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Gifts for puzzle lovers

If Mom and Dad are the types who love puzzles, word games, board games or have very analytical and detail-oriented personality traits, they might love one of these puzzle lover gifts!

Puzzles are a classic hobby great for improving short-term term memory, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail. Here we have 50 of the best and most thoughtful gifts one can receive as a puzzle lover and problem solver. 

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Best Gifts for Puzzle Lovers

These gifts for puzzle lovers are all $40 or more and Mom and Dad will love them to pieces!

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Starting the list off with a puzzle of a classic historical painting. Mom and Dad have the closest thing to Mona Lisa in their house with this puzzle.

Bringing 2D puzzles to life, this gift is a wooden 3D puzzle that your parents can put together and try to solve similar to an escape room. Great for parents that love to solve a mystery or love to think through problems.

Many love to frame their puzzles after their hard work and dedication. Introduce these clear glue sheets to your parents that will allow them to stick their puzzles to it and easily frame the beautiful displays of puzzles.

For complicated puzzles, your Mom and Dad need to have space to organize the pieces. This portable table has 6 draws to organize and sort the puzzle pieces. Plus rotates so everyone can analyze the puzzle from different angles. 

A must-have for Mom, Dad, and the whole family to enjoy some mind games and puzzles. With challenges ranging from baking an apple pie blindfolded to painting on a unique canvas, boring family board games is a thing of the past. Until you scratch it off, your adventure is a mystery!

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Needing a stable environment for your puzzles is a must. This puzzle board tray & bracket set will hold your parent’s puzzle in place while helping relieve neck tension that may come from hours of puzzling.

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Great present for parents that love to workout; this puzzle mat is easy to assemble for a quick workout. Then when Mom or Dad is done using them, they can just pull them apart and stack them up neatly for storage.

When Mom and Dad do those 1,000-piece puzzles that are intricate, this lazy susan table will easily become their favorite puzzle accessory. This puzzle spinner allows puzzle lovers to move and position their working surfaces to easily reach puzzle pieces for assembly. 

The reviews rave about Unidragon puzzles! The detailed pieces have been laser-cut to ensure smooth edges that fit perfectly together. The gorgeous prints and bright colors will not fade even after repeated handling of the pieces, ensuring that Mom and Dad’s puzzle set will look pristine for a long time.

This beautifully designed puzzle board is one of the best puzzle accessories. This puzzle plateau makes a great place to keep Jigsaw puzzles in progress & also enables Mom and Dad to move it into a safe place while they work on it at home

The Clearly Impossible Puzzle is uniquely designed to be one of the hardest puzzles Mom and Dad will ever encounter. The present will always keep giving fun and enjoyment.

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This puzzle caddy is great for parents that love their puzzles and their travels. This will keep the puzzle and pieces tight and unmoved and allow them to take their favorite hobby abroad. 

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Don’t let Mom or Dad confuse this with a yoga mat, this is a puzzle mat! This mat will snugly hold your puzzle and allow it to be rolled up. Whether your parents want a clean space or ways to quickly store the puzzle, this will be a great present. 

These 3D maze balls are designed with different difficulty levels to choose from, suitable for any parent that loves problem solving and puzzles. Perfect gift to keep in an office or business space for quick stress relief. 

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Family game nights will never be the same once you gift this board game to Mom and Dad. Ransom Notes is a laugh-out-loud, fresh game where everyone competes against each other to answer outlandish prompts from a limited pool of word magnets.

This luminous globe is a retro-style 3D puzzle with built-in LED. It combines a 3D wooden globe model with a practical night lamp. Very special handcraft kit for Mom and Dad to assemble together.  Once finished, it could glow beautifully in any room.

Puzzle lovers like to problem solve and love the big picture, which is why this board game is the perfect mix of puzzles and playing games with family. Mom and Dad will have tons of fun competing against each other or their friends. 

Parents that love the scenery will love putting this puzzle together. It unveils a great scenic sight a winter castle.

For the artistic parents, this might not be a puzzle, but this paint-by-numbers canvas does propose a challenge that will be great for Mom and Dad to solve. 

If your parents are die-hard fans or geeks of Harry Potter and love to build lego sets or are puzzle-oriented, this is the one and only gift for them. This legendary lego set of Hogwarts castle will be eons of fun for your parents to assemble.

Affordable gifts for Puzzle Lovers

Fun useful gifts for the puzzle-making experience all under $40! 

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When Mom and Dad’s puzzles get to be thousands and thousands of pieces, this LED puzzle scoop is a necessity for lifting, magnifying, moving, and illuminating pieces. 

