Making Palindromes - FamilyEducation

Making Palindromes

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book

You can have lots of fun playing these palindrome games with your child, and they will help to build her vocabulary.

These palindrome games can help to build your child's vocabulary.


  1. A palindrome is a word, phrase, or sentence that reads the same backward and forward, such as dad, evil olive, and Madam, I'm Adam.

  2. How many palindromes can you and your child think of?

  3. If you like, make up riddles with palindromes as answers, for example: Q: What do you say when something amazes you? A: Wow!