Insect Puzzles

Simple and easy to make insect puzzles at

I love love love to do puzzles! I was so excited to create these easy insect puzzles for kids. The great thing is you can make these with the kids and then play with them together. Talk about insects, do a puzzle and maybe hit up the library for an insect filled day of learning.

What you need and how to make a simple puzzle at

What you will need to make Popsicle Insect Puzzles:

  • 12 popsicle sticks
  • Insect Photos sized to 4.5 inches by 4.5 inches (here are the ones I used: Insect Puzzles)
  • Tape
  • X-acto Knife
  • Mod Podge
  • Paint Brush

Simple way to make puzzles at

Start by lining up 12 popsicle sticks in a line. I use two other ones to keep them straight. Then tape them together.

Insect Puzzles from sticks at

Paint Mod Podge on the opposite side of the sticks. Place picture on top of the Mod Podge.

Beautiful and Easy to make Insect Puzzles at

Paint a thin layer of mod podge over the picture. Allow to dry.

Simple Puzzles to make for kids via

Remove the tape and cut between each of the popsicle sticks with the X-acto Knife. 

Simple insect puzzles at

Easy and done! Now is the fun part. Mix up the sticks and then create the puzzles. Talk about different insects, what makes an insect an insect, etc. 

Quick craft for kids. Insect puzzles at

It would also be fun to stop by the library and check out some insect books to learn more while working on puzzles or maybe do some Googling. 

Fun activity to teach kids about insects with puzzles at

What insect would you want on your puzzle?

Hey, I’m Emily. I am a wife to an amazing, crazy, and fun husband who keeps me on my toes. I love to craft, celebrate, cook, thrift, read, shop, and decorate. I enjoy working on projects and finding ways to share them. I hope you enjoy my simple ideas and are inspired to create along with me. When I’m not blogging, I’m normally reading a good book or out shopping.


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I’m Emily, a mom and wife with a passion for crafting, celebrating holidays, and creating memorable moments. From Idaho to the world, The Benson Street is a treasure trove of easy, fun DIY projects, delightful printables, and delicious recipes. With over a decade of experience in blogging and a love for all things seasonal, I’m here to share my tips, ideas, and occasional mishaps. Join me in adding a dash of joy and creativity to every day! Read more…

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