20 Riddles For Kids That Confuses Adults In Seconds (PLAY NOW)

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There’s a reason that riddles are the bedrock of ancient folk tales and superhero sagas. Riddles are a great way to knock the mind out of its cognitive ruts and to stimulate creative thinking in kids, adults, and mythic heroes alike. The best riddles for kids, like the best jokes for kids, are challenging, fun word puzzles that push kids to think outside the box while encouraging them to have fun with language itself. Of course, there’s a fine line to strike between riddles that are too easy and those that will make your kid get red in the face from frustration. The right riddles for kids can and should offer a playful way to wrestle with truly challenging questions.

Most kids have a natural aptitude for the type of thinking riddles require, and will surprise you with how well they tackle a stumper. The best riddles engage a kid’s natural problem-solving skills and make them laugh along the way. These 40 funny riddles and answers for kids — ranging from easy to hard — are great for kids of all ages to solve, and have fun while doing so.

  • Question of

    What has to be broken before you can use it?

    • An egg
    • Airbag
    • Canned Water
  • Question of

    The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?

    • Footsteps
    • Money
    • Past years
  • Question of

    If two’s company, and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?

    • Nine
    • Multitude
    • Mob
  • Question of

    After a train crashed, every single person died. Who survived?

    • All of the couples
    • All of the guards
    • All the passengers
  • Question of

    A boy and his father get into a car accident. When they arrive at the hospital, the doctor sees the boy and exclaims “that’s my son!” How can this be?

    • The doctor is the boy’s mother.
    • The doctor is the boy’s Father.
  • Question of

    Four legs up, four legs down, soft in the middle, Hard all around. What am i?

    • Bed
    • Table
  • Question of

    What can you catch but not throw?

    • A cold
    • A hat
    • A snowball
  • Question of

    What begins with T, finishes with T, and has T in it?

    • A teapot
    • Seaport
    • Tea
  • Question of

    If a brother, his sister, and their dog weren’t under an umbrella, why didn’t they get wet?

    • It wasn’t raining
    • They were super humans
    • They were under a shade
  • Question of

    I am so simple, that I can only point yet I guide men all over the world. What am I?

    • Compass
    • A star
    • The Sun
  • Question of

    What goes up but never comes back down?

    • Your age
    • Smoke
    • ball
  • Question of

    What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

    • Shorter. (Short + ‘er’)
    • Matter. (Matter + ‘er’)
    • Shut. (Shut + ‘er’)
  • Question of

    What travels around the world but stays in one spot?

    • A stamp
    • The sun
    • A star
  • Question of

    Mr. Blue lives in the Blue house. Mrs. Yellow lives in the Yellow House. Mr. Orange lives in the orange house. Who lives in the White House?

    • The President
    • Mr. White
    • Mr. Blue
  • Question of

    What is full of holes but still holds water?

    • A Sponge
    • A basket
    • A hairy skin
  • Question of

    How many letters are there in the English alphabet?

    • 18
    • 15
    • 26
  • Question of

    What begins with an E but only has one letter?

    • An envelope
    • An egg
    • A buffet
  • Question of

    What is easy to get into but hard to get out of?

    • Trouble
    • A Fun water tube
    • A public bus
  • Question of

    David’s parents have three sons: Snap, Crackle and…?

    • David
    • Springles
    • Kylie
  • Question of

    You bought me for dinner but never eat me. What am I?

    • Cutlery
    • Food
    • Fruits
  • Question of

    I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old, what am I?

    • A candle
    • A human

Written by Ike Ani

I derive joy from writing amazing contents and setting up great quizzes that puts smiles on your faces after you learn something new.


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