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The best riddles with answers are enigmas wrapped up in a puzzle and shrouded in mystery. It is up to you to unravel the secret and solve the riddles until that “A-ha!” moment that leaves you feeling so satisfied. Great riddles are the ones that challenge your mind and require your ability to look beyond the words and if the riddle stumps your friends that’s a bonus!

Tell me a riddle! We've assembled fantastic sets of riddles for kids into both printable and downloadable riddles pages that could be used by teachers for fun lessons, homeschool learning, or just some simple wholesome family fun.

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Riddle: What relation would your father's sister's sister-in-law be to you?
Answer: This person would be your mother.
Riddle: A horse is tied to a five-meter rope in front of an old saloon. Six meters behind the horse is a bale of hay. Without breaking his rope, the horse is able to eat the hay whenever he chooses. How is this possible?
Answer: The rope is not tied to anything else.
Riddle: I'm found in socks, scarves, and mittens. I'm found in the paws of playful kittens. What am I?
Answer: Yarn.

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The More You Take, The More You Leave Behind Riddle

Riddle: The more you take, the more you leave behind. "What am I?"
Answer: Footsteps.

What 8 Letter Word Can Have A Letter Taken Away And It Still Makes A Word...

Riddle: What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word. Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?
Answer: The word is starting! starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in, I.  Cool,huh?

Head And Tail

Riddle: What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?
Answer: A Penny.

David's Father Has Three Son Riddle

Riddle: David's father has three sons: Snap, Crackle, and _____?
Answer: David.

Three Consecutive Days

Riddle: Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
Answer: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

Riddles for Kids

Riddles for kids are a safe and easy way to improve your child’s problem-solving skills and stimulate critical thinking.

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'Light As A Feather' Riddle

Riddle: This is as light as a feather, yet no man can hold it for long. What am I?
Answer: Your Breath.

What belongs to you, but other people use it more than you

Riddle: What belongs to you, but other people use it more than you?
Answer: Your name.

Riddle Answer Begins With Letter "M"

Riddle: I make two people out of one. What am I?
Answer: A mirror.

Highest Mountain On Earth

Riddle: Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?
Answer: Mount Everest.

Riddle Answer Begins With Letter "B"

Riddle: I am white when I am dirty, and black when I am clean. What am I?
Answer: A blackboard.

Riddles For Adults

Riddles for adults. Are you old enough to take on these adult riddles? A New Kind of Grown-Up Fun with riddles and answers for adults.

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A Doctor And A Bus Driver Are Both In Love With The Same Woman Riddle

Riddle: A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bus trip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?
Answer: An apple a day keeps the doctor away!

Killer Wife, Or Not?

Riddle: A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him underwater for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?
Answer: The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband, developed it, and hung it up to dry.

Time Passes

Riddle: You have me today, Tomorrow you'll have more; As your time passes, I'm not easy to store; I don't take up space, But I'm only in one place; I am what you saw, But not what you see. What am I?
Answer: Memories.

Month To Month

Riddle: No matter how little or how much you use me, you change me every month. What am I?
Answer: A Calendar.

Don't Think Too Dirty!

Riddle: What's at least 6 inches long, goes in your mouth, and is more fun if it vibrates?
Answer: A toothbrush. Come on.

Brain Teasers

Brain teasers that require thought, intellect, and a dab of creativity. Moreover, teasing your brain will require you to think hard and sometimes think outside the box.

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What Color?

Riddle: You live in a one story house made entirely of redwood. What color would the stairs be?
Answer: What stairs? You live in a one-story house.

Carnival Trick Riddle

Riddle: A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $50, but if I cannot, I will pay you $50." The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man $50. How did the man win the bet?
Answer: The man did exactly as he said he would and wrote "your exact weight" on the paper.

The Mustard Family Riddle

Riddle: Mr. and Mrs. Mustard have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the Mustard family?
Answer: There are nine Mustards in the family. Since each daughter shares the same brother, there are six girls, one boy, and Mr. and Mrs. Mustard.

