Ravensburger's annual Christmas jigsaw is a must for any jigsaw puzzle fan and this year's design is a real treat. It’s a Christmas tradition for us to complete it each year so when my wife and I received the puzzle we couldn’t wait to get it out of its box and start the festivities early!
The 1000 piece 14th Limited Edition is packed with festive charm with lots of detail to discover as we pieced this puzzle together. The picture was well illustrated and we found the image on the front of the box was easy to follow whenever we got stuck. The puzzle depicts Santa looking lost, holding a map, deciding which way to go next.
The puzzle is aimed at age 12+ and because it is 1000 pieces we would have to agree that it would be tricky for younger children to complete, however with a little help from parents, it would make a nice activity for a family to complete together over Christmas.
The pieces themselves are well made and connect together beautifully, with a 'matt' type finish that helps to prevent glare, which we thought was a really nice touch. Although the puzzle took us over 2 weeks to finish we found it really satisfying once we had completed it and we’re sure that more experienced puzzlers would complete it in a flash. There’s a simple pleasure in completing a puzzle and something that grandparents enjoy just as much as the children – but not as much as us!
The perfect gift to get all the family around the table over the Christmas holiday whether you’re puzzle-mad like us or not, we’re sure the whole family will have fun puzzling!
Review by Duncan & Sarah