If you know Andre, you know he loves to keep audiences and students guessing.

One way I do this is with Rebus puzzles. It all started watching TV back in the day. I discovered the show, Classic Concentration. It was a mixture of the matching game and rebus puzzles. I was hooked!


The show went off the air, but I still loved the concept. Years later, I was trying to find a way to keep students engaged and remembered the joy I had using rebus puzzles. Well thanks to #dasInnanetz, there are a TON of rebus puzzles!

For those who may not know what a rebus puzzle is, it is an illustrated picture with the addition of individual letters to depict words and/or phrases. Here’s an example:



If you answered, “Throw in the towel,” you would be correct.

Here are a few websites that offer different types of Rebus Puzzles.


If/When you create some, share them out with other educators. Good luck!

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