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This is a virtual jigsaw puzzle. Here's how you play:

  1. Click the PLAY button.

  2. A puzzle piece will appear on the right side of your screen.

  3. Click and drag the puzzle piece to the frame on the left of your screen. Use your mouse to place the piece where you think it belongs. When you place the piece correctly, youll get the next piece.

  4. If you need help figuring out where to place any one of the pieces, click the HELP button on the right side of your screen. Be warned, however, that using this feature adds to your time!

  5. Once you complete the puzzle, your time will be displayed on the screen.

  6. You will have the option to re-do the puzzle and better your time.

  7. When you are happy with your completion time, move on to Level Two by clicking on the GO AHEAD button.