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Out of Africa 35 Piece Sequenced Jigsaw Puzzle

Not many of us get the chance to visit Africa but with this puzzle we can see and learn about the elephants, giraffes, lions and more.

Using our unique sequencing guidance, even people with dementia or Alzheimer's who find puzzles too challenging can usually complete these puzzles successfully. Use the laminated discussion guide to help you lead a fun and interesting discussion once the puzzle is complete.

Suitable for Small Groups

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The puzzle is a brightly coloured 35 piece tray puzzle with pieces large and thick enough to be easy to handle but not so large that they don't look like jigsaw pieces. The pieces fit together in a tray that has a grey image of the puzzle printed on it and each piece outlined to show its placement, but the real magic is in the colour sequencing.

The puzzle pieces come pre-sorted into groups according to their placement on the puzzle – top, side, bottom, etc. Each group of pieces is presented to the person individually. By following the coloured clues on the tray and the sequence of steps in the instructions, the person is guided to successfully place the pieces without help. This is repeated for each group until the puzzle is complete. Because the person is generally able to select and place the pieces on their own, they have a great feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment (often accompanied by a big smile).

As the person becomes more proficient, more than one group can be presented at once, making the activity more challenging.

Included in the package is a laminated sheet showing the finished puzzle in full colour to use as a guide. Also included is a discussion sheet and key guide that can be used to lead a conversation about the completed puzzle. Not only are these puzzles colourful and fun to do, they are great conversation starters when selected to match the interests of the person.

Package Includes: 35 piece sequenced tray puzzle measuring 14" x 10", laminated full colour picture showing completed puzzle, laminated discussion/key guide and full instructions conveniently packaged in a zippered envelope.

Suitable For: A great activity for people with dementia or Alzheimer's who always liked jigsaw puzzles but now find standard puzzles too challenging. Also great for people with more abilities looking for a new and fun pastime.

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Excellent puzzles!Review by Melissa B
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Easy to use
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Excellent puzzles to keep the mind busy with the Alzheimer's patients the work really well we have purchased a few different ones (Posted on 4/30/2016)

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