What Are 3D Jigsaw Puzzles?

Have you heard of 3D jigsaw puzzles? What are 3D jigsaw puzzles?

You more than likely know about 3D jigsaw puzzles if you are a lover of doing jigsaw puzzles.

Being a lover of anything crafty, I have always found jigsaw puzzles fascinating. The concept of putting small pieces together to make a beautiful picture does provide a thrill when you get it completed. The more difficult the puzzle, the greater the adventure will seem and it is always good to challenge yourself.

It is also very important to encourage your children to build puzzles as it is good for their fine motor skills as well as their problem-solving skills.

Believe it or not, Jigsaw puzzles are still one of the most popular games, even on the internet. If you do puzzles online, there are many colorful animations, carrying difficulty levels in a single game and the best part is it doesn’t take up your whole dining area.

what are 3D jigsaw puzzles

What Are 3D Jigsaw Puzzles?

Three-Dimensional or 3D puzzles are a type of puzzle that allows you to create a three-dimensional object from two-dimensional pieces. Unlike traditional puzzles, which are limited to a single plane, 3D puzzles can be assembled in multiple ways to create objects with depth and dimension.

Three-dimensional Jigsaw Puzzles are the most challenging and exciting puzzles you can get. The designs are unique and can include any theme under the sun from fairy tale fantasies to nature to maps to landscapes. You name it!

I had fun building a medieval castle in this way a while back.

Sizes of 3D puzzles can range from 150 pieces to 3000 pieces or more and they have varying difficulty levels.

Another 3D model you can look at is wooden 3D jigsaw puzzles. These are made of high-quality plywood and are suitable for people of all ages. They also make wonderful gifts.

Most 3D jigsaw puzzles can be bought from game stores or online. Online definitely gives you a lot more variety.

If you want to find out more about how to make your own 3D Puzzles, read this article.

3D Puzzles You Can Order Online

To order a puzzle, you simply need to click on the picture of your choice and you can find out more about your selected item. These are affiliate links, which means that I will get a small commission should you decide to order something, at no extra cost to yourselves.

3D Puzzles For Kids

This 3D puzzle is a gorgeous sturdy 15.5 x 8.9 model of an Ice Castle.

There are 62 pieces that are easy to click together and assemble.

No glue or pealing is required.

The pieces are numbered for easy assembly, but parents may need to help younger children with this one.

Once completed it is durable and is a lovely decoration for your home.

This one has 6 assorted wooden animals and is ideal for children 8 years old and up.

And his one lets you color the animals in. The intricate patterns on the animals allow even creative adults to take part.

3D Puzzles For Adults

This educational 3D Jigsaw Puzzle even comes with a power cord so that it can double up as a night light.

Don’t you just love this Crystal Owl? You can also purchase this puzzle in a swan or a bird, which makes these brain teasers fun to collect too.

This one should be super challenging. It is the Notre Dame de Paris Chuch. It is a movable puzzle, so you can open it to explore the rose windows and the breathtaking interior views. This is perfect for assembly and collector enthusiasts.

Well, I hope after going through this article, you now understand what 3D Jigsaw Puzzles are.

If you prefer more conventional puzzles, click here.

7 thoughts on “What Are 3D Jigsaw Puzzles?”

  1. I have always been fascinated with jigsaw puzzles even before 3D puzzles became a fad. ☺ I see jigsaw puzzles as a brain stimulant and it makes me feel good every time I put together one design. I still have my collection and most of them are framed, and displayed in my study/office. 

    But in today’s world of advanced technology, I am not sure there are many children who enjoy jigsaw puzzles, certainly not my kid (sigh). I did try to introduce them to my kids but they do not seem to be too interested. Do you have any tips on how to make them get excited over 3D jigsaw puzzles?

  2. Hey, you. I liked your topic. It is so genius. I remember when I was younger I made too many 2D puzzles, there was a lot of fun and I enjoyed it. Know if I have time I do puzzles too. I make beautiful handicrafts. I think 3D Puzzles can be a great choice for a gift even for adults.

  3. I came across your page looking for puzzles. My wife works on puzzles a lot and really enjoys them. When the grandchildren come over, they sometime help find some pieces for her. They are pretty good at it. Sadly, my eyes just don’t seem to focus very well on the pieces anymore. My eyes just seem to dart around and I get a bit anxious. So I let my wife get all the enjoyment. I will need to show her these 3D puzzles and determine if she is up for a new challenge. The Notre Dame puzzle looks fascinating! 

  4. Hi Michel.

    I had no idea 3D Jigsaw Puzzles existed.

    They add another interesting aspect to a classic puzzle that most people have played with during childhood. 

    On a side note – I have a Grandson who has Autistic traits – When he visits he does a Jigsaw puzzle with my wife and it immediately makes him calm and focused, he definitely benefits from these puzzles.

    It would be great to see how he gets on with the added simulation of a 3D version, i feel that it could help him further.

    Thank you for the information.

    Regards Mike 


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