Can You Find the Hidden Objects in These Pictures?

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Challenge yourself with these optical brainteasers. If you're feeling super sharp, up the ante: 45 seconds for each puzzle. Game on!

“Find the hidden object” puzzles seem straightforward enough. How much searching do you really need to do to pick out something totally unique, like a dog, a turtle, or a hat? Well, throw in lots of confusing shapes, colors, and objects that look really darn similar to what you’re looking for, and you’ve got some seriously tricky visual brain teasers.

Below, you’ll find an assortment of images with hidden objects. Think of them as hidden picture games for all moods and seasons. Up the challenge by giving yourself only 45 seconds to spot each item. Once you’ve tracked down all the hidden objects here, check out more of our best brain games.

1. Find the hidden chick

Spot The Chick Amongst The Daffodils Hidden Objects puzzleCourtesy Feel Good Contacts

The first few of these hidden picture puzzles are Easter-themed. Eyewear company Feel Good Contacts challenges you to find the chick among the daffodils—and there are a whole lot of daffodils! You’ll need to use your (wait for it) peepers to spot this little birdie. Look for its beady eyes! After you find it, try to determine how many ducks you see in this viral riddle.

Answer:

Spot The Chick Amongst The Daffodils Hidden Objects Puzzle AnswerCourtesy Feel Good Contacts

2. Find the hidden Easter egg

find the easter egg in the garden hidden objects puzzleCourtesy Feel Good Contacts

Love a good Easter egg hunt? Unfortunately, there’s no Easter candy waiting for you if you discover this Easter treat, but you’ll feel the success of having conquered another “find the hidden objects” puzzle. This one is from Feel Good Contacts as well.

Answer:

find the easter egg in the garden hidden objects puzzle answerCourtesy Feel Good Contacts

3. Find the hidden ring

find the ring in the garden visual puzzleCourtesy William May

This tricky visual puzzle from jewelry company William May challenges you to find a lost diamond ring in this garden. Note: This puzzle is not to scale. Need a little help? The ring’s band is yellow, and it has a good-sized white diamond.

Answer:

find the ring in the garden answerCourtesy William May

4. Find the hidden moth

find the moth among the clothes visual puzzleCourtesy Cleanipedia

No one wants to find a moth lurking in their closet—unless that’s the objective of a “find the hidden objects” puzzle. Among these scattered clothes, there’s an unwelcome guest that needs to fly the coop in this puzzle from Cleanipedia. See if you can identify it. (Note: This puzzle is not to scale—thankfully!)

Answer:

moth among the clothes answerCourtesy Cleanipedia

5. Find the hidden corgi

find the corgi in the garden scene hidden objects puzzleCourtesy Audley Villages

An adorable corgi is wandering through the garden—and she’s not so easy to spot! You’d think this puzzle from Audley Villages would be one of the easier hidden picture games, but the corgi blends in with its surroundings. You might have to squint to see her cute little face.

Answer:

find the corgi in the garden scene hidden objects puzzle answerCourtesy Audley Villages

6. Find the hidden “For Sale” sign

Find The Hidden For Sale Sign PuzzleCourtesy Alan Harder

There are signs in the yards of all these houses—but they all say “Sold.” All, that is, except one. In this puzzle from Canadian mortgage broker Alan Harder, can you find the one “For Sale” sign?

Answer:

Find The Hidden For Sale Sign Puzzle SolutionCourtesy Alan Harder

7. Find the hidden hedgehog

Find The Hidden Hedgehog PuzzleCourtesy Celtic Titles

This little guy is hiding out in the forest, but we think you can spot him! This challenging puzzle comes to us courtesy of land conservation company Celtic Titles.

Answer:

Find The Hidden Hedgehog Puzzle SolutionCourtesy Celtic Titles

8. Find the hidden frog

Find The Hidden Frog PuzzleCourtesy PlumbNation

Chances are, a frog is not something you want in your bathroom. Can you help a plant-loving self-care aficionado find the frog before it jumps into the bath in this puzzle from PlumbNation? (P.S. That’s a hint. Look near the bath.)

Answer:

Find The Hidden Frog Puzzle AnswerCourtesy PlumbNation

9. Find the hidden dancer

find the hidden ballerina among the flamingos puzzleCourtesy Dancewear Central

The U.K.-based dance apparel company Dancewear Central shared this perplexing pink plethora. It’s a simple premise: Among this flock of flamingos, there’s a single ballerina. The trick, of course, lies in the fact that the ballerina’s tutu is the same color as the birds, and the ruffle of her dress is a ringer for the flamingos’ wings.

