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Puzzle Patch Emotions Puzzle

Primary Category: ADL Development

Subcategories: Social Skills, Life Skills, Visual Scanning, Eye/Hand Coordination

Description of how the game can be used to fit the categories: This Puzzle Patch puzzle features four primary emotions that players can use to learn about their emotions and how to communicate then. Social skills can be developed with this puzzle by asking players when they put the pieces together what emotions they feel. The player could also be asked what times they have felt these emotions and then what they do when they have the emotions. Life skills can be developed when players have this game by having the players discuss their emotions and practice recognizing emotions in other people. This puzzle provides pictures that can help players learn what different emotions look like. Visual scanning is incorporated into this puzzle because the players must scan their environment to find the different puzzle pieces to put on the puzzle board. Eye/Hand coordination is included in this game when the players must find the puzzle piece they are talking about or looking for and then move it onto the puzzle board.