DIY this fun rainbow shapes puzzle - made from cardboard - and just add blocks! Super simple to make for your child and a great way for them to work on recognizing shapes.

Start with:

  • Cardboard
  • Scissors or Box Cutter  (for adult use)
  • Glue
  • Pen or Marker
  • Blocks

Step 1: Cut two identical pieces of cardboard.

Step 2: Cut some small squares of cardboard. These will be used to create a space between the two larger pieces of cardboard.

Step 3: Glue two cardboard squares to each corner of one of the bigger pieces of cardboard.

Step 4: Trace the shapes on the remaining large piece of cardboard.

Step 5: Carefully cut out the shapes from the large piece of cardboard.

Step 6: Glue the piece of cardboard with shapes cut out to the top of the other piece of cardboard.

Step 7: Have your child place the blocks on the puzzle!

Discuss shapes and colors together as your child enjoys the puzzle!