Remember the hidden picture riddles from magazines like Highlights for Children? Though nominally aimed at kids, these drawings have no doubt stumped many a curious parent who felt up to the challenge.
Well, Highlights is still around, and they’re still churning out dozens of stimulating picture riddles that’ll have you scratching your head and squinting your eyes in concentration, many of which are free on their hidden picture app or website. Just to give you a taste, here is a particularly tricky one - can you find all the words hidden in this innocuous drawing?
At first glance, this is a pretty standard scene: a couple of kids building a makeshift tent in the living room for what we can only assume is a fun sleepover. But cleverly hidden among the lines of this drawing are six words for you to find.
Hidden picture puzzles are a particularly effective way of keeping your mind sharp and training your eyes, no matter your age, which might explain their enduring appeal.
Still struggling? Fine, have a hint: all words describe the object they appear on. This should at least nudge you in the right direction.
Before scrolling down to the solution, give it another shot. As juvenile as it may sound, there’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of having found all of the words on your own.
Well? Did you find them all? Here it goes:
(Last warning before spoiling the puzzle!)
The words are:
How many did you get? Send this to friends and family and see if you can top them!