Puzzle Piece Templates

Puzzle Piece Templates

It can be used by students who are not of the same grade.

Included: PDF, 11 Pages

After searching for hours, I finally decided to make a blank 30-piece puzzle template. This is a great activity that can be used as an opening of the new year. The table at the beginning of this document identifies the steps to adapt the puzzle for different classes, ranging in size from 4 to 36 pieces. Each piece is 18 cm x 18 cm.

It could be used in many different ways.

A place where students can draw, colour, and describe their lives.

English Activity: Students can write class stories. First student starts writing, then the piece is passed to the next student. The story continues on a different puzzle piece.

TIPS

1. I had 28 students in my class so I kept all of the 30 pieces. One for me, one for each member. The class brainstormed expectations for each other over the course of the year. We also created this information on the puzzle pieces.

2. Students should be clear about the direction they need to place their pieces. If you don’t, students may have pieces that aren’t in the right direction when it comes time to display your work.

Flip it upside down

Great activity for the beginning of the school year. It’s a great way to establish classroom communities and to get to know everyone. Many thanks!

The students enjoyed making their own puzzle pieces for class. I used this resource in conjunction with Oliver cherche sa Place. This is a wonderful introduction activity.

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