Kids of all ages love riddles, the goofier, the better. With that in mind, these ten riddles are guaranteed to tickle their funny bones and tease their brains. Corny and clever, these jokes should make them smile. Do not be surprised if the kids figure out the answer before the adults.


What is it?

Think hard about this one; it is a real brain twister. Do not peek at the answer! You can solve this. Riddle: The person who makes it does not need it. The person who purchases it does not use it. A person who does use it does not know they are using it. What is it? Answer: A coffin.

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Who are you?

Another tough one. Fight the urge to sneak a look at the answer. Riddle: A cloud is my mother; the wind is my father, my brother is the cool stream, and my sister is the fruit of the land. A rainbow is my bed, the earth my final resting place and I'm the torment of man. What am I? Answer: Rain

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What am I?

Do not do it, do not sneak a peek at the answer, give yourself time, and you will come up with the answer. Riddle: I am not alive, but I grow; I've got no have lungs, but I need air; I don't have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I? Answer: Fire.

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How is This Possible?

This one is twisty, but you can figure it out. Riddle: Two fathers and two sons sat down to eat eggs for breakfast. They ate exactly three eggs; each person had an egg. How is this possible? Answer: One of the 'fathers' is also a grandfather. Therefore, the other father is both a son and a father to the grandson. In other words, the one father is both a son and a father.

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What am I?

Come on, think about this one. You can figure out, just close your eyes and work that brain. The answer will pop into your noggin like magic. Riddle: When you have me, you feel like sharing me. But, if you do share me, you don't have me. What am I? Answer: A Secret.

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What am I?

There is no denying that this one is a real toughy. Focus all your brain power on the riddle. You can do it. Riddle: 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.

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What is it?

Gather the clues. Now let them huddle together inside your brain. The answer is in the clues. Riddle: What is often on the ground getting stepped on by others, but you don’t have to wash it because it never gets dirty, in fact, you couldn’t wash it even if you tried? Answer: A Shadow.

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What Animal is This?

This is one tough riddle. It is not impossible. What are all the things you know about Dracula? What does he like to eat? That's right. You have got it. Riddle: If Santa has reindeer, Charlie Brown has Snoopy, and John Arbuckle has Garfield the cat, then what animal would Dracula have? Answer: Bloodhounds.

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What am I?

This riddle is a confusing one, and it will take some serious brain power to figure it out. Think about the clues, what is loud when it changes? How about a hint: it changes when it gets hotter. Riddle: I make a loud noise when I am changing. I get larger but weigh less when I do. What am I? Answer: Popcorn.

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10. A Real Groaner.

This is an old riddle, but still a good one. And not as easy as it seems. Or maybe it is, maybe you already know the answer. Good for you. Shout it out. Riddle: Why was the clock in trouble at the library? Answer: It tocked too much. Go ahead and groan. It's bad, but I bet it made you smile anyway!

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