Thursday, July 15, 2010

(More) Craft Stick Puzzles -- Name Puzzle

I shared with you last week how we made a sunflower puzzle using craft sticks, but I wanted to add a few more ideas today.  I made these with the girls last week, but you're stuck looking at mine (sorry, definitely not as cute)!

You need:
Jumbo Craft Sticks
Photo or other picture
Craft knife

1.  Print out a photo or find a picture.  Tape down the craft sticks.  Glue on the photo and allow to dry.  Write each letter of your child's name on a craft stick.

2.  Using a craft knife, cut apart the puzzle.  Store in a baggy or bind together with a rubber band.

Here is another idea:

1.  Tape down enough craft sticks for your child's name.  Write the name on the bottom.

2.  Tape both sides securely.  Let your child draw a picture (of themselves or whatever they want to draw).

The name on the bottom makes it much easier to know which way the craft sticks go in the puzzle.  It is also great practice for learning how to spell a name (or any other word)!



Blogger Leah's Little Bowtique said...

I love this! I have mod podge... now all I need is some craft sticks. We will have to try this next week. Thanks for the great idea!

July 15, 2010 at 3:04 PM  
Anonymous Whitney said...

I LOVE this idea! I will definitely be using this with my Pre-Kers this year. Thank YOU!!

July 17, 2010 at 10:28 AM  
Blogger Miss Rachel said...

I love this! I'm using it this year for sure!

July 17, 2010 at 10:55 AM  
Blogger Sheryl said...

Great idea! Thank you!

July 17, 2010 at 11:00 AM  

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