Kids can’t get enough of fun riddles and brain teasers! The riddles and answers for kids here are not only fun and engaging, but they will also help to develop your child or student’s critical and reasoning skills. Sadly, many kids come to associate learning with boredom, which is a dangerous path to begin with. Riddles, on the other hand, are attractive to young minds as well as challenging. It is an easy way to make learning and improving one’s mind fun and exciting. This collection was carefully crafted to provide you with a wide variety of riddles for children of all ages and abilities.

Below you will find 1) a general collection of good riddles for kids with answers, 2) funny riddles for kids, 3) hard riddles for kids and 4) easy riddles for kids.

Riddles for Kids With Answers

I have keys but no doors, I have space but no rooms, I allow you to enter but you are never able to leave. What am I?
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A keyboard
You cannot see me, nor can I be touched, you cannot feel me, but I can cook your lunch!
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A microwave particle

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After booming and zapping is when I emerge, to bring you bright dazzling beauty when I diverge. Some say that I hide enormous wealth, but those riches have always proven stealth. What am I?
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A rainbow
I have wings, I am able to fly, I‘m not a bird yet I soar high in the sky. What am I?
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An airplane
If four people can repair four bicycles in four hours, how many bicycles can eight people repair in eight hours?
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16 bicycles

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I am used in most sports, have four holes, come in many different colors and there is a state that shares my name. What am I?
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A jersey
I am a fruit, I am a bird and I am also a person. What am I?
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Kiwi
It was a Christmas morning for a family in New York when the mother went to the store, the youngest son was watching Spongebob Squarepants on TV, the middle son was doing yoga, the eldest son was mowing the lawn, and the father was reading a newspaper. Then, when it was time to eat everyone discovered that all of the food had been eaten. Who ate all the food?
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The eldest son because it was December in New York and the lawn wouldn’t need mowing
What time did the tooth fairy show up to get a kid’s tooth and leave a dollar under the pillow?
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Exactly at TWOoth o’clock
If Santa has reindeers, Charlie Brown has Snoopy and John Arbuckle has Garfield the cat, then what animal would Dracula have?
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A bloodhound
What superhero is terrible at their job because they always get lost and are late?
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Wander woman
What is yellow, slippery when you fall on it, and gets red when embarrassed?
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A blushing banana
What is red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet?
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A rainbow in a washing machine
Are blueberries, the sky, blue jeans and the ocean blue?
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No they are not, because they don’t have feelings
What is always late and never present now?
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Later
What can be big, white, dirty and wicked?
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Lie
What is often on the ground getting stepped on by others, but you don’t have to wash it because it never get dirty, in fact you couldn’t wash it even if you tried?
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A shadow
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Funny Riddles for Kids

funny riddles for kidsMake them smile while you stretch their minds with these funny riddles for kids! The boundary between riddles and jokes can often be a blurry one, but a riddle should test the mental reasoning ability, whereas a joke simply needs to be humorous. However, these funny riddles for children fit into both categories, and should not only improve their minds but also make them laugh. Here you will find everything from fun what am I riddles for kids to silly and strange jokes and riddles. It can be a challenge to find good riddles for kids and we hope these will be exactly what you’re looking for. For more, head over to our largest collection of funny riddles.

If a car key would open a car, and a house key would open a house, then what would open a banana?
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A monkey
I come in different colors, sometimes I am hot, sometimes I am sweet, I’m sorry I can’t answer you because even though I have a bell it doesn’t ring. What am I?
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Bell peppers
What did A say to D when he was looking for E?
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Go away, he is B C
If you can slip and fall on a banana peel, you’ll get in a jam with an orange, and you’ll start to feel blue with blueberries, then what do you get when you step on grapes?
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Wine
What do geese, waterfowl and ducks have for breakfast?
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Quacker oats
When the nerds and the geeks went to see the doctor because they weren’t feeling well, what did the doctor gave them to feel better?
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An Apple product a day
What do cats, dogs, birds, fish and turtles all have in common?
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The letter S
What has feet on the inside but not on the outside?
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Shoes
If crayons go on vacation in Color-ado, cats vacation in Kat-zakhstan, where would dogs go for a vacation?
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In Paw-land
When does April comes before January?
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In the dictionary
What do Taylor Swift and an air conditioner have in common?
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They both have fans
What can you eat, play with, watch with and listen to music to?
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Apples
Do other countries besides America have the 4th of July?
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Yes, they also have the 5th and 6th of July
Which part of the day is the easiest to break?
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Breakfast
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Hard Riddles for Kids

