Thursday, 23 June 2016

Ravensburger 3D Puzzles

We have been sent some fab 3d puzzles from Ravenburger to have a go at, we have tried 3d puzzles before but nowhere near to this scale. We were sent 4 of the puzzles out of the current range, prices range from £19.99 to £39.99.
The One World Trade Centre - £19.99
At 1,776 feet tall, One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Developed by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, this building sets new standards of design, construction, and prestige, and heralds the renaissance of Downtown Manhattan. Managed, operated and leased by The Durst Organization, One World Trade Center is the new icon of New York's skyline and the most recognised and desirable office address in the world. 
The Eiffel Tower - £19.99
This puzzle uses unique hinged plastic pieces, which slot together to build a sturdy and strong "building". No glue required! The puzzle has got 216 high-quality plastic pieces and measures 44cm tall when complete. Each puzzle piece is printed with a number on the reverse side, so you can either assemble the puzzle by eye, or just by following the numbers. It also comes with a printed base board, so it can be displayed on a shelf or table top. Enjoy some of the world's most famous buildings in your own home!
Tower Bridge - £34.99
Make a unique scale model of 1 of Londons Iconic landmarks, once built it measures over 1 metre long. It would be a fab gift for anyone who loves our capital. Like the other models, it has 216 pieces and they are all numbered for ease of build.
Big Ben - £24.99
This comes with a real working clock! It was the puzzle that we decided to get busy with and have a go at building first.
As you can see all the puzzle pieces are clearly numbered and they all have a direction arrow on them. This makes building really simple. We decided to group all the number together to make building easier and got making the model from the bottom up.
We found that once you get the hang of the puzzle pieces and getting the pieces the right way up by looking a the arrows it takes no time at all to build.
You have the option to have the working clock face in or out, you can just have the non-working version in. The clock just fits inside the top part of the model and once you have attached it to the stand you are all done. 


These are a fab gift idea for the older puzzles, although all the puzzles are suitable for ages 10 plus, it took us about 30 minutes to build. But it is the type of model you can do a little of and come back to it, thanks to the numbered pieces. What do you think of 3d puzzles, do you fancy giving 1 a go?
Thanks For Reading
Mandy
*I was sent the above samples for the purpose of an honest review

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