Whatever the reason, buying a gift for someone who loves puzzles isn’t always easy. But I’ve got you covered here! Here you’ll find 50+ of the perfect presents for any occasion – a birthday, Christmas, Father’s Day, graduation, it doesn’t matter! These awesome gifts for puzzle lovers are the perfect choice!
Prices can fluctuate, so I’m using a $-$$$$$ range of prices.
$ is likely going to be less than (or close to) $25
$$$$$ which is probably going to be more than $300
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Gifts for Jigsaw Puzzle Lovers (no puzzles)
There are a lot of useful gifts you can give to an avid jigsaw puzzler. Check them out and grab one for your favorite jigsawist (real word? I’m not sure).
Buffalo Games Peel & Stick Puzzle Saver
Save your completed puzzle permanently by sticking this strong saver onto the back. Easy to apply and very effective!
It includes 6 large sheets which will cover a large puzzle (up to 29″ x 21.5″ size).
Genovega Jigsaw Puzzle Rollup Mat
A rollup puzzle mat is a very affordable option for the avid puzzler. It’s easy to use, easy to store, and inexpensive.
It’s a giant size (35″ x 29″) suitable for most 1,500 piece puzzles & has guided size-lines printed on it.
Tidyboss Puzzle Sorting Trays
Stop sorting your puzzle over and over! Sort your pieces once and store them in these 8 trays. Put the lid on when not in use and you’ll never lose your pieces again.
Holds up to 1,500 pieces total.
Bits and Pieces 1500pc Puzzle Work Surface with Storage
Every avid jigsaw puzzler needs a dedicated space for their puzzles. This worksurface is a quality board with 4 spacious drawers that can be put on top of any table.
It’s jumbo size (26″ x 34″) fits most standard 1,500 piece puzzles (but won’t work for panoramic puzzles).
Puzzle Magic Jigsaw Puzzle Easel Tabletop
This tabletop easel is one of the best things for someone who loves to do jigsaw puzzles. The felt back keeps pieces from sliding off, it’s portable, and can be used on an angle.
It’s a large size (34″ x 24″) suitable for most standard 1,500 piece puzzles (but won’t work for panoramic puzzles).
Jigsort 1500pc Jigsaw Puzzle Case
For the puzzler on the move, this puzzle case will allow them to take their puzzle-in-progress everywhere they go.
It’s jumbo size (36″ x 26″) fits most standard 1,500 piece puzzles (but won’t work for panoramic puzzles).
Gifts for Word & Logic Puzzle Lovers
Word & Logic Puzzle lovers often do their puzzles by hand on paper so I’ve rounded up a few gifts that would go great with a book a puzzles. There are also a couple of related gifts that your puzzler might love.
Glocusent LED Neck Reading Light
Puzzle lovers need to be able to see their puzzles. Sometimes they’ll be in dark rooms and a neck reading light is perfect for illuminating their puzzles.
The Glocusent LED Neck Reading Light is the perfect gift. It has 3 light choices, is USB rechargeable, up to 80 hours of use per charge, and an adjustable neck.
Shuttle Art Pastel Highlighters (30-pack)
A pack of highlighters is a great gift for any puzzle lover. Give them alone or with a book of puzzles (especially word and number search puzzles).
This 30-pack of pastel highlighters includes 30 different colors. Each highlighter has two ends – fine point & broad.
Sharper Image Word Clock
I don’t have a single clock in my home because I don’t need one. All my electronic devices tell me the time. So if you’re going to have a clock (or give one as a gift) it better be stylish. This one is.
The Sharper Image Word Clock comes in a black or copper finish. It tracks time in 5-minute intervals.
Mr. Pen Colored Fine-Point Pens (10-pack)
Maybe your puzzle lover doesn’t like higlighters or fancy pens. If that’s the case, a pack of multi-colored pens might be perfect!
The Mr. Pen pack of pens are a no-bleed, no-smear, smooth, and fast drying pen option in 10 beautiful colors.
The Unemployed Philosophers Guild Crossword Puzzle Coffee Mug
If your puzzler loves crosswords and coffee or tea a mug could be the ideal gift!
Grab this 12oz ceramic mug. It’s dishwasher and microwave safe!
