Puzzles…Puzzles…Puzzles

Objective

Children identify and form images from “puzzle parts” of a printed image.

Activity:

Print images from the database. Enlarge the images to fit an 8-1/2” X 11” sheet of cardstock.  Mark each selected image into geometric shapes. Cut each image where marked; and ask children to reassemble the parts and identify the image.  

Materials:

Cardstock paper; magic marker.

Suggested Photos:

(4-part puzzle)

 

Elephant Eating at the Bronx Zoo

NY Botanical Garden Conservatory

     

(7-part puzzle)

 

Bronx County Trust Building

African Plains Animals

 

(9-part puzzle)

 

 Babe Ruth’s Playground

 High Bridge Maine Pageant and Celebration

Sample Subjects:

Parks; Gardens, Stadiums; Bridges