After hours of searches came up empty I decided to create a 30 piece blank puzzle template which works great as a beginning of the year activity. Written on each page is the number of copies that will need to be printed for a class of 30. Each piece is approximately 18cm x 18cm.
This could be used in a number of ways with some including:
- an all about me where students draw and colour images that describe them
- an english activity: students could write a class story. The first student begins writing
and then passes their piece to the next student who continues the story on a new
1. Having a class of 28 I still used all 30 pieces and included one for myself and one
with our room number. As a class, we brainstormed what we expected from one
another throughout the year and also wrote this on the puzzle piece.
2. Make clear to students what direction their puzzle piece needs to be orientated!
Otherwise, when it comes to displaying your work some students pieces may be