15 Puzzles for Adults That’ll Calm Your Mind and Keep it Sharp


When was the last time you sat down and did a puzzle? Not a crossword, not Sudoku, but an actual puzzle with physical pieces? It’s probably been a while. 

If you haven’t done a jigsaw puzzle since you were a kid, we think it might be time to give your childhood pastime another chance. Puzzles are becoming increasingly popular with adults and are a great way to challenge your mind without driving yourself crazy. Well, unless the one you’re working on is missing one important piece — but let’s hope that tragedy doesn’t happen to any of us!

As more and more adults become puzzlers, the design options have become so cool! Some are even worthy of framing after you’ve fit in that final piece. 

Take a look below to see some of the best puzzles for adults that you can enjoy on your own or with your family!

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