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99+ Funny Riddles for Kids!

My children LOVE riddles, so I’ve curated this list of the BEST funny riddles for kids with answers! These riddles, brain teasers and jokes for kids will have your kids belly-laughing in no time!

Riddles for Kids

Funny Riddles for Kids!

Jokes, brain teasers, and riddles for kids are good for more than just making your little ones giggle.

Riddles can help children look at the world in a different way. These riddles are a great exercise for little brains, especially in this age of digital atrophy. Plus it’s a whole lot of fun and all that giggling is a great exercise for stomach muscles, too!

After all, what gets sharper the more you use it? Your brain!

Get your child’s mind turning and twisting with these funny riddles for kids. You’re going to have a blast! Be sure to let me know in the comments which riddle your child enjoyed the most

Funny Riddles for Kids with Answers

Q: They come out at night without being called, and are lost in the day without being stolen. What are they?
A: Stars.

Q: What two keys can’t open any door?
A: A donkey and a monkey.

Q: A girl is sitting in a house at night that has no lights on at all. There is no lamp, no candle, nothing. Yet she is reading. How?
A: The woman is blind and is reading braille.

Q: What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?
A: Silence.

Q: Where does Friday come before Thursday?
A: In the dictionary.

Q: What word begins and ends with an E but has only one letter?
A: An envelope.

Q: What gets wetter as it dries?
A: A towel.

Q: Why did the girl bury her flashlight?
A: Because the batteries died.

Q: What has to be broken before you can use it?
A: An egg.

Q: You walk into a room with a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle, and a fireplace. Which do you light first?
A: The match.

Q: What did one wall say to the other wall?
A: I’ll meet you at the corner.

Q: What 5-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
A: Short.

Q: What do you call an alligator in a vest?
A: An investigator.

Q: Where do cows go for a bit of entertainment?
A: They go to the moo-vies.

Q: How do you keep an elephant from charging?
A: Take away their credit card!

Q: Why are ghosts bad liars?
A: Because you can see right through them.

Q: Why do bees have sticky hair?
A: Because they use honeycombs.

Q: What can run but can’t walk?
A: A drop of water.

Q: What belongs to you but other people use it more than you do?
A: Your name.

Q: What ship has two mates but no captain?
A: A relationship.

Q: What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in one thousand years?
A: The letter M.

Q: What kind of tree can you carry in your hand?
A: A palm.

Q: What can you catch but not throw?
A: A cold.

Q: How do oceans say hello to each other?
A: They wave!

Q: What do you call a bear with no teeth?
A: A gummy bear!

Q: A cowboy rides into town on Monday, stays for three days, then leaves on Monday. How did he do it?
A: His horse’s name was Monday.

Q: Why can’t you give Elsa a balloon?
A: Because she will let it go!

Q: Why do birds fly south for the winter?
A: It’s too far to walk.

Q: Why did the belt go to jail?
A: Because it held up a pair of pants.

Q: What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire?
A: Frostbite

Q: Why did the math book look so sad?
A: Because it was full of problems.

Q: What did the king say when he went to the dentist?
A: I came to get my crown!

Q: Where do monkeys get their exercise?
A: At the jungle gym.

Q: Why can’t your nose be 12 inches long?
A: Because then it would be a foot!

Q: What did one eye say to the other eye?
A: Don’t look now but something between us smells!

Q: What kind of food does a racehorse eat?
A: Fast food.

Q: What do fish play on the piano?
A: Scales.

Q: Which tire doesn’t move when a car turns right?
A: The spare tire.

Q: Which word is always written incorrectly in the dictionary?
A: ‘Incorrectly’.

Q: You will buy me to eat but never eat me. What am I?
A: A plate.

Q: Which hand is better for stirring sugar into a cup of coffee?
A: Neither. It’s better to use a spoon!

Q: Why are teddy bears never hungry?
A: Because they are always stuffed.

