brain teaser riddles are a fun way to understand and practice homophones.
that homophones are words
that have the same sound but different spellings and meanings, such as
Have fun answering these riddles. Some are old, some are new. How many can you solve?
1. Why did the bread have
2. What kind of fruit grows on power lines?
3. Why is homework like the water on the lawn in the morning?
4. What cake do baseball players like best?
5. How can you make an apple into another fruit?
6. Why couldn’t the pony talk?
7. How do you catch a fairy?
8. How do you paint a rabbit?
With hare(hair) spray.
9. What advice did one give bee
give to another bee?
10. What’s the scariest lake in which to swim?
11. What vegetable is essential to good music?
12. What’s a chicken’s favorite thing to do at a basketball game?
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