National Puzzle Day

Today is National Puzzle Day, the day we say a big thank you to the British engraver and map maker who designed the humble puzzle back in 1760.  Since the puzzle’s birth it has enchanted families and continues to educate and entertain to this day.

As regular readers of Boo Roo and Tigger Too will know I have been brought up doing jigsaw puzzles at my Granny’s house and it is something that both Roo and Tigger have picked up and enjoy too.

According to a survey commissioned by Jumbo, the manufacturer of Wasgij the No. 1 adult jigsaw puzzle range*, the top most unusual places to complete a puzzle include the garage, the bedroom, the attic, outside and even the shed!

Research by Trendbox in April 2013 found that today’s puzzlers are most likely to play in the comfort of their lounge but that doesn’t stop people puzzling in the more unusual locations. 11% puzzle in the bedroom and 14% in even more unusual places!

The study of over 1,000 adults also showed that 71% of puzzlers with children enjoy a puzzle with their kids and 31% puzzle weekly.

*Source: NPD YTD Oct 2013

Disney Frozen Trio Jigsaw Puzzle

It it easy to get children (and adults) of all ages involved in jigsaws, from the basic two piece ones that match shapes, colours or tops and bottoms of people, to elaborate 3D puzzles and ones with thousands of pieces.

To help celebrate National Puzzle DayBoo Roo and Tigger Too are lucky enough to be able to offer one lucky reader the chance to win Disney Frozen Trio Jigsaw Puzzle kindly donated by Jumbo Puzzles.


To enter pop over to Jumbo Puzzles website and tell me which puzzle you would most like to complete and why, then complete the Rafflecopter widget below.  Additional optional entries are also available.

Closing date: Friday 14th February 2014 @ 23.59pm

 a Rafflecopter giveaway

Competition Terms & Conditions:
1. This competition is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland aged 18 years or over, except for those associated with the production company, their families or anyone else associated with this competition.
2. All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions.
3. All entries must be received by the advertised closing time date.
4. One entrant shall win a Disney Frozen Trio Jigsaw Puzzle from Jumbo Puzzles subject to availability.
5. The winner may be required to take part in publicity.
6. All prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives. The prize is subject to availability.
7. Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the Promoter, and accordingly the Promoter may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to the Promoter as a result thereof.
8. Boo Roo and Tigger Too is responsible for the first part of the promotion, which is the publication and adjudication of the competition. All other facilities connected with the provision of the prize are the responsibility of the Promoter.
9. English law applies and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts shall prevail.
10. Winners are required to make contact within 7 days, if a winner fails to respond a new winner will be selected.



  1. moomin_rainbow
    February 7, 2014 / 12:04 pm

    we think we would like to do the Bananas in Pyjamas 4 in 1 Shaped Puzzles because it is funny

    February 7, 2014 / 1:03 pm

    Bananas in Pyjamas 4 in 1 Shaped Puzzles – I’d do this with my daughter because she loves Bananas in Pyjamas and doing jigsaws!

  3. Keith H
    February 7, 2014 / 7:16 pm

    Jan van Haasteren St. George and The Dragon 2000

  4. melanie stirling
    February 8, 2014 / 12:06 am

    The birds for all seasons because I love birds.

  5. emma falvi
    February 8, 2014 / 4:53 pm

    Falcon By Sea, Land and Air 3 in 1, as it looks good to do

  6. Laura Oxley
    February 8, 2014 / 6:44 pm

    Jan van Haasteren Castle Conflict 5000…….what a challenge!!!!

  7. Susan Sargent
    February 9, 2014 / 10:32 am

    I would choose Dinosaur Train 4 x 35 pcs Puzzle Assortment to do with my grandson.

  8. Susan Quillish
    February 9, 2014 / 1:25 pm

    Dino Train 4 in 1 puzzle. My granddaughter loves Dinosaur Train and jigsaw puzzles!

  9. stephen holman
    February 9, 2014 / 1:41 pm

    for the challenge i’d go for the 5000 piece Jan van Haasteren USA 5000 puzzle!!

  10. Ruth Davies
    February 9, 2014 / 3:05 pm

    Anton Pieck The Grocery store just caught my eye!

  11. Emma Baker
    February 9, 2014 / 4:05 pm

    Jan van Haasteren Castle Conflict – Let me at it!!

  12. kristin burdsall
    February 9, 2014 / 8:50 pm

    Disney Princesses so i can spend time with my daughter

  13. Keri Jones
    February 9, 2014 / 10:26 pm

    I would love to try the Jan van Haasteren Crazy Golf 3000. I love puzzles, crazy golf & a challenge & this puzzle fits the bill! 🙂

  14. Julie Lee
    February 10, 2014 / 1:50 am

    My boys LOVE puzzles and the movie Frozen so this would be an amazing win! I also like the Batman 4 x 100 pcs Assortment.

  15. tarbs gill
    February 10, 2014 / 3:57 am

    I would love Dino Train 4 in 1 puzzle!

  16. Stacey Carnell
    February 10, 2014 / 8:50 pm

    Best of British 🙂

  17. Rebecca Gransden
    February 10, 2014 / 9:44 pm

    Falcon Piglet Pals because it is sickeningly cute.

