PolyPuzzle Review & Giveaway

My family recently got a wonderful opportunity to sit down and play with PolyPuzzles. What are PolyPuzzles? In my opinion they are hands on, puzzles that help trigger creativity, imagination and geometric exploration all rolled up into a fun 3 dimensional puzzle.

There really is no age limit to PolyPuzzles. Although they are recommended to ages 7 and up, they are easily enjoyed by younger ages as long as a parent is willing to assist. I personally love doing the puzzles with my little one who is turning 5 in a few days. She loved punching out the pieces and folding them to get them ready when needed. She was excited with each piece that went together and as the object we were building started to form in 3 dimensional precision before her eyes.

If I was to describe my 9 year old, I would have to say that she is not a puzzle person. My 9 year old needed assistance with Polypuzzling. Although she did require help, she was intrigued by the puzzles and enjoyed seeing them erupt into their 3 dimensional shape.

I had one of the mom’s that helps me test out products try a few PolyPuzzles with her daughter who is 4 and son who is 7. I was told that they enjoyed doing the puzzles together. They sat and played with them for an hour in the first sitting and have returned to do them again since.

The one thing that she noted was with the little ones putting them together and bending them, she questioned if they could be taken apart and done again. My experience was that I could get the pieces apart and put them together again, but the people making the puzzles in my family were either a 9 year old or an adult so I would maybe attribute the condition of the pieces to the age of those doing the puzzles.

There are quite a number of PolyPuzzles and they fall into 4 categories. Here are a sample of some of the puzzles from each category. To see all the PolyPuzzles available make sure to check out their official website.

*Creative Kits

There’s a creative side to all of us. We may express it through such outlets as writing, painting, or sculpting. PolyPuzzle adds a unique dimension through colour, texture and paper puzzle pieces in a multitude of shapes and sizes. Your creations are only limited by your imagination.

Our kits are available in sizes to fit the novice, apprentice and wizard. And because we want you to get the most from PolyPuzzle, each of your creations is made from the finest paper, ensuring your artwork is sturdy and will hold its shape with a minimum of gentle handling.

*Theme Kits

There’s a creative side to all of us. We may express it through such outlets as writing, painting, or sculpting. PolyPuzzle adds a unique dimension through colour, texture and paper puzzle pieces in a multitude of shapes and sizes. Your creations are only limited by your imagination.

Some of our kits are designed for the free-form artists, while our theme kits are designed with a specific sculpture in mind. Our owl and snowflake are two excellent examples, and, because we use only the finest paper for our puzzle pieces, all PolyPuzzle creations are extremely sturdy.

*Geo Kits

In a tribute to serious geometers, we have created a range of sets we call GeoKits.. Unlike some of our packaged products, GeoKits are simple, flat-packed sheets of PolyPuzzle pieces. Each kit makes a different set of geometric forms, or you can use the pieces to make your own creative projects. Wiggle eyes are not included in the GeoKits — just the puzzle pieces and an instruction sheet with pictures of the geometric models.

PolyPuzzle GeoKits can be assembled with the tabs facing outward (see image, below – left) or with the tabs folded inward (image, right). The parts of the basic GeoKits have a score line along the tabs. It is completely your choice in how you make your models. However, geometry enthusiasts often prefer to make solid models with smooth edges.

*Decor Kits

Hanging Lamps, ornaments and mobiles, all made with PolyPuzzle.

To help you out, the PolyPuzzle website has an Instruction Section for Novice, Apprentice and Wizard. No matter what your skill level, there is a PolyPuzzle for you and instructions addressing the level that you are at.

I love companies that give back and PolyPuzzle is a member of 1% for Humanity. What does this mean? It means that PolyPuzzle donates 1% of its annual revenue (sales) to organizations working to promote literacy and to fight poverty.

As far as which PolyPuzzle was my favorite, I really loved the snowflake.

Courtesy of PolyPuzzle, one lucky MomMomOnTheGo fan is going to receive a $100 CAD PolyPuzzle Shopping Spree.

Contest is open to residents of Canada and the USA who are over the age of 18 years old and where permitted by law to enter. Please ensure you know your local laws pertaining to entering contests and winning prizes.



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Disclosure: MomMomOnTheGo received PolyPuzzles in order to complete this review. The opinions within this post are those of MomMomOnTheGo.

Comments

  1. Leah Shumack says:

    The Kepler star!

  2. Leah Shumack says:

    Created by James Ziegler

  3. Was created by James Ziegler. Also I Love the Owl!

  4. PolyPuzzle was created by James Ziegler, inventor, artist, and designer.

  5. Kepler Star looks nifty.

  6. I liked the blog.

  7. I like PolyPuzzle on FB.

  8. I like MomMomontheGo on FB.

  9. I love the Super Sphere Hanging Lamp!

  10. PolyPuzzle was created by James Ziegler.

  11. Jenny Stewart says:

    Would love to try the Geo Kits

  12. Jenny Stewart says:

    Created by James Ziegler

  13. I’m most excited to try the Geo Kit 3.

  14. PolyPuzzle was created by James Ziegler.

  15. gibberish (Julie G.) says:

    GeoKit 3 looks interesting & challenging to me. I’d choose that one.

  16. gibberish (Julie G.) says:

    Created by James Ziegler

  17. Kona Lynn Sankey says:

    I like the snowflake, and my daughter loves blue!

  18. Andrea Amy says:

    I love the snowflake :) would look good on a christmas tree :D

  19. Andrea Amy says:

    James Ziegler created it!

  20. Julie Lynn Bickham says:

    Would love to try the Owl puzzle.

  21. Julie Lynn Bickham says:

    It was Created by James Ziegler

  22. Brandy Batson says:

    the keppler star

  23. Brandy Batson says:

    James Ziegler

  24. The themed kits are cute

  25. Created by James Ziegler

  26. naomi winkel says:

    Kit 201

  27. naomi winkel says:

    Created by James Ziegler

  28. Rachael H. says:

    Id love the owl!

  29. Rachael H. says:

    James Ziegler is the creator!

  30. Carley L says:

    PolyPuzzle was created by James Ziegler.

  31. Carley L says:

    I’d be most excited to try the Kepler Star and the Owl.

  32. Rachael Russell Porter says:

    Definitely the Snowflake!!

  33. Rachael Russell Porter says:

    It was invented by James Ziegler!!

  34. Jennifer Barata Allen says:

    Would most like to try the Owl

  35. i shared on fb
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/JourneysofTheZoo/posts/202431216538084

    i’d love this (or should i say my husband would)
    http://www.polypuzzle.com/products/kepler-star

    thanks for the chance to own it!

    journeysofthezoo at hotmail dot com, http://journeysofthezoo.blogspot.ca

  36. it was created by james ziegler!

    v

  37. jennifer capin says:

    I would like to try the Owl

  38. jennifer capin says:

    PolyPuzzle was created by: James Ziegler

  39. Heather Galbraith says:

    The Super Sphere Hanging Lamp is really neat!

  40. Heather Galbraith says:

    It was invented by James Ziegler.

  41. Marija Pudar says:

    I like the Super Sphere and snowflake

  42. Marija Pudar says:

    Created by James Ziegler

  43. Rachael H. says:
  44. I personally like the snowflake one! Super cute and fun looking!!

  45. Any theme kit looks like it would be amazing!

  46. Poly Puzzle was created by a man named James Ziegler

  47. April Harper says:

    I could so see me and my son spending hours playing and building different things with Poly Puzzle. It looks like so much fun!!!!

  48. I love the snowflake! :)

  49. Created by James Ziegler.

  50. Would love to try the Toucan

  51. This was created by James Ziegler and its a fabulous toy!

  52. Joanne Fushtey says:

    I would love to try any of the kits with my grandsons…the theme kits look interesting.

  53. Joanne Fushtey says:

    Poly puzzles was created by James Ziegler

  54. Jocelyne Alldrick says:

    James Ziegler

  55. Cheri M-H says:

    I would love to win this for my daughter!!

  56. Cheri M-H says:

    Oh, I would love to try the owl.

  57. Cheri M-H says:

    James Ziegler

  58. carmen york says:

    Created by James Ziegler and would love to try Super Sphere Hanging Lamp

  59. Jasmine Bourret says:

    Would also LOVE to try the snowflake. So neat!

  60. Jasmine Bourret says:

    The polypuzzle was created by James Ziegler.

  61. The hanging lamps look uber cool! All of them in fact are such a good idea!

  62. created by James Ziegler

  63. created by James Ziegler!

  64. love the hanging spheres!

  65. Daisy Dixon says:

    I would love this prize because I love doing crafts with my kids and this is something the whole family could do. Thanks so much for informing me on this item. I am so excited to try it. Thanks for the giveaway.

  66. Daisy Dixon says:

    Sorry about my first post. The creator was James Ziegler and I would love to try the snowflake it is beautiful.

  67. Karla Sceviour says:

    I would like the Owl puzzle,,cute!

    ksceviour at hotmail dot com

  68. Karla Sceviour says:

    It was created by James Ziegler
    ksceviour at hotmail dot com

  69. I would like to try the super sphere hanging lamp looks really cool and would look great in my daughters room

  70. PolyPuzzle was created by James Ziegler

  71. Kim Greig says:

    Created by James Ziegler

  72. paula skeans says:

    James Ziegler

  73. paula skeans says:

    Super Sphere hanging lamp is so cool

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