If you have school-age children, crosswords and other types of puzzle games are great activities to supplement with their regular schoolwork.  They don’t have to stop learning just because they have come home.  If you have several children at school,  having a spelling bee around the dinner table is a great idea! You can choose to practise the spelling words Read more…

Word  puzzle games are great to incorporate in a child’s education.  Popular games include easy crossword puzzles and word searches and many others. These can become more complex as they grow and develop their thinking, and behavioural patterns. Puzzles Help Kids Learn Puzzles are not only fun, but they help children with reading, comprehension, logic, as well as expanding their Read more…

Solving crossword puzzles is a great way to improve your spelling and build your vocabulary bank.  Crossword solvers have often said to me that using a crossword dictionary does not provide them with an adequate challenge. They believe they should be able to have all the answers in their memory.  Some even go as far as saying it is ‘cheating’ to Read more…

Sometimes you just can’t figure out the answer and it can be very frustrating.   Don’t worry, here are some great online crossword puzzle solving tools to help you out. Crossword Dictionary is a great little site that will help you fill in those blanks.  I entered A..le as my incomplete word and the result listed 17 possibilities!  This tame little Read more…

The Clue Detective Puzzle Agency designs puzzles for individual businesses to use to help in their advertising campaigns.  Businesses use our puzzles in different ways. Some businesses like to print them out and use them as a giveaway to their customers. It is a very inexpensive way to build good relationships with your clients.  It doesn’t cost a lot to print Read more…

Are you looking for a new challenge? Perhaps you are looking to embark on a new hobby.  Why not take up Sudoku?  We have found  the perfect book to get you started.  It’s called Mastering Sudoku in 52 Weeks – 52 Steps to Becoming a Sudoku Wizard. It has heaps of great tips and strategies  for solving these clever puzzles. Read more…

The Smartphone seems to be everywhere lately, doesn’t it? They are amazingly popular, and some of the reason for that popularity is the vast selection of applications that can be downloaded to them. There are some great online puzzle game applications available, which means that you can take them with you wherever you go.  You can choose from crossword puzzles, Read more…

Greetings from me, Catherine the Clue Detective! Welcome to the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency Blog and website, the aim of which is to challenge you with puzzles, keep you up-to-date with what is happening in the puzzling world, and show you the many benefits that puzzling provides. Rest assured, I am always on the case with my trusty magnifying glass, Read more…

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