# Category Archives: wall puzzles

### What is Unusual about these 3 Sentences?

It’s back to school time, so here is an interesting literacy puzzler.  What is unusual about these 3 sentences?  Do you know what they are called? Both fickle dwarves jinx my pig quiz. Quick fox jumps nightly above wizard. Five quacking zephyrs jolt my wax bed.

### Spelling Bee

Can you arrange the 9 letters of “EXTENSION” to spell 3 numbers?  Each is less than 20.  You may only use each letter once.

### The Alphabet: A-B-E?

Professor Wordsmith says that the letter that comes right after AB in the alphabet is E.  How can this be?

### 26 cents

I have 2 coins in my hand totaling 26 cents.  One of them is not a penny.  What are they?

### 5×6=8×4?

My English teacher says that 5×6=8×4.  How can that be true?

### A Family Puzzler for Thanksgiving

Here’s a fun family puzzler to try out at your Thanksgiving gathering. Ben’s mother has 3 children.  (Show 3 coins on your palm–a nickel, dime, & penny.)  The first one is named Nicole (push the nickel forward).  The second is named Diamond Jim (push the dime forward).  What is the third child’s name?

### Can You Solve this Geometry Gardening Problem?

Spring is coming!  In honor of this, here is a gardening puzzler for you. How much dirt is there in a hole that is 2’x2’x2′?