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Best 3d Puzzles for Small Groups. Part 2

Today we can finally start spending more time with our friends and family members. How to make this time that we have been waiting so long to arrive even more memorable and exciting? A great way to make outstanding memories is to come up with an activity that everyone in the group can enjoy. Just like team building activities that make companies stronger, they also form strong friendships and interpersonal connections. We as social creatures value our social life. Having a rich social life is known to be important for both our physical and psychological well-being. Research has shown that group activities...

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Best 3d Puzzles for Small Groups. Part 1

The time when we are finally starting to again enjoy the company of each other and spend wonderful fun-filled evenings together has finally arrived. This is the right moment to think of an activity everyone can engage in. After all, this is the time we have all been waiting for. What could be a better way to connect than to create something beautiful together? 3d puzzle sets by UGears are made from eco-friendly materials and do not require any special tools during their assembly. Each set is dedicated to illustrating a certain law of physics and mechanics.  The puzzle sets come in three difficulty levels:...

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Introducing the new STEM-lab series: Gearbox

This month's favorite - the UGears STEM-lab series only features four sets so far. Today we will be taking a closer look at the last one in the series so far - the STEM-lab Gearbox. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. It is an interdisciplinary method that has been proven to help children develop a deeper understanding of these disciplines through application-oriented classes. Through engaging in team activities and project students improve their creative, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Since its first launch in American schools in the early 2000s, the STEM method...

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UGears Carousel: one of the most exquisite puzzles by UGears

As summer is getting closer and closer, it is high time to see the spring off with the best spring puzzle set UGears has released in a while. The UGears Carousel is a lovely set that will definitely be love at first sight. The unique feature of this model is that it looks stunning both when it is just sitting on your desk and when it is in motion. The Carousel has it everything you would want in a nostalgic set for your mother or a tasteful present to your daughter. If you had to sum up the experience of assembling the Carousel set, the best way to describe it would be an idiom: 'Don't judge a book by its...

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Introducing the new UGears STEM-lab series: Differential

The UGears STEM-lab series consists of brand new and exciting educational sets that are designed to create unique educational experiences. The STEM-lab 3d puzzles are here to help children and adults face these uncertain times of homeschooling with a new trick up their sleeves. The acronym STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. STEM is an innovative interdisciplinary method. Students learn these disciplines through practical tasks and projects, either as a part of a team or on their own. The key principle of the materials that these STEM classes offer is the visual representation of the...

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UGears Mars Buggy: your loyal companion in any space mission

The UGears team is happy to show our support for you the best way we can: by releasing new and exciting 3d puzzle sets! The brand new Mars Buggy set is a one-of-a-kind addition to the UGears catalog for numerous reasons. Firstly, Mars Buggy is the first space-themed set. Today humanity is closer to landing on the surface of the Red Planet than ever before in its history. The launch of the much-discussed Mars Mission 2020 is timed between July 17 and August 5, 2020. It is a part of  NASA's Mars Exploration Program. The space rover is going to land on the surface of the Red Planet on February 18, 2021.  Many...

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Introducing the new STEM-lab series: Counter

The UGears STEM-lab series is a highly-anticipated release that arrived only a week ago. The UGears team hopes that this series will bring some more fun and hope to every home in these new circumstances. Especially now when children have to be homeschooled. Whether your children are missing school or not, the STEM-lab series is not only about education. it is also about building important interpersonal and cognitive skills, as well as creating a picture of the world, in which your child would have an advantage due to a unique STEM approach. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. As...

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Introducing the UGears Globus: a New look at a familiar object

The new UGears Globus set could easily be one of those gifts you give to your friends but are secretly wishing to get as a gift yourself. An intricately-carved exterior, exquisite mechanical detail, and a well-orchestrated mechanism make the Globus one of the most appealing 3d puzzle sets by UGears. The Globus could become a great gift for a person of any age and with a broad range of interests, as its charm reaches beyond a specific personal preference. And as if that was not enough, the set features some little details that make it more animated that the globes we are all used too. In a word, the UGears...

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Introducing the new STEM-lab series: Pendulum

UGears is proudly announcing the long-awaited 3d puzzle series that is called STEM-lab. The term STEM is used for an innovative interdisciplinary learning method. This method allows students to develop hands-on skills and get knowledge through project-based assignments. Moreover, STEM education shows students the real-life applications of each object of study. This creates a much-needed connection between the real world of technology and the classroom, thus allowing the students to start thinking of the real input they too could make one day. The letters STEM stand for Science, Technology, Engineering, and...

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Introducing the new UGears STEM-lab series: Pendulum, Counter, Differential, Gearbox

The UGears STEM-lab series is a unique educational tool that will make science more entertaining and accessible for both children and adults. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This term is used to describe a unique interdisciplinary approach. This approach focuses on a hands-on method of studying these disciplines. Students learn through hands-on projects and through real-life applications of each object of study. This approach is known as a skill- and project-based one as opposed to the more traditional one. The key aim is to nurture young talents in the field of technology...

