Raise your hand if you have ever tripped over a puzzle piece and are dying for some puzzle storage organization?
How about jamming all the pieces into a draw in an attempt to tidy up? Is that puzzle storage driving you bonkers?
Given them to Goodwill just because you could not take the disarray?
Well, my hand is certainly up for all three.
Good news! I have a simple and effective tactic that will rock your organization world—no more tripping over puzzles. – Rejoice!
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- FIne motor development to help prepare small hands for pencil grip
- Practice with hand-eye coordination
- Used for Independent play
- Used with a friend to improve social development
Now, I know storing puzzles can be a MESSY! But don’t fret. I have the best hack for puzzle storage.
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Have your puzzle organization go from this
To this puzzle storage idea
Organize puzzles in four easy steps.
- Take pictures of your puzzles.
- Print them.
- Tape the puzzle pictures to the containers. I like to use baby food cans or the storage containers listed in the toy storage solutions post.
- Find a nook to store everything.
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Puzzle storage containers we like to use:
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With this organizing hack, not only is your preschooler using puzzles, but they are also practicing concepts such as matching and sorting.
When your preschooler is ready to play with the puzzle, they must ask themselves which one is the correct container based on the puzzle image.
Now, puzzle pieces have a place, and your toddler and preschooler can put everything back independently!