19 Christmas Brain Teasers That Are Almost Impossible to Solve
Take a break from holiday shopping and decorating to solve these tricky brain teasers.
Sometimes our brains get a little foggy around the holidays with the amount of stress we’re typically under. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and build up some brainpower with these tricky brain teasers. How many can you solve? For more puzzles, see if you can spot the difference in these holiday photos.
Can you figure out what number the lanterns, snowmen, and trees represent to solve the final equation? When you finish these puzzles, try out these brain games guaranteed to boost your brainpower.
The lampposts are the number 15, the snowmen are the number 4, and the trees are the number 3. Then in the last equation, a light post with only one light would represent the number 5. If you go by the order of operations, 3 multiplied by 4 is 12, then if you add 15 and subtract 5 you’ll get 22. These tricky brain teasers will also leave you stumped.
There are ten differences in these pictures. Can you find them all?
Did you find the ten differences? If you found all ten, you’ll also be able to spot this bear hiding in a crowd of reindeer.
Did you find Santa’s way to his sleigh filled with gifts? These are 25 of the hardest riddles ever; can you solve them?
The ornament represents the number 6, the mitten represents the number 2, and the tree, 7. In total, the ornament, the mitten, and the tree add up to 15. Did you get the correct sum? See if you can spot which Christmas tree doesn’t belong in this picture.
The missing piece
Find the puzzle piece that perfectly fits in the empty spot.
Puzzle piece number two. If you’re a math wiz, see if you can solve these math riddles that only the smartest can get right.
Let it snow
Match the pairs of identical snowflakes. The angle of rotation does not matter.
The pairs that are identical are 1 and 12, 2 and 11, 3 and 10, 4 and 9, 5 and 8, and 6 and 7. Try your skills as an investigator and solve these detective riddles.
The shadow in the bottom row all the way to the left matches the skiing snowman. Can you solve the brain teaser Elon Musk asks in interviews?
How many did you get? There is one doll hidden in this sea of Christmas toys. Can you find it?
If you guessed snowman number three and number eight you are correct. If you need something a little easier, try these easy riddles (with answers) for a while.
The two boxes with the leaf pattern on them are the same. These are the most famous riddles in history.
Can you spot the seven differences between the two gingerbread pictures?
Did you get all seven of them? These are the best riddles for kids (adults can also try them).
Did you spot the differences in the photos, including the snowman and cat? If you found all ten, also try to spot the difference in these pictures.
The first stocking in the second row is identical to the fourth stocking in the last row. Looking for riddles with words? These word puzzles will leave you stumped.
Santa winter scene
See if you can find the ten differences in these two pictures of Santas with some snowmen and reindeer.
The first boy gets the truck, the first girl gets the rabbit, the second girl gets the doll, and the second boy gets the books.
Circle number four is the missing piece. See if you can find the animals camouflaged in these photos.
Help Santa deliver presents
Find the path that Santa should take to deliver presents to every chimney. Use ladders and stairs to climb from level to level, and don’t let Santa jump up or climb any walls.
Mitten 12 has no pair. The matching mittens are 1 and 9, 2 and 10, 3 and 4, 5 and 14, 6 and 7, 8 and 15, and 11 and 13. Now, try to match these photos to the correct shadow.