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7 best puzzles for adults to keep you occupied during isolation - from £3

The ultimate mindfulness buys

Abigail Malbon

Sales of puzzles for adults have skyrocketed during the coronavirus pandemic, and while lockdown rules are slowly lifting, there's still not much on offer when it comes to entertainment. That's why a jigsaw or puzzle is the perfect option. Over the past few weeks, our go-to high-street stores have launched a whole host of new buys, for everyone from the first-time puzzler to the more seasoned pros, and these are the ones to get your hands on before they sell out.

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Mindfulness puzzle book, £3.99, Amazon

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Puzzles are known for their anxiety-relieving benefits, and this mindfulness puzzle book is specifically targeted at soothing your brain, before you reach the endorphin buzz of finishing a design. 

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Harry Potter jigsaw puzzle, £12.94, Amazon 

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Muggles and wizards alike will be able to master this Harry Potter puzzle, all the while bringing back memories of the Hogwarts days, because there's nothing like a bit of nostalgia to distract you from a pandemic. 

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Friends Jigsaw Puzzle, £21.99, Amazon

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Calling all Friends fans! We've found the perfect puzzle to keep you entertained during lockdown. 

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Where's Wally jigsaw puzzle, £10, Closs & Hamblin

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Photo jigsaws, from £11.99, Photobox

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A personalised jigsaw is a good place to start if you’re feeling rusty - recognising your loved-ones’ features is a sure-fire way to get it right.

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Van Gogh starry night jigsaw puzzle, £7.03, Amazon

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This Van Gogh painting is a classic, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be able to figure it out when it’s split into 1,000 pieces! Challenge yourself.

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1000 piece beach puzzle, £10.09, Amazon

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Look ahead to sunnier days with this 1000 piece puzzle. In desperate need of a holiday? Gaze upon cerulean shores and pearly sands as you complete this feel-good puzzle. 

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