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Spot the Differences

Updated on January 14, 2015

Find the Differences Worksheets

We've all seen those find the differences worksheets where two pictures are shown. One has things removed or added, and the trick is to spot the differences.

These games help with observation skills. Spot the differences puzzles can be a great way to teach children to be aware of their surroundings, to pay attention to details, and to hone their eagle eye. And when the kids are finished finding the differences in the two pictures, they can color the worksheet.

You can print the large images provided here so you and your child can find the differences for yourselves. And there are links for online spot the difference games, too.

This spot the differences picture is available at Activity Express.

To print these spot the differences pictures

shown or linked in this article,

click the links provided here.

Spot the Difference - in the kitchen

This spot the difference is available at
This spot the difference is available at

Picture Puzzles to Teach and Entertain

LIFE Wild & Wacky Picture Puzzle
LIFE Wild & Wacky Picture Puzzle

With the wide selection of Life picture puzzle books, you and your family can spot the differences and keep your brain young.


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    • mimosapudica profile image


      5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing the resources for the activity worksheets.. :)

    • asereht1970 profile image


      5 years ago

      Fun lens. I've always love doing spot the difference puzzles. Thanks for sharing.

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      5 years ago

      Lots of fun here. Thanks for sharing.

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      6 years ago

      These puzzles are great because they challenge observation skills. Wonderful lens. Thank you for publishing it.

    • LeopoldBlatt profile image


      6 years ago

      Many a happy childhood hour was spent doing these puzzles. Plenty of adult hours too, helping the grandchildren. Their eyesight is much sharper than mine. Nice article!

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      6 years ago

      I love these

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      Peggy Hazelwood 

      6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      @rydercroft: You're very welcome. Which Web site is yours?

    • rydercroft profile image


      6 years ago

      Thanks for including some of the spot the difference puzzles from my website - I enjoyed making them!

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      Darcie French 

      6 years ago from Abbotsford, BC

      Happy New Year and may 2013 be your best year ever!! Much love to you and yours!! :D

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      6 years ago

      As an adult, I still love these... I always do the one in People magazine! Nice job!

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      6 years ago

      Nice lens with great resources for kids !

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      7 years ago

      This is a very fun lens.

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      7 years ago

      Stopping back to spot the difference and see you've added a bit since I was here last year, what a great brain teaser for gaining skills!

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      7 years ago

      I love playing games, especially hidden object and puzzle games.

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      Laraine Sims 

      7 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      I still can't resist doing these! Fun!

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      Lorelei Cohen 

      7 years ago from Canada

      Actually spot the difference pictures would be a great work out for the brain. The more you challenge your brain to take on new concepts the more it will work to make use of brain cells in areas of the brain that are sitting idle. This is very important as we age and for helping to slow down alzheimers and dimentia. Plus they are fun :)

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      7 years ago

      Ah, so much fun. I loved these as a child, and I still can't resist them.

      It's always so hard to find the last one though isn't it!

      Thanks for the lens.

    • lclchors profile image


      7 years ago

      fun lens

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      Close2Art LM 

      7 years ago

      These have always been my favorite as a kid, great job, BLESSED

    • benny77 profile image


      7 years ago

      nicely done :)

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      7 years ago

      Interesting lens, well done!

    • KarenHC profile image


      7 years ago from U.S.

      I've always enjoyed "spot the difference" puzzles -- there's such a sense of satisfaction when I can figure out the differences in the more difficult puzzles!

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      7 years ago

      Love the spot the differences games - since I was a child!

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      7 years ago

      I've gotten addicted to Hidden Object video games and there are always some of of these puzzles included. Some of them are easy and some are really hard. My last data entry job also started giving out quizzes with these so that we would train our eyes to look for important data. Great lens.

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      Fay Favored 

      7 years ago from USA

      Love to do spot the difference pages. They are still my favorite.

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      NAIZA LM 

      7 years ago

      I enjoyed answering these kind of games when I was young until today.. You got a great selection of games here. ~Blessed by a Squid Angel.

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      Sharon Berry 

      7 years ago from Michigan

      My grandchildren love these. I didn't know there was so much available. Thanks.

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      Pam Irie 

      7 years ago from Land of Aloha

      I LOVE to do the Spot the Differences! Almost as fun as those hidden picture pages I did as a kid in the dentist's waiting room. :)

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      7 years ago

      what a cool idea for a lens. thanks for all the links included.

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      7 years ago

      I've always enjoyed these brain teasers!

    • gottaloveit2 profile image


      7 years ago

      These things used to drive me nuts! Interesting lens though.

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      8 years ago

      My favorite pastime. Unfortunately my girl is still too small, and find it too hard-probably next year, or just small pictures...


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