Funstuf

By Jane K. Priewe


Color Jumble

Can you find the twenty-two colors hidden in this puzzle? They read up, down, backward, forward, or diagonally. Some words overlap.

P

I

N

K

R

J

N

E

E

R

G

U

A

K

C

L

E

G

N

A

R

O

R

U

N

A

T

I

D

Z

E

E

L

P

Q

A

L

E

C

U

P

T

D

D

L

A

V

B

R

O

W

N

E

N

C

E

B

Y

E

C

R

U

S

T

E

R

L

E

M

O

N

A

X

Y

I

V

E

H

C

Y

E

L

L

O

W

H

A

A

R

E

V

L

I

S

G

Q

W

L

M

1. aqua

7. ecru

13. orange

18. rust

2. beige

8. gold

14. pink

19. silver

3. black

9. green

15. puce

20. tan

4. brown

10. lavender

16. purple

21. white

5. coral

11. lemon

17. red

22. yellow

6. cream

12. navy

   

Change-a-Word

Remove one letter and change—

1. a fruit to a stove.

2. sing to talk.

3. all of something to an opening or hollow place.

4. a word meaning to visit often, to the name of a relative.

5. a loud cry to a bird.

6. a stream of water to a chess piece.

7. a grayish greenish yellow color to permit.

8. a gem to a royal title.

9. a routine task to the heart of something.

10. a blessing to a contest.

Answers:

(1) orange to range, (2) chant to chat, (3) whole to hole, (4) haunt to aunt, (5) howl to owl, (6) brook to rook, (7) sallow to allow, (8) pearl to earl, (9) chore to core, (10) grace to race.

What Am I?

1. I am not an animal though I have a tail. I am not a ship though I can sail. I have ribs but not a chest. When the wind blows, I’m at my best.

2. I am on heads all over town. And though I don’t rule I have a crown. I may have a band though it cannot play. What can I be? Can you say?

3. I am found in mouse but not in mice. You’ll see me in two but not in twice. I am not in up but I am in down. I am never in city but always in town.

Answers:

(1) kite, (2) hat, (3) letter O.

Flower Garden

Can you put each flower into its proper place in the puzzle? The first letter of each one has already been done for you.

asters

daisy

marigold

snapdragon

azalea

geranium

pansy

sunflower

carnation

gladiola

peony

syringas

chrysanthemums

goldenrod

petunia

tulips

columbine

iris

pinks

violet

crocus

larkspur

poppy

yucca

daffodil

lily

rose

zinnia