Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle – review and giveaway

I was recently set a challenge by Esdevium Games – could I work my around the  Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle? I was sent two of the 1 layer Smart Eggs to test my brain power!

Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle

There are 6 different 1 layer Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzles currently available, with more designs to follow shortly, along with 3, more complex 2 layer versions.  Aimed at anyone aged 6 years and over, I tried them out before handing them over to a 5 and half year old Monkey to see what he thought.

The idea behind the Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle is to work the wand through the labyrinth from the top to the bottom.

The Smart Egg itself is quite sturdy, but I could see the plastic wand being snapped by a frustrated puzzler, so I’ll be keeping my eye on Monkey as he tries working his way through the labyrinths.

Aimed at testing your spatial memory and manual dexterity I can see pre-teen children loving the Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle as problem-solving skills are tested.

I found the ‘Groovy’ Level 3 Smart Egg really easy to complete in a matter of a couple of minutes.  The ‘Techno’ Level 7 egg took slightly longer to suss out but still, didn’t take too long for me.  Friends could time themselves against each other to see who could complete the challenge first.  I’m not overally convinced by the longevity of the puzzles to be honest, but I guess once completed, if you stored the Smart Egg away for a bit then brought it out again, the fun would still be there.  I can see some collectability attraction too as they aren’t too expensive.  I haven’t tried the 2 layer options out, but they seem more complex and probably more of a challenge for adults and teenagers alike.

The Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle are available from Waterstones for £5.99, I’m taking our’s away with us this week to see how Monkey gets on with them.  I think he’ll be fine with the ‘Groovy’ Egg, but the ‘Techno’ one might be work in progress for a little while!

disclaimer:  we were sent the items mentioned in exchange for an honest review.

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The team at Esdevium Games have offered me one level 4 Hive Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle to share with my readers.  Complete the Gleam form below for your chance to win – good luck!

Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle

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About Over 40 and a Mum to One

I'm a Mum in my late 40′s with a 7 year old son. I had a busy life in Export Sales before my Monkey came along, but decided to become a stay at home Mum once he arrived. Now I enjoy writing my own family lifestyle and travel blog. sharing the adventures that we have as Monkey makes his journey through school.We have a cat called Brewster who makes appearances and I’m a mad Ferrari Formula 1 fan, so that expect to hear about as each season unfolds.We love reviewing toys, games and books and would love the opportunity to look at anything that fits in with our family lifestyle. We are always out and about and offering an insight on the places we visit, with a passion for nature thrown in for good measure.If you like what you read please leave me a comment, I love to hear from people, and always try to reply. Enjoy the read.

143 thoughts on “Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle – review and giveaway

  1. The Rubix Cube – it is my favourite because even after having one when I was little, I still cannot fathom out how to do it – so it is still a puzzle to me!

  2. It’s got to be the classic Rubic’s Cube. It such a simple, yet brilliant design. Or perhaps, it’s brilliant design is due to it being so simple.

  3. I just love puzzles. I remember my mum and dad buying ,e some metal ring and square puzzle for christmas,

  4. Rubix cube I used to get very frustrated with it though. My daughter just bought herself one at the weekend it brought back memories of my childhood.

  5. I love the addictaball, wish I was able to do a rubix cube – have watched someone who can do it in minutes everytime… Very impressive to watch.

  6. I enjoy working out the logic puzzles in magazines but if I haven’t got much time I prefer Sudoku puzzles.

  7. tetris boppit. i bought it for my eldest at christmas and all of us still play with it now. very difficult though

  8. My grandparents used to have a little puzzle with a set of shapes kinda like Tetris which you had to fit into a frame. As a child I found it fascinating but also really difficult. I still have great memories of it. It’s probably my favourite puzzle game ever, even if I haven’t played with it in ages.

  9. The Hanayama Cast Metal Brainteaser Puzzles are very hard and very testing especially the ring puzzle! Can you separate the ring into 4 separate parts, and then reassemble the puzzle? They are very challenging!!

  10. I love jigsaw puzzles, but smaller one’s I don’t have patience for the bigger ones. And thank you for such an amazing giveaway. This look so unique and different, I’d love to try out something like this! 😀

  11. mine has to be the rubix cube, i STILL havent cracked it, but can get all the way to the last 4 corners….. i tend to give up for a month or 2 then go back to it, and have forgotten all the algerithms, and have to start again from scratch 🙂

  12. I love word searches as it keeps my mind active and it’s also something I can take outside while I’m sitting in the garden enjoying the good weather.

  13. I love doing the logic puzzles where you have to work out who did what when and where. My general knowledge isn’t great but these are a great way for me to use my brain

  14. Puzzles you get in magazines, newspapers i.e. wordsearch, codeword, arroword, sudoku as you can take them anywhere and it’s relaxing.

  15. I love Sudoku. It frustrates me when I struggle to figure it out but when I complete it I feel a great sense of achievement 🙂 x

  16. It’ll have to be the Rubik’s cube because it’s the only one I’ve ever had – but I did manage to master it!

  17. I still love old fashioned playing card solitaire! I used to play clock patience for hours and still to this day love the game although albeit it is on my tech!

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