# 90+ Entertaining Riddles for Youngsters of All Ages

April 29, 2023
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Ready for some brain-teasing fun? Get your students thinking (and laughing) with this great list of riddles for kids. There’s something for all grade levels, but be sure to review the riddles before sharing to make sure they’re appropriate for your classroom!

## Best Riddles for Kids

A coin.

“C.”

A newspaper.

A hole.

### What month of the year has 28 days?

All months have at least 28 days.

A stamp.

Light.

A feather.

### An electric train is heading east at 400 mph. How fast will the smoke blow?

Electric trains do not produce smoke.

Leapfrog.

Noise.

Noon.

Envelope.

A promise.

An egg.

### What game is dangerous for your mental health?

Marbles—you don’t want to lose them.

Darkness.

Bobby.

A piano.

The letter “R.”

Footsteps.

A sponge.

The letter “E.”

A battery.

A dictionary.

A plate.

Bookkeeper.

Silence.

The letter “W.”

A stool.

A doorbell.

## Math Riddles for Kids

### I add 5 to 9 and get 2. The answer is correct, so what am I?

A clock. When it is 9 a.m., adding 5 hours would make it 2 p.m.

0.

### Kavita has 3 strawberries and 2 oranges in one hand and 2 strawberries and 4 oranges in the other. How many oranges and strawberries did Kavita have?

6 oranges and 5 strawberries.

3.

### How many times can you subtract 10 from 25?

Once. After you subtract 10 from 25 the first time, it becomes 15.

### What are eight 8s that add up to 1,000?

8 + 8 + 8 + 88 + 888 = 1,000.

9.

61.

Delete the “S.”

10 and 16.

16.

A decimal.

4.

9.

### When is 1500 plus 20 and 1600 minus 40 the same thing?

When it’s military time.

## Funny Riddles for Kids

### What two keys cannot open any doors?

Monkey and donkey.

A palm tree.

### What two things can you never eat for breakfast?

Lunch and dinner.

A goldfish.

He’s stuffed.

A horse.

To the dock-tor.

A pillow.

A penny.

Lamb chop.

### How do you make the word “one” disappear?

Add a “G” in front and it’s gone.

A dino-score.

A mushroom.

A bottle.

A piano.

Age.

The match.

Wet.

A library.

A clock.

### Why did the golfer put on a second pair of pants?

He got a hole in one.

### Why did the football coach go to the bank?

He wanted his quarterback.

A taxi crab.

A bookworm.

Stop imagining.

### What did the sea say to the sand?

Nothing, it just waved.

## Difficult Riddles for Kids

### Is it possible for a woman to go 10 days without sleeping?

Yes, she will sleep at night.

### How many animals did Moses take on the ark?

Zero. Noah took them.

Incorrectly.

An umbrella.

### What would you call a man who does not have all fingers on one hand?

A man, because humans have fingers on both hands.

### A woman called her horse from the opposite side of a river. The horse crossed the river without getting wet and without using a boat or bridge. How?

The river was frozen.

### You see a boat filled with people. It has not sunk, but when you look again, you don’t see a single person on the boat. Why not?

They’re all married.

### In a single-story house, there is a green chair, green bed, green computer, green couch, green flowers, green carpet, and green table. What could be the staircase?

There is no staircase. It’s a single-story house.

### Three men jump into the water, but only two come out with wet hair. Why?

The third man was bald.

A candle.

White paint.

### A woman fell from a 30-foot ladder without getting hurt. How?

She was standing on the bottom rung.

### A cowboy rode into town on Friday. He stayed for three nights and rode out on Friday. How is this possible?

His horse’s name is Friday.

The couples.

### Amy threw the ball as hard as she could and it came back to her, without anything or anyone touching it. How?

She threw the ball upward into the air.

Sally.

### What is the fastest way to double your money?

Place it in front of a mirror.

### If a red house is made with red bricks, a blue house is made with blue bricks, and an orange house is made with orange bricks, what is a greenhouse made of?

Usually glass, so plants can grow more easily.

The letter “M.”

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