Printable Pencil Games, Puzzles, Brain Teasers
Crossword, Sudoku, Word Find, Dot to Dot, Cryptograms, Logic Puzzles, Brain Teasers and more!
I love pencil games - I've been a pencil puzzle fan since childhood. I enjoy solving mazes, crosswords, word find puzzles, hangman games, dot to dot and rebus puzzles. Newer puzzle games like Sudoku present a real challenge and are probably the most popular pencil games in the world right now.
Many popular pencil games are now available for Kindle and other e-devices - take your games with you and play anywhere.
What's your favorite pencil game: Crosswords, Sudoku, Word Find, Dot to Dot, Cryptograms, Logic Puzzles, Brain Teasers, Hidden Pictures - they're all here in this collection of pencil puzzle games.
Kids and adults both enjoy pencil puzzles ... they're fun, you can take them anywhere, they're quiet and they give your brain a work out.
Best Pencil Puzzles - Games Magazines Finest Pencil Puzzle Collection
If I have a pencil puzzle magazine in my bag, I don't fret so much when I have to wait a bit for my dental appointment, auto service or when my flight is delayed. And, unlike my phone or Kindle Fire, a pencil puzzle book never runs out of battery life.
The best pencil puzzles and brain challenging games for one, all in one handy book.
Fun, Free, Favorite Printable Pencil Puzzles - Printable Game Sheets for Favorite Pencil Puzzles
The web sites and blogs in this recommended pencil games collection offer a big selection of print and gol games for adults and children. Pick and choose your favorites from the different types of pencil puzzles for kids and grownups from the links below - each site was personally reviewed.
- Printable Puzzles
Printable Puzzles - Crosswords, Word Searches, Acrostics, Cryptograms, Logic Puzzles, Sudoku Presented by Puzzle Baron serving the online puzzle community since 2007.
- Printable Games for Kids
Printable Games from Activity Village UK, one of my favorite places for finding free educational worksheets and fun printable pencil games and activity pages.
- Hoagies' Kids & Teens: Brain Teasers
Hoagies' Kids & Teens Page: Brain Teasers and Puzzlers - links for gifted kids and teens to find printable pencil puzzles.
Sudoku Puzzles - One a day, for more than a year
My 82-year old mother is amazingly good at Sudoku. She's a retired accountant and has a knack for number games. She prefers to play these games with pencil and paper instead of using her Kindle. Go figure ...
You can find popular Sudoku puzzles for all ages!
Are you a fan of Sudoku? - The most popular pencil games in the world right now is Sudoku
Sudoku games are all the rage, with adults and kids of all ages all over the world.
Do you enjoy solving sudoku puzzles?
Sudoko Puzzle Games for All Ability Levels
Sudoku puzzles are one of the newest and most popular pencil games. Find free printable Sudoku puzzles for adults and children in this list of printable Sudoku games.
No Cost Soduko Games for Paper or Online Play
- Printable Sudoku Puzzle Maker
Sudoku puzzle generator. Generate an infinite amount of sudoku puzzles that you can print and play! Great for working out the mind. Completely free and no registration required.
- Free Printable Sudoku Puzzles
Printable sudoku puzzles you can print out right now.
- Web Sudoku - Billions of Free Sudoku Puzzles to Play Online
Play unlimited Sudoku online with computer or hand held devices. All levels offered for no cost play.
Play Kindle E-Games - You Don't Need an Eraser! - Get popular pencil puzzles for your Kindle and travel light!
Kindle makes the joy of reading on the go lightweight and simple. Carry your favorite books, magazines, newspapers and puzzle books with you when you travel without any extra weight, bulk or baggage. With Kindle Fire models, watch video, television, check Facebook, snap photos and listen to music. All the benefits of an iPad at far lower cost.
Updates on the fly with free Wi-Fi, storage for hundreds of your favorites.
Do you like Crossword Puzzles? - The classic pencil puzzle for all ages
Sharpen your pencil and your wits by solving a crossword puzzle with a theme.
Do you enjoy solving crossword puzzles?
New York Times Crosswords - The best crossword puzzles in print
NYT crossword puzzles are considered the absolute best in the world. You can buy them in books or find them online.
NY Times Crosswords for a Lazy Day
Some pencil games are strictly intended for solo personal enjoyment while others can be worked with a partner or a team to join in the puzzle-solving fun. I prefer the good old-fashioned type worked solo in a paperback book, newspaper page or printed from my computer to use offline, but with new apps for smartphones and tablet computers you can play popular games just about anywhere.
Whatever your preference in puzzles and games, you're sure to find plenty of fun here to tackle at home or on a trip. I love to work on crossword puzzles while at the beach or when I travel by rail, bus or plane. I recently added Sudoku to my Kindle Fire.
