Ever wondered how puzzle sets consisting of thousands of pieces are ever solved? All those pieces, mixed together, take them out of the box and what’s the first thing you do?
Most people will make some attempt to begin to sort the pieces and assign some sort of order to the jumble that came tumbling out of the box. Jigsaw puzzles are well known to help develop strategic thinking and logical reasoning. What’s less well known is that they also help develop computational thinking in a really fun way. x
This simple activity is one that can last for 5 minutes or 50 and is suitable for all age groups.