50 Amazing Riddles for Children

It is not easy in today’s digital world to keep children’s minds away from smartphones. But here we offer 50 different riddles for your kids to enjoy, think logically, and have fun. Not only that, but riddles are helpful for boosting verbal fluency and creative thinking in the child’s brain.

 

These first parts of the riddles are the easy ones, the ones that kids can play among themselves:

It can be easily lifted, but hard to throw. What is it?

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Snowflake

It is always in front of us but we can’t see it. What is it?

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Our Future

Which building hides the most stories?

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The Library

It is yours, but everyone can use it. What is it?

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Your Name

I am easy as a feather, but the strongest man can’t lift me up. What am I?

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Breath

Which two things you can never have for breakfast?

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Lunch and Dinner

What kind of rocks you will never find in the sea?

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Dry rocks

What belongs to you, but others use it more frequently?

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Your Phone Number

What keeps getting bigger and never gets smaller?

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Age

I am tall when I am young and short when I am old. What am I?

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Candle

 

Kids who love to solve logical assignments will love the following ones:

A boy paid 11 cents for a bottle with a cork. The bottle was 10 cents more expensive than the cork. How much is the cork?

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50 cents

A driver passed by a STOP sign without stopping and didn’t break a rule. Why?

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He Walked

One room has 4 angles. In each angle, there is one cat. Every cat sees 3 cats. How many cats are there in the room?

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4 Cats

It can jump higher than a building. What is it?

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Everything that can jump, because buildings don’t jump

Mr. John has 2 kids. If the oldest one is a boy, what are the chances that the other one is a boy too?

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50%

Maria’s mom has 4 children. The first one’s name is April, the second one is May and the third one is called June. What is the name of the fourth kid?

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Maria

You threw away the outside part and you cook the inside part. Then you eat the outside part and you through the inside part. What is it?

It takes 8 minutes to boil an egg. How much will it take to boil 3 eggs?

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8 Minutes

If an electric train is headed towards the south, in which direction does the steam goes?

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It is an electric train, there is no steam

A man drives a car without the lights on. There is no moonlight. He saw a woman passing on the street. How did he saw her?

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It was daylight

What has 88 keys, but cannot open a single door?

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A Piano

You are in a race. You pass the second person who is in the second place. Which place are you?

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Second Place

Where can you find streets, cities, and shops but no people?

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A Map

 

And here we have the last part of riddles for children but also for adults, because they are a bit more complicated.

I exist while you don’t know about me. When you find out I disappear. What am I?

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Secret

When there is a head on me I am lower. What am I?

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A Pillow

What exists a million years but it doesn’t grow more than a month?

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The Moon

There is a question with one answer, but everyone has a different answer. What is the question?

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What is your name?

It has needles on its head and everyone is afraid to touch it. What is it?

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Hedgehog

It has a white cover and it lasts from December till March. What is it?

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Winter

It is always above the river and it looks in the water. What is it?

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A Bridge

I am hot, you can take swims and in the end, fall is coming. What am I?

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Summer

I have wings with beautiful colors. What am I?

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Butterfly

My childhood is green and my last days are yellow. What am I?

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A Leave

I am buzzing and I am a hard worker. What am I?

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A Bee

I have two round circles and I hang on your nose. What am I ?

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Glasses

I have lights on my head and I have presents around my feet. What am I?

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Christmas Tree

I can be gray or white, I am in the sky and sometimes the sun shadows me. What am I?

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A Cloud

I am sweet as sugar, cold like ice and every kid loves me. What am I?

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Ice Cream

I don’t have legs or hands but I can jump high. What am I?

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A Ball

I am always alone in my house. What am I?

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A Snail

It has roots that no one can see, she is higher than the highest tree and it never grows. What is it?

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Mountain

You can see through the walls with me. What am I?

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A Window

I have four fingers and a thumb, but I am not alive. What am I?

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Hand Glove

Give me good and I will live, give me water and I will die. What am I?

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Fire

I get wet when you got dry. What am I?

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A Towel

I am easy as a feather, but even the strongest man can’t hold me for more than a few minutes. What am I?

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Breath

During which month people sleep less?

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February

How many months have 28 days?

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All 12 of them do

What has a face and two hands but no arms and legs?

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A Clock

I have no life, but I can die. What am I?

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A Battery

I hope you enjoy solving them!