50 Top Riddles for All Children (With Answers)!
Are you looking for riddles that will have your children stumped? Keep reading.
Top 50 kid-friendly riddles with answers
Question: It belongs to you, but your friends use it more. What is it?
Response: Your name
Question: I start with a P, end with an E, and have thousands of letters? What am I?
Response: The post office
Question: There are three apples in a basket, and you take away two. How many apples do you have now?
Response: You have two apples. You took away two apples and left 1 in the basket.
Question: If two’s a company, and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?
Question: You can catch me, but I can’t throw.? What am I
Response: A cold
Question: What begins with T, ends with T, and has T in it?
Response: A teapot
Question: There is one word spelled wrong in every English dictionary. What is it?
Question: What type of tree can you carry in your hand?
Response: A palm
Question: I am so simple that I can only point, yet I guide people worldwide.
Question: 81 x 9 = 801. What must you do to make this equation true?
Response: Turn it upside down: 108 = 6 x 18
Question: How do you make number one disappear?
Response: Add the letter G, and it’s “gone.”
Question: What gets wetter and wetter as it dries?
Response: A towel.
Question: You see it once in June, three times in September, and never in May. What is it?
Response: The letter E
Question: What has thirteen hearts but no other organs?
Response: A deck of cards
Question: I make a big sound when I’m changing. When I do change, I get bigger but weigh less. What am I?
Question: What runs but cannot walk, has a mouth but no teeth, and has a bed but cannot sleep?
Response: A river
Question: I’m taller when I’m young and shorter when I’m old. What am I?
Response: A candle
Question: Where would you take a sick boat?
Response: To the dock
Question: What Question: can you never answer yes to?
Response: Are you asleep yet?
Question: What kinds of stones are never found in the ocean?
Response: Dry Stones
Question: What is easier to get into than out of?
Question: Remove my skin, and I won’t cry, but you might!
Response: An onion
Question: What can fill a room but doesn’t take up space?
Question: Where does Thursday come after Friday?
Response: The dictionary
Question: The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
Question: Where are the lakes always empty, the mountains always flat, and the rivers always still?
Response: A map
Question: A man looks at a painting and says, “Brothers and sisters, I have none, but that man’s father is my father’s son.” Who is in the painting?
Response: His son
Question: What has many keys but can’t open a single lock?
Response: A piano
Question: I am an odd number. Take away a letter, and I become even. What number am I?
Question: During which month do people sleep the least?
Response: February (as February has fewer nights, of course!)
Question: What three numbers give the same result when multiplied and added together?
Response: 1, 2, and 3 (1 + 2 + 3 = 6 and 1 x 2 x 3 = 6).
Question: What goes up and does not comes down?
Question: What is in seasons, seconds, centuries, and minutes but not in decades, years, or days?
Response: The letter N
Question: What loses its head early in the morning and gets it back at night?
Response: A pillow
Question: If you drop me, I’m sure to crack but smile at me, and I’ll always smile back. What am I?
Response: A mirror
Question: I can shave 25 times daily and still have a beard. What am I?
Response: A barber
Question: What kind of band never plays music?
Response: A rubber band
Question: If a rooster sits on a roof facing north, which way will the egg roll?
Response: Roosters don’t lay eggs.
Question: What building has the most stories in the world?
Response: The library
Question: Bob’s mother has three children. Their names are Huey, Dewey, and … ?
Question: What two things can you never eat for breakfast?
Response: Lunch and dinner.
Question: What is so delicate that it breaks when you say its name?
Question: If you feed me, I grow, but if you give me water, I die. What am I?
Question: What’s full of holes but still holds water?
Response: A sponge
Question: What has legs but cannot walk?
Response: A chair/table
Question: Mary has four daughters, and each of her daughters has a brother—how many children does Mary have?
Response: Five; each daughter has the same brother.
Question: Light as a feather, there’s nothing in it, but the strongest man can’t hold it for much more than a minute.
Question: I can be cracked. And I can be made. I can be told. And I can be played. What am I?
Response: A joke
Question: What is made of water, but if you put it into the water, it dies?
Response: An ice cube.
Question: What is always in front of you but can’t be seen?
Response: The future