Thursday, December 5, 2013


Puzzles have been a long-lived tradition among both children and adults. When children use puzzles it stimulates their brains. The brain is a muscle just like any other. The more that you use it the stronger and better it gets. Puzzles are a great way to keep children occupied and help them to develop their brains at the same time. But what are the best puzzles for kids? Here are some great options.
Vee-21The Vee-21 is a puzzle that is very versatile. It has over 10,000 solutions so the children don’t do it just once and then move on to something else right away. They can play it over and over, constantly trying to find a new way to get it right. It also has a creative artistic look that allows kids to make creative designs and use colors to make different patterns. It will stimulate different parts of your child’s brain allowing for maximum development.

ImageThe Perplexus Maze it a fun puzzle too. This puzzle is for children ages 6 and up. It has an intricate design with obstacles that will keep the children engaged for hours, trying to find the right way to do it. Once they start they just can’t get enough of it. It is durable so if they drop it that is not a problem. It also aids in the development of hand eye coordination so it is both fun and helpful with childhood development.

ComplexCube-2webRoundominoes, for children of 5 or older, is a game that children can play by themselves or with 1 or 2 friends. It has over a thousand different challenges to complete. It has family games so that everyone can play together and it also has levels ranging from easy to medium to difficult so that no matter how old your children are or what their capabilities when they try it for the first time, they can adjust it for the level of skill they have reached at the time. It is fun for the whole family and something to do with friends on play dates.

Square by SquareSquare by Square is a game for kids ages 4 and up. It is a pattern recognition learning tool. It is sturdy and has 60 different challenging games to play to keep them engaged. Noticing where which shape will fit in what spots is great for development. It is a very fun game that has different levels of difficulty and will keep your child interested while learning at the same time.

Youth Leadership Graduation

Each year, Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a Youth Leadership for sophomore students different schools in Weirton and nearby counties...