SCRABBLE Refrigerator Magnet Set (112-count)
A refrigerator set of scrabble letters is perfect for any word puzzle lover. They can use it to make their own puzzles or play scrabble with family and guests.
This Scrabble set has 112 magnets which includes a full set of letter tiles printed on wood-effect tiles.
Bastion Luxury Ballpoint Pen
A fancy luxury pen is something that most people never consider buying for themselves. So get the avid puzzler in your life a fancy pen!
Luxury pens don’t have to cost hundreds of dollars to feel luxurious. The Bastion Ballpoint Pen is available in 100% stainless steel or 100% titanium and comes with the option of having initials engraved.
Ambesonne Crossword Tablecloth
This fun tablecloth is a great gift for the puzzler who likes to entertain. It’s 60″ x 90″, made of polyester, and machine washable.
Westbrook Design Bathroom Word Search Art
This fun word search poster is perfect to hang in the bathroom. It comes unframed so you can choose a frame to match your decor.
Page-a-Day Puzzle Calendars
A great gift is a page-a-day puzzle calendar. They’re available for sudoku, crossword, word search, and more. Choose your puzzlers favorite puzzle type and gift them a page-a-day puzzle!
Best Gifts of Puzzles
Want to give a puzzle? Check out these fun choices.
Babalu Crossword Jigsaw Puzzle
This puzzle is a two-in-one! First, solve the crossword puzzle and then put together the 550-piece jigsaw puzzle.
Better Me Pooping Chihuahua Puzzle
Give the puzzler in your life a gift that will make them chuckle: a pooping chihuahua puzzle!
Piatnik Musical Notes Jigsaw Puzzle
This is a very difficult 1,000-piece puzzle sure to please any music lover.
Make sure your puzzler is at an advanced level because beginners won’t enjoy this as much.
Torched Mind Bending Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle
This jigsaw puzzle is a little different than most. The pieces are geometric shapes that must be fitted together.
It comes in three sizes (medium, hard, and diabolical) and provides hours to weeks of fun!
Personalized Photo Jigsaw Puzzle
What jigsaw puzzle lover wouldn’t want a personalized puzzle? None! Choose a photo and have a custom puzzle created.
A Book of Sudoku Puzzles
Bailey’s Puzzles has a bunch of different sudoku puzzle books so you can choose the perfect gift.
Need large-print? Got it. Easy? Got that, too. Hard level? We’ve got you covered.
Andux Wooden Sudoku Puzzle Board
If your puzzle lover likes things a bit more physical, this sudoku board could be the best present for them.
No paper or pen required. Setup a “puzzle” (comes with a book of 100 puzzles) and work your way through. The tiles are black on one side (for when you’re certain of the answer) and red on the other side (to represent a maybe).
A Book of Cryptogram Puzzles
Check out the cryptogram books for sale by Bailey’s Puzzles.
A Book of Brain Teasers
This book features 78 interesting riddles & brainteasers.
At the time of writing this, it was available for free when you subscribe to Kindle Unlimited.
Kanoodle Brain-twister 3D Puzzle
Kanoodle is a brain-twisting puzzle game with 200 different puzzles!
This is a game that’s just as enjoyable for adults as it is for kids.
YongnKids 3D Gravity Maze
This puzzle is deceptive. Looking at the picture, you might think it’s for children and, “how hard can it be?”
It’s hard. The silver ball is very small and difficult to keep track of. This is a puzzle that will keep someone occupied for a lot longer than expected.
BSIRI Wine Bottle Disassembly Puzzle
If you’re giving a puzzle lover a bottle of wine, why not give it in a puzzle?
This puzzle does not come with the bottle of wine, you’ll have to supply that separately. It comes with instructions for how to assemble your wine into the puzzle and then you can gift it to the puzzler in your life.
Dimension Puzzle Game
Dimension is a puzzle game for 1 to 4 players. Perfect for solo or family night!
Dimension is all about stacking your spheres to earn the most points. Each game lasts for about 30 minutes.
Bits & Pieces Brainteaser Box
The Bits & Pieces Treasure Within Secret Puzzle Box has a secret compartment to store cash or other small items (or a gift within this gift).
It’s a nice looking piece that can be stored on a bookshelf.
