Shadow Puzzles

NEW! Shadow puzzles are a fun way of encouraging young children's observational skills. We ask them to look at the shape of various pictures and match them to a shadow version, which might be a slightly different size, too.

 Christmas Shadow Matching  6

Christmas Shadow Matching 6

This matching activity is great fun for younger kids. Can they match each cute Christmas character to its shadow?

 

 Christmas Shadow Matching  7

Christmas Shadow Matching 7

Here are 5 Christmas characters and their corresponding shadows, but we've mixed them all up! Can the children work out the correct shadow for each picture?

 Christmas Shadow Matching 4

Christmas Shadow Matching 4

The five funny Christmas characters are all holding a festive object, but can the children match them to the correct shadow?

 Christmas Shadow Matching 5

Christmas Shadow Matching 5

Can the kids match the colour pictures of the Christmas toys to their all-black shadows? They'll need to look carefully at the outlines of the shapes.

Christmas Shadow Matching 1

Christmas Shadow Matching 1

Ask the kids to test their matching skills with this festive Christmas shadow puzzle. Can they match each picture to the correct shadow?

Christmas Shadow Matching 2

Christmas Shadow Matching 2

Can the kids match the colour pictures of the Christmas objects to their all-black shadows? They'll need to look carefully at the outlines of the shapes.

 Christmas Shadow Matching 3

Christmas Shadow Matching 3

Here are five festive pictures of objects you might see around Christmas, and a shadow for each. Can the children match the pictures to the correct shadows?

Christmas Shadow Puzzle

Christmas Shadow Puzzle

Ask the children to analyse the festive black shadows on the right and match them with the Christmas pictures on the left. It's a great way to practise visual and matching skills, and lots of fun too...

Farm animal shadow puzzle

Farm Animal Shadow Puzzle

This matching activity is great fun for younger kids. Can they match the farm animal to its shadow?

Leaf Shadow Matching

Leaf Shadow Matching

Autumn leaves come in all different shapes and sizes! Can the children match each leaf on this page to the matching shadow?

Minibeast Shadow Puzzle

Minibeast Shadow Puzzle

Ask the kids to test their matching skills with this fun minibeast shadow puzzle. Can they match each minibeast picture to the correct shadow?

Pet Animal Shadow Puzzle

Pet Animal Shadow Puzzle

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!

Sea Creature Shadow Puzzle

Sea Creature Shadow Puzzle

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?

Seaside Shadow Puzzle

Seaside Shadow Puzzle

Here are five pictures of objects you might see at the seaside, and a shadow for each. Can the children match the pictures to the correct shadows?

Summer Shadow Puzzle

Summer Shadow Puzzle

Can the kids match the colour pictures of the summer objects to their all-black shadows? They'll need to look carefully at the outlines of the shapes.

Thanksgiving Shadow Matching 1

Thanksgiving Shadow Matching 1

Can the children analyze the shapes of the Thanksgiving pictures and match them to the correct shadows? A fun activity to help strengthen visual discrimination skills!

Thanksgiving Shadow Matching 2

Thanksgiving Shadow Matching 2

Can the children analyze the shapes of the Thanksgiving turkeys and match them to the correct shadows? A fun activity to help strengthen visual discrimination skills! Available in colour or black and white versions below.

Thanksgiving Shadow Matching 3

Thanksgiving Shadow Matching 3

Can the children analyze the black shadows and match them with the Thanksgiving pictures above? It's a great way to practise visual and matching skills and learn a little about Thanksgiving, too.

Thanksgiving Shadow Matching 4

Thanksgiving Shadow Matching 4

Can the children work out which of the shadows matches the thanksgiving turkey? A great way to practice visual and matching skills...

Weather Shadow Puzzle

Weather Shadow Puzzle

Can the children analyse the black shadows on the right and match them with the weather pictures on the left? It's a great way to practise visual and matching skills and learn a little about the weather, too...

Winter Shadow Matching 1

Winter Shadow Matching 1

Can the children analyze the shapes of the characters enjoying some winter fun and match them to the correct shadows? A fun activity to help strengthen visual discrimination skills!

Winter Shadow Matching 2

Winter Shadow Matching 2

Ask the children to analyse the winter black shadows inside the cable cars and match them with the pictures underneath. It's a great way to practise visual and matching skills, and lots of fun too...

Winter Shadow Matching 3

Winter Shadow Matching 3

Match the winter clothing to its shadow! Perfect for practising visual discrimination and matching skills...

Winter Shadow Puzzle

Winter Shadow Puzzle

We've got some lovely pictures with a wintry theme, but can the children match them to the correct shadow?

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