Q: Why is it dangerous to play cards in the jungle?
A: Because the jungle is full of CHEETAHS.

Q: A boy was rushed to the hospital emergency room. The ER doctor saw the boy and said, “I cannot operate on this boy. He is my son.” But the doctor was not the boy’s father. How could that be?
A: The doctor was his mom.

Q: What can you feed to give it life but give it a drink and it will die?
A: A fire.

Q: Who makes moves while remaining seated?
A: A chess player.

Q: What flies when it is born, lies when it lives and runs when it dies?
A: A snowflake.

Q: I exist when there is light, but direct light kills me. What am I?
A: A shadow.

Q: What’s full of holes but still holds water?
A: A sponge.

Q: What never asks questions but is often answered?
A: A doorbell.

Q: Which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of bricks?
A: Neither, they both weigh one pound.

Q: What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?
A: A clock.

Q: Why did the cookie go to the emergency room?
A: Because he felt crummy.

Q: What has a thumb and four fingers but is not alive?
A: A glove.

Q: What is light as a feather but even the strongest person in the world can’t hold it for more than 5 minutes?
A: Breath.

Q: Why was the baby strawberry crying?
A: Because his mom and dad were in a jam.

Q: What animal can you always find at a baseball game?
A: A bat.

Q: What do you call a ghost’s one true love?
A: His ghoul-friend.

Q: What building in any city has the most stories?
A: The public library.

Q: What falls in winter but never gets hurt?
A: Snow.

Q: What’s a tornado’s favorite game to play?
A: Twister!

Q: What travels around the world, all the while staying in the same corner?
A: A stamp.

Q: How does a scientist freshen her breath?
A: With experi-mints.

Q: How can you tell if a vampire has a cold?
A: He starts ‘coffin’.

Q: How does a cucumber become a pickle?
A: It goes through a ‘jarring’ experience!

Q: What did the nose say to the finger?
A: Quit picking on me!

Q: What do you call a dog that is also a magician?
A: A labracadabrador.

Q: Why couldn’t the pony single a lullaby?
A: She was a little ‘hoarse’.

Q: How do you fix a cracked pumpkin?
A: With a pumpkin patch.

Q: Why was the picture sent to jail?
A: It was framed.

Q: Why do ducks make great detectives?
A: They always ‘quack’ the case!

Q: What do lawyers wear to go to court?
A: Lawsuits.

Q: Why didn’t the orange win the race?
A: It ran out of juice.

Q: What dinosaur had the best vocabulary?
A: The thesaurus.

Q: Why did Mary throw the clock out of her window?
A: Because she wanted to see time fly!

Q: What is hard as a rock but melts in hot water?

A: An ice cube.

Q: What kind of shower doesn’t need water?
A: A baby shower.

Q: What has teeth but cannot chew?
A: A comb.

Q: 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?
A: A keyboard

Q: I have wings, I am able to fly, I‘m not a bird yet I soar high in the sky. What am I?
A: An airplane.

Q: I am a fruit, I am a bird and I am also a person. What am I?
A: A kiwi.

Q: What is always late and never present now?
A: Later.

Q: What do you call a dinosaur that is sleeping?
A: A dino-snore.

Q: What has ears but cannot hear?
A: A field of corn.

Q: Why did the student eat his homework?
A: Because the teacher said it was a piece of cake!

Q: What did the Dalmatian say after finishing lunch?
A: That hit the spot!

Q: Why did the kid cross the playground?
A: To get to the other slide.

Q: You cannot come in or go out without me. What am I?
A: A door.

Q: I am a number. When you add the letter G to me, I go away. What number am I?
A: One (add a G to make GONE).

Q: What kind of coat can you only put on when it is wet?
A: A coat of paint.

Q:  What goes up and never comes down?
A: Your age.

Q: What has a neck but no head?
A: A bottle.

Q: What do you call a droid that takes the long way around?
A: R2 Detour.

