25 Brain Teasers For Kids

25 Brain Teasers For Kids

Brain teasers are the ones which are found having many cognitive health as well as mental benefits. These are the ones which must be introduced within kids as it develops many cognitive abilities of the toddler. Brain teasers have various benefits which a kid must indulge to stay strong in this competitive world.

You can also give a read to some of the motivational thoughts for the day. Enjoy reading!

Q.1 Frankie the Frog had an accident and broke one of his legs. He went to the hospital on Monday, November 1 and left on November 30. What day of the week is it?

Answer: Tuesday

Q.2 Rico the Rabbit eats 1 carrot on Sunday, 2 carrots on Monday, 4 carrots on Tuesday, and so on. How many carrots does he eat every week?

Answer: 127 carrots

Q.3 Fill me up with hot or cold. Put anything in me and I will make sure I’ll hold. What am I?

Answer: A cup

Q.4 I come down, but I never go up. What am I?

Answer: Rain

Q.5 I have hands, but I cannot clap. What am I?

Answer: A clock

Q.6 I am full of holes, but I can still hold a lot of water. What am I?

Answer: A sponge

Q.7 Where are Chinese gooseberries from?

Answer: New Zealand

Q.8 If it takes six men one hour to dig six holes, how long does it take one man to dig half a hole?

Answer: There is no such thing as half a hole

Q.9 You are running in a street marathon and you overtake the person in 2nd place. What place are you now?

Answer: Second

Q.10 How can you take 9 toothpicks and make ten without breaking the toothpicks?

Answer: TEN (every line making the letters in the word ten is one toothpick. There are nine lines you draw when writing ten, so there are 9 toothpicks making TEN).

Q.11 What type of cheese is made backward?

Answer: Edam.

Q.12 I’m tall when I’m young and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?

Answer: A candle.

Q.13 In a one-story pink house, there was a pink person, a pink cat, a pink fish, a pink computer, a pink chair, a pink table, a pink telephone, a pink shower — everything was pink! What color were the stairs?

Answer: There weren’t any stairs, it was a one-story house.

Q.14 Who is bigger: Mr. Bigger, Mrs. Bigger, or their baby?

Answer: The baby because he is a little bigger.

Q.15 Mike is a butcher. He is 5 foot 10 inches tall. What does he weigh?

Answer: Meat.

Q.16 What are the next three letters in the following sequence? J, F, M, A, M, J, J, A, __, __, __

Answer: S, O, N. The sequence is the first letter of the months of the year. Sept., Oct., and Nov. are the next in the sequence.

Q.17 Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?

Answer: Mt. Everest. It was still the highest in the world. It just had not been discovered yet!

Q.18 What do you call it when your parachute doesn’t open?

Answer: Jumping to a conclusion.

Q.19 You can serve it, but never eat it? What is it?

Answer: A tennis ball.

Q.20 How do oceans say hello to each other?

Answer: They wave!

Q.21 What can you catch but not throw?

Answer: Cold.

Q.22 Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?

Answer:The C.

Q.23 What goes up and down but never moves?

Answer: The temperature.

Q.24 What superhero is terrible at their job because they always get lost and are late?

Answer: “Wander” Woman.

Q.25 What starts with a P, ends with an E and has thousands of letters?

Answer: Post office.


Brain teasers are found to have benefits like improving IQ, mind strengthening activity, Exercising concentration, improving memory etc. This is the reason why you must make your kids exercise brain teasers. Make sure you do not make them mug up these.

So, these are some of the best exercises to stimulate the creativity amongst your kids. You can also refer to the curriculum of certain pre-schools which are performance oriented and use this technique in their day to day life in the overall development of pupils.