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts

This year we are forced to celebrate Mother’s Day in unusual circumstances. You might be among the lucky ones who are spending this wonderful holiday with their family. Or maybe you have to use video conferencing platforms and apps to connect with your loved ones. Whichever it is, you cannot miss this Mother's Day, as it is the best time to show your support and love. Needless to say, we all need some extra care in these uncertain times. In our previous blog posts, we already discussed why the UGears 3d puzzle sets were an ideal lockdown accessory. First of all, it is a great way to take your mind off the...

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New May releases by UGears: Globus, Carousel, Mars Buggy

Even though many aspects of your life are put on hold at the moment, fun should not be stopped. Many of us see the current lockdown as a window of new opportunities, and a way to connect with the closest people in our lives as well as ourselves. The UGears team decided that the last month of spring of this year that has already changed our life so much is the perfect time to release new sets. Maybe you need something to take your mind off the current events. Or maybe you are starting to run out of things to keep yourself busy while in quarantine. Whichever it is, UGears is happy to bring something new and...

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Build a Mechanical City with these Stunning 3d Puzzle Sets. Part 2

We are continuing to explore the exciting Mechanical Town series. This series is unique for a number of reasons. First of all, the sets are tied together by one theme. They include a factory, transport systems, as well as citizens of the city. That's right, tiny wooden figurines are a recent innovation for UGears puzzle sets. Adding these characters allows extending the fun beyond the assembly process. This way you can create stories for each Mechanical Town inhabitant.  Read more about these characters in the first part of the article, while here we will be focusing on the transport and defense systems of the...

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Build a Mechanical City with these Stunning 3d Puzzle Sets. Part 1

Whether you are new to 3d puzzles or not, you can always find something new and exciting if you look close enough. Wooden 3d puzzles by UGears are known for their unique design and an eco-friendly approach. In addition, UGears offers an abundance of themes to choose from for all ages and, what is even more important, different levels of mechanics knowledge. Each UGears set features moving mechanical parts but with the Mechanical Town series, the company decided to explore the exciting territory of simple-mechanism-based technology even more. And UGears did it in its easily-recognizable style. The Mechanical...

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Best puzzles for a family quarantine

Faced with the times of crisis together with your family could be both a good and a bad thing. On the plus side, you are not left to deal with all the uncertainty and stress on your own, but on the other hand, being stuck at home with a group of people 24/7, even if they are your family, could be a challenge that not everyone is ready for. One this that is certain right now is that it is always easier to fight difficulties together as a team. And what could be a better way of dealing with stress as a team than finding an activity that will keep everyone not only occupied but also entertained! Wooden 3d...

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Best 3d Puzzles for self-isolation

Some of us are lucky to be spending these uncertain times together with our loved ones while others are all on their own.  Of course, being quarantined all by yourself has its upsides and downsides. Everyone is trying their best to learn something new every day. And In order to fight the anxieties and fears of today, many people tend to pick up new hobbies. For those of you who are looking for a new activity to switch to when your options are limited, we have prepared a list of eco-friendly 3d puzzles. They are ideal for single-person assembly and will help you take your mind off of the troubles humanity is...

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20-minute 3d puzzles

Science and doctors tell us that it is essential to take short breaks between activities in order to boost our focus and replenish our mental resources. In a word, these short breaks help recharge our brain battery. But how to make the most of these breaks? Especially when you do not have more than 20 minutes. Regardless of the type of activity, we are involved in, it has been proven that short 15-to-20-minute breaks are essential for us to stay productive. Smart wooden 3d puzzles by UGears are a great solution because they will allow you to switch to a productive and fulfilling activity as opposed to...

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The UGears Antique Box: a modern tribute to the Victorian era most popular accessory

The UGears Antique Box is another set in the line of charming jewelry boxes. It is one of the bigger sets in this series and it consists of 185 parts. The Antique Box takes between 4 and 8 hours to assemble. The beauty of the Box lies in the fact that it has a bit more to offer than you can see at first glance. Let’s take a look inside this immaculately-detailed treasure chest of a jewelry box and see what it has in store. What makes the Antique Box one of the best jewelry boxes in the UGears collection? Ugears Antique Box An impeccable design. The artificially-ornamented exterior of the Box will be...

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Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah

The holiday season is that special time of year that is filled with laughter, warm hugs, happy memories, and, of course, the captivating pine aroma. Smart wooden 3D puzzles by UGears that are made from 100%-natural wood are ready to come to your home and bring some extra magic. Whether you are celebrating the best time of the year by yourself or in a group of friends or relatives, you can always find that UGears puzzle set that will set the perfect mood and let the new year start off on a good note. The UGears team wishes you a very Happy Holiday season! Ugears Steam Locomotive with Tender and...

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UGears Butterfly: when art and engineering come together

Following the popularity of the extremely well-received UGears Horse Mechanoid wooden 3D puzzle set, UGears proudly releases the UGears Butterfly set. The Butterfly is the second realistic animal set. But what makes it stand aside from the technology-themed 3D puzzle sets? Just like it was with the Horse, the UGears engineers and designers used a non-traditional approach. In order to replicate the Butterfly's lifelike movement, they used a light version of a rubber-band motor. In addition, they combined the Butterfly's lightness with a smooth animalistic design. The Butterly’s appeal is so unique, that it...

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