Fun family brain games

Frase Daze

Are you going to be traveling with your family during the Easter break? Here’s a game to play while heading for grandma’s house. Everybody can chime in with their answers, even the kids. Determine two words associated with the pair of clues that will form a well-known two-word phrase. Example: deceased, exhausted   Answer: dead tired […]

Mental exercises for students and teahers

City Crisis

Do you have order in your life? Are you good are getting things in order and keeping them in that way? If your answer is yes, well now is your chance to prove it with the following word game taken from the book If You’re So Smart, Prove It!. In what order are the following […]

Puzzles that make you smarter

Tricky Traits

I have an intriguing puzzle for you taken from the book If You’re So Smart, Prove It!. You may find it challenging, yet the answers will be staring you in the face. See how fast you’re able to solve it. It’s a five part word game that goes like this: Each of the following five […]

Puzzles that make you smarter

Crazy Frases

Have you ever noticed how some phrases seem rather dumb? I’m referring to paradoxical phrases or to be more specific, oxymorons. For instance, doesn’t “pretty ugly” seem totally absurd and self-contradictory? Come on! Pretty is to be beautiful and ugly is the exact opposite. Well anyway, I have made up word quizzes using such ridiculous […]

Fun Family Games

Wear Is the Answer

Here’s a fun puzzle that is all about common wearing apparel. It is taken from page 45 of my latest book entitled The Cleverest Brain Games on the Planet with Surprising Answers. As with my other brain teasers that have a list clues like the one below, the quizzes typically get more challenging as you […]

Mental exercises for students and teahers

Triple Play

How are you at rhymes? Now’s the time to find out. This game was taken from my book entitled If You So Smart, Prove It!, Amusing Word Games For All Ages. Try it. Determine three rhyming words associated with each group of clues. Example: sightless, intellect, good-hearted   Answer: blind, mind, kind combat, correct, after dark […]

Fun family brain games

Cleaning Confusion

If you have been following my blog and working my brain games I’m sure you’ve found my games to be different than the common types found in other books of brain teasers. My goal is to devise puzzles that are clever with surprising answers. The brain teasers may seem challenging at first but when the […]

Mental exercises for students and teahers

Resolution Resolving

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? Are you still on track with them? Here’s a puzzle about four people, John, Joyce, Jack and Rachel. Each of them made a single New Year resolution. From the facts below see if you can figure out who made what resolution. One person will buy a new […]

Puzzles for family fun

Staff Infection

You’re going to get a kick out of this word game. Medical doctors will enjoy it too. Not because it takes a doctor’s degree to solve it. It doesn’t. In fact, this puzzle is super easy. So why will doctors especially enjoy it? Because it mentions various doctor professions. But before I give you the […]

Puzzles that make you smarter

Sweet!

Have you seen the movie Forest Gump? If you did, I’m sure you remember Forest sitting on a park bench and eating chocolates. During the movie he says “Stupid is as stupid does”. Do you remember that too? Well if these items are familiar to you take a look at the image above. Of course […]