Wooden 4 Element Puzzle
This quality wooden puzzle is beautifully handcrafted in Germany by GRIMM’S Spiel und Holz. The four elements of earth, fire, water and air are represented in this puzzle by a cave, flames, a wave and a rainbow and consists of 23 vibrantly coloured, irrigularly shaped wooden blocks in a natural wooden frame measuring approximately 44 x 44 x 4cm. An easy and enjoyable failure free activity that will promote self esteem and create a sense of achievement. This is a delightful puzzle for young and old to enjoy together making this the perfect intergenerational activity.
GRIMM’S puzzles vary in complexity and are designed for experts and afficionados aged 1 – 101. One puzzle can create many different forms and colour combinations with ease. These puzzles are often used in therapeutic work for both children and adults, promoting creativity and awakening the artistic capabilities within us, whilst helping to create a balance for concentrated thought and repetative work. GRIMM’S does not use lacquer in order to preserve the natural feel of the wood. Unlacquered blocks are also easier to build with as they are less likely to slip, making them ideal for people who may have difficulty with dexterity.
Who Will Benefit from this Activity?
The 4 Elements Puzzle is suitable for everyone, although it may be most enjoyed by people in the moderate to later stages of dementia. The outcome of the activity may vary depending on the person’s ability, however for people with dementia, it is important to remember that when participating in the activity, the focus should not be about the activity itself, but the quality and enjoyment of the interaction. It is the enjoyment of the activity that will contribute to their overall sense of happiness and well-being.
If you need help choosing an appropriate activity for someone affected by dementia, click here to view our guidelines.
|Perfect||Not Suitable||Task Requires Assistance/Supervision|
Activity Suitability Legend
|Eary Dementia||Art Therapy|
|Moderate Dementia||Doll Therapy|
|Advanced Dementia||Music Therapy|
|One-on-one/Self Sufficient Activity||Pet Therapy|
|Group Activity||Sensory Stimulation|