Puzzle games are a great hands on activity for kids of all ages. They’re a wonderful indoor activity that gets kids thinking, learning, and even helps with fine motor development.
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9 Puzzle Games for Indoor Puzzle Fun
These nine puzzle games and activities for kids are quick to prep and easy to play for an awesome and fun puzzle play day!
Puzzle Learning Tricks for Preschoolers
To start off the puzzle fun, these Puzzle Learning Tricks for Preschoolers are an excellent way to use puzzles not only as a learning tool, but also as a wonderful independent activity.
All you need is a puzzle with a puzzle tray and a marker to get started.
DIY Jumbo Puzzle for Toddlers
Next is this Jumbo DIY Cardboard Puzzle that is so easy to prep.
Just use a piece of cardboard that can be made from an old box or a poster board.
Think of a picture that your wee kids would like.
Then draw it, cut it into a few pieces, and this perfect puzzle game is ready to go.
DIY Cereal Box Counting Puzzle Game for Kids
All you need is an old cereal box, a pair of scissors, and a marker to make this homemade, fun, and simple learn to count puzzle game.
Search and Solve Math Puzzle Game for Kids
A Simple Cereal Box Math Puzzle Search and Solve for Kids that’s a step up from the DIY counting puzzle.
This puzzle game incorporates math equations and also involves a little gross motor scavenger hunt for your kids.
You’ll need an old cereal box, scissors, and a marker, with some good hiding spots planned out as well.
Rainbow Name Puzzle for Preschoolers
Helping a child to learn to recognize and spell their name is such an awesome experience.
This Name Rainbow Puzzle for Preschoolers helps kids to manipulate the letters of their name with a beautiful rainbow design.
A super fun, colorful game for kids to learn the order of their name using a puzzle.
Fine Motor DIY Sticker Puzzle Game for Kids
Puzzles are also a great way to practice fine motor skills.
And this Sticker Puzzle Game for Fine Motor Practice Fun is sure to entice the sticker loving kids in your life.
This DIY sticker puzzle uses both elements of a sticker sheet with the stickers, but also the outline of the stickers as well.
Grab a sheet of stickers and a piece of construction paper for this fun kids sticker puzzle game.
Kids Blocks Floor Puzzle Game
Puzzles are such a versatile activity that they can be done on a table or even the floor.
This Make Your Own Floor Puzzle with Blocks game doesn’t require any actual puzzle pieces, but is made with tape and blocks.
Just make a shape on the floor with the tape and fill it up like you would with a puzzle.
Hunt to Match Shapes Puzzle Game for Kids
This DIY Preschooler Scavenger Hunt to Match Shapes Puzzle uses items that you have around the home.
Any object can be a puzzle piece with some paper, a marker, and the outline of the objects.
Trace some items on a piece of paper and have your kids fit the item into the matching outline shape for this DIY puzzle game.
Mix it Up Puzzle Game for Kids
There’s no set way that a puzzle can be used!
This Puzzle Play Mix Up Activity for Indoor Adventures is a great spin on puzzle play.
All you need are a few different puzzles with trays, a bowl, and a pair of tongs.
This puzzle game also helps with fine motor skills. As your child will pick a puzzle piece with tongs and match it to the correct puzzle tray.
Puzzle games are sure to brighten a kid’s day and become a time for wonderful memories to be made.
Pick one to do each day or one to do each week, but each of these nine puzzle activities bring about plenty of hands on puzzle fun.
What are some other puzzle games that you have found to be a success with the kids in your life?
Please share in the comments below.