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In the Forest Glow in the Dark Puzzle

In the Forest Glow in the Dark Puzzle

Best forKids ages 5 and up who like puzzles

Top BenefitsPuzzle builds matching and fine motor skills, fun glow-in-the-dark feature

ConsiderationsMay be too simple for older siblings

Bottom lineA classic puzzle with a fun twist, the In the Forest Glow in the Dark Puzzle is a great rainy-day activity for independent play or family-bonding time.


mudpuppy.comUSD $11.99


  • 100 pieces
  • Hidden glow-in-the-dark design
  • Made from 90% recycled paper and printed with non-toxic inks


The In the Forest Glow in the Dark puzzle is a classic puzzle with a fun twist: Piece it together, then turn out the lights and see all the nocturnal animals wake for the night! This 100-piece puzzle is just challenging enough for little ones to tackle on their own, but parents will have fun working on it, too.The pieces are small enough to make assembling the puzzle a fun challenge but large enough not to get lost easily. Well-made and beautifully illustrated, this forest scene features six different animals, including favourites such as the owl and racoon. Plus, we like that the puzzle is made of 90 percent recycled materials, too, so it's eco-friendly and entertaining.

This great puzzle challenged my six-year-old, but didn’t frustrate him. He loves seeing the glow-in-the-dark surprise. A great reward for his efforts!” —Michelle, mom of two
This article was originally published on Oct 13, 2018

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Sadiya is a senior editor at Today's parent. Her work can also be found in MSN Canada, FASHION Magazine, Tinybeans, MoneySense and Parents Canada.