Here are two fun printable
Christmas brain teasers for older students and adults. Please see my Cryptogram Basics below if you're not familiar with solving these fun puzzlers. Otherwise, let's get started!
A well-known Christmas song is the inspiration for this interesting quotation. See the printable page which contains both puzzles, or read the text here:
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. Use the printable page, which contains both puzzles shown above, or work from the text shown here:
You can get both of these Christmas cryptograms here.
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