20 Questions for kids Puzzle Activity
and Clue Booklet
The object of the puzzle activity is to correctly identify
well-known people, animals, insects and things that are pictured within the puzzle
People: Entries in this
category may be living or dead, male or female, real or fictional. Occupations
may also appear.
Animals: Entries in this
category may be mammals, birds, fish or reptiles.
Insects: Entries in this
category may include small, invertebrate animals that are obviously segmented
(such as spiders, centipedes or worms) or arthropods with three pairs of legs
Things: Entries in this
category are objects that are not alive and items that do not belong in the
other categories. This category also includes plants and other elements of
First, assemble the 100-piece puzzle. Second, play the
puzzle game. Be sure to have a piece of paper and a pen or pencil handy.
oldest player is the Reader and Scorekeeper for the first set of clues.
Taking the clue booklet, the Reader announces, ďI am a(n) _____Ē (Person,
Animal, Insect or Thing) and reads the first of the 20 clues to the group.
listening to the clue, the player to the Readerís left (a.k.a. the
Guesser) has 10 seconds to guess the Readerís secret identity. (Players
may only guess when itís their turn.) If the Guesser guesses correctly,
s/he scores one point, which the Reader/Scorekeeper records on a piece of
paper. If the Guesser guesses incorrectly, the player to his/her left gets
the next clue.
a player guesses the correct answer, then all players including the Reader
take a look at the puzzle image. The first to find the image of the answer
within the puzzle scores one point, which the Reader/Scorekeeper records.
each round of play, the player to the Readerís right becomes the new
WINNING THE GAME
The first to reach ten points