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  “The naming of cats is a difficult matter.  It isn’t just one of your holiday games…” T.S. Eliot, The Naming of Cats We are all used to learning different types of words.  It’s part of our everyday life, really.  Nouns are the ‘naming words’, verbs are the ‘doing words’ and adjectives are the ‘describing words’.  Adjectives have always been my Read more…

At the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency we love building our vocabulary and word power through solving online crossword and codeword puzzles. We are never too old to learn new words, what they mean, and how they are spelt.   With this in mind we have come up with a new word game.  All you have to do is find the Read more…

As a child, I was always passionate about writing on a blackboard.  It was one of my favourite toys, especially when I could use different coloured chalk.  At that stage, I had aspirations of becoming a school teacher, but became a crossword puzzle designer instead. I was reminded of this recently, when I saw the movie The Book Thief (2013).  The Read more…

  Spelling lists aren’t the most exciting things on earth, are they? But there is a way to make them more fun. At the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency we can create simple crossword and word find puzzle games based on the words in your child’s spelling list. All you need is your word list and some clues to go with it.  The Read more…

Scrabble is a great educational word puzzle game that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. in which two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board marked with a 15-by-15 grid.   It can be likened to building a crossword puzzle grid from scratch.  Once you have finished the game, why not try Read more…