West Bay Jigsaw Puzzles
Did you know that it is believed that the first jigsaw puzzle was created in 1760 by an Englishman called John Spilsbury? He mounted a map of England on a thin sheet of mahogany and cut around the county boundaries. These puzzles were initially used as educational tools to teach geography but as their popularity spread so did the number of manufacturers and images.
Jigsaw puzzles were relatively simple until cardboard puzzles were produced by die-cutting in the early twentieth century giving a more precise edge and allowing a greater number of pieces. Jigsaw puzzles had their heyday in the 1930s. They provided hours of entertainment at a low cost, could be handed on to family and friends and helped to reduce stress. It is no wonder that they have become popular again during lockdown. Technology has allowed us to produce our own on-line jigsaw puzzles, we hope you will enjoy them. Please note that you can make it as simple or complicated by selecting the number of pieces to use.
JIGSAW 1 – East Beach after clicking this link click the box square as shown below to change the puzzle size and then click a number to start the puzzle.
JIGSAW 2 – Pirate ship
JIGSAW 3 – West Bay Discovery Centre
Thank you for visiting us, hope you have fun completing the puzzles!