Fun Activities for Kids at Home – Divided Square Puzzle Game

Fun activity for your kids at home:
Take a square of paper or cardboard, and cut it into four pieces, as shown.

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Now try to put them back in the form of a square.
This seemingly simple puzzle, has kept our young people busy a whole evening, and was only accomplished at last by marking each piece before it was cut apart.

Excerpt from: How? or, Spare hours made profitable for boys and girls by Holbrook, Kennedy
Published 1887