Teaching Resource

The States and Their Capitals Puzzle

PDF | 14 pages|Grades: 2 - 6

A fun puzzle to use in the classroom when learning where the states belong, and the capitals that match each.

Challenge students with this teaching resource and test their knowledge of the states and their capitals.

Cut out the states, jumble them up, and put them back together. Then ask your students to match the capitals by placing them on top of the correct state. You can also place the map of the states on top of the map of capitals. Ask your students the capital of the state and then remove the state on top to reveal the correct answer.

This resource includes:

  • 1 color version
  • 1 black and white version.
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  • Changed the capital of Arkansas to Little Rock on both versions.

    Fix by Natalie Jan 9th, 2020

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