Easy Riddles For Kids With AnswersRiddles are great and kids love them. Not only are they fun (as long as they’re relatively easy riddles and not too hard), but they are also great for kids’ development too. Some of the benefits of good riddles for kids are that they teach them to think critically and learn problem-solving skills, and they can also help to expand their vocabulary and improve their reading skills. Riddles for kids are also great for helping you to bond with your children as you have fun together. With that in mind, here’s a selection of our favorite fun easy riddles for kids with answers too…

Fun Easy Riddles For Kids With Answers

What gets wet while it’s drying?

Reveal Answer
A towel.
What can go up a chimney down, but can’t go down a chimney up?

Reveal Answer
An umbrella.
What comes down but never goes up?

Reveal Answer
Rain.
What type of cheese is made backwards?

Reveal Answer
Edam.
What has a neck but no head?

Reveal Answer
A bottle.
How many months of the year have 28 days?

Reveal Answer
All of them!
How do you make the number one disappear?

Reveal Answer
Add the letter ‘G’ and it’s Gone.
What has one eye but can’t see?

Reveal Answer
A needle.
What stays where it is when it goes off?

Reveal Answer
An alarm clock.
What needs an answer but doesn’t ask a question?

Reveal Answer
A telephone.
If you took two apples from three apples how many apples would you have?

Reveal Answer
Two apples – the two that you took.
Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?

Reveal Answer
The ‘C’.
What is as light as a feather but even the strongest man in the world can’t hold it for long?

Reveal Answer
His breath.
What has hands but can’t clap?

Reveal Answer
A clock.
What word is spelled wrong in all the dictionaries?

Reveal Answer
Wrong.
Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?

Reveal Answer
Ton.
Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it you die. What is it?

Reveal Answer
Nothing.
The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?

Reveal Answer
Footsteps.
What gets bigger and bigger the more you take away from it?

Reveal Answer
A hole.
What goes up and down but never moves?

Reveal Answer
The temperature.
What belongs to you but is used more by others?

Reveal Answer
Your name.
What can be as big as an elephant but weigh nothing?

Reveal Answer
Its shadow.
What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment and never in one thousand years?

Reveal Answer
The letter ‘M’.
The one who made it didn’t want it. The one who bought it didn’t need  it. The one who used it never saw it. What is it?

Reveal Answer
A coffin.
If I have it, I don’t share it. If I share it, I don’t have it. What is it?

Reveal Answer
A secret.
What has one head, one foot and four legs?

Reveal Answer
A bed.
The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?

Reveal Answer
Darkness.
Joe’s father had three sons – Snap, Crackle and …?

Reveal Answer
Joe.
If it takes one man three days to dig a hole, how long does it take two men to dig half a hole?

Reveal Answer
You can’t dig half a hole!
What do you throw out when you want to use it, but take in when you don’t want to use it?

Reveal Answer
An anchor.
What kind of coat can you only put on when it’s wet?

Reveal Answer
A coat of paint.
If you were in a race and passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in?

Reveal Answer
2nd.
What can you catch but not throw?

Reveal Answer
A cold.
What breaks when you say it?

Reveal Answer
Silence.
I saw a boat full of people, yet there wasn’t a single person on the boat. How?

Reveal Answer
They were all married.
What begins with an ‘E’ and ends with an ‘E’ but only has one letter?

Reveal Answer
An envelope.
How many bricks does it take to complete a building made from bricks?

Reveal Answer
One – the last one.
How many seconds are there in a year?

Reveal Answer
Twelve – January 2nd, February 2nd, March 2nd…
How much dirt is in a hole 5 feet wide and 4 feet deep?

Reveal Answer
None.
What four days of the week start with the letter “T”?

Reveal Answer
Tuesday, Thursday, today and tomorrow.
If two’s company and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?

Reveal Answer
Nine.
What grows up while growing down?

Reveal Answer
A goose.
What two things can you never eat for breakfast?

Reveal Answer
Lunch and dinner.
What bird can lift the most?

Reveal Answer
A crane.
What nuts can you hang pictures on?

Reveal Answer
Walnuts.
What can run but can’t walk?

Reveal Answer
Water.
A man rode into town on Tuesday and stayed in a hotel. Two nights later he rode home on Tuesday. How?

Reveal Answer
Tuesday is the name of his horse.
What can you hold without touching it?

Reveal Answer
A conversation.
What can you break without touching it?

Reveal Answer
A promise.
What word has five letters but sounds like it only has one?

Reveal Answer
Queue.
How many animals did Moses take on the ark?

Reveal Answer
None, it was Noah!
What do you call bears with no ears?

Reveal Answer
“B”.
What has teeth but can’t eat?

Reveal Answer
A comb.
How can you make seven even?

Reveal Answer
Take away the “S”.
What  is bought by the yard and worn by the foot?

Reveal Answer
Carpet.
What question must always be answered “Yes”?

Reveal Answer
What does “Y”-“E”-“S” spell?
What can you make that you can’t see?

Reveal Answer
Noise.

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Easy Riddles For Kids With Answers

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