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Brain teasers for kids

Brain teasers for kids
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As kids grow they don’t just need to exercise their bodies, but also their brains. Get them excited about learning with these brain teasers for kids that are much more fun to solve than maths problems in school. See how many they can get right—without cheating!

Five letter word

Five letter word
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What five-letter word gets shorter when you add two letters to it?

Answer: Shorter.

More is less

More is less
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The more there is, the less you see. What is it?

Answer: Fog.

In the light

In the light
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I exist only when there is light, but direct light kills me. What am I?

Answer: A shadow.

Face and hands

Face and hands
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What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?

Answer: A clock.

While it dries

While it dries
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What gets wetter while it dries?

Answer: A towel.

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Hold water

Hold water
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I am full of holes, but I can still hold a lot of water. What am I?

Answer: A sponge.

Around the world

Around the world
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What can travel around the world but stays in the same corner?

Answer: A stamp.

Broken first

Broken first
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What has to be broken before you can use it?

Answer: An egg.

In the planets

In the planets
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You can find it in Mercury, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, but not in Venus or Neptune. What is it?

Answer: The letter “R.”

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