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Candy Stick Puzzle

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Difficulty Level Intermediate

This simple candy stick puzzle is a good way of engaging children in craft activities as well as puzzle solving. They can play with there friends and the winner could be the one who solves the puzzle in shortest time.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take 12 ice candy sticks
You may use the recycled ones which are washed and dried
Arrange the stick them one below the other and stick them with a transparent sticking tape so the sticks dont move when you trace the picture on the back side

STEP 2:-

Take an A4 sized white paper and draw a rectangle of about 7 x 5 inches in size
Draw a picture of a cat sitting on the wall of the house
Refer the image

STEP 3:-

Candy Stick Puzzle - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Colour the cat white and the rest of the design in appropriate colours using Rangeela Tempara Colours
Outline the design using a darker shade of colours that is used for painting
Leave it to dry

STEP 4:-

Candy Stick Puzzle - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Remove the sticking tape from the back side and shuffle the candy sticks
Solve the puzzle by re-arranging the design

you will need

Rangeela Tempara Colours, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette Water Container, A4 Sized White Paper, Pencil, Ruler, Ice Candy Sticks (Popsicle Sticks)