Q: What kind of water cannot freeze?
A: Hot water.

Q: How can a man go 8 days without sleep?
A: He only sleeps at night!

Q: What is full of keys but can’t open any doors?
A: A piano.

Q: In a one-story red house, there was a red person, a red cat, a red dog, a red table, a red chair, a red telephone, a red shower– everything was red!What color were the stairs?
A: There weren’t any stairs, it was a one-story house.

Q: A boy fell off a 25-meter ladder but did not get hurt. Why not?
A: He fell off the bottom step.

Q: What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood?
A: The bark on a tree.

Q: Two mothers and two daughters went out to eat, everyone ate one burger, yet only three burgers were eaten in all. How is this possible?
A: They were a grandmother, mother, and daughter.

Q: A man was outside taking a walk when it started to rain. The man didn’t have an umbrella and he wasn’t wearing a hat. His clothes got soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?
A: The man was bald.

Q: How many months have 28 days?
A: All 12 months.

Q: I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I?
A: Seven (take away the ‘s’ and it becomes ‘even’).

Q: My name is Tom, I live on a farm. There are four other dogs on the farm with me. Their names are Dash, Flash, Speedy and Storm. What do you think the fifth dog’s name is?
A: Tom.

Q: What do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common?
A: The read the same right side up and upside down.

Q: Say Racecar backward.
A: ‘Racecar backward’.

Q: What word looks the same backward and upside down?
A: SWIMS.

Q: How do dog catchers get paid?
A: By the pound.

99+ Best Funny Riddles for Kids Plus Jokes, Brain Teasers and more!

Best Riddles for Kids

Are your stomach muscles hurting yet? I hope you enjoyed this list of jokes, brain teasers, and easy riddles for kids. Experts recommend riddles for kids because they help to improve cognition and creativity. I found this article interesting in learning more about the benefits of riddles for children. These are also great for long car rides. Be sure to make a batch of my peanut butter protein bites to take on the drive, too!

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  1. Too cute!! I remembered when my girls loved telling & hearing jokes… Now they are growing up on me way too quick!

  2. I like Q: What do you call a dinosaur that is sleeping?A: A dino-snore.

    Rating: 5
  3. My kids always tell this one. What do you call a fish with no eyes? A FSH

  4. I love the “Why did the kid cross the playground?” riddle.  It’s very cute!

  5. Laughter is the best! My son love this one, Q: Why did Mary throw the clock out of her window? A: Because she wanted to see time fly!

  6. Q: What two keys can’t open any door?
    A: A donkey and a monkey.

  7. A: ‘Racecar backward’ is my lil guys fav riddle! Thanks!

  8. What’s E.T. short for?

    Because he’s got little legs.

  9. The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?

  10. My favorite is

    Q: Why didn’t the orange win the race?
    A: It ran out of juice.

  11. Those were all so cute. When my daughter was little we used to tell little jokes all the time.

  12. These are so cute! I miss the days of my kids throwing riddles out to me.

  13. I love the dog pound riddle it’s so cute.

  14. Love keeping the kids busy and this is a cool way to do it, makes them think

  15. Q: What has a thumb and four fingers but is not alive?
    A: A glove.

    GOOD ONE

  16. I love these riddles! Going to tell some to my kids! I like this one —>Q: What word looks the same backward and upside down?
    A: SWIMS.

    We’re also a fan of knock knock jokes. I got one for you since it’s Cinco de Mayo. Knock knock. Who’s there? Mary. Mary who? Mariachi. Let’s dance!

  17. Q: What do you call a droid that takes the long way around?
    A: R2 Detour.
    My grandson is a Star Wars nerd. Hell like be this one!

  18. A book of riddles is a great item to bring on a road trip with the kids. It gets them reading & sharing some laughs as a family.

  19. Cute riddles – I like the one about what goes up and never comes down – I’ll have to try that one on my kids

  20. I like the Q. How do dog catchers get paid? A: By the pound. Will be sharing these with my nieces they will love to get reactions to them all.

