Smart-Kit Puzzles and Games School Safe Puzzles and Games for Kids of all ages Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:56:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Trickiest Sentence Ever Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:46:49 +0000 perception question teachers students

This little brain teaser is simply amazing. If a teacher presents this to a class of 30, maybe at best only 1 or 2 students will get this correct. Doesn’t matter what grade or level of schooling either!



Count the number of “F”s in the following sentence. Take your time, but only read through once.






When you are done, click the blue button below ‘Reveal Submitted Answers & Comments!’

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Hidden Object, Where are the Listeners? Tue, 27 May 2014 03:40:12 +0000 School kids, hidden object listener

As school comes to an end for the 2014, lots of you will be gearing up for summer fun! The students in the picture above just couldn’t wait to spend some time outdoors, and are catching a musical break with their toy flute. This hidden object puzzle asks: Can you find the listeners?

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Dangerous Place Mon, 12 May 2014 00:00:40 +0000 bed riddle lateral thinking

Right before their 3rd grade teacher walked into class, Amy asked John:

Why is the bed considered the most dangerous place in the world?


What is the best answer to this riddle?


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Puzzlium Sun, 04 May 2014 00:59:12 +0000 puzzlium social network

Puzzlium is an amazing new puzzle social network experience by the Grabarchuks!

Solve! Create! Compete!

Now available in the App Store


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Earth Day Puzzle 2014 Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:58:47 +0000 earth day puzzle

There is an anagram central to the picture above, can you figure it out?


Answers to this challenge can be entered into the section below; submissions will automatically be revealed when time is up


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Complete the sentence, word in necktie Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:57:23 +0000 word sentence bowtie puzzle

Can you figure out the correct word to put in the blank space? It is 6 letters reading from ‘It was the ______ for bass but with…’,

and as you come around the bend

‘…with such heavy ____ they caught none’ it is the same 6 letters in the exact same order, but the letters make two words.

Answers to this challenge can be entered into the section below; submissions will automatically be revealed when time is up!

]]> 7 Update 2014 Sat, 04 Jan 2014 21:35:16 +0000 Puzzlium

Wanted to say Hi to old & new friends of alike, and wish everyone a healthy & happy 2014.

Couple of items:

  • The Grabarchuks have just released an AMAZING collection of their puzzles for iOS devices. It called Puzzlium: Prologue, and what an incredible bargain for only 99 cents. Rumor has it there are many intriguing updates coming this year for the Puzzlium app! ;)
  • It’s been a challenge to update the site as frequently as I used to. Nonetheless, hope to have a neat puzzle or brain teaser up every few weeks. If you have an original that you’d like to submit, that would be most welcome! email me at
  • The site has become quite popular with teachers and their students. Many of the games are accessed from school computers. Teachers: if there are any special requests, or things you’d like to see on Smart-Kit, please let me know  Before 2014 is over, will be adding a few more great games- all school-safe of course!
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Seasonal Challenge Mon, 02 Dec 2013 03:53:51 +0000 winter fun word puzzle

My whole has 9 letters.

1,2,8,3,7  Enchant

7,8,6,1,2 Tool of Fire

1,3,8, 7 How many students try to study

8,4,3  Invisible necessity of life

2,4,6  Whack

7,4,3,6,2  Joviality

3,8,9, 2 Allergic reaction

7,4,5,9 Escape or avoid

 Can you figure out the entire word?

Answers to this challenge can be entered into the section below; submissions will automatically be revealed when time is up!

Not sure how to solve this? Check out a similar challenge here!


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A Piece of Work Tue, 12 Nov 2013 04:57:49 +0000 220px-Georges_Seurat_066

Mia and Emily can do a piece of work in twenty-four days. If Mia can do only two-thirds as much as Emily, how long will it take each of them do the work alone?


Will reveal submitted answers below by Friday!

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The Man in the Coffee Beans Mon, 04 Nov 2013 02:29:06 +0000 man in the coffee bean puzzle

Now that the weather is getting cooler, I’m reminded of those wintry college nights where I’d stop at the cafe to grab a large cappuccino to help study for the next day’s French test.

Of course, Spanish would have been way more useful to me now.

In any case, many of you will enjoy one of the earlier picture puzzles posted up here on Smart-Kit: The Man in the Coffee Beans. Can you find him?

[And why winter-like is spelled wintry as opposed to wintery is a complete mystery to me!]



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Hidden Object, Where is the Officer? Sat, 19 Oct 2013 18:05:45 +0000 hidden object puzzle, officer

You’d think I’d run out of these by now, but there’s still plenty antique Liebig hidden object cards waiting patiently to be posted!

Can you figure out where the officer is?


Will reveal submitted answers below toward the end of this coming week!

Like this? Check out this card, ‘Where is the Astronomer?’

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Identical Cars Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:00:22 +0000 race car math puzzle

Imagine earth lost all it’s water, and the surface was evenly smooth. Two identical cars at the equator start traveling around the world in opposite directions. The cars start together, run at exactly the same speed, and are on different roads.

Which car will wear out its wheels first?

Will reveal submitted answers below next week!

UPDATE: the cars are traveling east/west, not north/south

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Zoological Rebus Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:20:41 +0000 hidden animal rebus

Can you figure this rebus out?

Answers to this challenge can be entered into the section below; submissions will automatically be revealed when time is up!

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Come Solve the Show Mon, 02 Sep 2013 14:58:29 +0000 come solve the show

A Brand New Plexus Puzzle!

Use the arrow keys to rotate pieces.

Use mouse to connect pieces together.

Can you solve this very unique jigsaw puzzle?

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Rebuild The Earth! Sat, 20 Apr 2013 18:05:27 +0000

A neat new Plexus Puzzle celebrating Earth Day!

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