During elementary school, kids start to learn about U.S. geography. With 50 states — and several territories — it’s understandable that remembering the exact location of every state can be difficult. But you can make it easier with a fun U.S. wooden puzzle map. These easy-to-use maps also help teach children about state capitals and fun facts about each of the unique states that contribute to the patchwork that is the United States.
Students will learn a lot about each state from the puzzle pieces. And, this puzzle can be a bit more challenging than others, as it has a completely blank background for the puzzle pieces to be set on.
The world map puzzle features unique rounded pieces that are color-coded for each continent. For the USA map, there are little images of animals and things that are popular in each state.
When kids remove a piece from this wooden U.S. map puzzle, they’ll reveal the state capital and other facts. Each piece features important industries and resources in each state.
As is fairly standard, this wooden U.S. map puzzle shares details about the state capital as well as the population, state motto and even the year a state was admitted to the Union.
As children lift the pieces in this wooden U.S. map puzzle, they’re shown a vibrant illustration with key historical details or state mottos depicted underneath.
We think this wooden U.S. map puzzle is ideal for kids ages 5 and older because the pieces are thinner. The reverse side of each piece displays the state motto.
When finished, this wooden U.S. map puzzle measures 16.5 by 12.75 inches. Each puzzle piece clearly lists the state capital on the front.
You can make learning geography fun for your child by turning it into a game. These U.S. map puzzles are educational, easy to use and fascinating for children. Your little one can spend hours trying to fit the pieces together, and in the process, learn the states in the Union.
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