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These printable brain teasers will help build vocabulary, creative thinking and logic skills.  They're great for kids who need an extra brain-charged challenge.

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Word Challenges

Word Puzzle - Soccer (Easy) Free

Figure out the mystery word that matches each clue.

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What's the Word?  #1 (Mixed Levels) Member

Figure out the mystery word that matches each clue.

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What's the Word?  #2 (Mixed Levels) Member

Figure out the mystery word that matches each clue.

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Monkey Message (Easy) Member

Can you decode Marvin the Monkey's secret message to you?

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5-Letter Word Whiz (Medium Difficulty) Member

Can you unscramble all twenty-six of these 5-letter words?  Includes a fun scoring key for kids.

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Code Riddles (Medium) Member

Each letter in the code represents the letter that comes before it in the alphabet.  (example:  IFMMP = HELLO)

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What Letter Comes Next? (Very Hard) Member

Find the pattern of letters and tell which comes next. 

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Number-Letter Teasers (Hard) Member

Students solve the number-letter teasers.  (example:  26 L in the A = 26 letters in the alphabet)

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Thinking Riddles (Easy) Free

Can your students figure out the answers to these tricky riddle puzzles?

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Weird Words (Easy) Member

Learn about oddities in the English language.  Find the weird words in the puzzle, then match them to the given clues.

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Rebus Puzzles (Easy) Free

Can you tell what these picture puzzles are trying to say?

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Complete the Proverbs Member

This worksheet contains a list of partially-completed proverbs. Students have to fill in the blank lines to complete each proverb. If they're unsure of the answer, have them make their best guess.

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Football Brain Strainers (Medium) Free

Figure out which NFL football team the funny clues refer to.

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Acrostic Squares (Easy) Member

Use the clues to complete the 4 by 4 acrostic crossword squares.

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More Acrostic Squares (Easy) Member

More 4 by 4 acrostic crossword square puzzles for kids.

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Hink Pinks

Hink Pinks: Level A (Easy) Free

A hink pink is a pair of rhyming words that can be used to define a silly clue.

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Hink Pinks: Level A-2 (Easy) Member

More easy hink pink riddles (rhyming pairs).

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Hink Pinks: Level B (Medium Difficulty) Member

These hins pinks are a little bit harder, for kids with a more complex vocabulary.

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Hink Pinks: Level C (Hard) Member

These tough hink pinks will really twist your mind and drive you crazy.

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Hink Pinks: Level C-2 (Hard) Member

Even more super-tough hink pink clues to solve.

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Hink Pinks: Level C-3 (Hard) Member

What do you call a large rock that's colder than other rocks? A colder boulder! How about a plastic glass for a young dog? A pup cup!

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Hink Pinks: Level D-1 (Extreme) Member

What do you call a tired, yellow flower? A lazy daisy! What do you call a magical creature who milks cows? A dairy fairy!

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Visual-Spatial Challenges

Jigsaw Pieces (Easy) Member

Which jigsaw puzzle piece fits into each puzzle?

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Number Challenges

Calculator Words Member

Type numbers into a calculator, turn the calculator upside down and read the words.

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Circle the 10s (Easy) Member

Find the pairs of numbers in each row that have a sum of 10.

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Circle the 25s (Medium) Member

Figure out which pairs of numbers add up to 25.

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Circle the 100s (Hard) Member

Find and circle the pairs of numbers in that add up to 100.

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How Old Am I? (Grade 5 and Up) Member

Calculate how many weeks, months, and days old you are.  Problem-solving worksheet requires higher-level multiplication skills.

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See Also:

Addition Squares

Addition square mathematical logic puzzles

What Am I? Challenges

Use the clues to determine the mystery object.

Number Detective

Read the clues and figure out the secret number.

Penelope Peabody - 50 States

What state is Penelope Peabody visiting? Use the clues to determine her location.

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