.
After the child choose, we guided them and ask for forms and pictures of what they select. (Eg animal puzzle: SAPI) Stimulate the child while dialogue:
– Alhamdulillah, the sister had chosen puzzle cow animal Allah’s creation. Before starting to play pronounce Basmallah and prayer.
– Ask “Made of what this game?” … Sister answered ‘timbers’
– Ask “Do animals cattle including cattle, tame or wild? ‘- Ask’ What benefits are cows provide to humans?” Give other information about the benefits of beef, such as: help plow fields and pull carts, cow’s milk is very beneficial, meat kosher cows to eat.
After that, put the child back in one at a time and match the pieces to finish into a form intact.
Lastly, sister given intelligence to finish it properly. we can do is encourage children to make their own puzzles, using a variety of materials that exist in our own homes, old magazines, old newspapers, posters used, cardboard packaging milk / other foods