Brain Fitness Games


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These brain fitness games will color your world with fun! 

How quickly can you answer the easier questions? How many different answers you can find to some of the most challenging brain teasers?

Use the chart at the right to find the value of the CAPITALIZED words below. Add the value of each letter to get the total “worth” of each word.  

Example: GREEN = 17 + 18 + 5  + 5 + 14 = $49


Your Turn!

Please note that sample answers are shown below. Many items have multiple correct solutions that are not included. Please send your favorite solutions to me using this contact form.

Printable version of questions and answers

1. Find the value of PINK.


2. Which color is worth more, BROWN or TAUPE?

BROWN ($72) is worth more than TAUPE ($63).

Finish these color words:

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3.  __ + __ + __ + E = $40


4. __ + __ + I + __ + __ = $65


5. M + __ + __ + E + __ + __ + __ = $61


Guess, then check...


6. What's worth more, VIOLET or PURPLE?

PURPLE ($88) is worth more than VIOLET ($83).

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7. How much more valuable is ORANGE than GREEN?

ORANGE ($60) is worth $11 more than GREEN ($49).

8. Put these in order from lowest to highest: 


AQUA ($40), CYAN ($43), NAVY ($62)

Biggest Challenges

9. Find one color worth more than $100.

BURGUNDY is worth $112. There are other answers as well.

10. Find three colors, each worth less than $30.

RED ($27), BEIGE ($28), BLACK ($29) There are other answers as well.

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