We have some little three-dimensional foam puzzle cubes called Happy Cubes that we bought on our Europe trip (four years ago) to help keep the kids entertained. I remember, back on our trip, spending a lot of time figuring out all the cubes, and finally solving them. Henry is lately a great fan of puzzles, and he can put all the pieces in place on our big wooden United States puzzle without help, but the cubes are a bit beyond him. Still, he’s fascinated, so as a gift to him I’ve just been sitting here trying vainly to get the purple puzzle together. I started thinking maybe he had picked the hardest one, and sure enough he had:
I think the above image also shows the solution, though, so I need to have him bring that puzzle back. (He gave up on me and took the pieces back.)
Yup, that did the trick. Merry Christmas Henry! With love from Mommy.