When you were young, there is a good chance that you hated jigsaw puzzles. Now that you are older and dealing with ‘social distancing’, you are most likely looking for ways to spend your time. Instead of turning on the television all day long, it’s good to keep your mind busy. So whether you are retired or just looking for something to do, there are a number of ways to keep busy. While some people would rather spend their time with a board game, we’re here to show you the best puzzles for adults.

A 2014 study found that working on games like puzzles can enhance spatial skills. Other studies have shown that puzzles can help people improve their collaboration and cooperation skills. These are the best puzzles for adults below.

Best Puzzles for Adults

Days To Remember 500-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games - Days to Remember - Autumn Memories - 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • 500 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 21.25 x 15 inches
  • Includes bonus poster for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the USA

Star Wars The Mandalorian 500-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games Star Wars - The Mandalorian - The Child - 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • He may look like a Baby Yoda, but this lovable creature is referred to as The Child
  • 500 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Bonus poster included for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the USA

Cinque Terre 1000-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games - Signature Collection - Cinque Terre - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle, multi
  • 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 26.75 x 19.75 inches
  • Includes bonus poster for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the USA

Coffee and Donuts 300-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games - Vivid Collection - Aimee Stewart - Coffee and Donuts - 300 Large Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • 300 large piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 21.25 in. X 15 in.
  • Bonus poster included for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the USA

Moonlight & Roses 1000-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games - Charles Wysocki - Moonlight & Roses - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 26.75 x 19.75 inches
  • Bonus poster included for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the USA

Knock Knock Jigsaw Puzzle

Melissa & Doug 1000 pc Knock Knock Cardboard Jigsaw
  • Melissa & doug
  • Challenging 1,000-piece puzzle: The Melissa & doug knock knock cardboard puzzle is a 1,000-piece puzzle that features dozens of colorful doors. Each piece is distinctly shaped and the puzzle measures 29 x 23 inches when assembled.
  • Sturdy cardboard construction: The Melissa & doug knock knock puzzle contains 1,000 pieces made of durable cardboard, giving kids 12 and up a greater challenge as they work to assemble it.
  • Helps develop multiple skills: This 1,000-piece puzzle for kids helps kids develop problem-solving skills, resilience, and confidence.
  • Great gift for kids 12 and up: The Melissa & Doug Knock Knock Cardboard Jigsaw puzzle makes an exceptional gift for kids ages 12 and up. Add the Melissa & Doug Underwater Oasis Puzzle to round out the hands-on, screen-free experience.

The Movies 1000-Piece Puzzle

White Mountain Puzzles The Movies - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • ICONIC MOVIE STARS: A new puzzle filled with movie stars and iconic memorabilia of your favorite films. Makes a great gift for movie goers and puzzle enthusiasts, and a fantastic framed work.
  • 1000-PIECE PUZZLE: Thrill the entire family and provide hours of fun and entertainment piecing this incredible jigsaw puzzle together. An ideal pastime for everyone to enjoy!
  • ABOUT THE ARTIST: Working out of his home studio for almost 20 years, James Mellett is a freelance illustrator. Mellet is known, awarded, and recognized for his astounding sports art.
  • MORE TO PUZZLE BUILDING: Art jigsaw puzzles are a fun, inexpensive way to enjoy works of art first hand. Use to boost valuable motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and problem solving skills.
  • SPECIFICS: Includes 1,000 extra large puzzle pieces made of sturdy blue chipboard on recycled paper. Completed puzzle dimensions: 24 x 30 inches. 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. Made in USA.

Land of Dinosaurs Jigsaw Puzzle

Melissa & Doug 60 pc Land of Dinosaurs Cardboard Jigsaw
  • DINOSAUR JIGSAW PUZZLE: The Melissa & Doug Land of Dinosaurs Jigsaw Puzzle is a 60-piece puzzle that is easy to assemble and displays beautiful artwork of a prehistoric landscape.
  • EDUCATIONAL DETAILS: This children’s dinosaur puzzle allows kids to explore our prehistoric time period, learning about the environment in which the dinosaurs from millions of years ago lived.
  • HELPS DEVELOP SKILLS: Our Melissa & Doug dinosaur-themed puzzle helps kids develop multiple skills such as hand-eye coordination, problem solving, and knowledge of our planet’s history.
  • GREAT GIFT FOR KIDS 6 AND UP: This puzzle is an exceptional gift for kids ages 6 and up. Add the Melissa & Doug World Puzzle set to round out the puzzle play experience and to give kids an engaging option for screen-free fun.
  • “THE GOLD STANDARD IN CHILDHOOD PLAY”: For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News called “the gold standard in early childhood play.”

Candy Wrappers 1000-Piece Puzzle

White Mountain Puzzles Candy Wrappers - 1000 Piece Collage Jigsaw Puzzle
  • A CUSTOMER FAVORITE: Take a sweet stroll down memory lane with the Candy Wrappers puzzle. This bestseller exceptional piece will make a great gift for both young and older candy lovers.
  • 1000 PIECES OF FUN: Featuring a collage of timeless candy brands, this colorful jigsaw puzzle will bring something to the table for all ages. Entertainment everyone can enjoy!
  • A MEMORABLE PIECE: With his seemingly endless supply of ideas and creativity, Charlie Girard is one of our most popular puzzle designers and the creator of fantastic & unique collage puzzles.
  • MORE TO PUZZLE BUILDING: Art jigsaw puzzles are a fun, inexpensive way to enjoy beautiful works of art first hand! Use to boost skills: hand-eye coordination, motor skills, problem solving, etc.
  • SPECIFICS: Includes 1000 extra large puzzle pieces made of sturdy blue chipboard on recycled paper. Completed puzzle dimensions: 24 x 30 inches. 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. Made in USA.

