| Cookie Cutter
Cut a square out of corrugated cardboard. Place two or three simple
cookie cutters on the cardboard and trace around them. Using a craft
knife, cut out the outlined shapes and discard. Give your child the
piece of cardboard and the cookie cutters. Let your child place each
cookie cutter in its matching space in the cardboard.
Select a simple puzzle with a few pieces.
Hide the pieces around the room. Let your child hunt for the
puzzle pieces before putting the puzzle together.
|Choose two simple puzzles for
this activity, such as a puzzle with individual vehicle pieces
and a puzzle with individual animal pieces. Mix up the puzzle
pieces. Help your child sort the puzzle pieces before putting
them into the appropriate puzzles.
My Own Puzzle
and copy a photograph of your child. Glue the copy of the
photograph to a sheet of heavy paper and cover with clear
self-stick paper. Cut the photo into a few simple puzzle pieces.
Let your child enjoy putting this personalized puzzle together.
Make your child a whole sandwich and cut off the crusts. Cut
the sandwich into two or three pieces. Place the pieces on a
plate. Help your child put his or her Sandwich Puzzle together
before eating it.