Word Brain Teasers

Word brain teasers are intelligent brain exercises, which help the child to think beyond the obvious. Here are a few brain teasers that you can have fun with.
Plentifun Staff
Last Updated: May 31, 2018
Long trips can be really boring for kids, as there is little scope for them to play around. To make such unending trips fulfilled, word brain teasers are a brilliant option, because it will keep them engaged for a good amount of time and make the transit to long distances easy for parents. Another objective of brain teasers and riddles is that, they give the brain a chance to think out of the box. The child, through these activities gets a stimulus to think beyond the obvious answers. This especially, helps the child to see things through a different perspective. Here's a list of brain teasers with answers for your kid to think over.
You're driving a bus that is leaving on a trip from Pennsylvania and ending in New York. To start off with, there were 32 passengers on the bus. At the next bus stop, 11 people get off and 9 people get on. At the next bus stop, 2 people get off and 2 people get on. At the next bus stop, 12 people get on and 16 people get off. At the next bus stop, 5 people get on and 3 people get off. Question: What color are the bus driver's eyes?

What is so fragile that when you say its name you break it?

Forward I am heavy, backwards I am not. What am I?

What object has keys that open no locks, space but no room, and you can enter but not go in?

I have five letters.
If you take the first and last ones I will still be the same.
Even if you take the middle letter I will be the same as before.
What am I?

A leathery snake,
With a stinging bite,
I'll stay coiled up,
Unless I must fight.
What am I ?

Until I am measured,
I am not known.
Yet how you miss me,
When I have flown.
What am I?

My posterior is adorned with feathers.
I have a rather long neck and quite a pointy nose.
I am able to fly, yet I have no wings.
What am I?

It has no top or bottom but it can hold flesh, bones, and blood all at the same time.
What is this object?

How would you rearrange the letters in the words 'new door' to make 'one word'? Note: There is only one correct answer.

A word I know,
six letters it contains
subtract just one,
and twelve is what remains.
Which word is it?

What can run but never walks,
has a mouth but never talks,
has a head but never weeps,
has a bed but never sleeps?

My scale is something that does not weigh in grams, ounces, or pounds. However, I may be heavy or light. What am I?
Liberate the way you or your child think with these amazing list of brain teasers. Try them out today, to break the ice with kids around you and have a blast with the funniest answers ever!