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.
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
I have a tail. I can fly. I'm covered in colorful feathers. I can whistle and I can talk.See answer
It doesn't live within a house, nor does it live without.
Most will use it when they come in, and again when they go out.
I have cities with no people, forests with no trees, and oceans with no water. What am I?See answer
I belong to you but others use me more often than you do. What am I?See answer
What divides by uniting and by dividing?See answer
Take one royal word in the plural and make it singular by adding one letter.See answer
Men walk over me but boats go under me. What am I?See answer
I'm a food made of flour, water, and yeast or another leavening agent, mixed together and baked. You need me to make a sandwich.See answer
What animal would you get crossed a duck, a beaver, and an otter?See answer
Without what would everyone lose their head?See answer
I am sometimes yellow and sometimes white. Half of me is dark and the other is light. What am I?See answer
I am partially baked. I am not completely lit. I am a portion of the moon. I am lesser than full wit. I am a divider of the hour. I am not a total lie. I am a sibling through one parent.See answer
I can be found on fingers, in toolboxes and in snails. What am I?See answer
I am gentle enough to soothe your skin, light enough to fly in the sky, strong enough to crack rocks. What am I?See answer
In the middle of night, I surround the gong.
In the middle of sight, I end the song.
I cannot be used until I have been broken. What am I?See answer
Passed from father to son and shared between brothers,
its importance is unquestioned though it is used more by others.
What was was, before was was was?See answer
When we stand up it lies flat. When we lie back it stands up.See answer
What is the saddest fruit?See answer
It rows quickly with four oars but never comes out from under his own roof. What is it?See answer
The distance from the top of your head to the floor standing up straight.See answer
I pass before the sun, yet make no shadow. What am I?See answer
It moves around in circles.
We see it as we turn.
It keeps us always warm.
Always alive and always dying,
Across the sky we see it flying,
But touch it and we burn.
What do you call the mother-in-law of your sister's husband?See answer
I have a heart of gold and I smell when I'm old. What am I?See answer
I am green but not a tree. You can see me and sit on me and I grow around the world. What am I?See answer
What doesn't get any wetter, no matter how much rain falls on it?See answer
Has its teeth on your head but doesn't bite.See answer
In the fields a frightful thing. Watch it and you will find, it has a pitchfork in the front, and a broom back behind.See answer
What time of day, when written in capital letters, is the same forwards, backwards, and upside down?See answer
Cold head and feet; Round as a ball; Always turning around itself.See answer
It's voice is like a burp,
Will swallow with a slurp,
You'll never hear it chirp.
Kiss it with a wince,
Might turn into a prince.
I run distances, often making many turns, yet I never move one foot. What am I?See answer
The more I dry the wetter I get. What am I?See answer
It is a cat but not a kitty,
You'll never catch on in a city.
Its fangs are huge and so its claws,
A death machine with paws and jaws.
In its own way a royal fellow,
Striped with black and clothed in yellow.
Seven brothers, five work all day,
The other two, just play or pray.
What kind of nail can be grown?See answer
I have every color, but no gold. What am I?See answer
Though I wander the earth, I am no longer here.
I am pale and I chill everyone near.
Who am I?
I help you carry your books. What am I?See answer
When you are inside me, you will be encouraged to slam other cars. What am I?See answer
Not my sister nor my brother but still the child of my mother and father. Who am I?See answer
Despite having long teeth, every bit of food it grabs gets taken from it.See answer
What does someone else have to take before you can get?See answer
Kids love this bouncy, sugary, treat. It's like colorful rubber that you can eat.See answer
I hop around and deliver eggs at Easter. What am I?See answer
What is filled with air and sometimes a gas, tied to a string and often seen on your birthday?See answer
We are all around, yet to us you are half blind.
Sunlight makes us invisible, and difficult to find.
Two in a corner, 1 in a room, 0 in a house, but 1 in a shelter. What am I?See answer
A gentleman whose offspring have successfully produced offspring of their own.See answer
What flowers have two lips?See answer
Humans have two that shrink in the light and expand in the dark.See answer
I'm white, perfect for cutting and grinding. For most animals I am a useful tool. What am I?See answer
What is seen in the water and in the sky? It is part of the rainbow and can be in your eye.See answer
I keep things green and keep kids happy during summer time. What am I?See answer
What do you call a witch that lives in the sand?See answer
You do this into someone's ear when you want to be discreet.See answer
I dance and sing in the breeze, but I have neither voice nor feet. What am I?See answer
I have roads but no pavement, rivers but no water, and cities but no buildings. What am I?See answer
I dance on one feet and knows only one shape. Someone with same name as me is very good with directions. What am I?See answer
I am constantly overlooked by everyone but everyone has me. What am I?See answer
I weaken all men for hours each day.
I show you strange visions while you are away.
I take you by night, by day take you back.
None suffer to have me, but do from my lack.
Which vehicle is spelled the same forwards and backwards?See answer
I can only be played on a windy day. What am I?See answer
I contain words about words, some of which you've never heard. What am I?See answer
I'm a green veggie that looks like a tiny tree.See answer
What has two spines and a lot of ribs, and carries much but never moves?See answer
What has a bottom right at the top?See answer
Canine children. What am I?See answer
I am a ship that can be made to ride the greatest waves. I am not built by objects, but built by minds. What am I?See answer
I am pinched by grandmas. What am I?See answer
I am the state when a person is holding a person inside. What am I?See answer
What kind of dog chases anything red?See answer
I have one, you have one. If you remove the first letter, a bit remains. If you remove the second, bit still remains. If you remove the third, it still remains.See answer
This is the most famous bank where children keep their assets.See answer
I will disappear every time you say my name.
What am I?
What do you call a rabbit with fleas?See answer
I produce wool and spit a lot. What am I?See answer
One time every year, there is a very special day. Little have the same, everyone party a different way.See answer
What is orange and sounds like a parrot?See answer
What has holes on each side, but can still can hold water?See answer
It's real until the trick is revealed.See answer
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