Best Riddles for kids

Who don’t like reading Riddles as riddles kick the brain out of routine thinking habits. There are riddles that excites you and challenge you to examine your assumptions while laughing.

Most of the children love to hear riddles and for them I have come up with some best riddles.


Riddle 1: I am an odd number. I become an even if you take away a letter. What number am I?



Riddle 2: What has hands but doesn’t clap?

Ans: Clock


Riddle 3: If a red house is made of red bricks and a yellow house is made of yellow bricks, what is a greenhouse made of?

Ans: Glass – Green houses are made of glass


Riddle 4: What has to be broken before you can use it?

Ans: An Egg


Riddle 5: If two is Company and three is a crowd, what are four and five?

And: Nine


Riddle 6: What goes up but never comes back down?

Ans: Age


Riddle 7: What five letter word becomes shorter when you add 2 letters to it?

Ans: Shorter (Shorter)


Riddle 7: What begins with “T” and ends with “T” and has T in it?

Ans: Teapot


Riddle: Throw away the outside and cook the inside, then eat the outside and throw away the inside. What it is?

Ans: Corn on the cob (We throw away the husk, cook and eat the kernels and throw away the cob)


Riddle: What has one eye but cannot see?

Ans: Needle


Riddle: Which letter of the Alphabet has the most water?

Ans: C


Riddle: A woman is sitting in a house at night that has no lights on at all. There is no lamp, no candle. Yet she is reading. How?

Ans: The woman is blind and is reading Braille.


Riddle: It is been around for millions of years but it is no more than a month old. What is it?

Ans: Moon


Few more Riddles for kids:


Riddle: What word is spelled wrong in every dictionary?

Ans: Wrong


Riddle: What is as light as a feather but even the world’s strongest man cannot hold if for more than a minute or two?

Ans: His Breath


Here is another best and funny Riddle for kids:


How can a man go 8 days without sleep?

Ans: He sleeps at night 🙂


What is a Riddle?

Riddle is a question or a phrase having a double meaning. It is a phrase to unfold. Usually riddles are of two types i.e Enigmas and Conundra.

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