National Puzzle Day: Join our Puzzle Journey!

 

 

Brand New Puzzles For 2017!

Brand New Puzzles For 2017!

 

To close out the first month of the new year, we celebrate “National Puzzle Day.” Since puzzles emerged to mainstream consumers a teacher in England, John Spilsbury, created the first jigsaw puzzle in the year 1767 in which referred to; “For teaching geography.

Following his maps to flat hardwood professor John Spilbry used a fine saw to cut along the borders of the European countries, and the jigsaw puzzle was born. Soon after, people began manifesting pictorial jigsaw puzzles. Not until the invention of power tools more than a century later did jigsaw puzzles with fully interlocking pieces come into being. Fast forward to today, Today Puzzles are the world most favorite table games.

The Learning Journey International offers over 40 puzzle sets, with each geared towards helping your little one grasp learning through a fun and tactile adventure with each piece!

Among the Learning Journey’s puzzle set are different types of puzzles, helping spark your child’s imagination as they learn about, ABCs, numbers, language, animals and much more!

 

We break down the categories of each of our puzzle sets and how they benefit your child from each level of interest and stage of development:

 

 

My First Puzzle Sets  4-In-A-Box PuzzlesMy First Puzzle set series are great starter puzzles that with their easy to grip pieces  will help little hands develop their fine motor skills. Each set contain four puzzles depicting fun characters that help little ones recognize as they play along. The puzzles progress from 2 pieces to 4 pieces to 6 pieces to 8 pieces, giving your child the opportunity to grow with the set as they grow and develop. The 8 piece puzzle brings the characters from the other three puzzles together in one animated scene with lots to discuss and talk about. My First Puzzle sets are a great way to help your toddler begin building their tactile and problem solving skills. Each puzzle measures approximately 12.5″ x 8.5″ . Ages 2+ years.

Staff Picks: My First Puzzle Sets 4-In-A-Box Puzzles:

Recently added to our collection are our two-bilingual set of ABC and 123: A excellent set to introduce your little one to the functions of the alphabet and numbers in both English and Spanish.

 

 

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My First Big Floor PuzzleBrand New for 2017 to the Learning Journey, these fun introductory sets come with large, sturdy pieces, these beautifully illustrated My First Big Puzzles will help them enjoy hours of entertainment creating lively scenes. Each puzzle includes 12 pieces and measures 24” x 18”. Ages 2+ years.

 

 

My First Sing Along Puzzle-The My First Sing Along Puzzle series features your children’s favorite nursery rhymes: Itsy Bitsy Spider, Wheels On The Bus,

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, and Old MacDonald’s Farm. These beautifully illustrated puzzles feature the lyrics to your child’s favorite nursery rhyme

songs. A simple touch of a button on the sound module and your little ones can sing along! Putting jigsaw puzzles together helps children develop

hand-eye coordination, fine motor and problem solving skills; all while they sing along! Each 12-piece puzzle measures 24” x 18”.

Requires two “AAA” batteries (included). Ages 2+ years.

Staff Pick: Winner of the Tilly Toy Award, the Itsy-Bitsy Spider! Complete this fun 12-piece floor puzzle, place the sound module and sing away! This beautifully illustrated puzzle of Itsy Bitsy Spider hanging out by the water spout, features the lyrics to this favorite nursery song

 

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Jumbo Floor PuzzlesThe Jumbo Puzzle series are large floor puzzles that introduce children to basic concepts in a fun way. Each Jumbo Puzzle features very bright and colorful illustrations that encourage parent-child discussion about the pictured objects. Each Jumbo Puzzle has 50 puzzle pieces and measures 3’ X 2’! Ages 3+ years.

 

Staff Pick: Named puzzle of the Year by Creative Child, This Jumbo Puzzle- Alphabet series are large floor puzzles that introduce children to basic concepts in a fun way. Each Jumbo Puzzle features very bright and colorful illustrations that encourage parent-child discussion about the pictured objects. Each Jumbo Puzzle has 50 puzzle pieces and measures 3’ X 2’! Ages 3+ years.

 

 

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Puzzle Doubles – Find It!- Puzzle Doubles are two great products in one! Each Find It! Puzzle in the Puzzle Doubles series includes a giant 50-piece 2′ x 3′ beautifully illustrated talk about floor puzzle. After the puzzle is assembled, it becomes a game! Also included with each puzzle are two-sided game pieces that match the objects located on the puzzle s border. You can play the game in two ways: 1) Object Recognition – by having the child place a game piece over the object on the border once it is located inside the illustration. 2) Word Recognition – Flip over the game piece and the name of the object appears. As the object is identified in the illustration, place the word game piece over the same object located on the picture s border. Puzzle Doubles are a fun and educational tool for all early learners. Recommended for ages 3+ years.

Staff Picks: 2017’s New Releases of ABC, 123, Dinosaurs, Friends, and USA! Check it them out now!

 

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*Photo of ‘Puzzle Doubles- Find it! Friends one of exciting 5 new releases for this series.

 

 

Puzzle Doubles – Giant Series- Each Giant Puzzle features very bright and colorful illustrations that encourage parent-child discussion about the pictured objects. Each Giant Puzzle has 30 puzzle pieces (60 pieces total) and each puzzle measures 5-foot long (10-feet total)! Ages 3+ years.

 

Staff Pick: Puzzle Doubles – Giant Colors & Shapes Train Floor Puzzles- This fun set consist of Two colorful cargo train puzzles: one teaching colors and one teaching shapes. Your child will be play for hours!

 

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My First Chunky Lift & Learn- New for 2017!- These “first” tray puzzles feature the fun of numbers and the alphabet! Each puzzle comes with chunky pieces to engage

your little ones in an interactive learning experience. Each puzzle has a picture underneath to help guide the completion of each puzzle.

This series of puzzles is a great way to help your toddler begin developing their fine-motor and problem solving skills. Each puzzle measure 15” x 11’’.

Ages 2+ years.

Staff Picks: Check out the New Items for 2017!  My First Chunky Lift & Learn 123 and ABC Puzzle sets!

 

 

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(Available 1/23/2017)

 

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My First Lift & Learn- This My First Lift & Learn tray puzzle features a safari theme that will help engage your child in an interactive learning experience. The pictures are printed under the pieces to guide younger children in solving the puzzle. My First Puzzle sets are a great way to help your toddler begin developing their tactile and problem solving skills. Each puzzle measures 15” x 11”. Ages 2+ years.

Staff Picks: Lift & Learn Clock Puzzle NEW for 2017! This beautifully illustrated colorful tray puzzles feature

Learning all the FUNctions of time!

 

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(Available 1/23/2017)

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