Printable: Mix & Match Friends

December 6, 2012 at 16:46 | Posted in ALEX Printables, Little Hands | Leave a comment
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This 1 page printable may seem like a simple activity, but there are many things you can do! First, have the kids sharpen their skills by cutting out the pieces along the dotted lines.

What you can do:

  • Mix & Match – Switch the pieces around. Ask your child what would happen if they took the snowball to the beach or tried to play soccer with the beach ball?
  • Play a game – Place the pictures facing down and take turns choosing pieces, see who can complete a friend first.
  • Learn about the seasons – Which season is missing? Have them draw their own mixed up friend to complete the set!

Activities like these encourage cooperative play while engaging in fun games.

What You Need:

  • Safety Scissors

  • 1 Page Printable – (Click image to download)

    MixMatchFriends-01

How To Make It:

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Being able to add educational value to ordinary toys and games is priceless. The opportunity is everywhere, you just have to know where to look for it. For more mixed & match fun, try My Mix N Match Farm, Wooden Mix & Stack Pop Shop and Mixed Up Buddies !

There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to check back and follow us on Facebook so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our ALEX Printables and  Little Hands sections.

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