Indoor Crafts for Kids

Jazzy Jigsaw Puzzle

Create a jazzy jigsaw puzzle.
Create a jazzy jigsaw puzzle.
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Create fun puzzle pieces with this indoor craft for kids. You'll have fun putting your own jazzy jigsaw puzzle back together -- or you can mail it to family or friends as a surprise.

What You'll Need:

  • Thin poster board
  • Pencil
  • Photo, magazine picture, or drawing
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors

Step 1: Cut the poster board to your desired finished size. You may want to start small at first, to practice your puzzle-making skills.

Step 2: Next, cut a photo or picture to the size of the poster board. Glue the photo or picture to the board with the glue stick.

Step 3: On the backside of the poster board, about 1 inch from the left edge, draw a zigzag line from top to bottom with a pencil. Draw a similar line 1 inch away from that, and continue across the board.

Step 4: Now draw zigzag lines from side to side -- perpendicular to the first set of lines -- about 1 inch away from each other. Cut along each line.

Step 5: Turn each puzzle piece face up and put together your own designer jigsaw creation!

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