  21. I am going to share them all with my kids but I like the Say Racecar backward.
    A: ‘Racecar backward’.

  22. Funny, Funny riddles! Here’s one: On sea or lake, landfall I make, yet cannot walk or crawl ( Tide)

    Rating: 5
  23. I thought this one was really cute, my daughter got a kick out of the Star Wars jokes I found today and read to her!

    Q: How do dog catchers get paid?
    A: By the pound.

  24. I like the riddle What word looks the same backward and upside down. SWIMS. That is so cool!

  25. How can you tell the difference between an alligator and a crocodile? It depends on if you see it later or after awhile : )

  26. I think my daughter would like the one about how many months have 28 days because she is very logical and loves trying to tease/stump people with logic.

  27. What has to be broken before you use it a (egg) Love it!

  28. Q: I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I?
    A: Seven (take away the ‘s’ and it becomes ‘even’).

    That’s definetly one of my favourites <3

  29. I like the what is full of keys but can’t open doors joke

  30. I like this one:

    Q: A boy fell off a 25-meter ladder but did not get hurt. Why not?
    A: He fell off the bottom step.

  31. I like this riddle the most –
    Q: How do dog catchers get paid?
    A: By the pound.
    thank you

  32. Q: Which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of bricks?

    A: Neither, they both weigh one pound.

  33. My nephews would ADORE this book! They love hearing riddles, so I know they would get a kick out of having these read to them.

  34. The Star Wars nerd in me loves the “What do you call a droid that takes the long way around?”, riddle the most!

  35. My favorite was
    Q: What did the Dalmatian say after finishing lunch?
    A: That hit the spot!

  36. I LOVE silly puns and jokes, so these were hilarious! They’re the kind I would tell to adults and they would just give me that head tilt, but I don’t care. :)

  37. I loved reading these they are so cute and I love good clean jokes like these thanks for sharing.

    Rating: 5
  38. Q: What two keys can’t open any door?
    A: A donkey and a monkey.

    love all of them, but this was my favorite lol

  39. My kids always get me with jokes!! One of these days I will get them….LOL

  40. My favorite is: Q: What do you call a droid that takes the long way around?
    A: R2 Detour. Haha, great for a Star Wars fan like me!

  41. Loved the riddles!

  42. My daughters’ favorite riddle when they were little came from their Grandpa. “Why did God give you thumbs?” “To hold your sandwich!”

  43. How many months have 28 days? Is my favorite.
    Thanks for the chance.

  44. lol I love the all red house with no stairs!

    Rating: 5
  45. Q: What do you call a bear with no teeth?
    A: A gummy bear!

    This one is my favorite because it is the last joke my dad told before passing away. ❤️

  46. love your riddles. I’m trying to raise 5 grandchildren and they love the knock-knock jokes. You can hear them squeal with laughter a mile away. I’m keeping some of these riddles so I can ask them instead of them always getting to ask me. great idea.

    thanks,
    Christine

  47. My kids will love these! We are always trying to come up with riddles during our carpool to swim practice.

  48. What is black and white and read all over? That’s the first one I was ever able to get over on my daughter!

  49. I like this one:
    Q: What did one eye say to the other eye?
    A: Don’t look now but something between us smells!

  50. My kids are big fans of riddles. They try them out on me all the time :).

  51. My son and I like the riddle of what falls in the winter but never gets hurt: snow!

  52. I love your blog and giveaways. thank you

  53. Skinny I am fast,
    fat I am slow,
    but I’ll still delight you from your eyes to your nose.

    What am I? A candle

  54. Love these!! 

  55. My favourite riddle is ” How do dogcatchers get paid? By the pound😁 Thanks for the chance to win💛

  56. I like this one:

    Q: Why did the student eat his homework?
    A: Because the teacher said it was a piece of cake!

