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Can You Spot the Difference in These 12 Holiday Photos?

Test your eyes to see how quickly you can find the difference between these holiday pictures.

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Christmas morning

Can you spot the slight difference in these shots from Christmas morning? While you’re puzzling, learn the history behind some famous Christmas traditions.

Beautiful decorated fireplace and Christmas tree at cottagekryzhov/Shutterstock

Answer

Did you notice how the stocking was different? See if you can also spot the difference in these 10 pictures.

Jewish holiday hannukah symbols - menorah, doughnuts, chockolate coins and wooden dreidels. Copy space background.Karaidel/Shutterstock

Dreidel puzzle

Do you notice anything different? How about in this puzzle where one image is not like the others?

Jewish holiday hannukah symbols - menorah, doughnuts, chockolate coins and wooden dreidels. Copy space background.Karaidel/Shutterstock

Answer

The dreidels aren’t the same in both pictures. Only 10 percent of people can see the difference in this tricky picture puzzle. Can you?

Christmas presents on dark backgroundGeorge Dolgikh/Shutterstock

Perfect presents

What’s different about these pictures of perfectly wrapped presents? Plus, see if you can find which Christmas tree doesn’t belong in this image.

Christmas presents on dark backgroundGeorge Dolgikh/Shutterstock

Answer

The star was missing from the second image. Put on some of our all-time favorite Christmas songs while you puzzle over these pictures.

Jewish holiday hannukah symbols - menorah. Copy space background.ungvar/Shutterstock

Light the menorah

How are these two menorahs different? Plus, find out some things you never knew about Hanukkah.

Jewish holiday hannukah symbols - menorah. Copy space background.ungvar/Shutterstock

Answer

You guessed it, it was the color of the candle that changed. Also, see if you can spot the camouflaged animals hiding in these photos.

Christmas decorations on music sheets, closeupAfrica Studio/Shutterstock

Hear them ring

What’s off between these two images? Plus, see if you can find the doll in this Christmas brainteaser.

Christmas decorations on music sheets, closeupAfrica Studio/Shutterstock

Answer

If you looked carefully at the sheets of music, you probably noticed that a line was missing from one of them. Plus, see if you can tell which one of these images has been photoshopped.

Jewish holiday Hanukkah concept and background. Hanukkah food doughnuts and potatoes pancakes latkes, oil and traditional spinnig dreidl on wooden table. Top view or flat lay. Copy space for text.Fascinadora/Shutterstock

Hanukkah feast

Those latkes look delicious. What’s different about the second picture? Plus, see if you can identify these foods (and other everyday objects!) from close-up pictures.

Jewish holiday Hanukkah concept and background. Hanukkah food doughnuts and potatoes pancakes latkes, oil and traditional spinnig dreidl on wooden table. Top view or flat lay. Copy space for text.Fascinadora/Shutterstock

Answer

More parsley was added in the second image. If you figured that out, test your smarts with these tricky brainteasers!

BRISTOL - NOV 7: Bristol Cathedral Choir peform in Cabot Circus shopping mall on Nov 7, 2014 in Bristol, UK. The choir performed traditional Christmas carols for visitors to the mall.1000 Words/Shutterstock

Caroling all through the night

Look closely at the carolers. Psst: Did you know about the surprising history behind some of your favorite Christmas carols?

BRISTOL - NOV 7: Bristol Cathedral Choir peform in Cabot Circus shopping mall on Nov 7, 2014 in Bristol, UK. The choir performed traditional Christmas carols for visitors to the mall.1000 Words/Shutterstock

Answer

Did you notice that one of their collars had been changed to red? Also, can you spot the snakes in these photos?

Roast chicken or turkey for Christmas and New Year with mulled wine and Christmas decorations, selective focusWild Drago/Shutterstock

Turkey dinner

Make sure you look closely. Don’t get distracted by how delicious it looks. Add this puzzle to your list of fun Thanksgiving games to play this year.

Roast chicken or turkey for Christmas and New Year with mulled wine and Christmas decorations, selective focusWild Drago/Shutterstock

Answer

Did you notice that one of the almonds was missing? Also, want some real Thanksgiving puzzles? Here are quick answers to your biggest Thanksgiving questions.

Image of jewish holiday Hanukkah with wooden dreidels colection (spinning top) and chocolate coins on the tabletomertu/Shutterstock

Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel

Can you spot the difference in these pictures? Plus, see if you can pass the world’s shortest IQ test.

Image of jewish holiday Hanukkah with wooden dreidels colection (spinning top) and chocolate coins on the tabletomertu/Shutterstock

Answer

If you looked at the spinning top in the background of the photo you got it right. For some more fun pictures, check out these shots of everyday items from a side we rarely see.

Christmas lantern with snowfall,Closeup.fotohunter/Shutterstock

Snow is falling

What’s different in these two pictures of a cozy winter scene? Plus, see if you can figure out which of these snowflakes is not like the others.

Christmas lantern with snowfall,Closeup.fotohunter/Shutterstock

Answer

Did you notice that one has more colorful lights? The glowing candle in the window reminds us of a Christmas Hallmark movie. Plus, check out some cool (literally!) facts you never knew about snow.

Three Children In Pajamas Sitting On Stairs At ChristmasMonkey Business Images/Shutterstock

Holiday jammies

Notice any differences? Plus, see if you can spot the bear hiding in a crowd of Santa’s reindeer!

Three Children In Pajamas Sitting On Stairs At ChristmasMonkey Business Images/Shutterstock

Answer

The pajamas of the little one in the middle are altered a little. Did you catch it? See if you can guess these animals based on close-up pictures of their fur.

Senior couple in sunny winter nature ice skating.Halfpoint/Shutterstock

Winter skating

One of the best parts of winter is being able to skate on a frozen pond. Do you see the difference? Plus, see if you can find all of the festive objects hiding in this Christmas image.

Senior couple in sunny winter nature ice skating.Halfpoint/Shutterstock

Answer

Look closely at their skates. Next, test your smarts some more with these fun brain games that will boost your brain power!

Morgan Cutolo
Morgan is the Assistant Digital Managing Editor at Reader’s Digest. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. When she’s not writing for rd.com or keeping the 650+ pieces of content our team produces every month organized, she likes watching HGTV, going on Target runs, and searching through Instagram to find new corgi accounts to follow.