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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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Bored with Your Puzzles?

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 …

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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 …

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