15 Best Puzzle Books for Kids: Great For ADHD
Puzzle books for kids are the best!
They are great for kids with ADHD.
They are great when traveling, and more importantly, they are great when kids need time to relax and refocus.
We got the ADHD diagnosis when my son was 9 and it was a blessed relief. We always knew he was super special, but this diagnosis just confirmed what we suspected. We’d already pulled him out of the public school system a year before, and it was the best decision we have made.
Nearly 4 years on I wanted to share with you his favorite puzzle books that have helped him calm down, refocus and regroup. Homeschooling a child with ADHD was the best decision we ever made.
My son absolutely loves reading, check out our favorite book lists for kids there are over 20 book lists included for kids of all ages, for school, for reading, and for every season. Plus lots of free book printables.
These puzzle books are not just for kids with ADHD of course but are great activity books for kids aged 8 and above. Check out our favorite sensory toys to help with ADHD too.
Carry on reading for our favorite 15 puzzle books for kids that they are going to love.
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Best Puzzle Books for Children
Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Kids: 60 Fun Activities to Help Children Self-Regulate, Focus, and Succeed (Health and Wellness Workbooks for Kids)
This is not your typical puzzle book however, this is the very first book we purchased after the ADHD diagnosis, and wow it worked wonders.
It shares the meaning of ADHD in a series of questions and talks about the child's strengths and weaknesses.
The rest of the book is all about how children can manage their emotions both in private and outside the house.
We both highly recommend this, on a side note my son also really enjoyed the journal of an ADHD kid, the good, the bad, and the useful. It was written by a child with ADHD and is excellent.
The Everything Kids' Puzzle Book: Mazes, Word Games, Puzzles & More! Hours of Fun!
This puzzle book has it all. with 125 pages of activities, this is the perfect book for kids to calm down and regroup.
There are lots of different types of puzzles in this book from word searches, to mazes, to crossword puzzles and so much in between.
This puzzle book will keep the kids busy for hours.
Ultimate Puzzle Challenge! (Highlights Jumbo Books & Pads)
This ultimate puzzle challenge book is another one with a variety of puzzles the kids are just going to love.
This book is from Highlights so you know it is going to be a winner, we absolutely all of their workbooks.
Perfectly Logical!: Challenging Fun Brain Teasers and Logic Puzzles for Smart Kids
We both loved this activity book! It is filled with a variety of brainteasers, including solving logic grids, crosswords, secret codes, cryptograms, Sudoku puzzles, and more.
Boost your child’s brainpower with engaging and educational logic puzzles for kids!
Goofy Mad Libs: World's Greatest Word Game
We love mad libs, in fact, we have created our own mad libs for Halloween too!
There are mad libs books for the holidays, we love these stocking stuffer mad libs for Christmas too!
Not only are mad libs educational but they are hilarious too!
Detective Science: 40 Crime-Solving, Case-Breaking, Crook-Catching Activities for Kids
If your children are interested in science, or crime scenes then this puzzle book is a must. In fact, we actually do this in our homeschool for science!
The activities are a great introduction to the types of observations that need to be made at crime scenes.
Best Hidden Pictures Puzzles EVER: The Ultimate Collection of America's Favorite Puzzle (Highlights Hidden Pictures)
Another puzzle book from Highlights. There are over 1500 hidden objects to find in more than 20 types of hidden picture puzzles.
This book is suitable for both kids and adults, I enjoyed it as much as my son did!
Brain Games for Clever Kids: Puzzles to Exercise Your Mind (Buster Brain Games)
We love Brain Games and also have the board game which we love too.
There are more than 90 puzzles including memory, word, and number workouts; codes; battleships; and mind-bending spot-the-differences.
I think this is perfect for kids in grades 4-6, but some younger kids will also love it, and definitely older kids too.
Extreme Dot to Dot: Extreme Animals
If your kids used to love dot to dot puzzles when they were younger, they are going to love this extreme dot to dot book.
In fact, they are so hard you have no idea what the picture is going to be until you have completed the puzzle.
Brain Games: Big Book of Boredom Busters
This is another Brain Games puzzle book that we also recommend.
Logic Workbook for Gritty Kids: Spatial reasoning, math puzzles, word games, logic problems, activities, two-player games. (The Gritty Little Lamb ... & STEM skills in kids ages 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.)
This logic puzzle book is great for kids aged 6-10 with over 150 activities the kids are going to love.
MindWare Color by Number Mystery Mosaics: (Book 13)
This is an extreme take on color by number. You literally have no idea what the picture is you are about to color.
We have a number of these books and they are excellent.
Made by the same company that wrote the extreme dot to dot book. Great for both kids and adults.
Awesome Riddles and Trick Questions For Kids: 300 Fun Brain-Stumpers For Ages 9-12 (Riddles for Kids)
We both love these awesome riddles. In fact, I am generally the person who can never get them! Do you know what has feathers and can fly, but is not alive?
There are over 300 similar riddles along with anagrams, who am I? and so much more.
National Geographic Kids Puzzle Book of the World
Explore the world with this puzzle book for kids.
Bursting with crosswords, sudoku, word searches, and more boredom-busting games, this write-in book is your one-stop shop for fascinating trivia and hours of brain-boosting fun.
Free Sudoku for Kids (9 x 9 Printables)
Ok, this one is not a puzzle book, but these free sudoku for kids printables are another great activity tp help kids calm and refocus.
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Last Updated on 23 January 2023 by homeschoolof1