A word jumble is a word game where the letters from a real word or phrase are mixed up into a random sequence, requiring you to unscramble them to get the original word. Word puzzles and games are a great way to keep your brain in shape.
There are many different strategies and tricks that can help you when trying to figure out a word jumble. Picking out letters that appear together frequently such as "ch," "sh," and "qu" are a great start, as well as separating the vowels from the consonants. Beginning with common prefixes and suffixes, such as "pre" or "tion," can guide you in the right direction from there. If you have Scrabble, taking the letter tiles from the game that match the jumbled letters and using them to create different arrangements can also be helpful in visualizing words.
There are also online programs that can unscramble word jumbles for you if you don't want to do it with brain power alone. Jumble Solver is a website where you can input the letters from your word jumble and a list of possible answers will be provided. This might take some of the fun out of solving the puzzle, but is a good resource if you're completely stuck.