Inspirations of Spring 1000-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games - Chuck Pinson Escapes - Inspirations of Spring - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 26.75 x 19.75 inches
  • Includes bonus poster for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the USA

Songbird Menagerie 300-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games - Hautman Brothers - Songbird Menagerie - 300 Large Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • 300 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 21.25 x 15 inches
  • Includes bonus poster for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the USA

Disney’s Moana One Ocean One Heart 100-Piece Puzzle

Ravensburger Disney Moana One Ocean One Heart 100 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle for Kids – Every Piece is Unique, Pieces Fit Together Perfectly
  • Bestselling puzzle brand worldwide - With over 1 billion puzzles sold, Ravensburger is the bestselling puzzle brand worldwide.
  • Anti-Glare surface - Ravensburger puzzles use an exclusively developed, extra-thick cardboard combined with our fine, linen structured paper to create a glare-free puzzle image and give you the best experience possible.
  • Every piece is unique – None of the frustrations you find with other puzzle brands. With Ravensburger, every individual piece has a completely unique shape.
  • Perfect for your child – Puzzles for toddlers and kids of every age help support a child’s development as they play, building skills such as concentration and creativity.
  • Makes a great gift - Puzzles are a fun activity to do alone or in a group, and make a perfect gift for birthdays and holidays.

Milky Way 1000-Piece Puzzle

Milky Way Puzzle for Adults - 1000 Pieces - Explore The Stars with This Difficult 1000 Piece Puzzle of Outer Space! A Vibrant Galaxy Photo Shot from The Hubble Telescope!
  • EXPLORE THE STARS - A vibrant shot of the Milky Way Galaxy shot from the NASA Hubble Telescope
  • CHALLENGE YOURSELF - Put your skills to the test with our difficult 1000 piece puzzles for adults.
  • HIGH QUALITY MATERIALS - Made from durable recycled paper with unique precision cut shapes.
  • A GREAT GIFT - For anyone who enjoys outer space, and a difficult challenge!
  • NEVER WORRY ABOUT MISSING PIECES - We have a missing piece guarantee!

Ballet Recital 100-Piece Puzzle

Melissa & Doug's 100 Piece Ballet Recital Jigsaw Puzzle
  • Cardboard jigsaw puzzle
  • 100 pieces
  • Beautiful ballet theme
  • Durable construction
  • Promotes hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and problem-solving skills.

Purple Succulents 1000-Piece Puzzle

Purple Succulents 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle - Challenge Yourself with 1000 Piece Puzzles for Adults, Teens, and Kids (Purple Succulents)
  • BEAUTIFUL SUCCULENTS - A vibrant floral design with bright hues of purple and deep greens.
  • CHALLENGING - Put your skills to the test with the hardest 1000 piece puzzles for adults.
  • HOURS OF FUN WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY - A great way to spend quality time with your loved ones!
  • HIGH QUALITY PIECES - Made of high quality recycled paper with unique precision cut shapes.
  • NO MISSING PIECES - We have a lifetime missing piece guarantee.

Sweet Tooth 500-Piece Puzzle

Springbok 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Sweet Tooth
  • 500 PIECE PUZZLE FOR ADULTS - Featuring a finished size of 23. 5 inches by 18 inches with a precision cut that ensures a tight, interlocking heirloom-quality puzzle
  • UNIQUE CUT LARGE PIECES - Each puzzle piece is unique and never repeated; Springbok Puzzle pieces are made from thick cut 75 point board, 18% thicker than the industry average
  • & HIGH QUALITY - Springbok Puzzles are manufactured with sustainably sourced organic, non-toxic soy-based inks & utilizes 100% recycled puzzle board materials
  • MADE IN USA - Manufactured in Kansas City, Missouri; Springbok Puzzles have been American made since 1963
  • MISSING PIECE NO WORRY - All Springbok Puzzles are covered with our satisfaction on materials and craftmanship

Olde Buck’s County 1000-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games - Charles Wysocki - Olde Buck's County - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 26.75 x 19.75 inch
  • Includes bonus poster for help in solving

Star Wars You Were The Chosen One 2000-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games Star Wars - You were The Chosen One - 2000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • 2000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 38.5 in. X 26.5 in
  • Bonus poster included for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the USA

Sweet Shop 2000-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games - Sweet Shop - 2000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • 2000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 38.5 in. X 26.5 in
  • Bonus poster included for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the USA

Noah & Friends 1000-Piece Puzzle

Buffalo Games - Charles Wysocki - Noah & Friends - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
  • 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Finished size is 26.75 x 19.75 inches
  • Includes bonus poster for help in solving
  • Manufactured from premium quality materials
  • Made in the United States