The Muppets puzzle by Ravensburger is designed for children of the age 6+, perfect for Miss M to try as she was 6 in January. The pieces are fairly large making this a good sized finished puzzle at 49×36 cm. The puzzle contains 100 pieces making the biggest puzzle Miss M has attempted to date, but also allows her to be a little challenged and make her think a bit more.
The theme of the puzzle, The Muppets, coincides with the release of the new Muppets film and is an image of all the Muppets together. The Muppets are something I grew up watching and always was a fan of Miss Piggy. Miss M was quite unfamiliar with the characters but it was a great opportunity to teach her their names. She found most of them quite funny as she pointed out their quirky features and bright colours.
We tipped the puzzle out and I guided Miss M to separate the edge pieces from the middle ones and then we began to create the border of the puzzle.
I thought she did really well, although I did give her a little assistance on the outside of the puzzle to get her going.
I was really pleased to see Miss M getting totally engrossed in completing the inner part of the puzzle her self. When she got a bit stuck, I prompted her by pointing out an obvious feature on the box to look out for which got us talking about The Muppets. She kept herself motivated and eventually finished the whole puzzle which she was so happy about!
I think this is the perfect size of puzzle for a 6 year old as they can just about complete it with minimal assistance and a little guidance, which gives them the satisfaction of doing it themselves but also have a little bit of a challenge. I like the way Ravensburger grade their puzzles by age and size of the puzzle pieces. Miss M loved completing The Muppets puzzle and it has given her some knowledge of the characters. I think this is a great activity for children to do, that can be done again and again.
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