Something is not right about this animal puzzle. The pieces are in the wrong place. The players are challenged to solve the puzzle. They can move a piece by touching it with their hand. The piece will slide into the empty spot. Playing with the puzzle stimulates the brain and solving it gives a sense of accomplishment. The animals are also a great conversation starter!
Make the game more fun
- Let the players guess the animal before they solve the puzzle. Who guesses it first?
- Talk with the players about the animals in the puzzle. Who used to have a pet?
Level 5 games focus on the part of the brain that controls executive functions. Executive function is responsible for many skills, including planning and decision making. Note: level 5 games are too challenging for people in the middle and late stages of dementia.