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The emoji challenge!

  • by: Anna from Pobble
  • On: 20, Aug 2021
40 min read

Hey folks! Ready for some fun challenges?

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Challenge 1

Can you name all the children’s storybooks below?
Use the emojis as clues for characters and plot lines πŸ’‘
There are 25 to solve, how many can you get?

Challenge 2

Can you guess the common phrases or figures of speech below?
Use the emojis as cluesπŸ’‘
There are 25 to solve, how many can you get?

Challenge 3

Can you name all of the nursery rhymes and traditional tales in the image below?
Use the emojis as cluesπŸ’‘
There are 25 to solve, how many can you get?

The answers

Don’t want to know the answers yet? DON’T LOOK BELOW! πŸ˜‰

Here are the answers for challenge 1…

 

1. 🐷 πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸŒΎ πŸ•·πŸ•ΈπŸŽ‘πŸ€πŸ–πŸ† = Charlotte’s Web

2. πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ πŸšͺ❄️ πŸ§™πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ¦βš”οΈ = The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

3. πŸ‘§πŸΌβœ¨πŸ˜΄πŸ§ͺπŸŽΊπŸ‘‚πŸ½πŸ’­πŸ‘‘ = The BFG

4. πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ‘“βš‘οΈπŸ§™πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ¦‰πŸ§Ή = Harry Potter

5. πŸ›πŸƒπŸŽπŸπŸ“πŸ¦πŸ‰πŸ¦‹ = The Very Hungry Caterpillar

6. πŸ‘πŸπŸ‘πŸ•΅πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ‘πŸ½πŸ₯§β˜€οΈ = Each Peach Pear Plum

7. πŸ™πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ§πŸ›Άβ›±πŸŒŠ = Lost and Found

8. πŸ§™πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ§ΉπŸΈπŸ˜ΈπŸ¦œπŸΆ = Room on the Broom

9. πŸ“πŸ“©πŸ˜πŸ¦’πŸ¦πŸͺπŸπŸ’πŸΈπŸΆ = Dear Zoo

10. πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§πŸ”ŽπŸŒΏπŸŒ³πŸŒͺβ„οΈπŸ»πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ  = We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

11. πŸ»πŸ‘•πŸ§³πŸš‚πŸ™πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ = Paddington Bear

12. πŸŒ¬πŸŒΏπŸ›ΆπŸΈπŸ›πŸ¦‘πŸ€ = The Wind in the Willows

13. πŸ‘§πŸΌπŸ€«πŸšͺπŸ—πŸŒΏπŸŒΌπŸŒΉπŸŒΊ = The Secret Garden

14. 🏠πŸŒͺπŸ‘ βœ¨πŸ§™πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ¦πŸ’š = The Wizard of Oz

15. πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸŒ΄πŸΊπŸπŸ»πŸ’πŸ¦§πŸ“— = The Jungle Book

16. πŸ°πŸ‘•πŸ₯•πŸŒ½πŸ₯¦πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎπŸ₯§ = Peter Rabbit

17. πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§πŸ›ŽπŸšͺπŸ―β˜•οΈπŸ₯ͺ🍽 = The Tiger that Came to Tea

18. πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎπŸ¦ŠπŸŒ³πŸ“πŸ•³ = Fantastic Mr Fox

19.πŸπŸ—ΊβŒπŸ΄β€β˜ οΈπŸ’° = Treasure Island

20. β“πŸ‰πŸŒ‹βš”οΈπŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈπŸ² = How to Train Your Dragon

21. πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¦βš½οΈπŸ™ŽπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘—πŸ« = The Boy in the Dress

22. πŸ€΄πŸ½β›΅οΈπŸπŸŒπŸŒ²πŸ‘Ή = Where the Wild Things Are

23.πŸŒœβœ¨πŸ πŸ’€πŸ¦΄πŸ’€πŸ¦΄πŸ˜† = Funny Bones

24. πŸ­πŸŒ³πŸŒ°πŸ¦ŠπŸ¦‰πŸ = The Gruffalo

25. πŸ‘©πŸΌπŸ°πŸ•³πŸ§ͺπŸŽ©πŸ‘‘β€οΈ = Alice in Wonderland

Here are the answers for challenge 2…
  1. β°πŸ’° = Time is money

  2. πŸŒƒπŸ¦‰ = Night owl

  3. πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ¦―πŸ¦‡ = As blind as a bat

  4. 🍽 🐷 = Eat like a pig

  5. 🌧 🐈 πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί = Raining cats and dogs

