## Math Games for Kids

Make math experiences fun with these Math Games, organized by age from Toddlers to Age 6. Early Toddler   DIY Baby Abacus   Roll and Count (Early Toddler Game) Count and Sort Preschool   Wonder Pets Dice Game (printable)     DIY Bottle Top Counting Cards   Parking Lot Number Practice Roll a ____ Dice Games …

## Thanksgiving Puzzles (printable)

Little man enjoys puzzles, so I created these Thanksgiving Puzzles (printable) just in time for Thanksgiving! He was a little confused at first because he wanted all of the pieces to fit to make one picture. The printable has 7 individual puzzles made just for little hands.  Although, my 8 year old didn’t mind playing with them …

## Christmas Puzzles (printable)

Christmas Puzzles (printable)   Day 15 – Activity Advent Countdown    Print these Christmas puzzles, cut into pieces, and let your child have fun putting them together. Keep the pieces of each puzzle separate or for more of a challenge, put them all into the same pile.

## Carrot Puzzle

Carrot Puzzle One night when you are cooking dinner, cut a carrot into a few chunks to make a carrot puzzle and challenge your child to put it back together.

## Popsicle Stick Puzzles

Anything can be a puzzle! Even Popsicle Stick Puzzles! I got this idea from Crafts-N-Things for Children. Head over to read her detailed tutorial on how to make your own. Basically, you print an image, use modge podge to glue it to craft sticks and then cut the sticks apart. Number the sticks and you have a puzzle …

## Foam Shape Sticker Puzzles

Make sticker puzzles using a few foam stickers and cardstock. Create different pictures with your stickers on the left (actually sticking them on the paper) and give your child the same stickers to copy the picture on the right (not sticking them so you can reuse the activity).  This is a great way to develop visual discrimination …

## Food Packaging Activities

Before you recycle them, put your food boxes to use to make these food packaging activities. For this activity, cut and save the front and back from each package. Put them in a pile and work together to match them up. B and I worked together and it was trickier than I thought it would be, …

## Printable Team Umizoomi Shape Puzzles

B has a new interest in the show Team Umizoomi. I must admit that at first I thought the show was a bit lame but once I saw B’s reaction to it and how much he learns, I decided to get on board. I found these printable Super Shapes Puzzles at nickjr.com. They are similar …

Is your child bored with your puzzles? Sometimes your child does a puzzle so many times that they get bored and don’t want to do it again. Sometimes the puzzle is too hard so your child tries it once and doesn’t want to revisit it. Sometimes the puzzle is the right difficulty level but seems …

## Make Your Own Crossword Puzzle – Printable

My hubby and I haven’t had much luck in ever finishing a crossword puzzle (for the record we’ve only tried oh about twice). So for Valentines Day I made him a crossword puzzle with clues about us that he can hopefully finish. You can Make Your Own Crossword Puzzle on Discovery Education’s site and print …

## Turn Greeting Cards into Puzzles

You can make a challenging activity for your child by turning greeting cards into puzzles!   Do you still have Christmas cards around? If so, take one and give this activity a try (If not, Valentines Day will be here soon and you could use one of those). This card was perfect to make a …

## Printable Build a Letter Puzzles

Nicole from Tired, Need Sleep created these awesome printable, Build a Letter puzzles and graciously shared them. You cut a few pieces out of craft foam, print the puzzles, and you are ready to go.   Read the directions and print them here: Build a Letter Template. I put ours in sheet protectors in a notebook …