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This cute DIY travel puzzle is a super simple and easy DIY you can travel with, or have in your bag when you go out with your kids. It makes the perfect activity and game when they have to wait more than a few minutes.

DIY travel puzzle – Materials:

Blank puzzle

Craft matches box

– Paint (1 color, dark, white)

– Paintbrush


Step 1: Have all your supplies ready.

Step 2: Now you can paint the different pieces. To create a shading start with the darkest color you can make, and add a little bit of white for the next piece. Repeat until it is almost white and you finish the puzzle.

Step 3: Take your matchbox. Glue a puzzle piece on top. Now you can put your puzzle in your box, and you are done and good to go.

Have you ever tried making a puzzle? Check out more DIY puzzle ideas here!

Marie-Laure, is an Architect first, a mom of two, but also a Do It Yourself kind of girl. She LOVES CRAFTING. Her blog La Maison de Loulou is a piece of her with simple and fun crafts, ideas, projects, and activities to do with your kids at anytime. Her children Louise and Roman are her inspiration and all the DIY’s are made for them to have fun. Toys, games, costumes..she loves exploring the kids world with her own twist.

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