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Another essential accessory for puzzle lovers is sorting trays. Every seasoned puzzler knows the best way to tackle a hard puzzle is to sort it out by colors, and this sorting tray allows your parents to do just that!

This award-winning Shashibo fidget box features 36 rare earth magnets for an innovative design that transforms into over 70 shapes. A perfect gift for parents that are looking for a puzzle-like challenge. Also great for parents that are engineers

This 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle depicts a beautiful autumn day in Japan.

Wine and puzzle lovers unite! With this gift, not only will your parents get a wine bottle but also a bottle holder that provides a bit of a puzzle like a challenge.

One of the more sentimental gifts on this list. Choose a family favorite picture and create a customizable puzzle for Mom and Dad to put together and hopefully eventually frame. 

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The puzzle-style coaster for drinks is made of solid wooden material of excellent quality. It has a delicate wooden texture, and beautiful color. Great for margarita lovers or any beverage drinkers.

28. Jigsaw Puzzle Glue
$15.99 ($1.90 / Ounce)
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The puzzle glue is the best way to immortalize a puzzle Mom or Dad have made. Great for framing or safe keeping the iconic puzzles your parents have done. 

This brain teaser puzzle poses an intellectual challenge for problem solvers and game lovers. This wooden T-shape piece puzzle delivers hours and hours of fun and mystery for Mom and Dad.

For the parents who are frequent vacation takers or have a bucket list, this United States license plate map puzzle will be great for them to have as they get reminded of all the trips they have yet to take across the country to the beaches and snowy mountain ranges. 

These are the perfect frames to showcase your parent’s wonderful puzzle creations. Just choose the size and make sure to buy the puzzle glue, then this will make a great gift for Mom and Dad. 

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This 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle features Cinque Terre on the stunning Italian coastline. A popular destination for European travelers, this nighttime scene is a masterpiece to snap together piece by piece. Great for your parents to enjoy making. 

Sometimes the best gift is to give the gift of health. Let Mom and Dad exercise their brain; this book is designed to help them strengthen their thinking skills. The book includes crosswords, cryptograms, word searches, calcudoka, sudoku, and logic puzzles.

For lovers of cooking and board games, this is the ideal board game for a fun family game nighhome-cookedt that can be played after a nice home cooked meal. 

35. Personalized Puzzle Mug
$12.99 ($1.18 / Ounce)
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This simple and eloquent mug set is the perfect gift for Mom and Dad to showcase their love for puzzles and their love for each other while they enjoy their morning cup of coffee.

Another equally sentimental gift for puzzle lovers. If you get this for your parents, everyone can see their love for puzzles and each other. 

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Bring joy to your parents with this classic floral-style puzzle. This colorful jigsaw puzzle is just the right level of challenge for a few days of activity for Mom and Dad

For the Puzzle lover parent that also loves to golf, this gift will be a two-in-one present! This golf vintage puzzle is a golf collage of famous courses around the world, sure to please any golf enthusiast.

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Another great puzzle for your parents to have in their collection. Especially if they are a connoisseur of books and like to read

Great gift for the holiday season as this puzzle-themed ornament set will be the superstar ornament on your parent’s Christmas Tree. 

If your parents are proud dog owners, then this adorable puzzle set is made for them! Made especially great for Mom and Das that are just starting to puzzle. 

The next step after your parents have mastered puzzles is to introduce them to the world of puzzling mind games. 

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Prevent Mom and Dad’s eyes from straining when they want to sneakily do a puzzle in the dark. This light wraps around the neck giving the optimal light necessary when one tries to complete their puzzle. Also great for night-time knitters or readers.

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Gift these 3 fun wooden brain teaser puzzles. These puzzles make great fun table decor so guests in Mom or Dad’s home can have fun trying to solve these tricky puzzles.

A sentimental gift for your parents that could be a great anniversary gift to them. This custom-made print displays puzzles, and their love for each other and makes a great decorative piece for an office

Funny Gag Gifts for Puzzle Lovers

These puzzling gifts will make your parents laugh. Who doesn’t love a little humor in their gifts?

These funny ankle socks are the ideal gift for Mom or Dad since they get in the zone while doing their puzzle.

A funny book to gift your parents that will no doubt puzzle them. 

This is for the parent that wants to show everyone their love for puzzles and word games.

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Get Mom and Dad this mug that not only is functional but also can be put together lego style.

A simple funny T-Shirt perfect for the parent that love love LOVES puzzles.

For Parents that are Puzzle Lovers and Problem Solvers!

As your parents get older they need to stay mentally active. Engaging in cognitively stimulating activities such as puzzles, word games, and board games can help their brain functions, including memory, attention, and thinking. Here is a website for Mom and Dad if they want to do puzzles online! Now go get them their favorite puzzle gifts!