There's a juicy apple that's fallen off the tree in the centre of this maze! Can the children find their way to pick it by following the correct path?
Food and Drink Puzzles
We've got a fun collection of food and drink themed puzzles here for you to print and enjoy with the kids - and the collection keeps growing! From healthy fruit and vegetables to indulgent cupcakes, you'll find them below ... just take your pick.
Can the kids think of a baking-themed word for each letter of the alphabet? Great fun as a solo activity, or in a family group or classroom.
You might have to think laterally to come up with a word for each letter of the alphabet - all to do with biscuits! I can think of lots beginning with C - chocolate chip, cookie, crumble, crunchy - but not many beginning with Z!
Here's a delicious word scramble to tackle with the kids - or perhaps with a big mug of tea for dunking! We have three versions: easy has many letter hints, medium has a starting letter hint, and hard has no hints at all. All versions have the solution on page 2 if you get stuck.
Search for all your favourite, well-known biscuits in this fun word search puzzle. Mine's a gingernut please! This word search puzzle is available in lower case or upper case versions, and whichever you choose comes with a solution on page 2.
Perhaps somebody was hungry, as there are big bits missing out of this tasty cupcake! Can the children carefully copy the picture on the right to complete the picture of the cupcake on the left?
Encourage reluctant drawers with this fun puzzle. All they need to do is copy a few lines and they will have completed their own ice cream picture.
You won't find many of our complete the picture puzzles simpler than this complete the ice lolly puzzle, making it a perfect introduction for younger children.
The seeds on this strawberry make it a challenge to copy. Complete this tasty strawberry picture puzzle.
Boggler puzzles are great fun for kids of any age! See how many words they can find in this cupcake boggler puzzle - there are extra points available for cupcake-themed words!
Copy this picture of a cupcake using the squares on the grid - and once you've finished you'll have two cupcakes (which is always a good thing!).
Here's a delicious cupcake waiting to be eaten, but the children will have to find their way through the maze first...
Help the kids pass some time while they wait for cupcakes to bake by asking them to have a go at this cupcake maze!
Here's one of our trickier mazes! Can the children find their way to the pretty cupcake in the middle of the maze?
This puzzle will appeal to all the cupcake lovers out there! Can the children find which two cupcakes are identical? Then why not colour the cupcakes in?
See if you can think of a different type of food for each letter of the alphabet - a real challenge to keep the kids busy!
Is there a fruit or vegetable for every letter of the alphabet? Have a go at this alphabet challenge and see if you can come up with one...
Children need to recognise the pictures of 13 different fruits to fill in this crossword with a difference! We've also included the solution.
Can the kids unscramble the clues and then match each type of fruit to the correct picture? Of course the pictures act as a hint, too.
This puzzle requires very close observation. Can your children find 10 differences between the two ice cream sundaes?
You need to find as many words as you can in our ice cream boggler puzzle. The longer the word the more points you earn. Bonus points for any ice cream themed words you can find (there are at least 5).
There are 6 delicious looking ice cream cones on this puzzle. One is slightly different to the other five. Can your children use their powers of observation to work out which it is?
This is a fun end of summer term activity. How many words can children make from the letters in 'ice cream cone'?
The kids will have fun copying this ice cream picture from one grid to the other. I only hope it doesn't make them feel too hungry for ice cream!
Most kids love ice-cream, and this little boy wants to find the way to the ice-cream cone with two interesting scoops! Can the kids help?
Which of these 6 yummy looking ice cream sundaes is different from the others? You'll have to look very closely to find the odd one out.
Can the kids find all the ice-cream words in this word search puzzle? Who would have thought there could be so many...
Copy our two ice lolly pictures from the grid on the left to the grid on the right, then colour them in!
We know that there is a cupcake hidden in this puzzle - but how long will it take the kids to work out what they are drawing? Choose from a 16-square and a 64-square grid version below.
Here's a challenging puzzle to keep the kids busy - in fact two puzzles, as we have an easier and harder version of this picture. Don't tell the kids what it is and see how many squares they have to fill in before they work it out...
Here's a spot the difference activity - with a difference! As the children notice the differences between the two pictures, we've asked them to write a sentence to explain them.
Strawberries and cream really is a yummy treat! How many smaller words can you make with the letters in STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM?
The outline of this strawberry is easy enough - but the seeds will take some work! Grid copy activities make the process easier, though, as you can take them one square at a time, with some careful counting and copying.
These word star puzzles are anagrams but with something a little extra to make them appeal more to children! This set of 8 puzzles feature various summer fruit and veg...
Have a go at this word-hunting boggler puzzle. How many summer fruits can you find for extra bonus points?
Here's a challenge for the kids - or the adults! Can you come up with a type of sweet / candy or treat food for every letter of the alphabet? Z might be a bit tricky...
Word wheel challenges are a great activity if you have 10 minutes to fill or are stuck inside on a rainy day. You can take as long as you like, or set a challenging time limit! Maybe there could be a small prize for anyone who finds the 9 letter word?
Here's another word wheel puzzle to challenge the kids. How many words can they make using the letters in the wheel, making sure to include the E from the centre each time? There's a nine letter word to find too!
Our word wheel challenges ask kids to find as many words as they can, using the letters only once and always including the letter in the middle of the wheel. If you've found a puzzle from a topic page, it might give you a clue to finding the nine-letter word.
Try this word wheel challenge when the kids are feeling bored. There are lots of words to find using the letters in the wheel! Can they find the nine-letter word too?
Here's a challenge - to make as many words as possible from the letters in the word wheel, using the letter in the centre every time. There's a nine-letter word to find too, and the kids might feel a bit peckish once they've found it...