Solving tarsia puzzles is a fun and hands-on way for students to review and practice Chinese vocabulary and phrases. They can complete the activity in groups or individually. The puzzle piece size can be set to as big as a piece of letter paper. If you have a large class, you can also divide into multiple small teams and compete to see which team can correctly finish the puzzle first.
The solution to the puzzle will also be included in the generated PDF.
You can create a triangle
, or hexagon-shaped
puzzle by adjusting the puzzle shape setting. Different puzzle shapes may require more or fewer entries to generate. For example, a triangle puzzle will need at least 18 entries, but a hexagon puzzle will need at least 30 entries. To randomly pick entries from your list, you can click the Sort By button to shuffle your list first. The Tarsia Puzzle Maker
is incredibly versatile. You can use it to create tarsia puzzles for mathematics, science, social studies, and just about any area of the curriculum. All you need to do is to set the matching pair to Chinese - English and enter the matching pairs into the Chinese and Definition fields.