Keep testing your brain by trying to figure out which one doesn’t belong in these tricky puzzles.

Answer:

find the hidden ballerina among the flamingos puzzle answerCourtesy Dancewear Central

10. Find the hidden tutu

find the tutu among the watermelon slices hidden object puzzleCourtesy Dancewear Central

Turn your eagle eyes to this profusion of scrumptious watermelon slices, also from Dancewear Central. Somewhere among them, there’s a frilly pink tutu—and it’s harder to spot than you think. The tutu is the exact same shade of pink as the watermelons, but it has no green rind or black seeds. Another similarity? It’s got the same basic semicircle shape. Of course, sizes are not accurate to reality (the tutu is the same size as the watermelons).

Answer:

find the tutu among the watermelon slices hidden object puzzleCourtesy Dancewear Central

11. Find the hidden scrunchie

Scrunchie Hidden Amongst Medals puzzleCourtesy The Zone

Did you enjoy the Winter Olympics this year? Strive for your own personal best with this cool puzzle from The Zone. Among the gold, silver, and bronze medals, there’s a missing hair scrunchie. Find it before the competition heats up! Here’s a hint: It’s similar in color to the light silver medals.

Answer:

Scrunchie Hidden Amongst Medals AnswerCourtesy The Zone

12. Find the hidden bobby pin

Find The Hidden Bobby Pin PuzzleCourtesy Gee Hair

Bobby pins are certainly easy to lose—and tough enough to find in real life! At least here, you know for sure it’s somewhere on the makeup table in this challenge from hair extension brand Gee Hair.

Answer:

Find The Hidden Bobby Pin Puzzle AnswerCourtesy Gee Hair

13. Find the hidden ghost

Find The Ghost Among The Skeletons Hidden Objects PuzzleCourtesy Gergely Dudás

Hungarian illustrator Gergely Dudás is a master of creating “find the hidden objects” puzzles, including this brain-busting puzzle, which is perfect for Halloween. Get your eyes ready to stare at a lot of bones and bright jack-o’-lanterns until you spot the ghost. Then try to spot the difference in these pictures.

Answer:

Find The Ghost Among The Skeletons Hidden Objects Puzzle AnswerCourtesy Gergely Dudás

14. Find the hidden cat

find the cat among the bats hidden object puzzleCourtesy Gergely Dudás

If you’re feline really confident about these hidden picture games, have a go at this sweet Halloween puzzle from Gergely Dudás. Can you see where the little black cat is hiding among all the bats? Hint: The cat is the same color as the bats, but it doesn’t have any wings.

Answer:

Find The Cat Among The Bats Solution Courtesy Gergely Dudás

15. Find the hidden ghost

Find The Ghost In The Kitchen PuzzleCourtesy Online Mortgage Advisor

In this puzzle from Online Mortgage Advisor, there’s a spooky little ghost floating around these kitchen objects and carved pumpkins. He’s translucent (naturally), making him fairly close to the color of the background and tricky to spot. But you’ll totally know him when you see him!

Answer:

Find The Ghost In The Kitchen AnswerCourtesy Online Mortgage Advisor

16. Find the hidden Pilgrim hat

Thanksgiving Find The Pilgirm Hat PuzzleCourtesy The Patel Firm

Before you start your Thanksgiving feast, find the Pilgrim hat lurking among the dishes on the table. Can you look past the mouthwatering pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, and turkey in this puzzle from Texas-based personal injury attorney The Patel Firm? (Hint: It’s really hiding—you can only see the bottom of it!)

Answer:

Thanksgiving Find The Pilgrim Hat Puzzle AnswerCourtesy The Patel Firm

17. Find the hidden turkey

Find The Hidden Turkey PuzzleCourtesy Online Mortgage Advisor

The turkey is usually the star of the show at Thanksgiving, but this turkey is hiding among lots of other Thanksgiving paraphernalia. Can you spot our little feathered friend in this puzzle from Online Mortgage Advisor?

Answer:

Find The Hidden Turkey Puzzle AnswerCourtesy Online Mortgage Advisor

18. Find the hidden robin

find the robbin among the trees hidden objects puzzleCourtesy Bloom & Wild Ltd

In this Christmasy puzzle from U.K.-based florist Bloom & Wild, one feathered friend is hiding in a grove of pine trees. This is a tricky one—the robin looks a lot like the bits of flowers and garland decorating the trees.

