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Sequenced Crossword Puzzle Value Pak

Crossword puzzles are a popular pastime for many people, but as a person with dementia or Alzheimer's abilities decline they can become frustrated and often lose interest in doing them completely. Our unique Sequenced Crossword Puzzles are a great way to help the person be successful and regain the joy of completing the puzzle.

This Value Pak includes two complete puzzles plus a bonus large size grid.

Benefits
  • Cognitive challenge
  • Easy to read
  • Shorter word length
  • Smaller 9 x 9 grid size
  • Many "cueing" devices to help person be successful on their own
  • "Value Pak" includes two puzzles plus bonus large grid
In stock
SKU
PUZ-156
$25.00

If the person with dementia can successfully complete standard crossword puzzles, that's the best answer and you should encourage them to continue doing them. If, however, they have given up or If they start having trouble or getting frustrated, our unique Sequenced Crosswords can help.

Our puzzles use a smaller 9 x 9 grid with word length limited to 3, 4 or 5 characters, but that's just the beginning. Rather than simply providing a list of "across" and "down" clues, our Sequenced Crossword Puzzle offers several different guides and cueing devices to help the person be successful no matter what their skills and abilities. The package includes three different ways to present the clues:

  • a regular across and down list
  • a list of the clues in a suggested order that gives the person the most guidance
  • clue cards for individual words that can be used one at a time

In addition, the package includes a list of the answers sorted by word length and a list of two possible answers for each clue. These can be used to further guide the person to success. The instructions describe in detail how to present the crossword successfully.

See the look of joy as the puzzle lover regains that feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment at completing the puzzle successfully.

Packages of two additional puzzles that work with the same Sequenced Crossword grid can be purchased to add even more variety to your activity.

Suitable For:

A great activity for people with dementia or Alzheimer's who always liked word puzzles but now find the standard puzzles too challenging. Also great for people looking for a new and fun pastime.

Package Includes Two Complete Puzzles Which Each Include:
  • Laminated, reusable crossword grid
  • Laminated list of clues in the standard "across" and "down" format
  • Laminated "Clue Guide" listing all clues in the suggested order of presentation, with two possible answers for each
  • Laminated "Word List" listing all answers, sorted by number of letters
  • Individual laminated clue cards for each clue
Package Also Includes:
  • Wet erase marker for writing the words on the grid and crossing solved clues off of the list
  • Laminated, reusable crossword grid
  • Bonus, large size laminated, reusable crossword grid
  • Full instructions

This product is proudly assembled and packaged by the people of The Ark, a community organization dedicated to providing services for persons with special challenges.

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