Word Ladders

Since this a writing blog, I deemed it fit to post a writing puzzle. If you haven’t heard of word ladders, or do not know what they are, basically, you are given two words. You must change one word into the other by changing only one letter at a time. And, when you change a letter in a word, the resultant must be a word. Ex. Jump – Walk = Lump, Lamp, Lame, Late, Date, Dale, Bale, Balk, Walk That example may have taken more steps than needed, but it was what I could come up with on the spot, now see if you can solve these others that I made. Also, no names, brands, that sort of thing. Answers are at the bottom, so no peeking.Β πŸ˜‰

Level 1 (1 change or less) Meaning one word in between the first and last word.

  1. Mat ➝ Bar
  2. Out ➝ Not
  3. Fly ➝ Sky
  4. Him ➝ Her
  5. No ➝ He
  6. Tin ➝ Can

Level 2 (2 changes or less)

1. Dog ➝ Cat

Level 3 (3 changes or less)

  1. Dawn ➝ Noon
  2. Bird ➝ Duck

Level 4 (4 changes or less)

1. Book ➝ Read

Level 5 (5 changes or less)

  1. Flour ➝ Bread
  2. Poor ➝ Rich
  3. Moon ➝ Rise

Level 6 (6 changes or less)

  1. Four ➝ Five
  2. Comb ➝ Hair
  3. Wheat ➝ Bread
  4. Glass ➝ Plate
  5. Slow ➝ Fast
  6. Wise ➝ Fool

Level 7 (7 changes or less)

  1. Rice ➝ Food
  2. Good ➝ Nice

Level 9 (9 changes or less)

  1. Good ➝ Best

Level 11 (11 changes or less)

  1. Words ➝ Story
  2. Dead ➝ Live

Level 13 (13 changes or less)

1. Army ➝ Cram

WARNING

ANSWERS BELOW

DO NOT LOOK UNLESS YOU HAVE GIVEN UP

Level 1

  1. Mat

Bat

Bar

2. Out

Nut

Not

3. Fly

Sly

Sky

4. Him

Hem

Her

5. No

Ho

He

6. Tin

Tan

Can

Level 2

  1. Dog

Cog

Cot

Cat

Level 3

1. Dawn

Down

Gown

Goon

Noon

2. Bird

Bard

Bark

Back

Buck

Duck

Level 4

1. Book

Rook

Rood

Road

Read

Read

Level 5

1. Flour

Floor

Flood

Blood

Brood

Broad

Bread

2. Poor

Boor

Book

Bock

Rock

Rick

Rich

3. Moon

Loon

Loot

Lost

Lose

Rose

Rise

Level 6

1. Four

Foul

Fool

Foot

Fort

Fore

Fire

Five

2. Comb

Come

Home

Hole

Hale

Hall

Hail

Hair

3. Wheat

Cheat

Cheap

Cheep

Creep

Creed

Breed

Bread

4. Glass

Grass

Brass

Brats

Beats

Peats

Plats

Plate

5. Slow

Blow

Blot

Boot

Boos

Boss

Bass

Bast

Fast

6. Wise

Wisp

Wist

List

Lost

Loot

Foot

Fool

Level 7

  1. Rice

Nice

Nick

Nock

Nook

Book

Boot

Foot

Food

2. Good

Hood

Hoot

Host

Hose

Rose

Rise

Rice

Nice

Level 9

1. Good

Goad

Toad

Toed

Toes

Does

Doss

Dost

Lost

Lest

Best

Level 11

1. Words

Wards

Hards

Herds

Heeds

Seeds

Seers

Sears

Scars

Scare

Score

Store

Story

2. Dead

Bead

Beat

Bent

Went

Want

Wane

Bane

Bone

Done

Dove

Dive

Live

Level 13

  1. Army

Arms

Aims

Aids

Bids

Beds

Bees

Beer

Bear

Bead

Brad

Brat

Prat

Pram

Cram

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