Tackle your favorite NYT puzzles from the huge collection in this book of Sunday crosswords.
Printable Crossword Puzzles - From easy to challenging, crosswords for everyone
Print and solve these free crossword puzzle games.
- Themeless Crossword #4
Printable version of Themeless Crossword #4.
- Monday New York Times Crossword No. 001
Free New York Times crossword puzzles for your puzzling pleasure. Happy puzzling!
- Design Your Own Crossword Puzzles
Do you enjoy Word Search Puzzles? - Upside down and sideways words are the toughest word searches
My older daughter has loved word find and word search puzzles since she was 10 years old. She still plays word search games, sometimes with a computer and sometimes as a pencil puzzle.
Do you enjoy solving word search puzzles?
Word Search Puzzles - Printable Word Search Puzzles - Find A Word
- FREE Printable Word Search Puzzles
Printable Word Search puzzles covering a variety of topics. Includes a selection of puzzles for kids.
Do you like to solve Cryptograms? - Are you a master code breaker?
Ciphers, codes and cryptographic puzzles really challenge the brain. I loved decoding cryptograms as a kid.
Do you enjoy solving cryptogram puzzles?
Printable Cryptogram Puzzles - Solve for clues to decipher the coded message
Be a code breaker cryptographer! Solve ciphers and cryptograms using logic, pattern recognition and knowledge of grammar and spelling to find hidden messages in these pencil puzzle favorites.
- Printable Cryptograms
Easy to Medium Cryptograms - If you're new to cryptograms, or just looking for a relatively easy puzzle to solve, give these a try first. Most can be solved without too much difficulty.
- Word Puzzles | Cryptograms
The best word puzzle sites on the web, cryptograms to print and solve.
- Printable Cryptogram Puzzles and Crypto Families
Printable cryptograms include cryptogram puzzles that are short paragraphs of encrypted text and crypto families that are encrypted lists of related words.
Rebus Puzzles - Rebus puzzles can include pictures and words
Text messages remind me of word-based rebus puzzle phrases. The most challenging rebus puzzles are composed from pictures combined with words.
Do you like to solve rebus puzzles?
Printable Rebus Puzzles - Combine Pictures and Letters to Make Words
Solve the puzzle by decoding the meaning of the combined pictures, symbols and words in each rebus puzzle. Some rebus puzzles are made up only of words with unique positioning or size to provide clues to the solution.
For example: this is rebus puzzle solves to the meaning "head over heels"
- Frame Games 7/8/11 | USA WEEKEND | usaweekend.com
Word games, rebus puzzles - think visually to solve these puzzles. Answers included.
- Rebus Puzzles: Smart-Kit
Large number of free online printable rebus puzzles for kids of all ages. Teachers will find these word picture puzzles range from easy to hard. Use your popup blocker to keep the annoying ads from showing up.
Kids Puzzle Book - Lots of fun pencil puzzles for children
A whole book of challenging and fun pencil puzzles designed for kids!
You'll need to keep your pencil sharpener handy - there are enough pencil puzzles and pencil games in this book to keep kids entertained for hours!
Logic Puzzles and Brain Teasers - Read the clues to solve the puzzle or mystery
Be a word detective! Apply logical thinking and systematic solution methods to solve these challenging puzzles. Logic puzzles lend themselves to pencil and paper so you can organize the clues, chart your possible solutions and keep track of the facts you've connected or eliminated.
- Puzzles.COM - Logic Puzzles - All Logic Problems
Big collection of online and downloadable logic puzzles and logic problems - train your brain at Puzzles.com.
- Logic Puzzles by Math Is Fun
Math explained in easy language, plus puzzles, games, quizzes, worksheets and a forum. For K-12 kids, teachers and parents.
Do you like to solve logic puzzles? - My Dad loved logic puzzles
When I was a kid our family dinners were lively and filled with conversation. Dad would often give us a logic problem to solve over dinner. That was how we learned to think and eat at the same time. No pencils allowed for these dinner table logic games!
Do you enjoy the challenge of solving logic puzzles?
Hidden Picture Puzzle Books - Lots of Hidden Picture Puzzles to Solve
My grandson shares my passion for solving hidden picture puzzles. I've been shopping around to find a good library of hidden picture game books he can play with when he visits me.
Free Printable Hidden Pictures Pencil Games - Kids love hidden picture puzzles
- Free Printable Hidden Pictures for Kids at AllKidsNetwork.com
Free Hidden Pictures for Kids at AllKidsNetwork.com, hidden pictures you can print yourself.
If you enjoy working crosswords, mazes, word search puzzles, soduko or other pencil games or puzzles let me know. Got a favorite place to find free printable pencil puzzles? Drop me a note via my contact button so I can check it out to add it to this article.
© 2011 Lee Hansen