26. Puzzles

Children's Activities - PuzzlesPuzzles are an enjoyable activity for children to develop their emerging skills. It is a great ‘quiet’ activity to do together. 

Save old calendars and cereal packets to create simple puzzles. Cut up into 3 or 4 or more pieces and get children to put back together as a whole. The older the child the more pieces and variety in the way you cut the pieces/shapes.


Children develop their language, problem solving and maths skills through using puzzles and can be supported to develop their persistence trait. Puzzles are also are a fun way for children to develop and refine their fine motor skills.

Learning can be made easy with puzzles.

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