When looking for something to do to occupy your mind at home, why not try some online puzzles? We love an old fashioned jigsaw, but the internet is a valuable resource for finding some engaging and mindful puzzles to keep your brain active.
What better way to focus your attention, be mindful and achieve some inner zen than by finding some puzzles to occupy your time? We’ve rounded up some of our favourite free online puzzles for you to keep busy.
1. Web Sudoko
A classic for a reason.
The popular and addictive number placement game relies on memory and though many of us are used to playing it with pen and paper, playing online is a super convenient way to enjoy it. You also get a much bigger variety of puzzles to enjoy.
2. Online Crosswords
The humble crossword, getting us thinking since, well forever.
Why wait for the newspaper when you can play to your heart’s content online? Plus, it’s easier to fix mistakes.
Love a brain teaster? Braingle has more than 10,000 puzzles, games, and other brain teasers as well as an online community of enthusiasts.
4. Crazy Games
Online game platform Crazy Games has a prolific puzzle section which are online versions of classic puzzle games, while others are quirky or story-based.
5. Mahjong Solitaire
Based on the traditional Chinese puzzle, Mahjong Solitaire is a fun matching game that’s quick to learn, but difficult to master.
6. Online Jigsaws
Exactly what it says on the tin. Run out of physical jigsaws during lockdown? Get yourself online!
Who doesn’t love a game of Tetris? Enjoy the addictive shape-fitting puzzle for hours on end.
8. 10 x 10
Enjoy this modern twist on a classic, logical puzzle! Navigate through a colourful experience and rack up unlimited potential score in this new game that's sure to keep you playing again and again.
2048 is a browser game that combines math and puzzling! The gameplay is based on merging tiles with the same power of 2, which combine to and get the value of their sum. The goal of the game is to reach 2048 (the 11th power of 2). Good luck!
10. Online Wordsearch
Play unlimited word searches online on any number of themes or topics.
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