  57. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/119486196348202234 pinned.. yeah I know honor system, just trying to make your job easier :) Thanks Crissy!

    Rating: 5
  58. https://dearcrissy.com/dill-pickle-pasta-salad/#comment-209699comment here (yes I Know It is honor system but I am an oddball )

    Rating: 5
  59. I want to thank you for the chance to win the amazon money.  My daughter is having twins so it sure would be awesome to win it to purchase many things for her.  God bless you for caring. 

  60. Oh my goodness there are alot of really cute ones here to choose from.  I guess the one that is funniest to me is the one that asks Q: How can you tell if a vampire has a cold?
    A: He starts ‘coffin’.  Kids would love reading this or answering the riddles.  Keep up the great work. 

  61. These were fantastic. I was reading them to my sister at almost 1 am and she said “What should you never do when your thinking it’s time to go to bed? Answer Listen to your sister read you brain teasers!!”

  62. Thanks for this great giveaway!

  63. I like Q: What do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common?
    A: The read the same right side up and upside down.

  64. I like a lot of these! One of my favorites is Q: What do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common? A: The read the same right side up and upside down.

  65. Q: A boy fell off a 25-meter ladder but did not get hurt. Why not?
    A: He fell off the bottom step.
    Is my favorite.

  66. These are all so cute!! I remember how much I liked these as a kid, and well, I still do! :D A new one to me was the alligator in a vest (investigator) one!

  67. Q: What do you call a droid that takes the long way around?
    A: R2 Detour.

    was my favorite!!

  68. Q: What did the Dalmatian say after finishing lunch?
    A: That hit the spot!

  69. I would love to win this giveaway since I use Amazon a lot. I need to save these riddles for my grandkids.

  70. It’s called a blade, yet it cannot kill, yet there it stands on every hill( GRASS)

    Rating: 5
  71. The riddle about which months have 28 days got me! 

  72. What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?

    A clock

  73. Why didn’t the orange win the race? It ran out of juice.

  74. Think I did this backwards…..lol!One of my Favs was:What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire?A: FrostbiteLol

    Rating: 5
  75. Love your site!! I look forward to all the goodies you offer…..keep’em comin!!❤️❤️❤️

    Rating: 5
  76. My favorite was “What do you call an alligator wearing a vest?   An investigator!”

  77. I like this one: Q: A boy fell off a 25-meter ladder but did not get hurt. Why not?
    A: He fell off the bottom step.

  78. Q: What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire?
    A: Frostbite

  79. I liked the one about the cookie feeling crummy.

  80. wow! nice post “What word looks the same backward and upside down?” caught my attention though, as it will take forever for me to get the answer

  81. I thought they were all good. Couldn’t pick just one.

  82. I like this one:

    Q: How do dog catchers get paid?
    A: By the pound.

  83. Hahaha these are cute. I like Q: A boy fell off a 25-meter ladder but did not get hurt. Why not?
    A: He fell off the bottom step. because my fiance’ is a painter who climbs ladders LOL

  84. My favorite is Q: Why did the girl bury her flashlight?
    A: Because the batteries died. LOL

  85. I think the Q: What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?
    A: Silence. is the best one.

  86. I like this one:
    Q: What do you call a ghost’s one true love?
    A: His ghoul-friend.

  87. Oh so many of these are GREAT! We love doing jokes! I think our little one would love: Q: What animal can you always find at a baseball game? A: A bat.

  88. Love the ducks quack t he case one

  89. all great kids riddles but I like this riddle Q: What do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common?
    A: The read the same right side up and upside down.

  90. My favorite riddle that was listed is: Q: What has to be broken before you can use it?
    A: An egg.

  91. **Cute**

    Q: How do you fix a cracked pumpkin?
    A: With a pumpkin patch.

