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June 2022

## Banana – Cherry – Apple Challenge

Thinking caps on to solve this puzzle.

banana + banana = 30 so one banana = 15

two cherries + two cherries = 20 so each cherry = 5

apple + apple = 8 so each apple = 4

cherry X apple (multiplication first) = 5×4 = 20

banana (15) + 20 = 35

## Can you interpret these common idioms?

There is a full page of these which you can see by clicking here

### Rebus puzzles full page – idioms

1. Word of mouth
2. A Chain of events
3. Sleep on it
4. Jockey for position
5. Hit the hay
6. All in a day’s work
7. Door to door
8. Draw blood
9. A flash in the pan
10. A barrel of laughs
11. Two ships passing in the night
12. Safe and sound

What can make an octopus laugh?
Ten Tickles (tentacles)

Give me food and I will live; give me water and I will die. What am I?
A fire

The more that there is of this, the less you see. What is it?
Darkness

What goes up but never goes down?

Why do bees hum?
Because they don’t know the words (sorry!)

How do you make the number one disappear?
Add the letter ‘G’ and it’s gone!

Two fathers and two sons are in a car, yet there are only three people in the car. How?
They are grandfather, father and son.

Which will burn longer: the candles on the birthday cake of a boy or the candles on the birthday cake of a girl?
Neither – candles don’t burn longer – they all burn shorter.

## Try your hand at drawing Winnie-the-Pooh

Take it step-by-step – follow the guide by clicking here

### You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve!

I really hope you tried this – no-one needs to see your art work – it is the trying that counts!

Somewhere among the pandas is a Lego dog – can you find him?

What you were looking for – note his eyes.

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## Exercise Word-Scramble

See if you can interpret each of these words – and maybe try them, too?

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