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EASY TO MAKE PUZZLES [From: Artmaking]
Written by: Anna Johnson [Anna is an art educator from Helena, Alabama]

Age:

2-5 years

Activity Summary:

You can make simple puzzles for preschoolers with these easy to follow directions.

What You Need:

•jumbo craft sticks
•a solid colored picture cut out of construction paper (a stencil will do the best job - also, best when object is put on a separate piece of paper and laminated).
•marker (the same color as the construction paper).

What You Do:

  1. Trace an object onto a piece of construction paper from a stencil.

  2. Cut out the tracing.

  3. Take out however many craft sticks are needed.

  4. Tape the craft sticks together on one side only.

  5. On the opposite side, use the marker to trace and color in the picture onto the craft sticks.

  6. Take the tape off.

  7. Children can then put the craft sticks together to match the cut out picture.


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