This Chinese puzzle has been challenging and entertaining people of all ages for centuries. Not only does it provide a number of fun and challenging cognitive activities, the beautiful wood pieces in the self-contained wooden box make it something that you might leave on your coffee table.
Our tangram set comes with specially designed full size templates to assist and guide the person with dementia or Alzheimer's to success. This is one of our more popular activities.
- Wooden pieces are thick, smooth, easy to hold
- Cognitive challenge
- Helps with dexterity and fine motor skills
- Level of difficulty can be adjusted to match person's abilities
- Templates help guide the person to success
Fill in Some Lines on the Unlined Side...
If the person can do the lined side of the template readily, add more challenge by using the unlined side. Start by drawing in all of the missing lines except one. In the picture, the line between the ear and the head is missing.
Then Erase Them One at a Time...
Erase more lines (one at a time) as the person shows that they are able to complete the puzzle on their own.
Put the Pieces Back in the Box...
When finished, have the person use the template in the box to put the pieces away and put the lid back on the box. You will be amazed by the look of satisfaction from helping out by putting the puzzle away on their own!