Mental exercises

Creature Feature

Here’s a puzzle by Dr. Fun that everyone in the family can enjoy. Quiz your family and see who get the correct answers first. The answers get a bit more challenging as you go down the list. Have fun! Determine the name of the animal that rhymes with the word associated with each clue. Example: […]

Sounds Fishy

If you enjoy fishing you’ll like this puzzle. Of course you don’t have to be a fisherman, you just have to know the names of some fish. Here’s the puzzle taken from page 99 of the book Smart Is as Smart Does. Fill in the blank with the name of a fish with one letter […]

Riddle Me This


Here’s an interesting riddle for you. It’s on page 47 of the book shown at the right. Give it a try but be careful. It’s shocking! It can be done with a crime. You can be in it. It can be done to a payment. A bull can do it. It can be done to […]

Amazing Word Games

Car Trouble

The following puzzle is taken from the book entitled Are You Smart, or What? A Bizarre Book of Games & Fun for Everyone. It really is bizarre too. It has fun features that are not found in any other book. Check it out. Name the make, not model, of the car suggested by each clue. […]

Fun Challenges

Wonder Woman

Below are several women’s names. All names have something in common. It would seem easy enough to identify the common trait. But can you find it? I wonder. This challenge is in the book shown at the right. Chloe                    Esther                   Sarah Christine              Hannah                Theresa Delilah                  Mathilda              Wilhelmina Dinah                    Rhoda                   Rhonda Scroll below for the answer. […]

Anagram Fun

Looking Four-Words

I’m going to use some four-letter words in this puzzle.  They are words that don’t get used when a person gets angry. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. These words are clean four-letter words. The puzzle is uncomplicated and easy to easy to understand. There are five quizzes. Can you get all five […]

Fun word games

A Typical Word

The top row of letters on a typewriter and computer keyboard is: Q  W  E  R  T  Y  U  I  O  P What common ten-letter word, known to everyone who understands this puzzle can be spelled by using letters selected from this group? The same letter can be used more than once. If you’re having […]

Fun Family Quizzes

Time to Rhyme

How fast can you think of rhyming words that fit into context? Try this fun little puzzle and find out. It seems like it’s a pushover but it just might offer a bigger challenge that it appears. Quiz your friends with it and see how fast, or maybe not so fast, it takes them to […]

Mental exercises for brain fitness

Anagram Aches

Remember the movie Forest Gump with Tom Hanks? The movie starts with Forest sitting on a park bench eating from a box of chocolates. Well that scene was the inspiration for the cover of the book from which the brain game below was taken. However, instead of Forest’s statement “Stupid is as stupid does”, the […]

Puzzles to improve your brain

Bathing Beauties

Here’s a cool puzzle for you that you’re really going to like. It may seem a bit intimidating at first but once you dive into it I think you’ll get the answer pretty quickly. Enjoy! The same letter is missing 18 times in the string of letters below. Determine the letter, insert it in the […]