Sometimes called Pic-a-Pix or Paint By Numbers, these picture logic puzzle use logic and numbered grids paint a picture.
This activity is a perfect extra credit or fun-day activity for puzzle-loving students (and YOU too). These puzzles have a difficulty rating of "very easy," but require a certain logical maturity, so age appropriateness can range from 8 through adult. Beginners' tutorial instructions are also included.
The theme of these three puzzles is "Christmas Origins," and the revealed images depict three ancient traditions that predate similar 'Christmas' rituals that are prevalent in American christmastime culture: evergreens, illuminations, new life, peace, and awaiting miracles.
Disclaimer: the descriptions in this activity are purely informational in nature and do not favor any particular religious viewpoints. This activity would be appropriate in both public and parochial school settings, especially in places where the outside environment is predominantly influenced by Christian culture.
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