101 Funny Riddles for Kids With Answers


Riddles are fantastic way to stimulate young brains. Kids love to explore and the more they explore, the more will be their creative enhancement. Riddles for kids, can be used not only by teachers to make the classes more active, but also by parents to make the parenting experience more fun filled.

“When you do know me about me, then I am definitely something. You will always search for me. But when you know me, I am nothing. Who am I?”

  • I am a RIDDLE  😆 

101 Funny Riddles For Kids with Answers

Kids love to test riddles out on their friends and family. Furthermore, they are sure to get a fair few laughs – and groans.

Check out the following riddles and answers to keep the kids giggling.


1} I am the biggest alphabet, as I contain the most water in the world. Who am I?

Ans. Alphabet ‘C’

2}I have all the knowledge you have. But I am small as your fist that your hands can hold me. Who am I?

Ans. I am your Brain

3} What has hands but cannot clap?

Ans. A clock

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

Ans. A candle

5} What is at the end of a rainbow?

Ans. The Letter ‘W’

6} In a one-story blue house, there was a blue person, a blue cat, a blue fish, a blue computer, a blue chair, a blue table, a blue telephone, a blue shower – everything blue! What color were the stairs?

Ans. There were no stairs as it was a one-storey house.

7} What starts with then letter ‘t’, is filled with ‘t’ and ends in ‘t’?

Ans. A teapot

8} Which weighs more, a pound of bricks or a pound of feathers?

Ans. Neither, they both weigh one pound

9} What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?

Ans. A towel

riddles for kids with answers10} You walk into a room with a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle, and a fireplace. Which do you light first?

Ans. The match

11} You draw a line. Without touching it, how do you make it longer?

Ans. You draw a shorter line next to it, and it becomes the longer line.

12} Name four days of the week that start with the letter “t”?

Ans. Tuesday, Thursday, Today, and Tomorrow

13} How many months have 28 days?

Ans. All 12 months

14} What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood?

Ans. The bark on a tree

15} A cowboy rides into town on Friday, stays for three days, then leaves on Friday. How did he do it?

Ans. His horse’s name was Friday.

16} What can run but cannot walk?

Ans. A drop of water

17} If there are 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?

Ans. If you take 2 apples, then you have of course 2

18} What is full of holes but still holds water?                   

Ans. A sponge                                                                     

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19} Say Racecar backwards.

Ans.  ‘Racecar Backwards’

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20} If an electric train is moving towards east at 60 miles an hour and there is strong westerly wind, which way does the smoke from the train drift?

Ans. An electric train doesn’t emit smoke.

21} Beth’s mother has three daughters. One is called Lara, the other one is Sara. What is the name of the third daughter?

Ans. Beth

Riddles for kids with answers22} How can you throw a ball as hard as you can, to only have it come back to you, even if it doesn’t bounce off anything?

Ans. Throw the ball straight up in the air

23} I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I?

Ans. Seven (take away the ‘s’ and it becomes ‘even’)

24} A boy fell off a 30 meter ladder but did not get hurt. Why not?

Ans. He fell off the bottom step.

25} What word looks the same backwards and upside down?


26} What belongs to you but other people use it more than you?

Ans. Your name

27} What never asks questions but is often answered?

Ans. A doorbell

28} What does this mean? I RIGHT I

Ans. Right between the eyes

29} Imagine you are in a room filling with water. There are no windows or doors. How do you get out?

Ans. Stop imagining

30} What 5-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

Ans. Short

31} What two keys can’t open any door?

Ans. A monkey and a donkey

32} The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?

Ans. Footprints

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33} What is the easiest way to double your money?

Ans. Put it in front of the mirror!

34} What has a neck but no head?

Ans. A bottle

35} What has a thumb and four fingers but is not alive?

Ans. A glove

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

Ans. A clock!

37} What has to be broken before you can use it?

Ans. An egg

38} Everyone has it and no one can lose it. What is it?

Ans. A shadow

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39} What goes up and doesn’t come down?

Ans. Your age

40} What is the word that is spelled incorrectly in all dictionaries?

Ans.  ‘Incorrectly’

41} Scientists are trying to find out what is between earth and heaven. Can you find me?

Ans.  ‘AND’

42} Everyone in the world break me when they speak every time. Who am I?


43} I start with ‘P’ and end with ‘E’, but I have thousands of letters. Find me!

Ans. Post Office

44} Railroad crossing, watch out of cars. Can you spell that without any “r’s”?

Ans. T-H-A-T

45} When you look for something. Why is it always in the last place you look?

