If your child loves solving word puzzles and cryptograms, you’re at the right place! Here are 16 brand new spring cryptogram puzzles for kids.
Each puzzle consists of a short piece of encrypted text. The object of a cryptogram is to break the code using pattern recognition and letter substitution to decipher the hidden message. Hint: the solution to each of these puzzles is the answer to a riddle related to spring.
These printable decoding puzzles are perfect for independent quite time. And for those with a more competitive nature, this is a super fun family and / or classroom activity. Race to see who finishes their cryptogram first! When working through these activity pages, your child is exercising skills in decoding AND building memory, as there are some mind-bending riddles here to share with friends and classmates.
Have fun with these and let us know if you have ideas for more seasonal themed word puzzles. We always love hearing from our readers.
If you have a puzzle lover or two at home, you may be interested in The Big Brain Teasers Book for Kids. (This book includes cryptograms and other long time family favorite mind teasers such as hidden pictures, math squares, logic grid puzzles, picross and matchsticks. Also included are cool Japanese puzzles like sudoku, maysu, slitherlink, and numberlink.)
Spring Cryptogram Puzzles for Kids
Like solving puzzles, check out these Spring and Easter Mystery Pictures Grid Coloring Pages.