12 wooden brain teaser puzzle gift set
This great 12-puzzle variety set comes in an attractive handcrafted box. This is a perfect gift for all ages and skill levels, from the budding young puzzler to an experienced strategist! We’ve selected twelve of our most popular puzzles of varying difficulty levels and puzzle types for this unique gift set. If you get too frustrated with one puzzle just pick up another! With 12 puzzles to choose from, this gift set provides months of entertainment as for new and experienced puzzlers to build their skill level. This special collection puzzle gift set is the perfect way to keep children aged 10 and up intellectually stimulated and entertained after school, over summer vacation, or even on a long trip. This collection also makes a handsome and unique gift for adults, perfect for that family member, friend, or colleague that’s always hard to shop for. Adults will be challenged by these puzzles, again and again, making this box set a great desk toy or coffee table game to share with colleagues and friends.
What's in the box:
Soma Cube: Danish mathematician Piet Hein invented the Soma Cube in 1933 to distract himself during a lecture on quantum mechanics. This puzzle contains 7 pieces. The traditional puzzle is to form a cube and unlike most puzzles, which have only one right answer, there are up to 240 ways to build the 3x3x3 Soma cube! During your quest for all 240 solutions, you will also discover the 100 other shapes that can be built using these same 7 pieces. This beautiful puzzle comes in its own finely crafted wooden box with a top.
Star Puzzle: This beautiful and intriguing puzzle is made of six identical wooden pieces that interlock to form a 3-D star. Releasing the star is easy, but putting it back together is much more difficult than it looks. The smooth feel of these precision-cut pieces make this puzzle a joy to play with and the high quality of the wood and craftsmanship ensure it will last for years to come. Once you’ve solved the Star Puzzle it makes a beautiful art piece to display on a bookshelf or coffee table for others to enjoy.
Burr puzzle: This classic six-piece puzzle contains three sets of rod pairs, which need to intersect to form the burr seed shaped puzzle. This medium-difficulty puzzle is a perfect way to practice your patience and concentration as you search for the perfect placement of each piece to form the burr.
Falling Star puzzle: The Falling Star puzzle is made of nine interlocking wooden pieces. This moderately difficult puzzle will keep you entertained for hours, but not so long that you give up! The precision-cut pieces must be positioned perfectly to lock together into the beautiful Falling Star. This puzzle makes a wonderful desk toy to challenge friends and colleagues and is a sophisticated design that looks great displayed in a bookshelf or on a coffee table.
3D Squares: Burr Puzzles have been found in Europe and Asia since the 18th century. Burr Puzzles can take on many shapes, from the traditional burr seed shape to balls, stars, and more. This 12-piece puzzle has an abstract and beautifully symmetrical shape. The secret to this puzzle is finding the single key piece which needs to be removed first to release the puzzle and must be the last to go in to lock the other pieces in place. This puzzle makes a great desk toy when you need to refresh your mind and an entertaining coffee table puzzle to challenge friends and family.
Ball in Jail: This perplexing Ball in Jail puzzle is made up of 12 identical pieces and one tiny ball! Your challenge is to release the ball from its’ wooden jail. There is no single locking piece, you must be careful and thoughtful taking this puzzle apart to free to the ball, and putting it back together again! This puzzle even has a bonus challenge!
Snake cube: The string of bi-color wooden cubes form a Hamiltonian path through a 3×3×3 grid. Build your skill and patience as you twist the snake of 27 cubes back into its’ original 3x3x3 cube. This brain-teasing puzzle’s difficulty is legendary!.
Diamond Cube 1: The Diamond Cube is a beautiful wooden interlocking puzzle and variation of a burr puzzle. The Diamond Cube is made up of 12 uniquely shaped pieces that fit together into a cube. Pay attention when you take the cube apart, as all burr puzzles have one key piece that must be removed first to unlock the rest of the pieces, and put in last when you’re reassembling the cube. The Diamond Cube has precise steps that you have to follow to solve the puzzle. Perfect for building focus, patience, and spatial reasoning!.
Diamond Cube 2: This classic puzzle was invented over a hundred years ago. The diamond cube is made of 12 pieces that form a challenge both in releasing the puzzle and putting it back together. This puzzle contains precision-cut pieces that fit together to form a smooth and compact cube shape if you can find the solution! Here’s a hint: it uses an ingenious slide and interlock mechanism! This puzzle is sure to intrigue children and adults alike, and the high-quality construction ensures that you can delight your friends and family with it for years to come.
Tavor: This remarkable interlocking Tavor puzzle is made of 12 non-identical pieces and one tiny ball! There are a few locking pieces, you must carefully releasing before you can free the ball.
Natch: A challenging Burr puzzle comprised of 13 non-identical pieces making up 9 different shapes. The beautiful and intriguing Natch puzzle is made of interlocking wooden pieces that form a 3-D shape. As always you must find the key piece to unlock the shape and then begin the challenge of putting them all back together!.
3 Triangles: This 3 Triangles puzzle is deceptively simple in appearance and surprisingly challenging in practice. Try to release the wooden 3 Triangles pieces.
Star Puzzle: 6 pieces - difficulty level 2.5 out of 5
Three: 3 pieces - difficulty level 3 out of 5
3 Triangles: 3 pieces - difficulty level 3 out of 5
Snake cube: 27 cubes - difficulty level 3 out of 5
Burr puzzle: 6 pieces - difficulty level 3 out of 5
Diamond Cube 1: 12 pieces - difficulty level 3 out of 5
Diamond Cube 2: 12 pieces - difficulty level 3 out of 5
Falling Star: 9 pieces - difficulty level 3.5 out of 5
Ball in Jail: 12 pieces + a ball - difficulty level 3.5 out of 5
3D Squares Cube: 12-piece - difficulty level 4 out of 5
Tavor: 12 pieces - difficulty level 4.5 out of 5
Natch: 13 pieces - difficulty level 5 out of 5
|Number of Pieces||12|
|Number of Players||1+|
|Play Length||12 - 36 hours|
|Recommended Age||7 and up|
|Wood Type||Robber Wood|
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