When it comes to puzzles for kids, floor puzzles might just be the best around. There is just something about a nice BIG puzzle laid out on the floor with vivid colors and images springing to life. Pretty nifty, right?
The top 10 best kids’ floor puzzles is an eclectic mix designed to keep your kiddos busy whenever you need to do, well, anything. The mental work involved in fitting the pieces together is great for young brains, while the resulting puzzle has educational benefits too, such as farm animals or numbers. Seriously, what is not to love?
Puzzles: way better for your kids than TV!
What’s Here: This fantastic compilation of the 10 best floor puzzles was created by real moms and educators. Numerous types of puzzles are included in the list to keep your youngin’ stimulated.
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Create your own puzzle. This double-sided floor puzzle is a must-have for artsy youngsters. Kids use markers, crayons, and colored pencils to draw their patterns and pictures. There are 36 puzzle pieces, each with plenty of room for drawing fun.
This floor puzzle is an alphabetical foam mat with interlocking sides. When pieced together, it spells out the ABCS, and 123s. Kids can then use the layout as a play mat. Each piece easily disconnects to return to the bag.
I love how vibrant and detailed this beautiful Solar System is. All 9 planets are represented, even Pluto. The sun, moon, and stars are also displayed in bold detail. There are 48 extra-thick puzzle pieces. Encourages imagination and problem-solving skills.
For the Thomas fans! Sodor Friendsmakes it to the 4th spot among the ten best kids’ floor puzzles in 2017.
This Thomas & Friends puzzle is different. The trains are represented in a line-up of smiling locomotives, but the entire puzzle is a train outline. There are 24 puzzle pieces, each detailed with bright colors and bold depictions of Thomas.
This floor puzzle is dinosaurs galore. There are 24 puzzle pieces, each one an integral part of a larger prehistoric image. The dinos are cartoony, and the background is so cool with lava-spewing volcanoes, forests, mountains, and big, fluffy clouds.
The United States of America is composed of 50 states, each of which is represented in this ginormous, colorful floor puzzles. There are 51 extra-thick puzzle pieces—all featuring a wipe-clean surface. Includes state capitals, shapes, and correct state placements.
Learning Resources is an educational brand, known for making amazing, super-cool learning toys for kiddos. This floor puzzle is a human skeleton, decked out with titles on the back of the bone pieces. Great method for learning the skeletal system.
This floor puzzle dons 32 extra-thick cardboard puzzle pieces, with a farm and barnyard theme. The artwork is realistic, vibrant, and beautiful. There is a big, red barn in the background, complete with cows, chickens, and horses in the foreground.
Safari is the theme here. This floor puzzle, all 24 puzzle pieces, depicts a journey through the African wild lands. The pieces are chunky and thick, making them easier to grasp with small hands. Puzzle includes cartoons of African wildlife.
The final pick of the top ten kids’ floor puzzles this year is the Underwater Puzzlefrom Melissa & Doug.
Another beautiful Melissa & Doug floor puzzle. This one depicts an underwater scene in full-color detail. There are dozens of gorgeous, vibrant fish, orca whales, a shark or two, jellyfish, blue whales, and stingrays. All under-the-sea in 48 puzzle pieces.