Brain Teasers
Lateral Thinking Puzzles

Lateral Thinking Puzzles
With these, it is best fun to have a class of children as questions to which the teacher only answers "Yes" or "No". It takes a while for them to latch on but then look out! A great game when you are waiting for something on a camp too.

58 of the "true" lateral thinking puzzles with solutions. Love it! 
Brain Food

Discovery School
Some excellent puzzles from "Discovery School" with the answers right next to the questions.
Also lots of "Brain Boosters" on the same page.

Bills Games
These "brainplexing" words and shapes, and their positions, can be used to derive a word or saying.
How good are you at remembering details?  Test your visual memory with the Identi-Kit Game.
BlackDog's Identi-Kit Game
Wee Webbies
Fun Brain
Puzzles And Activities Everywhere

Can you have the last piece of fruit?
Good Luck! The Fruit Game


Lateral Thinking Puzzles  - an example. 
A father and his son are involved in a car accident, as a result of which the son is rushed to hospital for emergency surgery. The surgeon looks at him and says "I can't operate on him, he's my son". Explain.

Lots more lateral thinking puzzles

Eluzions - very poor spelling but great site
This answer and many more questions and answers, + puzzles at

Questacon - with answers

A bit different but with a ranking
Try these from the same site  Phew!

129 puzzles - lots about dead people - a bit morbid.
Some more at Angelfire
Ox Brain
Interesting idea in that you have to read a story and then complete parts of the story using as your tool a fairly hard crossword.

Cr Puzzles
Lots of puzzles here.
Has quite hard brainteasers - also games. Look to the top menu.
You do not need to register.
Lots more sites here.
A great site. lateral thinking puzzles are at the bottom of the page.
Google search words


Updated Nov. - Dec. 2004
Feb.  - July  2005