50 Best Riddles For Kids To Boost And Improve Their Intelligence

Below are carefully compiled riddles for kids. Are you smart enough to answer all of our riddles? Let’s play!
What’s full of holes but still holds water?
Answer: A sponge
What has one eye but can’t see?
Answer: A needle
The one who made it didn’t want it. The one who bought it didn’t need it. The one who used it never saw it. What is it?
Answer: A coffin
What needs an answer but doesn’t ask a question?
Answer: Telephone
How can a leopard change its spots?
Answer: By moving from one spot to another
David’s parents have three sons: John, Best and …?
Answer: David
Where does success come before work?
Answer: The dictionary
After a train crashed, every single person died. Who survived?
Answer: All the couples
What has four eyes but cannot see?
Answer: Mississippi
What is really easy to get into, and hard to get out of?
Answer: Trouble
What word contain Twenty-six (26) letters, but has three (3) syllables
Answer: Alphabet
What can you hear, but not see or touch, even though you control it?
Answer: Your voice
I am often seen following you and copying your moves. Yet you cannot touch me or catch me. What am I?
Answer: Shadow
What two keys can’t open any door?
Answer: A monkey and a donkey
When is a man like a snake?
Answer: when he’s rattled
I have four legs but no tail. Usually, you can only hear me at night. What am I?
Answer: A frog
What begins with T, finishes with T, and has T in it?
Answer: A teapot
I am tall when I am young and short when I am old, what am I?
Answer: Candle
What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?
Answer: Silence
What begins with an E but only has one letter?
Answer: envelope
What goes around and around the wood, but never goes into the wood?
Answer: The Bark on a Tree.
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?
Answer: A keyboard.
The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
Answer: Footprints.
They come out in the day without being called and are lost in the day without being stolen. What are they?
Answer: The stars
What is as light as a feather, but even the world’s strongest man couldn’t hold it for more than a minute?
Answer: His breath
What invention lets you look right through a wall?
Answer: A window
What kind of tree can you carry in your hand?
Answer: A palm
What never asks a question but is often answered?
Answer: Doorbell
What belongs to you but other people use it more than you?
Answer: Your name
I come in many different colors and I get bigger when I am full. I will float if you tie me down and I will make a loud sound if I break. What am I?
Answer: A balloon
How many months have twenty-eight (28) days?
Answer: all the twelve (12) month
When you walk into a room with a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle and a fireplace. Which do you light first?
Answer: The match
A word I know, six letters it contains, remove one letter and twelve remains, what is it?
Answer: Dozens
What becomes wetter the more it dries?
Answer: Towel
What is always in front of you but you cannot see it?
Answer: The Future
Grandpa went out for a walk and it started to rain. He didn’t go out with an umbrella or a hat. His clothes got soaked, but not a hair on his head was wet. How is this possible?
Answer: Grandpa was bald
What has hands, but can’t clap?
Answer: A clock
I add a lot of flavor and have many layers, but if get too close I will make you cry. What am I?
Answer: An onion
You see me once in June, twice in November, but not at all in May. What am I?
Answer: The letter “E”
I run along your property and all around the backyard, yet I never move. What am I?
Answer: A fence
What can you catch, but not throw?
Answer: A cold
If you throw a blue stone into the Red Sea, what will it become?
Answer: wet
What goes up and down but never moves?
Answer: The temperature
What starts with a P, ends with an E and has thousands of letters?
Answer: Post office
Where can you find cities, towns, streets and shops but no people?
Answer: A map
What word is spelt wrong in the dictionary?
Answer: Wrong
What has a neck but no head?
Answer: Bottle
What happens once in a lifetime, twice in a moment, but never in one hundred years?
Answer: The letter “M”
I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?
Answer: Seven
What goes up but never comes back down?
Answer: Your age

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