Jumble for Kids and Adults: Ghostly Math

By David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek | May 8th, 2023

The scrambled word game

Grandma and two grandkids on a laptop, from Wavebreakmedia. Two Jumble puzzles, with ghostly math: play one with your favorite kid or use it as a warm-up, then tackle the more challenging puzzle.

Play this week’s Jumble mental games and giggles, with some ghostly math! Unscramble the words and the humorous bonus answer. Start with the Jumble for Kids as a warm-up – or share the challenge with a favorite youngster.

Build your brain

Mental exercises and games, like the Jumble puzzles, can expand vocabulary, strengthen word recall, improve working memory, and keep your brain in tip-top shape, throughout life. You can actively work to strengthen your mind by learning new languages and skills, practicing long-held skills, gaining new knowledge, and engaging your brain in many other ways.

Jumble puzzle for kids - in a post with a Classic Jumble. Together they have "ghostly math."


Next up, the Classic JUMBLE


Classic jumble puzzle, with a kid learning math and proud parents


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Jumble for Kids Answers





Surprise puzzle answer

She dressed as a ghost for Halloween and looked – “FA-BOO-LOUS”

Classic Jumble Answers





Surprise puzzle answer

When their son began to learn addition, his proud parents thought it was – “AWE’SUM”



Much more than just the Jumble brain teaser with ghostly math!

For mental fitness and fun, BoomerMagazine.com presents Boomer Brain Games for baby boomers, a regularly updated mix of puzzles and quizzes to stimulate your mind and your sense of joy. We offer classic games such as Jumble and Boggle, a cartoon caption contest, and crossword puzzles and trivia quizzes with a hearty dose of baby boomer pop culture. Or head over to our sister publication, Seniors Guide, and play Sudoku online, updated every day!

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