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Gear Puzzle

Gear Puzzle

SKU: QT01-GEP
AU$42.95Price

This gear puzzle is a type of mechanical puzzle that challenges children to solve this puzzle by manipulating gears and other mechanical components. These puzzles can help children develop problem-solving, critical thinking, and perseverance skills. These puzzles also introduce them to basic STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) concepts.

As children explore the gear puzzle, they learn to identify which shapes fit where. This hands-on exploration teaches them about cause and effect, as they see how turning one gear can set others in motion. Such activities enhance spatial reasoning as children visualize how different pieces fit together and interact within the puzzle.

The process of solving a gear puzzle also promotes logical thinking. Children must plan their moves and predict the outcomes of their actions, which helps develop their ability to think systematically and sequentially. Additionally, manipulating the gears requires fine motor skills, improving dexterity and hand-eye coordination as children handle small components and make precise movements.

Through this mechanical play, children also learn about simple machines and basic engineering principles. Understanding how gears work together to transfer motion introduces them to the foundational concepts of mechanical engineering in an accessible and enjoyable way. This early exposure to engineering can spark an interest in STEM fields, encouraging further exploration and learning.

Approx dimensions of product: 30x9x5cms. Weight: 0.35kgs.

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