Okay guys, these DIY Felt Puzzles are the easiest, most simple-to-make puzzles and you’ll love them (or I should say your little ones will)!
Create these DIY puzzles using felt squares and simply cutting them in half, or for more complex puzzles cut into 3 pieces or even 4! My son, who’s 3 years old, did the 2-piece puzzles in a blink of an eye, so I had to cut each puzzle set into 3 pieces so his noggin could work a little harder. Basically, look at your child, observe them and decide whether you need to cut the felt square into 2, 3 or 4. It’s that versatile! 🙂
My favorite part about these puzzles are the vibrant colors. Kids tend to be excited and attracted to bright colors, they’re fun after all! And the felt squares come in so many different, wonderful colors making this puzzle activity great for learning colors too!
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MATERIALS FOR felt puzzles:
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- Using the craft scissors, cut each square into 2, 3 or 4 pieces using different patterns (zig-zags, waves, combinations, etc.).
- Mix up all of the pieces of each puzzle before the child.
What is my child learning and improving?
- Cognitive skills (analyzing each puzzle piece, comparing the patterns, matching up, thinking)
- Fine motor skills (picking up the felt puzzle pieces, placing them together)
- Creative skills
- Colors (familiarizing with each color of the puzzle, learning their names, visually seeing each color and color hue/variation)
Grab some felt squares and make these felt puzzles today!