Boggle (the Game)
Boggle is the perfect game for lovers of word puzzles. It can be played alone or with up to 8 people.
Or, grab a book of boggle solitaire puzzles.
100 Crossword Puzzles from Then and Now
This book of crossword puzzles is dedicated to the history of the crossword puzzle and features 100 historical puzzles.
Jumble Mania: 175+ Word Scramble Puzzles
Does your puzzling friend (or family member) like unscrambling letters to make words? Grab them a book of word scramble puzzles!
This Jumble Mania Puzzle Book contains over 175 different word scrambles.
Scrabble (Deluxe Edition)
Scrabble is the ultimate word puzzle. And every avid word puzzler knows that playing solo is just as good as playing with others (sometimes better).
This Deluxe Scrabble Edition comes with a luxurious mahogany-finished board that rotates so nobody has to read upside down.
A Book of Word Searches
Check out the word search books available on Bailey’s Puzzles and find the perfect gift for the puzzler in your life.
359 Moscow Math Puzzles
First published in 1956, the Moscow Puzzles have been translated into multiple languages. It’s a great gift for anyone who loves puzzles!
Trivial Pursuit (Harry Potter Edition)
The Trivial Pursuit Harry Potter Edition features 1800 questions, a custom gameboard, and 4 custom house crest pieces.
It’s a great game for any trivia puzzle lover to show off their skills!
The Best Brain Rebus Puzzles
Rebus puzzles use pictures, words, objects, and things to represent a phrase, word, or idiom.
Give the gift of a book of rebus puzzles to your puzzle loving friend!
Jeopardy Quiz Book
Give the gift of Jeopardy. This book includes over 700 entries across a wide selection of topics (just like the TV show).
Variety Puzzle Book
This Trivial Pursuit Puzzle Book features over 160 puzzles such as word searches, crossword puzzles and jumbles plus bonus trivia questions!
Other Gifts for Puzzle Lovers
Haven’t found the right gift yet? Don’t worry, I’ve got more for you to check out including a planner, tetris, paint by numbers, and more!
Clever Fox Weekly & Monthly Planner [1-Year]
The Clever Fox planner comes in over 20 colors. It’s undated so you can start using it anytime.
This planner is meant to help you find a vision for you life and plan it out so you can achieve that vision!
Sursip Glass Water Bottle
Everyone should have a reusable glass water bottle (and many people should be drinking more water).
Gift your friend this stylish glass water bottle that comes with a lovely nylon sleeve. It’s great for hot or cold beverages – not just water!
Under Desk Elliptical Machine
Gift your puzzle-loving friend something that’s good for them. This under-desk elliptical machine is perfect for getting a bit of exercise while working on puzzles!
Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe Lego Art
Make your own art with this Andy Warhol Lego Set.
It includes 3,341-pieces with 9 canvas wall decor plates, piece separator, and more.
Paint by Numbers for Adults
Paint by Numbers is not a puzzle but it’s similar to it. It’s like a puzzle with instructions.
This complete paint by number set is great for a beginner and includes the painting, paints, brushes, frame, and easel.
Animal Color by Numbers
a Spot the Differences Book
Spot the differences can be a fun and relaxing puzzle present.
This is an affordable black-and-white book perfect for an inexpensive gift.
Tetris for Nintendo Switch
Tetris is a classic puzzle arcade game. Buy it for the Nintendo Switch and your puzzler can enjoy countless hours of fun.
A Nintendo Switch would make a great gift if they don’t have one already.
Tetris for Playstation
Tetris is a classic puzzle arcade game. Buy it for the Playstation and your puzzler can enjoy countless hours of fun.
The Playstation 5 would make a fantastic gift if they don’t have one already.
Tetris for Xbox
Tetris is a classic puzzle arcade game. Buy it for the Xbox and your puzzler can enjoy countless hours of fun.
A Xbox Series X would make the ultimate gift if they don’t have one already.
The most expensive gift on this list – the iPad. An iPad is great for so many things (including puzzles, there are tons of apps).
If you’re looking for a luxurious gift, this might be the one.
Good luck & Have Fun!
I hope you’ve found the perfect gift for the puzzle lover in your life. Share what you bought (or what you want) in the comments below!