Mind teaser games other than being extremely exciting are also educational. Individuals who play these games regularly have stronger brains than other people of similar age group. You will not need to be an adult to play brain teasers. There are a number of brain teasing games that can be played by kids; read on to get acquainted with some of them.
Stroop test is a game involving colors, but it is much different from other coloring games for kids. This game will test you brain’s ability of naming the color using which the name of another color is written. For example: if the word “brown” is written using black ink, you will have to say “black”. You may feel that playing the game is extremely easy; however, the fact is that even adults struggle to complete a stroop test successfully.
Cutting the Cake
As the name of this game is suggesting you will have to cut a cake to play it. If you don’t have a cake, you can use any other solid, round object to play the game. Just make sure that the object you pick can be cut into pieces as easily as a cake. To complete this game successfully, you will have to cut the cake or the round object into 8 pieces with only 3 cuts. This game will test your ability of thinking differently, but logically.
This brainteaser game will require you to fold pieces of printed papers in a way so that both its sides have a solid color resting on them. Make your child play this game only if he is above 6 years of age; younger kids will not find this game interesting enough.
Sequence Mind Teasers
They are mind teasers that will need you to put events, pictures, numbers or letters in sequence for solving a puzzle. The sequence mind teaser that enjoys maximum popularity among both children and adults is Sudoku, a game that will require you to put numbers in sequence. The most important component of this teaser is a square grid with nine rows and nine columns. The grid is again divided into nine squares, each of which contains three rows and three columns. Some boxes in the grid will have a number between 1 and 9. To win the game, you will have to fill the empty boxes in a way so that every small square (the ones with 3 columns and 3 rows) has all numbers from 1 to 9; this means the numbers you fill the empty boxes with should also be between 1 and 9.