Since jigsaw puzzle for children sometimes can be ridiculus expensive
(unless you are lucky and can find it
second hand) I decided to try to make one by myself and it work
out really good!
If you want to download the jigsaw puzzle craft description as a
PDF, click here.
this craft project you will need:
1) A pair of scissors
2) Paper glue (toxic free)
3) An old cardboard box (not to thick, Kellogg's boxes
If you like you can also use wood, but only if you are really skilled
at using a small saw...
4) A printed picture with a kitten and thin outlines
for where to cut out the jigsaw puzzle pieces (you can download
it here, or you can make it
by yourself). It is best if the picture is printed with a laser
printer, and not an ink printer, since the puzzle easily can get
destroyed by water if it is printed with ink…
Carefully spread the paper glue evenly on the paper with the
Then flip it and carefully place it on top of a piece of the
Make sure to remove all air bubbles before you…
…Put something heavy (for example the yellow pages) on top on
the puzzle. Now wait for about 30 minutes, and then check if the
glue is dry. In not wait another 30 minutes or until the paper
glue has dried.
Here is a critical stage in the crafting: Carefully (and I mean
really carefully) cut out the pieces from the outline. The neater
the better. You may have to use some more glue on some of the
pieces if the glue wasn't spread on evenly.
All the twelve pieces are cut out!
And the Cat jigsaw puzzle is finished! Fantastic!
Cute isn't it?
In the craft idea section at Furry Graphics
you will find loads of free craft ideas for various projects, for example
jig saw puzzle making,
decorations of old glass jars, how to make you own personal bookmark
and more to come. All with a kitten touch! You can modify the proejcts
to suit your own needs and ideas as you like.