Here are two fun printable
Christmas brain teasers for older students and adults.
In any type of standard cryptogram puzzle, one letter of the alphabet is substituted with another letter. The same substitution is used throughout a single puzzle.
When you're solving cryptograms, remember that if A = Z, it will always equal Z in that puzzle. But you should not assume that Z = A. It probably does not. Each of these puzzles uses a different code.
If you'd like more information, please read these cryptogram tips.
A well-known Christmas song is the inspiration for this interesting quotation.
BOXYCC DY AGHY TZFNCWAGC GO LTTGCNLO WL CZGFY LBF
PXYCCNOJC, GXX WZY COLD NO GXGCHG DLO’W AGHY NW
‘DZNWY.’ ---PNOU TFLCPM (1904-1977)
Think about all the interesting fictional characters that are part of the Christmas season as you decode this list.
You can get both of these Christmas cryptograms here.
solving these cryptograms, you may enjoy writing some of your own.
There are many great holiday topics to use, including Christmas carols,
decorations, special foods, toys and more. If you write one you'd like
to share, please contact me!
You may also enjoy this easier holiday word search or challenging Christmas stocking word search a Word-Game-World or additional more difficult brain teasers on this site.
You may also be interested in our Christmas bulletin board ideas.
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