Christmas Riddles For Kids

We’ve published a selection of Christmas riddles before, and now here’s a great collection of rhyming Christmas riddles for kids.

Every answer has something to do with Christmas and the festive season. How many can you get right?

Festive fun - a collection of Christmas riddles for kids

Christmas Riddles For Kids

We’re four-legged beasts who pull Santa’s sleigh, if you’ve been good we’ll pull him your way.

What are we?


His body is round, with a carrot for a nose. He loves to be cold, from his head to his toes.

What is he?

A snowman.

Your gifts are found under me, on top of me a fairy. Hung with baubles and bright lights, I bring cheer on cold Christmas nights.

What am I?

A Christmas tree.

Counting down to Christmas with me can’t be beat, behind every door there lies a tasty treat.

What am I?

An Advent calendar.

Rip me off quick so I no longer hide, your precious gifts that are concealed inside.

What am I?

Wrapping paper.

My shape may remind you of a hockey stick, my stripes are red and white and I’m something you lick.

What am I?

A candy cane.

Though I may look like I belong on your toes, I’m hung up for gifts as every child knows.

What am I?

A Christmas stocking.

A colored strip used to decorate your tree, metallic and shiny you’ll find me.

What am I?


Santa sits on one of these as he delivers his gifts, you can ride one too through the snow drifts.

What is it?

A sleigh or sledge.

I’m Santa’s little helper, I’m loved by both girls and boys. For all through the year, I work hard building their toys.

Who am I?

An elf.

Climbing down chimneys may often seem weird, but not when it’s this old man with a white beard.

Who is it?

Santa Claus.

More Fun Riddles

If you liked these Christmas riddles for kids, be sure to have a go at all our other riddles and brainteasers too, including these:

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