AUTOPLAY
Design Your Own Puzzle
22 steps
Gather your materials
1. Gather your materials
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Carefully cut open your cardboard box
2. Carefully cut open your cardboard box
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Make your cardboard into a rectangle
3. Make your cardboard into a rectangle
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Draw your puzzle design onto the cardboard
4. Draw your puzzle design onto the cardboard
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Try to fill the space and use a variety of colors
5. Try to fill the space and use a variety of colors
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Now it’s time to draw the puzzle pieces on the back
6. Now it’s time to draw the puzzle pieces on the back
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You can start with vertical lines that have a “bump” alternating left and right
7. You can start with vertical lines that have a “bump” alternating left and right
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In line 1. You can see how the bump goes left, right, left and so on
8. In line 1. You can see how the bump goes left, right, left and so on
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Draw a straight line, then curve to the left, draw straight, then curve to the right
9. Draw a straight line, then curve to the left, draw straight, then curve to the right
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Line 2. Will be OPPOSITE of 1. Start straight again but then curve to the right, straight, then left
10. Line 2. Will be OPPOSITE of 1. Start straight again but then curve to the right, straight, then left
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Line 3. Will be drawn like line 1.
11. Line 3. Will be drawn like line 1.
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The higher number of lines increases the puzzle difficulty. Aim for between 3-7 lines.
12. The higher number of lines increases the puzzle difficulty. Aim for between 3-7 lines.
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Rotate your cardboard so that your lines are horizontal
13. Rotate your cardboard so that your lines are horizontal
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Now we have to draw another set of vertical lines. Alternate left and right again. It can be curvier
14. Now we have to draw another set of vertical lines. Alternate left and right again. It can be curvier
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Your lines don’t have to be in a different color. This was just to show the second set better.
15. Your lines don’t have to be in a different color. This was just to show the second set better.
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2-5 lines will be good. Remember to make it the right level of challenging for yourself
16. 2-5 lines will be good. Remember to make it the right level of challenging for yourself
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Very carefully, cut on the lines that you drew
17. Very carefully, cut on the lines that you drew
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A tip to help with the cutting; cut along the vertical lines first. You will end up with strips
18. A tip to help with the cutting; cut along the vertical lines first. You will end up with strips
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Now you can cut out the individual puzzle piece a little bit easier
19. Now you can cut out the individual puzzle piece a little bit easier
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Put your pieces away in a bag or container until someone is ready to try it
20. Put your pieces away in a bag or container until someone is ready to try it
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Time to try out and enjoy your creation
21. Time to try out and enjoy your creation
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Well done!
22. Well done!
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