Match the African animal to its shadow! Perfect for practising visual discrimination and matching skills...
More Animal Puzzles
Have some fun with the kids with this collection of animal puzzles. Just print and enjoy...
Have fun spotting animals, birds, people, farmyard buildings and items - and then answering our question sheet about what you have spotted! You could also use this I Spy page for an I Spy game, to spark conversation, to learn vocabulary and so on.
Can your child spot the differences between these two pictures, filled with Australian animals? Fun to colour in, too! Click the link below for our printable version.
We have three butterfly jumble puzzles to suit a variety of ages. Can the kids sort out and count the butterflies...
Here is a first set of very easy 4x4 sudoku puzzles for children, made all the more exciting with colourful butterfly numbers! These are perfect for your youngest children, and are effectively an exercise in writing in the missing numbers rather than using much reasoning to fill the grid.
This set of butterfly sudoku is still using a 4x4 grid but children will need to start using their logic skills to work out how the numbers fit into the grid. Great fun!
Have a go at these fun butterfly-adorned 4x4 sudoku puzzles with the kids - there are 12 in total in the pack, a pack of answers and a large display version for putting on the board too.
Here's our first set of 6x6 sudoku with the butterfly design. These are extra easy, great for total beginners and a fun way to learn about how sudoku works, ready for the next set of "harder" puzzles.
Each set of these butterfly sudoku puzzles are a little bit harder than the last. These pretty 6x6 grids provide a little bit of challenge for kids who are honing their skills!
Here are 12 more butterfly sudoku puzzles for kids on 6x6 grids. These puzzles are getting just a little bit more tricky!
Get stuck into some tricker 6x6 sudoku puzzles with pretty butterfly design! There are 12 in this pack, available as a 3-page download or as a large display version for your screen or whiteboard.
This match up puzzle is a fun way for younger children to practise their observational skills and also to learn about pairs and odd ones out!
There are 10 differences between these two pictures of cats enjoying themselves in the house. Can you find them all?
This delightful under-the-sea themed circles colouring page is a puzzle too, as children can count the circles as they colour. How many will they find?
Count the different types of bats - and not the spiders - on this fun worksheet. Perfect for Halloween, perhaps?
How many koalas can you count in the picture below? Look carefully! Why not colour in the picture too?
Colour in this fun puzzle page, counting the rabbits as you go! Inspired by Chinese New Year of the Rabbit but fun any time.
The kids will love this cute dog match up puzzle - can they match up the pairs of dogs to find the odd one out?
If you think of all the animals you might find on a farm, and the crops, and the equipment, and the people and buildings, can you come up with a word for each letter of the alphabet? That's what this puzzle asks the kids to do!
If the children know their alphabet, it will be no trouble to help the farmer reach his tractor in this stepping stones puzzle!
Children can practise their odds and evens with this farmyard stepping stone puzzle. Just make sure they hop on the right squares to get from the sheep to the lamb successfully!
Skip counting by 10 is fun at the best of times, but it is even more fun when you have a chicken and a chick like these in our stepping stone puzzle to motivate you!
The 12 x times is always daunting for kids, but here's a fun way to practise skip counting in 12s. Can the children hop across the stepping stones correctly?
2, 4, 6, 8 ... that's the way to hop over the stepping stones in this fun farmyard puzzle! It's a fun way to reinforce skip counting by 2...
How are the kids with their 3 times table? Here's a fun way to find out! Hop between the duck and the duckling on this stepping stone puzzle based on skip counting by 3...
Here's a stepping stone puzzle designed to reinforce your child's knowledge of the 4 x table. They need to hop across the stepping stones by skip counting in 4.
5, 10, 15, 20 - skip counting in 5s is fun, especially if you have a stepping stone puzzle like this one, with two cute cows to moo you on!
Skip count by 6 succcessfully and you'll find an easy path across the stepping stones in this farmyard themed stepping stones puzzle.
The 7 x table is quite a tricky one to learn, but it's all the more fun if you have a stepping stone puzzle to practise with - especially one with a farmyard theme!
Here's a slightly different way for the children to practise their 8 times table - in the form of a stepping stone puzzle!
The children need to help the duck reach the duckling by skip counting in 9s across the stepping stones in this fun skip counting puzzle...
Here's a simple, colourful fish matching puzzle for younger children. Match the pairs by colour and find the odd one out.
Here's a trickier version of our hibernating animals code breaker - a fun maths challenge for the kids, designed as a code breaking activity.
Two printable Easter puzzles - one much more difficult than the other - in which children need to count up the Easter bunnies. Fun for Spring too. Good counting practice for little ones!
Match up the monkey pairs and find the odd monkey out! This is a fun puzzle for Chinese New Year or any time!
Boggler puzzles are great fun for kids of any age! See how many words they can find in this minbeast boggler puzzle - there are extra points available for minibeast words!
Ask the kids to test their matching skills with this fun minibeast shadow puzzle. Can they match each minibeast picture to the correct shadow?
Here's a tricky word sudoku puzzle for our minibeasts theme, to keep the kids puzzling for a while. Can they fit the letters from the word D-R-A-G-O-N-F-L-Y into the grid, instead of the numbers 1 to 9?
Younger children will enjoy fitting the letters from the word W-O-R-M into the sudoku grid - much more fun than numbers, especially with this cute pink worm to encourage you to get it right!
Who could resist this lovely spider sudoku puzzle? Instead of numbers, try to fit the letters from the word S-P-I-D-E-R into the grid.
Spot the different minibeasts on our fun Minibeast I Spy page, and see how many you can name. Count the different minibeasts, look for colours, play an I Spy game using the sheet - or set the kids the challenge of answering our fun questions!
Can the children analyze the shapes of the pet animals and match them to the correct shadows? A fun activity to help strengthen visual discrimination skills!
Here's a page of funny and adorable pigs - but can the kids match the pairs to find the odd one out?
How many words can you find in this sea creature boggler puzzle? The longer the word the more points you will earn.
Here are 5 sea creatures and their corresponding shadows, but we've mixed them all up! Can the children work out the correct shadow for each picture?
This lovely stylised picture of a horse can be made with your set of tangram pieces, but it's not immediately obvious how! If you get stuck we also have the solutions to download.
It seems like it would be impossible to create this rabbit picture using the seven pieces of our tangram puzzle, but if you keep trying you will do it!
Make as many words as possible from the word wheel remembering to use the letter L from the middle of the wheel every time. If you've accessed this word wheel from a certain topic page you might find it easier to guess the nine-letter hidden word!
Word wheel challenges are a great way to fill ten minutes on a rainy day or a boring journey. Get the kids to see how many words they can find, remembering to use the A in the centre of the wheel each time.
We've got another fun word wheel challenge for the kids to try. Using the letter wheel, how many words can they find of two letters or more? There's a nine-letter word to find too - it's quite tricky, but if you're lucky you will find it in a snap...