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Free Printable Mazes

Updated on May 4, 2013

Got Bored Kids? Hand Them Some Mazes to Solve!

These free printable mazes range from beginner mazes that even a small child can solve to complicated, intricate monstrosities that will puzzle even the most brilliant adult, at least for a few minutes!

Mazes teach children problem solving skills (look at the big picture but start small and look for ways to get to the end all the way through the maze) and flexibility (you hit a dead end? go back and take a new route).

But, most of all, mazes are fun! They also get kids away from the computer doing some hands-on problem solving.

Image of The Everything Kids' Mazes Book: Twist, Squirm, and Wind Your Way Through Subways, Museums, Monster Lairs, and Tombs (Everything Kids Series) courtesy of Amazon.

Updated: 5.4.13

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Free Printable Mazes for Young Children

Easy Mazes for Young Children - Start Them Off with Easy Mazes for Success

Kids like to succeed. Give young kids who can hold a crayon or pencil some easy mazes to solve.

You may need to help them at first. When they are solving the mazes on their own then let them figure out the puzzle for themselves and watch them shine!

Easy Mazes to Get Kids Started

These mazes are suitable for kids ages 3 and up. Be sure to check out the books to match the skill needed with your child's skill level. If something is too hard, it can turn off anyone!

My First Book Of Mazes
My First Book Of Mazes

Good for ages 3, 4, and 5. Friendly animals mazes are fun!

 

Washable Crayons - for solving easy mazes

Little ones can be messy. Make clean up easy with washable crayons.

Free Printable Mazes Ages 8 or 9 and Up

Mazes for Older Kids - GIve them a challenge to keep it interesting

These maze books contain mazes to challenge and intrigue older kids, who like a good challenge.

Kids' Mazes Book: Twist, Squirm, and Wind Your Way Through Subways, Museums, Monster Lairs, and Tombs
Kids' Mazes Book: Twist, Squirm, and Wind Your Way Through Subways, Museums, Monster Lairs, and Tombs

Ages 8 and older. Contains a range of maze puzzles at varying levels -- 100 mazes in all!

 

Clipboards Hold Printables Steady - Great to take along in the car, the park, doctor's appointment, and more!

These clipboards are a great way to let kids do a printable activity just about anywhere. The clipboard acts as a mini-desk holding the paper still while kids solve the puzzles.

Make Your Own Mazes

Draw a Shape Then Fill It With a Maze

If you want a real challenge, ask kids to draw a shape (just the outline) of an object. It can be anything, like a tree or a house or an animal. Anything.

Then you take the picture and make a maze inside the shape. Be sure to mark the start and finish points so they'll know where those points are.

Use your judgment on how hard or challenging to make the maze. Go easy on little kids and make an older child's maze difficult so it's a challenge.

Bearded Bunny Blog Art - Amazing Mazes!

Is this even solvable? Wow!
Is this even solvable? Wow!

The Bearded Bunny Art Blog contains some fabulous works of art that also happen to be printable mazes!

Check them out by visiting the Web site, and then print a few. Can you solve them? If not, I think they are all beautiful and works of art suitable for framing!

Free Printable Mazes

Difficult Level Mazes

for Advanced Puzzle Solvers

The World's Most Challenging Puzzle

This "maze" book starts the maze on the first page and it's continued on to the end with clues along the way.

This is not a maze to sit down and solve in one sitting but more of a project! Perfect for the brainiac who loves a challenge.

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This author, Peggy Hazelwood, participates in Amazon, eBay, All Posters, and other affiliate advertising programs. When you click an advertising link on this page and make a purchase, I receive a small percent of the sale. Thank you for reading this far!

Do you like to solve mazes? - I do!

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    • TonyPayne profile image

      Tony Payne 

      5 years ago from Southampton, UK

      In my final years of high school, a group of us used to pass the time by creating mazes on sheets of paper. Some of these were incredibly complex and took hours to complete, and some even used the holes punched in the sheet of paper to go through to the other side (catacombs) and to continue there. They used to be very challenging to create, and a lot of fun to solve as well.

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      Donnette Davis 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      Oh glory, that agate maze looked way too challenging lol. Blessed

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      kathryn-gillespie 

      6 years ago

      Oh yes! They are fun. Haven't seen anything like that Agate Maze though! Wow! Great article!

    • lclchors profile image

      lclchors 

      6 years ago

      YES BUT THESE WILL BE GREAT WHEN MY GRANDDAUGHTER COME OVER

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