One of the skills that you will acquire is knowing how to arrange things. Normally before you play puzzle you have to arrange your pieces in some order that will give you easier time while playing. Failure to arrange them well you will not even be in a position to make the next move.
Analyzing things and situations is one of the skills that can be acquired from playing jigsaw puzzles. As a result, you will be able to sort items and handle situations in real life. You find that if you break a jigsaw puzzle into all its parts you will find a way in which you will organize it to look complete again. Only great minds with good skills in analysis will be in a position to complete a jigsaw puzzle.
Another skill that you can acquire from jigsaw puzzle is paying attention. For one to decide that a particular color is not suppose to be in a specific place and vice versa it needs you to pay close attention to the game. How do you even expect to complete a jigsaw puzzle if you cannot pay attention to yourself? This is not possible. For the purpose of learning this skill can help you a great deal as you will be able to pass your exams without even struggling.
In addition, you will also know how you can compare things. For you to decide that a particular shape cannot fit in a given space, you will need to test the shapes to know the one that can best fit in the opening. Apart from that you will also know that a particular shape is bigger than the slot left. If you can compare things or situations in real life you can escape a lot of problems.
Another way in which playing jigsaw puzzle can help you is improving your concentration skills. For you to complete the jigsaw puzzle effectively you will need to concentrate on the edges, shapes, colors and sizes to find out how they can fit together. It is very hard to find someone who is good at concentrating and fails in whatever thy are doing as they always get it right.
Another skill that you can acquire from playing jigsaw puzzle is creativity. Jigsaw puzzles tend to be complicated thus why there are different methods of identifying object that can fully fit in the slot left. One thing that I know that a person who is not creative cannot think of another method if the first method fails.