This 12 piece Vegetable puzzle features an adult-life image with vivid colors and large pieces which are easy to handle. Puzzles are made of a thick, durable chipboard and are 8.25" X 11" when complete. Consider for MindStart middle activity level
Traditional puzzles, with many, similar looking pieces and detailed images, are too difficult and confusing for patients with dementia. 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 instance in the Vegetable puzzle, the orange carrot pieces will clearly go together. This design feature, along with having less puzzle pieces, allow people with dementia to have the right level of cognitive stimulation and success.
"Large piece puzzles provide cognitive stimulation for people with Alzheimer’s"
Therapist Tip: MindStart jigsaw puzzles provide cognitive stimulation for people with Alzheimer's by using the skills of visual skills, problem solving, matching, and coordination of the fingers. They also can spark memory and conversation through the image depicted on the puzzle. MindStart puzzles are a form of therapy for adults with all forms of dementia and also head injury, stroke, Parkinson's or frail elderly who tire easily. Also, the large size of the puzzle pieces help seniors with vision loss, as they can easily see and handle the pieces. The Vegetable puzzle can stimulate conversation about gardening, naming kinds of vegetables, and favorite vegetables to eat.