Answer:

find the robbin among the trees hidden objects puzzle answerCourtesy Bloom & Wild Ltd

19. Find the hidden bear

find the bear hiding amongst the reindeer hidden objects puzzleCourtesy Gergely Dudás

Now, Dasher! now, Dancer! now Prancer and Vixen! On, Comet! on, Cupid! on Donner and…Smokey? That’s right: A lone bear has gotten himself lost in a crowd of Santa’s reindeer. Gergely Dudás offers up this festive puzzle for Christmas. Can you spot the one bear among the crowd of reindeer? He looks identical to the deer, but he’s the only animal in the picture without antlers, and his ears are a tiny bit rounder.

Answer:

find the bear hiding amongst the reindeer hidden objects puzzle answerCourtesy Gergely Dudás

20. Find the hidden reindeer

Find The Reindeer Among The Shoppers PuzzleCourtesy Christmas Tree World

This time, it’s the reindeer who’s lost. He’s wandering around a busy Christmas market! Can you find the smiling antlered fellow in this puzzle from Christmas Tree World?

Answer:

Find The Reindeer Among The Shoppers Puzzle AnswerCourtesy Christmas Tree World

21. Find the hidden Santa

Find Santa Among The Elves PuzzleCourtesy Christmas Tree World

Santa blends right in with all his elves in this colorful Santa’s workshop image from Christmas Tree World. He’s sporting a red Santa hat, of course, but so are a whole lot of the elves! For more festive puzzles, see if you can spot the difference in these holiday images.

Answer:

Find Santa Among The Elves Puzzle AnswerCourtesy Christmas Tree World

22. Find the hidden Santa

Find Santa In The Chimney puzzle imageCourtesy Feel Good Contacts

Didn’t we just find him?! Well, yes, but you can do it again with this tougher puzzle. Santa has left his workshop and is making the rounds, but he’s stuck in a chimney! (Hate it when that happens.) Can you find the jolly man in red somewhere up on a housetop? This puzzle is courtesy of Feel Good Contacts.

Answer:

Find Santa In The Chimney AnswerCourtesy Feel Good Contacts

23. Find the hidden turtle

Can You Spot The Frog Among This Picture Of Lily PadsCourtesy Lenstore

There are a lot of shades of green all swimming together in this image, but there’s only one living thing. According to Lenstore, which originally published this puzzle, only 46 percent of people were able to find the turtle swimming through these lily pads within 45 seconds. See how long it takes you! If you like this one, test yourself against the clock in this online quiz featuring five puzzles, also by Lenstore.

Answer:

Can You Spot The Frog Among This Picture Of Lily Pads AnswerCourtesy Lenstore

24. Find the hidden snowman

Find The Hidden Snowman PuzzleMaria Amador/rd.com

This image looks like beautiful Christmas wrapping paper. In the midst of all these twinkling snowflakes lies a happy little snowman with a yellow top hat. Can you find him?

Answer: 

Find The Hidden Snowman Puzzle AnswerMaria Amador/rd.com

25. Find the hidden party hat

Find The Hidden Party Hat PuzzleMaria Amador/rd.com

Happy New Year! It’s quite the party in this image, full of champagne bottles, wine glasses, and disco balls. Somewhere amid all this fun is a lone party hat. Before you pop some bottles, see if you can find it!

Answer: 

Find The Hidden Party Hat Puzzle AnswerMaria Amador/rd.com

26. Find the hidden cupcake

Find The Hidden Cupcake Among The Hot Chocolate PuzzleMaria Amador/rd.com

This image looks good enough to eat! Satisfy your sweet tooth and find the hidden cupcake among the sea of hot cocoa. We wouldn’t blame you if you were inspired to make yourself a chocolatey drink after locating the sweet treat.

Answer: 

Find The Hidden Cupcake Among The Hot Chocolate Puzzle AnswerMaria Amador/rd.com

27. Find the hidden fish

Find The Hidden Fish among the snowflakes and polar bears illustrationCera Propper/rd.com

As adorable as these polar bears are, they’re hungry. Help them sate their appetite by finding the hidden fish among the snowflakes. There’s a ton of fish in the sea, but only one in this image.

Answer: 

Find The Hidden Fish among the snowflakes and polar bears illustration answerCera Propper/rd.com

28. Find the hidden x’s and o’s

Find The Hidden Xs And Os PuzzleCera Propper/rd.com

Signed, sealed, and delivered! In this pile of love notes, there are some kisses and hugs for you to uncover—not just one, but 20 in total. Can you find them all?