  6. 🌍 🎭 = All the world’s a stage

  7. ⚰️πŸšͺπŸ”© = As dead as a doornail

  8. 🍳 πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ = Egg on your face

  9. ⏰ ✈️ = Time flies

  10. ❀️ πŸ₯Ό = Wear your heart on your sleeve

  11. πŸ”πŸ© = Top dog

  12. πŸ₯šπŸ₯šπŸ₯šπŸ§Ί = All your eggs in one basket

  13. 🐈 πŸ‘… = Cat got your tongue

  14. 🍰 = A piece of cake

  15. πŸ’πŸ” = Cherry on top

  16. πŸ₯ΆπŸ‘£ = Get cold feet

  17. 😒 ➑️πŸ₯› = Cry over spilt milk

  18. 🀫 🐭 = As quiet as a mouse

  19. ❌ πŸŒ‰πŸšΆπŸ½β€β™‚οΈ= Cross that bridge when we come to it

  20. 🚫 πŸš€πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ”¬ = Not rocket science

  21. πŸ’΅ πŸ’ͺ🏽🦡🏽 = Cost an arm and a leg

  22. πŸ“πŸ‘πŸ½ = Rule of thumb

  23. πŸš«πŸ‘©πŸ»β€βš–οΈ πŸ“– πŸ“•= Don’t judge a book by its cover

  24. 1️⃣ πŸ”΅πŸŒœ = Once in a blue moon

  25. ❀️🧱 = Heart of stone
Here are the answers for challenge 3…
  1. πŸ‘§πŸΌπŸ₯£πŸ»πŸ»πŸ» = Goldilocks and the Three Bears

  2. πŸπŸπŸπŸŒ‰ = The 3 Billy Goats Gruff

  3. πŸŒŸπŸŒŒπŸ’Žβ­οΈ = Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

  4. πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎπŸ„πŸ“πŸ‘πŸ– = Old Macdonald had a Farm

  5. πŸˆπŸŽ»πŸ„πŸŒ™πŸΆπŸ₯„ = Hey Diddle Diddle

  6. πŸ­πŸ­πŸ­πŸ¦―πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸŒΎπŸ”ͺ = Three Blind Mice

  7. πŸ‘ΈπŸΌπŸ˜˜πŸΈβœ¨πŸ€΄πŸ½ = The Princess and the Frog

  8. πŸ‘ ❄️ πŸ‘‰πŸ½ πŸ‘±πŸ»β€β™€οΈ = Mary had a Little Lamb

  9. πŸ₯šπŸ§±β¬‡οΈπŸ€΄πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ΄πŸ’‚πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ’‚πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘ŽπŸ½ = Humpty Dumpty

  10. πŸ‘ 3️⃣ πŸ‘œπŸ‘¨πŸ» πŸ‘œπŸ‘©πŸ½ πŸ‘œπŸ‘¦πŸΌ = Baa Baa Black Sheep

  11. πŸβ˜πŸΎπŸ•° 1️⃣ πŸπŸ‘‡πŸ½ = Hickory Dickory Dock

  12. πŸ’πŸŒΉπŸ’πŸ€§πŸ‘‡πŸ½ = Ring-a-ring-a-roses

  13. πŸ‘¦πŸΎπŸ‘§πŸΎπŸ”β›°πŸ’¦πŸ‘‡πŸ½πŸ€• = Jack and Jill

  14. πŸ·πŸ·πŸ·πŸΊπŸ’¨πŸš = The Three Little Pigs

  15. πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ„ ✨🌱☝🏾🌿☁️🏰 = Jack and the Beanstalk

  16. πŸ§πŸ½β€β™‚οΈπŸ§πŸ½β€β™€οΈ πŸ‘žπŸ§΅πŸ”¨πŸ‘‘βœ‚οΈπŸ₯Ώ = The Elves and the Shoemaker

  17. πŸ‘¦πŸΌπŸ‘±πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸŒ³πŸ­πŸ¬πŸ§™πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ = Hansel and Gretel

  18. β„οΈπŸ‘©πŸ»πŸŽπŸ‘ πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ = Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

  19. πŸ™πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ§ΉπŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβœ¨πŸ°πŸ€΄πŸ½πŸ•›πŸ‘  = Cinderella

  20. πŸ‘©πŸΎπŸ°πŸ‘ΉπŸ₯€ = Beauty and the Beast

  21. πŸ°πŸ§™πŸ›ŒπŸΌβ€πŸ‘ΈπŸΌπŸ’€πŸ’€πŸ€΄πŸ½πŸ‘©β€β€οΈβ€πŸ’‹β€πŸ‘¨ = Sleeping Beauty

  22. πŸ•ΈπŸ•·β¬†οΈπŸ’¦πŸŒ§πŸŒ€πŸ•·β¬†οΈ = Incy-Wincy Spider

  23. πŸ¦†πŸ₯šπŸ₯πŸ₯πŸ₯🐦 🦒 = The Ugly Duckling

  24. πŸ€΄πŸΎπŸ’°πŸ’ŽπŸ‘–πŸ‘˜πŸ‘•πŸ©² = The Emperor’s new clothes

  25. πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§ΊπŸ‘πŸΊπŸ‘΅πŸΌ = Little Red Riding Hood

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