Welcome Back to School Puzzle

Lesson #10195

Design a welcoming Puzzle for back to school.

Grade Level:

Design unique Puzzles welcoming parents to Back-To-School Night. Enter Back-To-School Night information on the Puzzle to invite loved ones to a most memorable event. Students may write a special message on the Puzzle for their parent, guardian or special loved one to read.

Create fun Puzzles with students and present to visitors on Back-to-School Night!

A10104-Sizzix Bigz Die - Apple A11021-Sizzix Bigz Die - Puzzle #3

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Crayons, Double-Sided Tape, Pen

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the Apple from various colors of construction paper. Keep one shape whole and cut highlights from other shapes. Layer and adhere to embellish. Adhere the embellished Apple to a contrasting colored construction paper or cardstock.
  2. Die-cut the layered shapes to create the Apple Puzzle.
  3. Write the desired message on the Puzzle pieces to complete (see Main Photo).
  4. Note: Create additional Puzzles with an assortment of dies (see Main Photo #2).

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • K-4 - Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Standard 5: Reflecting Upon and Assessing the Characteristics and Merits of Their Work and the Work of Others

  • K-4 - Students understand that there are various purposes for creating works of visual art.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education