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10 Unique Puzzles to Get You Through Quarantine

We’ve all got too much damn time to fill, which means that people who were unfavorable to puzzles before are now discovering the hours-killing appeal of the best jigsaw puzzles. So much so that Americans are buying puzzles too quickly for some manufacturers to keep up.

Since you need something to do besides binge-watch shows, workout from home, and attempt to cook, we are bringing you 10 of our favorite puzzles.

Galison’s Book Club 1000 Piece Puzzle features a colorful illustration of hundreds of people reading books by Carolyn Suzuki, best known for illustrations that celebrate joy and diversity in human experience with bright color, playful patterns, animal pals, and a dose of humor.

Galison puzzles are packaged in matte-finish sturdy boxes, perfect for gifting, reuse, and storage. An insert of the full puzzle image is included in the box.

– 1000 pieces

– Box: 8 x 8 x 1.5″, 203 x 203 x 41 mm

– Puzzle size: 20 x 27”, 508 x 685 mm

Put together this 1000 piece family puzzle from Mudpuppy to reveal a series of playful Hot Dogs” that represent each letter of the alphabet. This fun and eye-catching design is by Carolyn Gavin. The pieces come packaged in a sturdy and easy-to-wrap box, perfect for gifting, reuse, and storage.
– 1000 pieces
– Assembled puzzle measures: 20 x 27″ (25 x 68.6 cm)
– Package measures: 8.25 x 11.25 x 2″ (25.7 x 21.6 x 5 cm)

Boobs!  Julia Heffernan, based in Brooklyn, NY, is a freelance illustrator specializing in watercolor, digital illustrations and emojis.

Size:450 pieces

Puzzle dimensions: 12.6 x 16.8 inches

Brighten up game night with the boldest color way there is: the rainbow. Packaged in a chic and sturdy matte-finish box that sits stylishly on your cocktail table (and is perfect for storage or gifting). Bright Catch has 750 pieces.

Little Food Puzzles

Do you have an appetite for problem-solving? Or maybe just an appetite? These tiny brain teasers are almost real enough to eat and feature everything from a bunch of broccoli to a hot dog with the works. Oh, and our favorite part: Each one can be completed in 20 minutes or less. Timer starts…now.

Snatch up whichever set tempts your tastebuds most.

Do it once, do it again and again, or use puzzle glue and make this piece of art a permanent fixture in your home. Your brain will thank you either way.

The art was designed by Rachelle Kearns. The painting ‘joyspotting’, with its bright colors and saturated tones, can’t help but make you smile! It was painted with the idea that we can all ‘spot the joy’ in our everyday, seemingly ordinary lives.

More than a puzzle

  • DESIGNED FOR MINDFULNESS. Art that quiets the mind.
  • WOMAN-OWNED.
  • BETTER TOGETHER. 10% of every dollar you spend on our puzzles goes back to the contributing artists.
  • MADE IN THE UNITED STATES. We are proud of the fact that those that produce our puzzles make a living wage.
  • ECO-FRIENDLY. Everything we use is either recycled or biodegradable.

Completed puzzle is 19.3″ by 26.6″

  • 500-PIECE PUZZLE: The 500-piece Eyes in the Garden jigsaw puzzle is a fun challenge for children and adults. The finished puzzle measures 20” x 20” and includes an insert of the full puzzle image for reference.
  • COLORFUL ARTWORK: The puzzle features a bright and colorful illustration of large and small flowers, shapes and watchful eyes on a background of green from artist Lisa Congdon.
  • HIGHEST QUALITY MATERIALS: Galison uses continuous quality control checks during production to ensure there is virtually no puzzle dust. Each flawless fit piece is printed with no glare, non-toxic inks.
  • STURDY STORAGE BOX: The compact 8” x 8” x 2” storage box shows the completed puzzle artwork and is an ideal place to keep pieces safe and free from damage. Also makes a great gift!

A vibrant way to relax and meditate, this mushroom puzzle provides a colorful challenge – and introduces you to a variety of succulent varieties! This puzzle comes as a double-sided 500 piece set, so it is two puzzles in one!

– 2 sided
– 500 pieces
– Recycled cardboard, non-toxic inks
– Designed in the USA
– Imported

Completed puzzle: 18″H, 24″L

This two-sided 500 piece puzzle features Hawaii’s famed Waikiki beach on one side and a lush beach scene from Kauai on the other side. Gray Malin puzzles are the perfect gift for puzzle and fine art photography enthusiasts alike.

This houseplant jungle 1000 piece puzzle is the perfect thing to keep you busy this spring! Featuring a beautiful plant design, you’ll never want to take this puzzle apart once it’s done!

-M.

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