They say a picture paints a thousand words. This animal puzzles paints a thousand stories!
Tell a short story of Noah’s Ark. Story telling always fascinates children and also gives a meaning to the animal puzzles.
Suggested Educational Activities for Kids to play :
- To develop information processing skill – counting, observation and solution finding (where)
- Count how many animals you can see.
- How many same animals can you find. (picture recognition)
- What are the names of the animals.
- Play “I spy with my big blue eyes ….. a flying blue bird.” (observation)
- To develop creative thinking skill – spatial, visual perception, imagination and application
- Putting the puzzle together develops spatial skills by fitting, rearranging, navigating and taking the pieces apart.
- What do you think the animals are saying to each other.
- A bear is hiding somewhere. Did you see it? What is the color of the bear? (Observation, solution finding)
- Which animal is the biggest and the smallest. (Comparing)
- Encourage the kids to tell a story.
”One day while Alice was walking home from school, she fell into a hole. She found herself in a big forest with many tall trees and big beautiful flowers. Alice saw many animals.”
You can either let the child continue with the story or let the child create her own.
- To develop drawing skill – focusing on parts, follow directions, imagination and creativity, manage tasks, visual perception, fine motor skills.
- You can use pieces of the puzzle to stencil the outline of the animals and color them.
Another great feature of this animal puzzles, is that you can frame it up as a picture to decorate the children’s room! Made from high quality basswood + safe water paint.
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