Test your kids’ speech and logic skills with these fun riddles and tongue twisters. This is a great on-the-go activity which will teach kids to spot language quirks and practise their speech skills. It’s sure to challenge you, too!
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Tongue twisters are difficult to say because of alliteration or a sequence of words that sound very similar. With that in mind, try making your own!
About the activity
One player calls out the riddle and the rest of the players take it in turns to solve it. Players will need to work together –– remind them that it’s often much simpler than you think! When all the riddles have been solved, try learning some tongue twisters and see who can recite them the fastest!
Get started with these riddles:
What can point in every direction but can’t reach the destination by itself?
What can you catch but never throw?
I have no feet, no hands and no wings but I climb to the sky, what am I?
Now try these tongue twisters:
Swan swam over the sea,
Swim, swan, swim!
Swan swam back again,
Well swum swan!
Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry
Repeat “red lorry, yellow lorry” without slipping up!
How many cookies could a good cook cook, if a good cook could cook cookies?
A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies.