Why Brain Teasers and Puzzles are Good for Kids

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Why Brain Teasers and Puzzles are Good for Kids

Brain teasers can provide many mental benefits for kids, including improving their problem-solving abilities, concentration, and critical thinking skills. Brain teasers can also help to develop kids' spatial awareness and their ability to think logically and systematically. Additionally, brain teasers can help kids learn to think creatively and outside of the box, and can provide a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction when they solve a difficult puzzle. Overall, brain teasers can be a fun and engaging way for kids to exercise their brains and improve their mental skills. In addition to the mental benefits, brain teasers can also be good...

The Mental Health Benefits of Puzzles for All Ages

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The Mental Health Benefits of Puzzles for All Ages

Learn more about why puzzles are beneficial for all ages. Puzzles are a great way to exercise your brain and keep it healthy. Not only are they fun and engaging, but they can also provide a range of mental benefits. For one, puzzles can help improve memory and cognitive function by providing a mental workout. When you solve a puzzle, you are forced to recall information and use critical thinking skills, which can help keep your brain sharp. Additionally, puzzles can help improve problem-solving skills, as they require you to think creatively and logically in order to find a solution....

A Brief History of Escape Rooms

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A Brief History of Escape Rooms

Learn more about the history of escape rooms Escape rooms are a relatively new form of entertainment that originated in Japan in the early 2010s. The first escape room was created by a company called SCRAP, which started out by organizing real-life adventure games in which participants solved puzzles and challenges in order to escape a locked room. The room was called "The Real Escape Game," and it was held in a warehouse in Tokyo. The game required participants to solve a series of puzzles and challenges in order to escape from a locked room within a set time limit. Their...

Why Are Puzzles a Great Holiday Gift Idea?

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Why Are Puzzles a Great Holiday Gift Idea?

Here are a few reasons why puzzles can make great Christmas gifts: Puzzles come in a wide variety of styles and difficulties, so you can choose a puzzle that is appropriate for the recipient's age and interests. Puzzles can provide hours of entertainment and can help improve cognitive skills and problem-solving abilities. Completing a puzzle can provide a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. Puzzles can be a fun and engaging activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Puzzles can be a thoughtful and unique gift that is different from the typical gifts that are often given during...

Why You Should Try an Escape Room

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Why You Should Try an Escape Room

Escape rooms can be a fun and exciting activity for people who enjoy solving puzzles and challenges. In an escape room, participants are typically locked in a room and must use clues and clues and work together to solve puzzles and escape the room within a certain time limit. Some people enjoy escape rooms because they offer a unique and immersive experience that allows them to test their problem-solving skills and work as part of a team. Additionally, escape rooms can be a fun and exciting way to spend time with friends or family members. Here are a few reasons...

5 Best Christmas Gifts for Puzzle Lovers

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5 Best Christmas Gifts for Puzzle Lovers

Find the best Christmas gift for friends, family, & coworkers who love brain teasers. *UPDATED FOR 2022* You know someone who loves puzzles, but have no idea which one to get. Lucky you for you we are here to make finding the perfect gift as easy as a few clicks of the mouse. Checkout the puzzles below for this year's top Holiday puzzle gift ideas: The 5 Best Christmas Gifts for Puzzle Lovers  For people who love solving the hardest puzzles: There are a couple great options here such as Calibron 12 and Martin's Menace, but I am going to have to...

How to Use A Caesar Cipher Wheel

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How to Use A Caesar Cipher Wheel

How does a Caesar cipher work? It's not as difficult to learn how to encode and decode secret messages as you may think. You take the alphabet, and shift every letter by a certain number of places. For example: if you shift one place, you would replace each letter with the one that is one place down the alphabet. So A would become B, B would become C, and so on.  In this example, with a right shift of one,  the word CLUE it becomes DMVF Better yet, instead of calling it a shift, let's use what is known as a...

5 Reasons We Love Puzzles

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5 Reasons We Love Puzzles

Do you love puzzles and brain teasers? We do too! Here are 5 reasons why we think puzzles are awesome. Puzzles are a great way to keep your brain active and healthy They can help improve your problem-solving skills They're a fun way to spend time with friends and family Puzzles can be challenging and rewarding when you finally solve them They provide a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction Those are 5 reasons we love puzzles - share why YOU love puzzles in the comments below!

Escape Room Games - Are They Fun?

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Escape Room Games - Are They Fun?

Escape rooms are a interactive live games that are back in action! They require teamwork, problem-solving skills, and most importantly - lots of fun! The best escape room games provide a welcoming environment for friends to come together and try to solve puzzles in order to break out before time runs out.   A few reasons why you should try an escape room game at least once: - They are fun! Escape room games are a great way to have some laughs and excitement with your friends. - teamwork is key. In order to escape the room, you’ll need to put your heads...

Black Friday Puzzle Deals on Props and Brain Teasers

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Black Friday Puzzle Deals on Props and Brain Teasers

Find the best discounts on escape room props, puzzle boxes, puzzles, and brain teasers for Black Friday at Creative Escape Rooms. All you need to do is use the code FRIDAY at checkout to receive your special Black Friday of 15% EVERYTHING on the site. The sale will be in effect 11/26/22 - 11/29/22. This cannot be combined with other discounts. Shop online from the comfort of your home and get an early start on your Christmas Shopping this Holiday Season. Shop our Entire Catalog Now  Shop Escape Room Puzzles Shop Wood Puzzle Boxes Shop Popular Christmas Gift Puzzles Shop Hardest...

Five Spy and Detective Themed Birthday Party Ideas

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Five Spy and Detective Themed Birthday Party Ideas

Have a birthday for your son or daughter coming up and not sure what to do? If so, you are in luck! Check out the 5 ideas below to incorporate into your spy and detective themed birthday party.   1. Secret Decoder Ring: The Secret Decoder Wheel will allow you to create encrypted messages for the kids to decode. They are very easy to use so do not worry about it being to complicated for kids. You can use the decoder wheel as a guide of sorts throughout the birthday party event. The kids can find clues throughout the experience...

The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Puzzles and Escape Room Props

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The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Puzzles and Escape Room Props

Get a head start on your holiday shopping with great deals on brain teasers, puzzle boxes, and escape room props here at Creative Escape Rooms. All you need to do to get in on the savings is use the code MONDAY at checkout. That's it. Just use the code MONDAY and you will save 15% off of your order. Every puzzle, escape room prop, puzzle box, Montessori puzzle, game, and brain teaser is on sale. What are you waiting for?! Get that Holiday shopping done now from the comfort of your home. Shop our Entire Catalog Now  Shop Escape Room...