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Online jigsaw puzzles are a fantastic way to engage with a selection of records from the Archives of Ontario’s huge collection of digitized photographs, maps, posters, and more, which can be found on various platforms, including our:

Puzzle your way through Ontario’s past by clicking on the record or image title below to access the puzzle, then set your preferred level of difficulty by selecting the grid icon and choosing the number of pieces.

We hope you enjoy connecting these diverse pieces of Ontario’s history! Check back as we continue to add new puzzles, and please email us at reference@ontario.ca to suggest digitized records from our holdings for future puzzles.

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We aim to make our online content accessible for all. Due to the historic nature of records in our collections and the visual nature of puzzles, the online jigsaw puzzles below may not be accessible for people with disabilities. If you require access to any of the records featured in our puzzles in an accessible format, please contact us and we are happy to work with you to provide the format or support that will best meet your needs.

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Hell's Gate Steel Band performing at Caribana on Centre Island in Toronto

Hell's Gate Steel Band performing at Caribana on Centre Island in Toronto
August 3, 1968
Photographer: Barrie Davis
The Globe and Mail subject photography
F 4695-1, NGC07469A
Archives of Ontario
Child tasting maple sap in the maple sugar bush, Bobcaygeon, Ontario

Child tasting maple sap in the maple sugar bush, Bobcaygeon, Ontario
March 29, 1967
Photographs of the Communications Branch of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food
RG 16-276-1
Archives of Ontario, I0004483

Canadian National Exhibit (CNE) Grandstand, Toronto

Canadian National Exhibit (CNE) Grandstand, Toronto
[ca. 1930]
Photographs of the Audio-Visual Education Branch, Ontario Ministry of Education
RG 2-71, COT-76
Archives of Ontario, I0004193

Road map of Ontario (west of Toronto) showing the main roads, cities, towns, villages, railways and counties

Road map of Ontario (west of Toronto) showing the main roads, cities, towns, villages, railways and counties
1898
The Cyclists Map Co., Toronto
C 279-0-0-58
Archives of Ontario, I0004753
Mrs. Barton at the Arts and Letters Club piano, Toronto

Mrs. Barton at the Arts and Letters Club piano, Toronto
January 1911
M. O. Hammond fonds
F 1075-16-0-0-31
Archives of Ontario, I0014454

A picnic at Sloat's Lake, near Sydenham in the Township of Loughborough, Ontario

A picnic at Sloat's Lake, near Sydenham in the Township of Loughborough, Ontario
1861
Thomas Burrowes fonds
C 1-0-0-0-94
Archives of Ontario, I0002213

The Cinesphere at Ontario Place, Toronto

The Cinesphere at Ontario Place, Toronto
[197-] - [198-]
Ministry of Transportation
RG 14-151-3
Archives of Ontario, I0005848
Daniel G. Hill at home with family

Daniel G. Hill at home with family
circa 1958
Daniel G. Hill fonds
F 2130-9-2-11
Archives of Ontario, I0027965

Street scene, London, Ontario

Street scene, London, Ontario
1960
Department of Travel and Publicity, Publicity Branch, Tourism promotion photographs
RG 65-35-3, 11764-X4422
Archives of Ontario, I0005759

Secretariat being exercised with another pony

Secretariat being exercised with another pony in preparation for the Canadian International Stakes, Woodbine Racetrack, Toronto

October 25, 1973
Julien LeBourdais fonds
C 193-3-0-2283 44
Archives of Ontario, I0018098

Farm produce, Kensington Market, Toronto

Farm produce, Kensington Market, Toronto
July 19, 1986
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
RG 16-276-1, 86-B819
Archives of Ontario, I0003235

Women doing war work in Marelco factory

Women doing war work in Marelco factory
circa 1940
Gordon W. Powley fonds
C 5-2-0-129-1
Archives of Ontario, I0002762

Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario

Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario
[197-] - [198-]
Ministry of Transportation
RG 14-151-3-157
Archives of Ontario, I0005820

Farm produce, Kensington Market, Toronto

Finnish Organization Canada drama club
circa 1938
Multicultural History Society of Ontario fonds
F 1405-15-59, MSR7382-36
Archives of Ontario, I0005031

Women doing war work in Marelco factory

Subway train, near Yonge and Eglinton Streets, Toronto, Ontario
1960
Department of Travel and Publicity, Publicity Branch, Tourism promotion photographs
RG 65-35-3, 11764-X4206
Archives of Ontario, I0005728

Chinese cultural parade, Toronto, Ontario

Chinese cultural parade, Toronto, Ontario
August 12, 1962
Gordon W. Powley fonds
C 5-2-2-60-4b
Archives of Ontario, I0002948

John Macfie's feet, harnessed to snowshoes in the Ojibway/Cree fashion

John Macfie's feet, harnessed to snowshoes in the Ojibway/Cree fashion
circa 1951
John Macfie fonds
C 330-14-0-0-141
Archives of Ontario, I0012781
Donald Bruce Macdonald with a friend, Islington, Ontario

Donald Bruce Macdonald with a friend, Islington, Ontario
1952
Walter Moorhouse fonds
C 231-1-0-2-187
Archives of Ontario, I0012075

Glenn Gould as a child, at his piano with his dog Nicky, Toronto

Glenn Gould as a child, at his piano with his dog Nicky, Toronto
February 1946
Gordon W. Powley fonds
C 5-1-0-133-2
Archives of Ontario, I0002768
Keep All Canadians Busy poster

Keep All Canadians Busy poster
1918
Archives of Ontario War Poster Collection
C 233-2-1-0-65
Archives of Ontario, I0016137
The midway at the Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto

The midway at the Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto
[197-] - [198-]
Ministry of Transportation
RG 14-151-3-150
Archives of Ontario, I0005836

Untitled

Untitled
1966-1968
Artist: Alfred Joseph Casson
Oil on linen canvas
Government of Ontario Art Collection, 619772
Costumed woman in Caribana parade, Toronto

Costumed woman in Caribana parade, Toronto
circa 1970
Ministry of Transportation
RG 14-151-3-149
Archives of Ontario, I0005830
A Cree boy at Weenusk with a caribou skull

A Cree boy at Weenusk with a caribou skull

February 20, 1955
John Macfie fonds
C 330-14-0-0-148
Archives of Ontario, I0012787

Mr. and Mrs. J. Edwards’ wedding at the Welsh Church

Mr. and Mrs. J. Edwards’ wedding at the Welsh Church
circa 1880
Multicultural History Society of Ontario fonds, Welsh Canadian Photographs
F 1405-51-06
Archives of Ontario, I0052491

Wow Cool Whip, by Paul Sadgrove

[Wow Cool Whip, by Paul Sadgrove]
[between 1989 and 1996]
Huronia Regional Centre Resident Artworks collection
F 4712, file 2002.[2].246
Archives of Ontario, I0055948
Mr. and Mrs. Lee and their children

Mr. and Mrs. Lee and their children
circa 1900
Multicultural History Society of Ontario fonds
F 1405-08-11-1
Archives of Ontario, I0052487
Man with a bicycle

Man with a bicycle

[between 1895 and 1910]
Bartle Brothers fonds
C 2-0-0-0-1833
Archives of Ontario, I0002502
Exterior of Eaton's Centre, Toronto

Exterior of Eaton's Centre, Toronto
circa 1977
T. Eaton Company fonds
F 229-308-0-463-2
Archives of Ontario, I0016047
Woman holding a child

Woman holding a child
[between 1900-1920]
Alvin D. McCurdy fonds
F 2076-16-3-5
Archives of Ontario, I0024828