This Baking puzzle features a small number of puzzle pieces, an age appropriate image, and large pieces which are easy to hold. Puzzles are 8.25" X 11" when completed and are made of a thick, durable chipboard. Consider for MindStart high activity level
Puzzles with many pieces and detailed images are too difficult and frustrating for patients with dementia, as all the pieces look too similar. MindStart puzzle products are unique because the images have only a few, simple objects in each image, making it easier for the user to find pieces that go together. For the Baking puzzle, the silver measuring spoons are distinct from the wood rolling pin. This design feature, along with having less puzzle pieces, allow people with dementia to have the right level of mental stimulation and success.
Large piece puzzles help adults with dementia and seniors with vision lossTherapist Tip: Jigsaw puzzle products stimulate the mind by using the skills of matching, problem solving, visual orientation, and coordination of the fingers. They also can stimulate memory through the image on the puzzle. MindStart puzzles are a form of therapy for adults with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, Parkinson's, head injury, stroke, or frail elderly who tire easily. Also, the puzzle design is easier for seniors with vision loss. The Baking puzzle can stimulate conversation about favorite recipes, family members who baked, and types of baked goods.