  92. How do you get a one armed monkey out of a tree? Wave.

  93. I love the one about what 2 keys cannot open doors. Super cute. My kiddos loved

  94. I like this one:
    Two mothers and two daughters went out to eat, everyone ate one burger, yet only three burgers were eaten in all. How is this possible?
    A: They were a grandmother, mother, and daughter.

  95. How many months have 28 days?

  96. I like the riddle where you add G to one.

  97. Excited to use these jokes!

  98. How do dog catchers get paid?  By the pound.

  99. I like the dog catcher riddle best

  100. I’m so excited to share this post. It’s saved it to my board and will use it in the future

    Rating: 5
  101. My Granddaughter told me this riddle.”..what has hands but cannot clap. A clock.

  102. There are some great riddles in the comment section!

  103. My favorite riddle is Q: What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?A: Silence. because it make sure you really think about what silence means. It’s a very clever riddle. I like this list and will definitely make use of it during my English lessons. Thank you so much!

    Rating: 5
  104. I like all of the riddles but this one stuck out for me:

    Q: What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood?
    A: The bark on a tree.

  105. Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

  106. I also like: Q: What do you call a ghost’s one true love?
    A: His ghoul-friend.
    (comment #2)

  107. Q: What did the Dalmatian say after finishing lunch?

    A: That hit the spot!

  108. My niece loves to tell jokes. Her favorite jokes are knock knock jokes. She is a little comedian.

  109. I like: Q: Why did the student eat his homework?
    A: Because the teacher said it was a piece of cake!

  110. Why do bees have sticky hair? Because they use honeycombs.

  111. My favorite riddle is:

    Q: Why did the kid cross the playground?
    A: To get to the other slide.

    It is cute.

  112. These are great!My kids will love them!Thank you so much for sharing!xox

    Rating: 5
  113. What kind of tree can you carry in your hand? A palm

  114. I liked: What 5-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
    – Short.

    I love a good riddle!

  115. Why do bees have sticky hair?
    A: Because they use honeycombs. you know what they want for dinner tonight now? LOL This was a great blog

  116. Why do we have one mouth and two ears? So we can listen twice as much as we talk. The kids roll their eyes when the grown-ups say it but I’ve actually heard them use this with their friends who talk too much.

  117. I like this one the best!Q: Why did the kid cross the playground?A: To get to the other slide

    Rating: 4
  118. I love your blog

  119. I always liked

    Knock knock…

    whose there?

    Orange

    orange who?

    knock knock…

    whose there?

    Orange.

    orange who?

    knock knock

    whose there?

    Banana

    banana who?

    orange you glad I didn’t say orange again?

  120. These are all great. Love this one…
    Q: What has ears but cannot hear?
    A: A field of corn.

  121. My favorite is:

    Q: How do dog catchers get paid?
    A: By the pound.

  122. One of our favourites:
    Q: What is full of keys but can’t open any doors?
    A: A piano.

  123. I loved this post! my fav until now isQ: What do you call a dinosaur that is sleeping?A: A dino-snore.Please keep up your good job andstay always healthy! xox

    Rating: 5
  124. My favourite was Two mothers and two daughters went out and everyone ate a burger but yet only three burgers were eaten??? Why?? had me stumped..lol

  125. Q: What 5-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
    A: Short.

    I love this one! 

  126. R2 Detour!  Love it!

  127. I like :Q: What is full of keys but can’t open any doors?
    A: A piano.

  128. I liked the one what starts with ‘e’ and has only one letter? (envelope) I thought that one was funny.

  129. No little ones in my life anymore, but Ì enjoyed the riddles myself. My favorite is the Labracadabrador.

  130. So cute.
    One of new favorites is.
    What happens when you pick up a chicken?
    You have good cluck all day :)

  131. My favorite:
    Q: How many months have 28 days?
    A: All of them.
    This one stumps so many people! LOL

  132. These are really cute riddles. I wonder if my kids would get them.

  133. I love how simple these riddles are. I can’t wait to do them without my daughter. 

    Rating: 5
  134. Q: 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?
    A: A keyboard

  135. I like several of these cute jokes, but my favorite is: How does a scientist freshen her breath?
    With experi-mints.

