Poster Board Puzzles

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These giant puzzles are a cinch to make and just hard enough to put together. On other words, super fun.

On a large piece of poster board, draw any puzzle picture you and your kids like. I kept one simple for Travis with a heart shape in the middle and a squiggle around the outer edge.

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He drew on the second piece of poster board, and I reminded him he’d need cues to know which pieces lined up where (and eventually added the circle in the center).

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Draw 5 or 6 big lines from the outer edge to the center; cut along these lines to make your puzzle pieces.

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Now put it all back together again! Travis was so pleased seeing his drawing line up.

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Some of the pieces neededto be turned and fiddled, and then success.

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You’ll notice that little sister Veronika loved the giant pieces of poster board and watching it all take shape! Feel free to give younger siblings a marker for scribbling, too, as long as you’re sure they’ll keep the ink on the big poster board pieces.

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I had one happy scribbler, and one proud puzzle solver!

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