Connect the pieces which are indoor sports. Connect the pieces which are outdoor sports. Connect the sports with their equipment as a two piece puzzle besides the three piece puzzle and the examples shown other play possibilities:
Connect all the centre pieces to get an idea of all the sports play areas.
Connect the pieces which have a stadium.
Sort out the matched pairs which reveal team sports.
Sort out the matched pairs which show one to one contests.
Sort out the matched pairs in which there is ball play.
Connect the centre pieces for sports having a net.