  136. My favorite joke is — Q: What dinosaur had the best vocabulary?                                    A: The thesaurus.

    Rating: 5
  137. Love the riddles! Will have to share them with my 5 and 7 year old niece and nephew – they will get a big kick out of them!

  138. My daughter loved this one –

    Q: What do you call a dog that is also a magician?
    A: A labracadabrador.

  139. Q: What goes up but never comes down

    A: Age

  140. Omgosh! This is so fun, I can’t wait for my son to come home from school so I can tell him some of these, he is really into knock knock jokes rightnow. My favorite is Q: What do you call a dinosaur that is sleeping?A: A dino-snore.

    Rating: 5
  141. Thank you! My daughter will love these (new) jokes. She gets so disappointed when we know the answers to the ones she’s already told us!!

  142. These are great riddles. I will use them with my grandchildren.

  143. I love the joke what kind of water cannot freeze😂😂

    Rating: 3
  144. I loved this post! My son is always stumping me with riddles and now maybe I can tell him some he hasn’t heard!

  145. My cousins name is Elsa so next time she wants a ballon I’ll be sure to tell her exactly why she can’t have one 😂

  146. My kids will love all these! Especially like the doggie jokes!

  147. My girls will love these, thanks much! I’m terrible at cooking up with them on my own. Haha

  148. I can’t wait to use these jokes on my kids and make them laugh – thanks !

  149. My kids are always coming up with their own jokes. They love to make me laugh which I love as well.

  150. Say racecar backward was my favorite one!

  151. I like the orange didn’t win the race because it ran out of juice . That’s super cute ! Thanks for the awesome opportunity !

  152. Thanks for the opportunity to win, I would buy new garden supplies!

  153. Love it!!

  154. My kids nickname is Kiwi so the ‘I am a fruit and I am a bird one’ totally my fave 😂😂

  155. I like this one. Q: What building in any city has the most stories?
    A: The public library.

  156. I like how do you keep an elephant from charging!! lol

    Rating: 5
  157. I like this one:
    Q: What did one wall say to the other wall?
    A: I’ll meet you at the corner.

  158. My child is still too young to talk, let alone understand these riddles. I’ll hold onto them a bit longer!

    My favorite was this one:
    Q: 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?
    A: A keyboard

    It’s the only one I wouldn’t have been able to guess without peeking at the answer.

  159. Oh my goodness these are awesome! This sparked an idea for me. I am going to post a riddle a day in my classroom and the students will write it down and their answer each day in their reader’s response journal. They are going to love, love, love this!

  160. Thanks for the chance to win this generous prize!

  161. I love this riddle
    Q: I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I?

  162. My nephew loves telling me riddles. He’d love these and the book you recommended.

  163. This riddle is a favorite among the junior set: If you’re an American when you enter the bathroom and you’re an American when you exit the bathroom, what are you when you’re in the bathroom? Answer: European

  164. The riddles are great!

  165. The sillier the better!

  166. The I liked is:
    Q: Why is it dangerous to play cards in the jungle?
    A: Because the jungle is full of CHEETAHS.

  167. The one about what is full of keys? The piano is a central part of our home so I know my girls will love this riddle!

  168. Oh my goodness thanks for the chuckles. I wrote a bunch down to share with my grankids!

  169. Love the bees and honeycomb riddle. So cute!

  170. My kids have always been partial to the towel riddle.

  171. Riddles & jokes are such a fun activity to do with the kids! It helps them imagination-wise and is actually also a great way to learn about the nuances of language! 

  172. My 7 year old son is going to love these!

  173. Our all-time favorite riddle was told by my Dad to my son when he was very little.
    Q: Where does a sheep go to get a haircut? 
    A: To the baaaa-baaaaa shop! 