Answer: 

Find The Hidden Xs And Os Puzzle AnswerCera Propper/rd.com

29. Find the hidden “love you”

Find The "Love You" In The Valentines Heart Candy PuzzleMaria Amador/rd.com

Love is in the air. Among these conversation hearts stamped with smiley faces, hugs and kisses, and other sweet messages lies a hidden “love you.” See if you can find it. Bonus points if you can get your partner to find it too.

Answer: 

Find The "Love You" In The Valentines Heart Candy Puzzle AnswerMaria Amador/rd.com

30. Find the hidden three-leaf clover

Find The Three Leaf Clover Among The Leprechaun Boots puzzle illustrationCera Propper/rd.com

The luck of the Irish is strong in this image, as there are many four-leaf clovers hanging around these leprechaun boots. Among these lucky clovers with four leaves lies one with only three. See if you can find the unlucky outcast.

Answer: 

Find The Three Leaf Clover Among The Leprechaun Boots AnswerCera Propper/rd.com

31. Find the hidden household objects

Find The Hidden Objects puzzleCera Propper/rd.com

How dreamy is this little room? The stained-glass rose, the books, and the reading nook enjoyed by the sleeping cat are as cozy as it gets. Hidden in this room are four paintbrushes, three mirrors, two solitary flowers, and one candlestick. Can you find them all?

Answer: 

Find The Hidden Objects AnswerCera Propper/rd.com

32. Find the hidden bumblebee

Find The Hidden Bumblebee among the flowersMaria Amador/rd.com

Spring has sprung! Before you stop to smell the roses, make sure to check for bees! There is one hidden bumblebee among these flowers. Can you find it?

Answer: 

Find The Hidden Bumblebee among the flowers solutionMaria Amador/rd.com

33. Find the hidden pizza

Find The Hidden slice of Pizza Among The picnic blanket of FoodCera Propper/rd.com

Breakfast time! Is this puzzle making you hungry? If you’re not in the mood for a classic breakfast of eggs, toast, coffee, and fruit, there’s a pizza hidden in the mix. Let’s admit it: We’ve all had leftover pizza for breakfast at one time or another—and we fully support that, if you can find it.

Answer: 

Find The Hidden slice of Pizza Among The picnic blanket of Food solutionCera Propper/rd.com

34. Find the hidden objects in the rain

Find The Hidden Objects Among The Rain, rainboots, umbrellas, storm clouds, and rainbowsCera Propper/rd.com

Watch your step! When it rains, all kinds of tiny critters come out to play. Before you splash in the puddles, see if you can spot one snail, three worms, two bees, one mushroom, and a sprout with only one leaf.

Answer: 

Find The Hidden Objects Among The Rain Answer KeyCera Propper/rd.com

35. Find the hidden caterpillar

Find The Hidden Caterpillar Among The Butterflies IllustrationCera Propper/rd.com

Among these beautiful butterflies lies a small caterpillar that hasn’t yet received its wings. See if you can find this little crawling critter among the colorful patterns.

Answer: 

Find The Hidden Caterpillar Among The Butterflies Illustration Answer KeyCera Propper/rd.com

36. Find the hidden stars

Find The Ten Hidden Stars Among The Sweet Summer Days IllustrationCera Propper/rd.com

Summer is here! Time to dust off those beach towels, stock up on watermelon, and submit your vacation requests. But before you do, test your smarts by finding the hidden stars among the sweet treats and juicy fruit. There are 10 in total. Hint: Look carefully at those sprinkles!

Answer: 

Find The Ten Hidden Stars Among The Sweet Summer Days Illustration Answer KeyCera Propper/rd.com

If you think you’re a pro at these hidden picture puzzles (or just want to keep playing), illustrator Gergely Dudás has a few books of them. Bear’s Spooky Book of Hidden Things is perfect for Halloween, while Bear’s Merry Book of Hidden Things is an ideal Christmas challenge, and Bear’s Springtime Book of Hidden Things puts a seasonal twist on classic brainteasers. Next, take a look at these optical illusions that aren’t what they seem. 

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Meghan Jones
Meghan Jones is a word nerd who has been writing for RD.com since 2017. You can find her byline on pieces about grammar, fun facts, the meanings of various head-scratching words and phrases, and more. Meghan graduated from Marist College with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 2017; her creative nonfiction piece “Anticipation” was published in the Spring 2017 issue of Angles literary magazine.