I Go to Pieces

Enhance your child's self-esteem with this project -- which also makes a great gift for grandparents.

Activity for an individual child

Age group: 18-40 months

Duration of activity: 45 minutes

Materials:

  • Photograph of your child, enlarged to 8" x 10" or larger
  • Poster board cut to same size as photo
  • Clear contact paper
  • Scissors
  • White craft glue

Enhance your child's self-esteem with this project. This also makes a great gift for grandparents. Simply put it into a box labeled, "I love you to pieces."

  1. Glue the photo of your child onto the poster board and cover with the clear contact paper.
  2. Cut the photo into puzzle pieces. You can make the puzzle simple with fewer pieces, or more complex with more pieces.
  3. Give your child the new personalized puzzle to complete.
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