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  Perplexus
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Item: PL017 
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You won’t be able to put Perplexus down - though you may have trouble holding onto it. Everyone wants a chance with Perplexus.

Clearly enticing, mentally stimulating, and often wrestled over - Perplexus is a brainteaser like few others.

Turn, angle, and balance the entire puzzle ball to keep the metal sphere rolling on track. Sound easy? Maybe here and there. Though at times the obstacles in your way are sure to stump you or throw you off course. Rare is the individual who masters the maze challenge of Perplexus easily. That's why it's called Perplexus.

With twists and turns, spirals and ramps, and three different starting points – Perplexus is brainwork that doesn’t seem like work. It’s a clever, mental challenge that is at home on our conference table as it is your breakfast table. (Matt, please pass the Perplexus.)

Your brain will thank you for the boost it gets from Perplexus. Fully fortified with:

Focus
Concentration
Motor Skills
Hand-eye Coordination
Reasoning
Spatial Thinking


Perplexus 3-D Puzzle Maze
  • Clear acrylic sphere puzzle with a rolling ball to skillfully maneuver throughout
  • Flip, twist and turn the puzzle sphere to solve the puzzle
  • Easy to play - much more challenging to complete
  • Improves hand-eye coordination and spatial relations
  • Develops motor and dexterity skills
  • Refines focus and concentration abilities
  • Great for travel - no loose pieces
  • Three starting points for long-lasting challenge
  • Proven wildly fun for a wide range of ages




    NOTE: The orange color in the charts above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 6 years of age.



    Toy Value Index
    9.22
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    Toy IQ
    175
    High Genius
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      UPC 093514009508
      Manufacturer SKU 950
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 9/25/2009
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 6 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #18

    WARNING:
    CHOKING HAZARD - Toy contains a small ball.
  • Not for children under 3 yrs.
    CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts.
  • Not for children under 3 yrs.

  • We've collected valuable feedback from our customers on how this item is being used by children with special needs in hopes of providing guidance for other special needs caregivers. Click here to view these "Special Perspectives"...

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Autism
    "He didn't use it any differently, but he found it very intriguing. He enjoys math and puzzles and has lots of fun playing with his Perplexus."

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    ADD/ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Vision Impairment
    "This is very good for hand/eye coordination and patience!"

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    ADD/ADHD, Autism
    "For my son with ADHD, the perplexus is a wonderful focus tool. For his older cousin living with Autism, it's a joyful point of focus, and an energy outlet."

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Autism
    "My son is 8, he loves to trace the movement of the ball along tracks. So I know this toy will trigger his attention. It can actually get him away from iPad for a while, get him concentrated and be patient instead of jump to vex right away. "

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    ADD/ADHD, Autism, Developmental Delay, Learning Disabilities
    "The plastic doesn't seem it will be as durable as needed with Special Needs kids. I worry about them dropping it because their dexterity is still under developed. However, it is very eye appealing, especially for autistic children "



    Total Customer Reviews: 519
    Average Customer Rating: 4.70 (site average 4.56)
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    Review of Perplexus
    Posted 5/5/2014 by J. Jackson

    Not only does he play with it, but his older sister plays with it as well. Even the parents have played with it!

    Rating: 5
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    Product review of Perplexus
    Posted 4/27/2014 by Lillian Jacobs

    Purchased as a gift for seven year old boy. Loves it and so does his father who plays with it when his son is not using it. Thanks for your input when I was in the throes of purchasing a suitable gift.

    Rating: 4
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    Review for Perplexus
    Posted 4/22/2014 by Leslie Hampel

    The other reviews said that 5+ would play with it, but I think at 5, it was a little too hard for my nephew. However, the rest of the family, all the way through grandparent found it engaging, so I'm sure he'll pick it up again when he is ready.

    Rating: 5
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    Perplexis
    Posted 4/21/2014 by Mari Howe

    Well made and easy to understand concept.

    Rating: 4
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    Entertainment for All Ages
    Posted 4/6/2014 by JimDad

    Toy was given to a 6-year-old, but it was more popular with older kids and the adults couldn't put it down. Since it appears to be made for younger people, adults won't likely buy it for themselves - but once it's in their hands, they love it.

    Rating: 4
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
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