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. There is nothing harder than seeing through an opaque object just like a jigsaw puzzle that is not properly arranged.
Analyzing things and situations is one of the skills that can be acquired from playing jigsaw puzzles. This is a skill that can help you in real life in handling some of the difficult situations and even sorting items. 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.
Paying attention is also one of the skills that can be learned from jigsaw puzzles. You need to listen to yourself for you to decide that this color is not suppose to be here and the other way around. If you are not paying attention you will not be able to decide which piece is suppose to be at what point. If you can compare how the people who pay attention in class and the ones that does not perform you will realize that there is a big disparity in how they perform.
In addition, you will also know how you can compare things. You will need to pick different shapes and test in the opening left in the jigsaw puzzle and decide if it can fit in that space or not. Apart from that you will also know that a particular shape is bigger than the slot left. One thing for sure is that you will only be landing in problems if you lack the skills of weighing out and comparing the situations.
Apart from that, you will also be able to improve your concentration skills. When you are playing jigsaw puzzles you will need to concentrate on colors, edges, shapes and sizes to see how they can go together perfectly. 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.
Jigsaw puzzle is also important since it will help you to become creative. This is because when you are playing puzzles you are using different ways to identify the objects. You find out that it is very hard to identify the object by shape you will decide and use color instead.