Omar Guerrero, 11, a fifth-grader at West Oak Middle School in Mundelein, asked, “How did jigsaw puzzles get their name?”
Have you ever put together a jigsaw puzzle? Small, irregularly-shaped cardboard pieces are linked to make one large picture, the same picture as the one featured on the box containing the puzzle.
Jigsaw puzzles come in all shapes and sizes. They can be round, square or rectangular. They can follow the outline of the picture, like a puzzle in the shape of a puppy or a windmill. Some puzzles are three-dimensional. There are online jigsaw puzzles. Some puzzles are very [Read More...]