Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Review: Challenging Mazes For Kids by Rockridge Press

 I picked this one up....well...who doesn't like mazes? As a kid, I was thrilled to get my hands on maze books and may have even had a phase where I tried to create my own. Plus, with my daughter now being homeschooled, I thought this might be a fun way to throw in extra fun or bonus moments. Now, I just have to keep myself from doing them alone.



CHALLENGING MAZES FOR KIDS!
75 Full-Color Mazes including Find the Item and 3-D
by Rockridge Press
94 pages
ages 8 to 12


75+ Brainpower-building puzzle adventures for kids 8 to 12!

Help kids boost confidence and persistence--and build their motor skills and problem-solving skills--with more than 75 ultra-colorful mazes! Go beyond other maze books for kids with puzzles that transport them everywhere from outer space to a desert oasis while challenging them to push the limits of their talents and imagination.

Find everything you want in maze books for kids, with:

A complete puzzle adventure--Find tons of mazes that feature cool illustrations, clear directions, and a whole cast of different characters.

Keep kids challenged--Unlike other maze books for kids, this one features all types of mazes and gets more challenging as the book progresses so kids stay engaged and learning.

Fun without screens--This pencil-on-paper activity book means there's no need for devices, batteries, or an Internet connection.
Keep kids entertained and delighted with a book that does more than other maze books for kids.



MY TIDBITS

I picked this one up to give an extra twist to my now homeschooled child...just for fun to add it (obviously not for learning purposes).

I loved mazes as a kid, and this book is full of bright and boldly illustrated mazes. While my daughter is 13, and I knew that none of these would really pose a huge challenge, it still makes her smile when I hand one to her for fun.
The mazes are varied, not only in the layout thanks to the illustrations but also a bit in how they're constructed. There is the inclusion of several '3-D' mazes, which do add an extra twist. Some are humorous, while others go for insects, plants or...well, anything really.
The solutions are all found in a section at the very back of the book, but these were unnecessary, obviously, for my daughter. It's a lot of fun to do these, and that's exactly what I was hoping for.

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