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Do puzzles support learning in the classroom? Puzzles challenge the brain in an interactive and fun way, thereby supporting growth and development of vocabulary and problem solving strategies.
Puzzles support learning in the classroom by also fostering cooperation and collaboration when students work together to solve brain teasers. Collaboration helps to improve communication skills and team building skills.
St. Patrick's Day word maze puzzle engages the brain by requiring students to first unscramble the letters in each word clue. The list of 15 words is hidden in a word search grid. Students must trace each letter path, consecutively, to create a maze within in the grid. These letter paths do NOT cross.
How to solve the puzzle:
1. first, rearrange the scrambled letters to reveal the 15 words hidden in the grid
2. then, locate the circled letter (start bubble locates the 1st hidden word)
3. next, trace the letter path to spell the word (letters travel forwards, backwards, vertically horizontally)
4. at the end of the word locate the first letter of the next word and trace its letter path
5. finally, repeat steps 3-4 until the maze is complete
1. letter paths in this word maze do not cross.
2. track progress by crossing out the word clues as they are located (reduces word choice)
Word maze puzzle is suitable for home school and classroom learning environments.