3D grasshopper puzzle | Urban CanvasThe cooler weather is setting in, so I’m already on the hunt for inside activities that will save my hide come winter. I admit I’m pretty picky about what crafty goodness makes the grade at our house, so when I heard about green 3D puzzles that the kiddos could build and color, I was all ears.

{Keep reading for an exclusive CMP discount on 3D puzzles!}

The eco-friendly Urban Canvas 3D puzzles are created from recycled cardboard that is reusable (honest!) and durable enough to be constructed and destructed. The pieces are also reversible, with a funky preprinted pattern on one side. The other side? A blank canvas for your little Picassos. Neat. 

Build and color your own 3D puzzles | Urban Canvas

We also love that the selections are gender-neutral, featuring trainsbuildings, a grasshopper, and and a butterfly. For the record, the butterfly, after being tricked out with markers by our minis, turned out to be quite an amazing piece of art. 
Recycled cardboard 3D butterfly puzzle | Urban Canvas
One small warning: while at first glance the instructions may seem daunting, we grownups quickly found our bearings, so don’t be intimidated. Happy puzzling. Stephanie M

Urban Canvas is offering a discount of 20% off to CMP readers with the code “coolmom”. So check out the full selection of recycled puzzles from Urban Canvas and prepare yourself for your next rainy (or snowy!) day.