Friday, November 14, 2008

Placemat Puzzle




Let's face it. The Dollar Store is my crafting inspiration-especially when it comes to crafts and projects for kids. I go in there to get ideas! I'm sure I'm not the only one. The other day I was picking something up there, when I saw Christmas placemats 2 for $1 and somehow I thought "puzzles". So I bought some and that is just what we did! Really not much to it-just cut out the puzzle as you like- depending on the age of your child. My child is 3, so I cut 9 pieces using my regular old scissors. He was able to do most of it on his own. Older children could make their own puzzle from a placemat. I plan to keep this in the diaper bag for when I need a quite activity. I think we'll make one or two for every holiday! **This post was featured on Blissful Kids. If you have not checked out Blissful Kids, check it out!

7 comments:

Doty Family said...

Another great idea!!! I go to the dollar store several times a week, but I have only seen material placemat's at ours. Dang it!! I'm on the hunt, because that is stinkin' cute!

Kritta22 said...

So easy yet so awesome! This would be great for church! I love it!! Thanks

Kellie said...

such a good idea...I am so going to the dollar store today!

Jodi said...

Where do you come up with this stuff? Pure genius...

Kellie said...

Our store didn't have any cute holiday place mats :( but they had a wall-e one...we are going on a plane ride next month and this will be a great activity to fill at least a few minutes of air time :) Thanks again!

teachingtinytots said...

super great idea! i'm off to buy some!

Tiffany said...

can i share on myskinnypurse.blogspot.com? This is right up my alley!

Tiffany
myskinnypurse@gmail.com