I love Sudoku puzzles, although I don’t have the down time to do them much anymore. Our activity for today is a great way to introduce Sudoku to your young child in a way that is easy to understand.
Try this activity with your…
Our Color Sudoku activity is made up of a 4 by 4 square grid. To complete the puzzle you need one square of each color in every row, column, and 4-square quadrant.
Our busy bag printable includes instructions and templates for making 4 different Sudoku puzzles, directions for completing the puzzles, a label for the busy bag, and an answer key. We used color paint chips for our cards, but you could also use construction paper or color cardstock.
We also recently added magnetic strips to the back of the colored squares. Now Emahry completes the activity on a metal cookie sheet and the pieces stay put better.
You can make the Sukoku puzzles easier by attaching more of the colored squares. You can make them more difficult by attaching fewer (use this Blank Color Sudoku Grid).
Once your child has the concept down, these would be great activities to include for quiet time play.
Click the link below to download this free printable busy bag file.
What are some ways you help your young child develop logical reasoning?
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