Brain Boosters

A collection of well over 100 reasoning, logic, lateral thinking and other puzzles. A valuable resource for any teacher/tutor looking for some thinking skills activities for their course.

In Common
Tom Swifties
Two of a Kind
What's the Fewest?

Lateral Thinking
Can You Explain?
Coast to Coast
Crossing the River
Digging Dirt
Getting Younger
Name the Dog
New Shoes
One for Each
Outsmarting the Donkey
The Last Three
Regular or Diet?
Rising Tide
Time to Tell

Athletes in Place
Beach Ball
Card Identification
Cat and Mice
Catching the Bus
Colorful Crime
Dogs on Trial
Fast Food
Find the Bone
Line Up
Listen to the Band
Mystery Box
Novel in a Haystack
Pizza Party
Shall We Dance?
Small, Medium, or Large
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Three Little Letters
Three Little Pigs
True Colors
Washing the Washingtons' Socks
What a Genius! Or What? A Genius?
Who Lives Where?
Who Rocked the Boat?
Who Took Which?
Who's Who?
Whose Footprints?
You've Got Character!

Number and Math Play
A Pocket Full of Coins
Average Speed
Bags and Beads
Balancing Act
Balancing Act II
Batting Practice
The Bottom Line
Building Blocks
Cats & Dogs
Clowning Around
Coffee Break
Fabulous Fives
Fill in the Blanks
Fill in the Missing Square
Five 8's = One 9
Found and Lost
Four Digits
From Words to Figures
Guess Which is Greater
How Many Coins?
How Many Days?
How Many Marbles?
How Many Students
How Old?
Hungry Hamsters
Insects and Spiders
Loose Change
Magic Square
Minus Two
Missing Number
Odd One Out
Painting by the Numbers
Penny Candy
Piano Lessons
Pick a Pair
Profit or Loss?
Puzzle about Puzzles
Rain, Rain, Every Day
Right in the Middle
Roman Values
Six Daughters
Spiders and Insects
Stack 'Em Up
Super Sevens
The Largest Roman
The Wall
Teaming Up
Time Difference
Time Puzzle
Time to Paint the Floor
Time Will Tell
Tug of War
Two Legs, Four Legs
Uphill, Downhill
Walking the Dogs
What Time Is It?
What's the Fewest?
What's So Special?
What's Your Sign?
Wheel of Fortune
When, Oh, When?
Where's the Fruit Juice
Which Wages
Wrap It Up?

Catchy Code
Dog Show
Escape Hatch
Family Ties
Flat Tire
Getting Across
How Many Were Going to Saint Ives?
Moving Day
Mystery Twins
Not Enough Time
Puzzling Relations
Ripping Pages
Round vs. Square
Sisters & Brothers
The Barbershop Puzzle
The Value of Months
There’s Something Fishy Going On
Toast for Three
True or False?
What's Next?
What's the Matter?
Where in the World?
Which Way?

Spatial Awareness
A Penny Apiece
Cups Up
Exactly Two
Pennies on a Grid
Two Moves
Three Moves

Word and Letter Play
A Different Alphabet
A Skinny Riddle
A to Z
All in the Family
Alphabet Challenge
Anagram Rhyme
Animal Code
Animals in Hiding
Animals Small and Great
Betwixt and Between
Boys and Girls
Cat's Meow
Classic Anagrams
Colorful Compounds
Compound Interest
Count the Ways
Cracking the Code
Double Code
Double Trouble
Family Affair
Famous Words
A Food Riddle
Forward & Backward
Gone Fishing
Hink Pink
I Am . . . . . .
Just in Time
Letter Changes
Letter Perfect
Like It or Not
Likes and Dislikes
Looking at Letters in a New Way
Lost in the Translation
Missing Letters
Names in the Family
Next Letter, Please
Nose to Chin
Not Too Easy
One More
One More Letter
On the Road
Part of the Whole
Presidential Anagram
Property Game, The
Proverb Square
Quick Change
So Much In Common
Spaced Out Letters
State by State
The Value of Months
Think Patterns
Tricky Choices
Two for One
Two of a Kind
VCRs Everywhere
Walking Dictionary
What a Character
What's the Word?
Word Family
Word Ladder
X and Y
Yes or No?

-- Discovery Education