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Celebrate MLK Day or Martin Luther King, Jr. any day of the year with these 5 fun, skill honing puzzles. Why puzzles?
- – Why word puzzles? Studies have shown that word search and other word puzzles can help improve , , , , , and !
- – Why mazes? Solving mazes also and teaches them about the .
- – Why picture puzzles? Picture puzzles help . Our short-term memory helps us remember shapes and colors and to figure out which pieces will fit together.
Here are 10 fun Easter mazes for your students!
Why use mazes with your students?
Mazes are a great way to reinforce several valuable skills….: Mazes help your students work on their executive functioning skills, such as planning and brainstorming various strategies (e.g. starting from the beginning of the maze or working backwards from the end of maze). : Mazes require your students to control a pencil through the maze without hitting the black lines. Visual motor: Mazes require your students to use their eyes to scan the worksheet in order to find possible solutions. Scanning is a great skill used for reading and writing, as it is important to scan from the left side of the paper to the right side. PLUS, it and is a lot of FUN!
This resource includes 10 different mazes (with answer keys).
2 fun maze puzzles with an Earth Day theme.
Why mazes? A maze might just look like a fun way to pass time, but they’re actually a valuable learning tool for children. Here’s why:
- -For children, completing mazes is a great way to boost their problem solving skills.
- -Solving mazes also boosts their patience and persistence and teaches them about the rewards of work.
- -Mazes can also help improve a child’s cognitive thought processes.
- -Solving mazes are wonderful for improving hand-eye coordination.
- -Concentrating on a maze also helps with memory too