Feeling Kinda Stir Crazy? Try One of These Puzzles

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You’ve organized your pantry, cleaned out your closet, alphabetized your bookshelf and watched hours of Netflix since you started self-distancing. Now, you’re starting to feel just a bit cooped up. A great way to pass the time that we’ve been seeing all over our Instagram Stories? Jigsaw puzzles. They’re mentally stimulating, time-consuming and good for individuals or families. Here, our five favorite jigsaw puzzles to ease stir-craziness.

gray malin beaches puzzle

1. Gray Malin Double-sided Beach Puzzle

Get more bang for your buck with this double-sided 500-piecer. Once you master the beautiful aerial beach scene, flip it over and start in on the ocean photograph side. The best part? This doubles as a work of art once you’ve become a puzzle master.

nevertheless she persisted puzzle
Uncommon goods

2. Nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle

Celebrate 24 iconic feminists like Gloria Steinem, Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Amelia Earhart with this 1,000 piece puzzle. Oh, there are some pretty fire quotes included, too.

ravensburger dogs galore puzzle
Bed Bath and Beyond

3. Ravensburger Dogs Galore Puzzle

If you’re not one of the hordes of people that bought a puppy during this time of self-distancing, then enjoy your clean floors, restful sleep and this adorable puppy puzzle.

parga greece puzzle1

4. White Mountain Greece Parga Puzzle

Since travel is kind of out of the question, quench your wanderlust thirst with this Grecian goodie.

candy puzzle

5. Springbrok Sweet Tooth Puzzle

Instead of eating all the candy, maybe give this delicious looking puzzle a try. We won’t judge if you eat all your candy, too.


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Lex is an LA native who's deeply obsessed with picnics, Slim Aarons, rosé, Hollywood history and Joan Didion. She joined PureWow in early 2017.