Brain Teaser Activities and Puzzles!

Puzzle lovers and game players now have a good reason to spend time on their favorite hobbies. Scientists report that brain teasers, riddles, puzzles, and games can improve problem-solving skills, increase reaction time and processing speed, and sharpen mental abilities. Engaging in these activities on a regular basis may also help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and improve memory. Try boosting your brain power by solving riddles, completing crossword puzzles, or playing games designed to improve your reasoning abilities.

Archive of Brain Boosters

Discovery Education offers brain boosters to improve logic, reasoning, and lateral thinking skills.

Scholastic Arcade Games

This resource from Scholastic has dozens of fun games for kids.

Food for Thought

These brain teasers challenge the left and right sides of the brain.

Games, Puzzles, and Brain Teasers

This site links to hundreds of different puzzles, games, and brain teasers.

Games We Can Play in Middle School

This resource lists dozens of English, math, typing, and geography games for middle school students.

Brain Teasers and Puzzlers

This resource contains links to dozens of optical illusions, logic games, and brain teasers.

Elementary Brain Teasers

This resource has the most current elementary brain teaser from The University of Mississippi and an archive of past brain teasers.

A Collection of Brain Teasers

Columbia University offers a collection of puzzles and brain teasers.

Math Brain Teasers

These brain teasers are designed to improve math skills.

Brain Games

This page contains several games designed to help kids flex their mental muscles.

Riddles and Brain Teasers

This page from the National Institutes of Health has 10 brain teasers for kids.

Brain Teasers with Answers

This resource lets students check their answers after solving each brain teaser.

Brain Teasers and Trick Questions

This kids’ resource has several brain teasers and their correct answers.

Brain Builders

This resource has different types of games for several age groups.

Pick Your Brain

This page has 12 different brain teasers.

Fun Brain Teasers

This page has links to pirate-themed puzzles and other brain teasers.

Interesting Brain Teasers

This resource has 24 different brain teasers.

Brain Puzzles

Kids and adults can test their skills with four different brain teasers.

Logic Games

This page from San Jose State University offers several brain teasers for college students.

Math Riddles

This resource contains easy, medium, hard, and very challenging math riddles.

Math Challenges for Young Learners

This page has math puzzles and riddles for students in kindergarten through fifth grades.

Creative Puzzles

This site has quizzes, number puzzles, and other interactive activities for students.

Grey Labyrinth Archives

The Grey Labyrinth site has dozens of puzzles and activities.

Online Brain Games

This site has picture games and interactive activities for kids.

Brain Teasers and Riddles

This site has optical illusions, brain teasers, puzzle hunts, and more.

UCSD Math Club

This site has math puzzles appropriate for college-age students.

Fun Brain Teasers and Puzzles

The University of Florida offers several fun brain teasers.

I.Q. Test

This fun test asks participants to decipher the meaning of each picture.

Miscellaneous Brain Teasers

This page from Georgetown University contains a collection of brain teasers.

Printable Puzzles

This page has printable puzzles that students can complete on the go.

Three Brain Teasers

South Georgia College offers three brain teasers for students.

Daily Games

This site posts a new puzzle, game, or brain teaser each day.

Knowledge Adventure Games

This resource offers games designed to help kids improve their vocabulary, math skills, and other skills.

Problem Solving Games

This page has several games designed to improve problem-solving skills.

PositScience Brain Teasers

These brain teasers help kids understand how the brain works.

NASA Brain Teasers

NASA offers beginner, intermediate, and advanced brain teasers for kids.

Brain Training Games

These brain training games help users develop their reasoning abilities.

Optical Illusion Puzzles

This page defines optical illusions and offers several examples.

Brain Teaser Archives

This page links to 12 different brain teasers designed to improve reasoning skills.