Homemade puzzles made from cereal boxes…
At noon today, I was looking for a simple activity to keep the toddlers busy while I made lunch. When we came into the kitchen, I spotted a couple of empty cereal boxes on the counter. My wheels started turning, and in less than 5 minutes, I’d turned those boxes into a set of homemade puzzles.
What you’ll need to make your homemade puzzles:
- cereal box
- pair of scissors
Making homemade puzzles from cereal boxes:
Start by cutting out the front panel of the cereal box.
Now, just cut the box front into a few large, simple shapes. I went with about 4 or 5 large, very simple pieces for our puzzles. For an older child, you could cut more pieces, and make the shapes a little more intricate.
The beauty of these homemade puzzles is that you can make them as easy or as challenging as you like, depending on the age of your child.
It’s such a simple activity, but the girls were quite excited when I handed them their puzzle pieces, and it kept them busy while I pulled lunch together.
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