Properties-Word Maze-Scrambled#02

Properties-Word Maze-Scrambled#02

Properties-Word Maze-Scrambled#02 For Google Apps
Properties-Word Maze-Scrambled#02

Are you a teacher, parent, or caregiver looking for fun and engaging activities and resources for properties of matter? Here is a scrambled letters word maze puzzle to engage kids' brains. This 15 word puzzle suits kids grades 2-3.

Properties of matter scrambled word maze puzzle is available in both PDF and Google Slide™ formats.

Three states of matter include: solids, liquids, gases
Properties of matter are the characteristics of matter (solids, liquids, gases), such as: weight/mass, odor (stinky, sweet, acrid), size (small, large), color, texture (smooth, rough, crinkly, soft), melting and boiling points, temperature, hardness/softness, volume, taste (sweet, sour, bitter, crunchy), sound (noisy, quiet), look (shiny, dull, translucent, transparent, opaque)

Solve the puzzle
l. unjumble the letters in the word clues
2. print the correct spelling
3. locate the circled letter; this is where the word maze starts
4. trace the letter paths for the first word
5. determine the next word in the puzzle by reviewing and comparing letters of unscrambled word clues with the letters surrounding the end of the first word
6. continue tracing letter paths until the maze is complete
7. letter paths travel: up, down, right, left; no diagonal letter paths and no letter paths cross
8. track progress by crossing off each word as it is located

Choice board activity ideas
1. have kids put words in alphabetical order
2. encourage students to create a different type of puzzle (crosswords, multiple choice, matching puzzle)
3. ignite kids' creativity: create art forms using the words from the puzzle