Brain Game (Go Ahead, It’s Not that Hard)

Brain Game (Go Ahead, It’s Not that Hard)

 

 

What do these words have in common?  

Example: Snow, popsicles, wax melt

 

  1. Cards, porch, ship a deck
  2. Checks, baseball, emails bounce
  3. Clothes, paper, towels fold
  4. Safes, codes, walnuts crack
  5. Toy, car, door knob rattle
  6. Butterfly, flavor, situation delicate
  7. Meeting, mind, book open and close
  8. Superman, time, squirrel fly
  9. Nose, paint, faucet drip
  10. Maine, Georgia, Oregon border an ocean

 

Challenge your brain with a variety of activities.  

Start with a four- or five- letter word and spell it forward then backward. For example, clock would be kcolc.
When that becomes easier for you, try doing longer words. Another idea is to pair the letters of the alphabet from A to Z  with a corresponding number.
Start with A1, B2, etc. If that is too easy, try it in reverse: A26, B25, etc.

 

This puzzle and memory tip is provided by Kathryn Kilpatrick, a speech-language pathologist. She is available for Memory Fitness and Keep Your Brain Sharp programs and private consultations. Visit memoryfitnessmatters.com for more brain game resources.

About the author

Kathryn Kilpatrick is a speech-language pathologist, geriatric communication consultant and memory fitness coach. She is a national motivational speaker and the author of more the 35 products. Visit connectionsincommunication.com or memoryfitnessmatters.com.

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