  18. brandie browne
    February 10, 2014 / 11:02 pm

    dinosaur train cause my son loves it

  19. stacy taylor
    February 11, 2014 / 12:20 pm

    has to be bananas in pyjamas, my little one is obsessed with them, we going to see them live in concert in a couple of weeks, cant wait.

  20. Hayley Wynn
    February 11, 2014 / 11:03 pm

    Toy Story 50pc Puzzle my son loves doing jigsaws

  21. Emma Davies
    February 12, 2014 / 8:48 am

    Goula Domestic Animals Puzzle so my little boy can join in.

  22. Debbie Kilroy
    February 12, 2014 / 1:22 pm

    Jan van Haasteren USA 5000, as it appeals to my OCD!

  23. amanda davis
    February 12, 2014 / 1:50 pm

    Jan van Haasteren USA 5000 because it looks quite difficult

  24. Karen Knox
    February 12, 2014 / 1:54 pm

    The Falcon Beautiful Sunday Stroll because the cottage looks like somewhere I’d like to live!

  25. claire matthews-curtis
    February 12, 2014 / 2:09 pm

    Bananas in Pyjamas 4 in 1 Shaped Puzzles because I would do it with my granddaughter.

  26. Natalie White
    February 12, 2014 / 2:42 pm

    Best of British 1000! It looks fun 🙂

  27. February 12, 2014 / 2:44 pm

    I’d definitely want to complete “Falcon Only fools & horses 1000” – especially after the recent sad news about Roger Lloyd Pack, RIP xxx

  28. Becky Shorting
    February 12, 2014 / 7:07 pm

    Falcon Riverside Home in Bloom because its so beautiful!

  29. Samantha Atherton
    February 12, 2014 / 8:25 pm

    I’d love to do the Falcon Birds for All Seasons 1000 piece puzzle, currently our puzzle collection consists of 9 & 12 piece puzzles for my little girl to do and I’m craving something a bit more challenging but she’ll get some enjoyment from it to because once it’s complete i can teach her how to recognize different bird species.

  30. Pam Francis Gregory
    February 12, 2014 / 8:58 pm

    Bananas in Pyjamas 4 in 1 Shaped Puzzles

  31. Allison
    February 12, 2014 / 9:08 pm

    Banana’s in Pyjamas 4 in 1 puzzle – just as it reminds me of being a kid and my niece would love it!

  32. Jill mutch
    February 12, 2014 / 10:20 pm

    A princess 1 for my daughter

  33. tobys proud mummy toys
    February 12, 2014 / 11:17 pm

    Well I love doing puzzles with my little one as they really promote logical thinking so I am going to say the bananas in pajamas one so we can have fun doing it together

  34. Tamzin Dunn
    February 13, 2014 / 11:51 am

    Birds for all seasons looks fun.

  35. February 13, 2014 / 12:21 pm

    Jan van Haasteren USA 5000 puzzle because I like a challenge

  36. steph lovatt
    February 13, 2014 / 12:41 pm

    Animals 4×50 pcs the box shows a picture of a german shepherd we have one and my 6yr old daughter loves him to pieces I’m sure she’d enjoy that puzzle.

  37. Kelly Hooper
    February 13, 2014 / 12:46 pm

    Falcon Beautiful Sunday Stroll 1000, i have memories of my mum always having a large jigsaw on the go which was spread out on the dining table, my sisters and I always used to walk past on our way out to play from a very young age, and try and find a few bits to fit in the picture ‘to help’. Would like my children to have those same memories when they are older 🙂

  38. Tracy Alder
    February 13, 2014 / 12:57 pm

    the Animal Friends one is super cute!

  39. Sarah Rees
    February 13, 2014 / 1:48 pm

    Jan van Haasteren Whacky Water World because it has lots of pieces and looks fun

  40. stephanie campbell
    February 13, 2014 / 3:01 pm

    Jan van Haasteren Olympics 1000

  41. Julie Cook
    February 13, 2014 / 4:41 pm

    Princess bathtimes one, combines 2 of my dds fave things bathtime n puzzles!!

  42. Karen Usher
    February 13, 2014 / 5:01 pm

    Peppa Pig 24 pcs Giant Floor Puzzle

  43. Enya Sanders
    February 13, 2014 / 5:18 pm

    Princess one, because my little sister and I like doing puzzles together <3

  44. Andrew Stewart
    February 13, 2014 / 5:40 pm

    Dinosaur Train 4x35pcs Puzzle Assortment as it is my son Cameron favourite programme and he loves puzzles so we can do them together

  45. Jennifer Rhymer
    February 13, 2014 / 5:50 pm

    I would love to do the Bananas in Pyjamas 4 in 1 Shaped Puzzles with my children as we all love Bananas in Pyjamas 🙂

  46. alison clark
    February 13, 2014 / 6:13 pm

    Disney Frozen – my niece loves puzzles and all things disney , this would be the perfect one.

  47. February 13, 2014 / 6:21 pm

    Jan van Haasteren Friday the 13th 1500. its looks funny and it would be quite difficult

  48. Lisa Wilkinson
    February 13, 2014 / 7:44 pm

    The Falcon Best of British 1000 because i’m feeling patriotic!

  49. hannah
    February 13, 2014 / 9:05 pm

    Peppa pig 12 in 1 bumper pack because my boys love Peppa and the variety is always fun!

  50. pauline montgomery
    February 14, 2014 / 7:53 pm

    Disney Frozen

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