Ans. Because you stop looking once you find it.

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46} How can a man go eight days without sleep?

Ans. He sleeps only at night

47} I am full of keys but I can’t open any door. What am I?

Ans. A piano

48} Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday?

Ans. Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

49} What kind of coat can only be put on when wet?

Ans. A coat of paint

50} I am light as a feather, yet the strongest man can’t hold me for more than five minutes. What am I?

Ans. Breath

51} If you are running in a race and you pass the person in the second place, what place are you in?

Ans. Second place

52} A horse is on a 24 foot chain and wants an apple that is 26 feet away. How can the horse get to the apple?

Ans. The chain is not attached to anything.

53} What has a horn but does not honk?

Ans. A Rhinoceros

54} What can honk without a horn?

Ans. A goose

55} Why do dragons sleep all day?

Ans. They like to hunt knights

56} What fur do we get from Tiger?

Ans. As fur away as possible.

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57} What is as big as an elephant, but weighs nothing at all?

Ans. The shadow of an elephant.

58} What always sleeps with its shoes on?

Ans. A horse

59} What has two heads, four eyes, six legs and a tail?

Ans. A cowboy riding his horse.

60} What does a cat have no other animal has?

Ans. Kittens

61} It is easy to get into, but hard to get out of? What is it?

Ans. Trouble

62} It has a neck but no head, and wears a cap? What is it?

Ans. A bottle

64} This can clap without any hands. What is it?

Ans. Thunder

65} It wears a jacket, but no pants. What is it?

Ans. A book

66} It flies around all day but never goes anywhere? What is it?

Ans. A flag

67} This bet can never be won. What is it?

Ans. The alphabet

68} This type of dress can never be worn. What is it?

Ans. An address

69} It has eyes that cannot see, a tongue that cannot taste, and a soul that cannot die. What is it?

Ans. A shoe

70} You can serve it, but never it. What is it?

Ans. A tennis ball

71} It has hundred limbs, but cannot walk. What is it?

Ans. A tree

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72} It comes down but never goes up. What is it

Ans. Rain

73} It gets beaten, and whipped, but never cries. What is it?

Ans. An egg

74} You can catch it, but not throw it. What is it?

Ans. A cold

75} It has four eyes but cannot see. What is it?

Ans. Mississippi

76} It has eighty-eight keys but can’t open a single door. What is it?

Ans. A piano

77} It is always coming but never arrives. What is it?

Ans. Tomorrow

78} It gets broken without being held. What is it?

Ans. A promise

79} You can hear it, but not touch or see it. What is it?

Ans. Your voice

80} If I have it, I do not share it, If I share it, I don’t have it. What is it?

Ans. A secret

81} The more you take away, the larger it becomes. What is it?

Ans. A hole

82} It lives without a body, hears without ears, speaks without a mouth, and is born in air. What is it?

Ans. An echo

83} It has been around for millions of years, but it is no more than a month old. What is it?

Ans. The moon

84} You can keep it only after giving it away to someone else. What is it?

Ans. Your word

85} If I drink, I die. If I eat, I am fine. What am I?

Ans. A fire

86} You will throw me out when you want to use me. You will take me in when you don’t want to use me. What am I?

Ans. An anchor

87} People buy me to eat, but never eat me. What am I?

Ans. A plate

88} I have no life, but I can die, What am I?

Ans. A battery

89} I have no legs. I will never walk, but always run. What am I?

Ans. A river

90} I have a lots of memories, but I own nothing, What am I?

Ans. A photo frame

91} I go around all the places, cities, towns and villages, but never come inside. What am I?

Ans. A street

92} I do not speak, cannot hear or speak anything, but I will always tell the truth. What am I?

Ans. A mirror

93} I do not have wings, but I can fly. I don’t have eyes, but I will cry! What am I?

Ans. A cloud

94} I am a word. If you pronounce me rightly, it will be wrong. If you pronounce me wrong it is right? What word am I?

Ans. Wrong

95} Why did the woman wear a helmet at the dinner table?

Ans. Because of her crash diet

96} Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?

Ans. Incorrectly

97} Why are teddy bears never hungry?

Ans. Because they are always stuffed

98} Why was the belt arrested?

Ans. For holding up the pants

99} What can make an octopus laugh?

Ans. Ten tickles (tentacles)

100} Why do lions eat raw meat?

Ans. Because they never learned to cook

101} What do lazy dogs do for fun?

Ans. Chase parked cars

Try these funny riddles for kids and know their wit. Have fun!