    (This is funnier when you realize that my Dad is from Massachusetts, with a heavy Boston accent, so those R’s get dropped when he talks!)

  174. my favorite was the silence one, that’s one real heavy riddle.
    What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?
    A: Silence.

  175. Leave a comment option……
    Thanks so much for the giveaway.

  176. i like Q: How many months have 28 days?
    A: All 12 months. It is so simple but even adults get it wrong if they answer quickly.

  177. Riddle…why didn’t the Orange win the race?

  178. This really made my morning! I love simple corny things like this! :)

    Q: What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire?
    A: Frostbite

  179. Actually had 2 favorites…which 2 keys can’t open a door? Monkey and Donkey. Why can’t you play cards in the jungle? The jungle is full of Cheetahs?

  180. These are so cute. My niece is hitting that silly joke age, I’ll have to share with her!!!

  181. I love the two keys riddle!

  182. My kids are all a little young to understand these but I am saving them for when they can. I loved them all. The one I think they’d like the best is: What has ears but can’t hear? Corn. Lol They love corn.

  183. Since my hubby is a scientist, my son loved the “How does a scientist freshen his breath” riddle.

  184. How are dog catcher paid?

    Rating: 5
  185. I like the one how can a man go 8 days without sleep he sleeps at night

  186. What two keys can’t open a door? a donkey and a monkey 😛

  187. My daughters favorite when she was a kid was:

    Knock Knock, Who’s there? Ketchup, Ketchup who?
    Catch up and I’ll tell you.

  188. These were super cute, yet they still make you think! I printed these out for my step-nieces; I am positive they’ll love them!

    Rating: 5
  189. What gets wetter as it dries? A towel

    These are really cute. 

  190. My grandson’s favorite riddle is Why do elves have to go to kindergarten?
    To learn the elfabet!

  191. This is so cool. I was looking for this today.

  192. Your first riddle was very appropriate to me. In the house, the lights are off but the person is
    reading a book. How? The person is a blind person and is reading braille.

    I am a certified braillist. I LOVED the riddle.

  193. Say racecare backwards. racecare- clever.

  194. My son LOVES riddles!!! I can’t wait until after school to share this with him!!

  195. So much fun! 

  196. Q: A man was outside taking a walk when it started to rain. The man didn’t have an umbrella and he wasn’t wearing a hat. His clothes got soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?
    A: The man was bald. This was my favorite haha

  197. Thanks for hosting the giveaway! 

  198. the racecar one was good. :)

  199. I think this one is cute: Q: How can you tell if a vampire has a cold?
    A: He starts ‘coffin’.

  200. Q: I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I?
    A: Seven (take away the ‘s’ and it becomes ‘even’). is my favorite.

  201. Love all of them! My daughter made one up when she was younger. Why did the dog lay on the railroad tracks? He wanted to get trained.

  202. Thank you for the list!  I love the racehorse ‘fast food’ joke!!  

  203. What did the nose say to the finger? Boys love this one!! Ha ha ha!!!

  204. I love the riddle about what starts and ends with an e and contains only one letter! My daughter LOVES riddles as well!

  205. I like the riddle about the vampire with a cold–he starts coffin!

  206. My kids love ANY knock knock jokes! They think they are hilarious!

  207. Q: A boy fell off a 25-meter ladder but did not get hurt. Why not?
    A: He fell off the bottom step. that one is funny

  208. My oldest son LOVES riddles, always trying to come up with ones to stump the rest of his brothers. His favorite one that I remember is “What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries? A Towel”

  209. Such a fun post! Thanks! :)

  210. Q: What goes up and never comes down?A: Your age.Love them!

    Rating: 5
  211. Loved reading these riddles with my niece. She enjoyed all of them. 

  212. love the riddles

  213. I really enjoyed doing these with my husbad and 4 year old! Thanks for posting!

  214. My favorite is:

    Q: What do you call a dog that is also a magician?
    A: A labracadabrador.

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