We actually discovered this game at our neuropsychologist’s office… and my 9-year-old son has been asking for his own ever since. What I didn’t expect was the entire family has fallen in love with these games, including my 7 year old and myself!
In addition to it being a great brain challenge, it’s actually quite calming to work through.
Perplexus Original Maze Game (Fine Motor Toys)
Flip, twist, and spin your way through the Perplexus Maze Game from PlaSmart. This Perplexus Original is a bendy, trendy, can’t-put-it-down challenge! With plenty of twists, turns, and barriers between start and finish, it will leave you perplexed. Once you try it, you won’t be able to put it down!
At a Glance:
- Flip, twist, and spin your way through the Perplexus Original Maze
- The maze and its obstacles are easy to play, but hard to master
- Race against yourself, your friends, and the clock
- Includes a super spiral, a tightrope, and a swing arm
- Features 3 different puzzles and 100 challenging barriers
Easy to play, but hard to master. Clear sphere holds metal balls that wind through a maze. Race against the clock or challenge your friends.
Easy to Play, Hard to Master
The Perplexus Original Maze Game is a clear sphere filled with multicolored pathways covering different areas of the sphere’s interior. A small metal ball rolls around on the inside, and it’s your job to guide that ball through the maze to its end. Once the ball is balanced in its starting position, it’s easy to start rolling it around the tracks. By the time you’ve learned the different passageways, you’ll realize that even though it’s easy to play, all the different ways of moving around are hard to master!
Flip, Twist, and Spin Your Way through the Maze
Moving through the different pathways is a wacky exercise in spatial reasoning and stimulates your cognitive reasoning. As you move the ball along one track, you find that it’s never long before you reach a different colored track that requires you to flip, twist, and spin the sphere 90 degrees one way or another to keep the ball rolling. Twist around corners, flip from the yellow to the orange ramp, spin around the various curves–if you fall off the track, just get back on and try again!
Race Yourself, Your Friends, and the Clock
If you work hard enough and make it to the end of the maze, congratulate yourself, and then turn it into a racetrack! Keep track of your personal best times and race against the clock. You can also race against your friends’ times, or stage races with multiple Perplexus Mazes!
3 Races and 100 Challenging Barriers to Master
The Perplexus Maze Game includes a super spiral, a tightrope, and a swing arm to form 3 different puzzles and 100 challenging barriers to discover and overcome. Share it with your friends and family as you try to uncover all the patterns and obstacles, but be careful–Perplexus Original is so addicting that once you let it go, you might not get it back!
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