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Building Family Memories With Customized Puzzles

Updated on October 14, 2009

Bringing the family together

Building personalized custom puzzles brings families together as this is one of the few activities that the entire family can enjoy doing together. It stimulates interaction between the family members and is a great way to spend good quality time together.

Hours spent building jigsaw puzzles have for centuries been associated with challenging fun and happiness. It invariably is a team effort and offers invaluable lessons in becoming a good team player - something that will stand young people in good stead throughout their lives.

What has made puzzles more appealing today is the fact that you can now personalize a family puzzle that is unique to your family. This provides an excellent opportunity for the family to strengthen their bonds as the whole process of piecing together the puzzle is sure to stimulate meaningful conversation between all family members.

Building Memories

Can you imagine how exiting it could be to put the pieces together of a family photo collage? How many memories will fall into place and how many long forgotten events will be relived while the picture takes shape?

Custom puzzles are so unique in that they provide a new dimension to jigsaw puzzles - one that is so personal to the family that it is sure to become a highlight in family fun time.

When your children leave home for the first time, especially if their plans take them away from their hometown, personalized puzzles can bring them a sense of security when the homesickness sets in. Having something to pass the time and simultaneously reconstruct memories of life at home can be of considerable comfort when you are miles away from your family and friends.

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Unique Messages

Custom puzzles can also be used to surprise the family with news of a special event. A unique way of announcing your holiday plans is to have a personalized puzzle made of your holiday destination with a message incorporated into the puzzle. Can you imagine the enthusiasm and fun coupled with building a puzzle of this nature?

Whatever themes you decide on for your personalized puzzles they are sure to prove to be a great way to get the family talking; custom puzzles will keep all ages involved from children to grandparents and will provide fun, quality time that will be long-remembered and difficult to beat. After all, what better way to get the family talking and sharing than by putting together the pieces of family memories?

Why Bother? In a nutshell...

"Family time is not a matter of convenience...it is a matter of priority."

Wes Fessler

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      Laura du Toit 8 years ago from South Africa

      Thanks for the comment Glenn. I agree a customized puzzle is really something different and unique if you use it for special family events.

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      Glenn Stok 8 years ago from Long Island, NY

      I especially like the idea of using a custom jigsaw puzzle to deliver news of a special family event. Great idea! Thanks for writing this hub.

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