Riddles for kids are mostly easy but this list has also tricky and hard riddles (all of them with answers). Apart from being a good activity for kids, these riddles may be played by adults.
If you're stealing honey, be prepared to receive vengeance in this form.See answer
What type of drink is usually added to cereal in the morning?See answer
What is it that has a power socket on one end and a corkscrew on the other?See answer
A king wears one on his head.See answer
I have a head, tail, but no arms and legs. What am I?See answer
Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?See answer
I have many letters, And though it's strange to say, I stay the same no matter how many I give away.See answer
I am always in front of you, but you will never see me. What am I?See answer
I go from house to house, a messenger small and tight.
Weather it rains or snows. I sleep outside at night.
What am I?
White fat and fluffy,
May even look like a puppy.
Seems heavy but is light,
Floats about without a worry,
But if it turns dark you have to hurry!
Add me to myself and multiply by 4. Divide me by 8 and you will have me once more. What number am I?See answer
A weighty currency.See answer
I have a hundred legs, but cannot stand. I have a long neck, but no head. I cannot see, and I help keep your house neat and tidy. What am I?See answer
I invade your home once a year... but only if you've been good. What am I?See answer
I usually wear a yellow coat. I usually have a dark head. I make marks wherever I go.See answer
I go around and in the house, but never touches the house. What am I?See answer
Tickle with your fingers and a song it will sing. Be careful, though, you may break a string. What is it?See answer
When filled I can point the way. But when empty unmoving I stay. What am I?See answer
What has four legs, but can't walk?See answer
Be sure to shout for its answers are weak, but there is no language it cannot speak.See answer
Bumpy form of transportation in desert cultures.See answer
By Moon or by Sun, I shall be found.
Yet I am undone, if there's no light around.
What's an insect's favourite sport?See answer
It is the transportation of choice for princesses to attend balls.See answer
I am known for my natural tuxedo and marching. What am I?See answer
Born in the ocean and white as snow. When I fall back to water I disappear without a trace. What am I?See answer
I can be red, blue, purple, and green.
No one can reach me, not even the queen.
What am I?
This orange vegetable is a favorite of Bugs Bunny.See answer
You can drop me from the tallest building and I'll be fine, but if you drop me in water I die. What am I?See answer
I am at your hand when it is dark and hidden away in the light. What am I?See answer
I am a portal to another world which you cannot enter. Only you can see me but I can't see you. What am I?See answer
I am like thunder in your cranium. What am I?See answer
I have a neck but no head. I have a body but no arm. I have a bottom but no leg. What am I?See answer
I have wheels and flies, yet I am not an aircraft. What am I?See answer
What goes up when rain comes down?See answer
It's only good if people laugh at it.See answer
What has thirteen hearts But no body or soul?See answer
Often cooked as fillet, this meat comes from an animal that swims underwater.See answer
The faster you run, the harder it is to catch me. What am I?See answer
What has a neck and no head, two arms but no hands?See answer
What hangs in the sky by day but at night goes away?See answer
I am your mother's brother's only brother in law. Who am I?See answer
When it comes in,
From sea to shore,
Twenty paces you'll see,
No less, no more.
What instrument can make any sound and be heard but not touched or seen?See answer
What comes once a day but leaves every morning?See answer
Agile on my feet, I drive dogs mad.
I flick my tail when I'm angry and hum when I'm glad.
What am I?
A close relative of ketchup that people often spread on their dog.See answer
I am full of holes but still holds water. What am I?See answer
I go in hard, come out soft. Blow me hard and I'll make a pop. What am I?See answer
Proof you've done your time in school.See answer
What breaks in the water but never on land?See answer
I can be found in seconds, minutes and centuries, but not in days, years or decades.See answer
U always follow me but I am rarely seen. What am I?See answer
What is an astronaut's favorite snack?See answer
What word has three syllables and twenty six letters?See answer
I come without being fetched at night, hides away as soon as daylight strikes. Although I may look small, I am much mightier than what you can imagine. What am I?See answer
Looks like a hippo crossed with a unicorn.See answer
They make no sense at all,
In them you either fly or fall.
They make you do it all.
Their need is biologic,
but they are most illogic.
They are not real but still can be achieved,
If they are just believed.
What is a witch's favorite school subject?See answer
This is a plant named after a light source. What is it?See answer
What must be looked through in order to see?See answer
What can be played with no rules and no winners or losers?See answer
I only exist when you are here. Where you never were, I can never be. What am I?See answer
When a doctor hits you with a hammer he is testing this.See answer
I am a nut with a hole. What am I?See answer
What goes up and down the stairs without moving?See answer
I am pronounced as one letter, written with three. I come in blue, black, brown, or grey. Reverse me and I read the same either way. What am I?See answer
A celebrity under the sea.See answer
Hide me from your parents if you have done bad academically this year. What am I?See answer
What do you get when you cross an automobile with a household animal?See answer
What is made of wood and metal and must be buried before it works?See answer
I spin and hum,
I'm your summer tool.
Just flip the switch,
and I serve to cool.
What am I?
Your mother's brother's only brother-in-law is asleep on your couch. Who is asleep on your couch?See answer
Often found in doctor's offices and pirate flags.See answer
The cloud is my mother, my father the wind. The lake is my son and the rainbow my bed. What am I?See answer
Mom and dad have four daughters, and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the family?See answer
I am quick when I'm thin. I am slow when I'm fat. Wind is my worst nightmare. What am I?See answer
What has fingers and a thumb but no hand?See answer
A locked sphere without hinges or key. Break me open and golden treasures you'll seeSee answer
Taking this from a baby is said to be quite easy.See answer
What's at the head of an elephant and at the tail of a squirrel?See answer
I am often sold by children entrepreneurs in summer time. What am I?See answer
It is something you will never see again.See answer
I stink up your breath and fights evil vampires. What am I?See answer
You feel this sensation when you are dehydrated.See answer
What has a green top, red on its belly, seeds on the outside, and tastes great in jelly?See answer
My body is timber and I am a boy among men.
I have a nose without end and an insect for a friend.
Who am I?
Tomorrow's yesterday. Yesterday's tomorrow. What is it?See answer
What bird can lift the heaviest weight?See answer
Sugar on a stick. The kids love licking them.See answer
What invention lets you look right through a wall?See answer
A container holding water but not a cup. If you want to find me, look up. What am I?See answer
I am a sound made by felines when petted. What am I?See answer
I'm a pie, but I come with peperoni and cheese.See answer
I can wake you up in the morning but I require no electricity or winding. What am I?See answer
Fatherless and motherless. Born without sin, roared when it came into the world. And never spoke again.See answer
This dish is usually consumed at breakfast time with milk.See answer
You take my clothes off when you put your clothes on. What am I?See answer
When one does not know what it is, then it is something; but when one knows what it is, then it is nothing.See answer
It is yellow and you can serve it but not eat. What is it?See answer
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