hard riddles for kidsKnow some kids with big brains? Then these hard riddles for kids will help you test their limits and hone their critical thinking and reasoning skills. The best riddles for kids will always be appropriate for their age and abilities, therefore we have created these hard and tricky riddles for kids for those who are older or more advanced. It is always good to challenge the minds on the young to help their brains to develop new connections and abilities and confronting children with difficult problems help ready them to deal with the everyday challenges of daily life. For more, check out our largest collection of hard riddles.

What do autumn, Halloween, August, and Dracula have in common that a pumpkin doesn’t have?
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The letter A
4 rubber ducks were floating in the bathtub, 2 floated away and 2 drowned. How many ducks are still alive?
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Zero, because rubber ducks aren’t alive and cannot drown
I flicker and I glow and tell stories and put on a show, to make me you must move super fast many pieces of art from the first to the last. What am I?
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A cartoon
I can run fast and slow, I can be high or low. I can slip through most anything, and am needed by both the poor and kings. What am I?
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Water
Which one doesn’t quite belong: vultures, eagles, hawks, herons, pelicans and ostrich.
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Ostrich, because all the other birds can fly
What 5 letter word and has thousands of letters in it?
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Bible
Joe, Dennis, Maya, Angel, MJ, Abby, Zoe, Ray, Nicole and Brad were in an airplane crash and every single person died on board. However, when the ambulance arrived they discovered Nicole and Brad still alive. How did this happen?
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Nicole and Brad were married and are therefore not single
What is in the middle of bathrooms and will always be in the middle no matter what?
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The letter R
Which one is not white: The White House, white sugar, polar bears and snow?
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Polar bears because their fur is actually colorless
You keep me close to you and you save me no matter how small or big and dirty I get. What am I?
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Money
The little rabbit went outside and ran around in the pouring rain for hours, yet not a single strand of hair got wet. How can this be?
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Because rabbits don’t have hair, they have fur
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Easy Riddles for Kids

easy riddles for kidsLooking for something a bit easier? These easy riddles for kids are best suited to the very young or those that need something a little simpler. Kids are never to young to be challenged and these simple riddles for children should help you to do just that with your young kids and students. We recommend starting off with something rather easy and working your way up to something more difficult as the child gets comfortable with this type of reasoning and thinking. If you need some more easy riddles for children, then check out this large collection of easy riddles.

You’ll find me in a soup, in a burger, in a pizza, I am green when raw and red when ripened and ready to become a condiment. What am I?
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A tomato
Which weighs more: a ton of concrete or a ton of feathers?
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They both weigh exactly the same, one ton
What do Dalmatians, Lady bugs, Leopards and Blue (from Blue’s Clues) have in common?
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They all have spots
If you can find a turtle in the aquarium, dogs in a pound and birds in their nests, where can you find fish?
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In school
I come with different colors, I get big when I’m filled, I float away if you don’t tie me and I make a sound when I get popped. What am I?
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A balloon
What is the smallest number? Six, three, five, or four?
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Six, because it has only 3 letters
A purple and orange dead butterfly is in the middle of a spider web and all of its legs are caught in the web. The spider notices it and comes running at it ready to tie it up and consume it. If the butterfly wants to get away from a spider, would it have the best chance of survival if it fluttered its wings, wiggled its legs or did both?
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It can’t do any of the above because the fly is already dead
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