Six Faces

Riddle: What has six faces, but does not wear makeup, has twenty-one eyes, but cannot see? "What is it?"
Answer: A die (dice).

Easy Riddles

Easy riddles with answers are great for elementary kids and teenagers alike. Our riddle resources encourage people of all ages to stimulate thinking in new ways with low tech amusement.

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'I Am Not Alive' Riddle

Riddle: I am not alive, but I grow; I don't have lungs, but I need air; I don't have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?
Answer: Fire.

Keep Out

Riddle: What runs around the whole yard without moving?
Answer: A fence.

Two Fathers And Two Sons Went Fishing Riddle

Riddle: Two fathers and two sons went fishing one day. They were there the whole day and only caught 3 fish. One father said, that is enough for all of us, we will have one each. How can this be possible?
Answer: There was the father, his son, and his son's son. This equals 2 fathers and 2 sons for a total of 3!

Catch but not throw

Riddle: What can you catch but never throw?
Answer: A cold.

The Bus Driver Riddle

Riddle: A bus driver was heading down a street in Colorado. He went right past a stop sign without stopping, he turned left where there was a "no left turn" sign, and he went the wrong way on a one-way street. Then he went on the left side of the road past a cop car. Still - he didn't break any traffic laws. Why not?
Answer: He was walking...not driving.

Hard Riddles

Challenge your brain and try to solve these hard riddles. Hint: The harder riddles require you to think outside the box!

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Riddle: I am something people love or hate. I change people's appearances and thoughts. If a person takes care of them self I will go up even higher. To some people, I will fool them. To others, I am a mystery. Some people might want to try and hide me but I will show. No matter how hard people try I will Never go down. What am I?
Answer: Age.

Only One Color, But Not One Size,

Riddle: Only one color, but not one size, Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies. Present in sun, but not in rain, Doing no harm, and feeling no pain. What is it?
Answer: It's a shadow!

No Hands

Riddle: Who is that with a neck and no head, two arms and no hands? What is it?
Answer: A shirt.

Simple Addition

Riddle: If eleven plus two equals one, what does nine plus five equal?
Answer: 11 o'clock plus 2 hours = 1 o'clock 9 o'clock plus 5 hours = 2 o'clock

Word Take Away Four Of Its Five Letters Riddle

Riddle: What English word retains the same pronunciation, even after you take away four of its five letters?
Answer: Queue.

Funny Riddles

Our funny riddles will provide mind-engaging fun and laughter for all ages. These silly riddles for kids will have your whole family laughing hilariously!

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Why Is Europe Like A Frying Pan?

Riddle: Why is Europe like a frying pan?
Answer: Because it has Greece at the bottom.

Not A Single Hair On His Head Got Wet Riddle

Riddle: Samuel was out for a walk when it started to rain. He did not have an umbrella and he wasn't wearing a hat. His clothes were soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?
Answer: This man is bald!

Spell Cow

Riddle: How do you spell COW in thirteen letters?

Monkey Sitting On A Tree

Riddle: There are two monkeys on a tree and one jumps off. Why does the other monkey jump too?
Answer: Monkey see monkey do.

Talking Parrot - Dress Up Your Pet Day

Riddle: A pet shop owner had a parrot with a sign on its cage that said "Parrot repeats everything it hears". Davey bought the parrot and for two weeks he spoke to it and it didn't say a word. He returned the parrot but the shopkeeper said he never lied about the parrot. How can this be?
Answer: The parrot was deaf.

Math Riddles

Math riddles for kids can be a great way to promote learning and intellectual growth in children while also providing them with a fun and entertaining challenge.

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Make Seven Even Without...

Riddle: How do you make the number 7 even without addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division?
Answer: Drop the "S".

Eight Eights That Add Up To 1000

Riddle: How can you write down eight eights so that they add up to one thousand?
Answer: 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000.

Strange Subtraction

Riddle: How can you take 2 from 5 and leave 4?
Answer: F  I V  E Remove the 2 letters F and E from five and you have IV which is the Roman numeral for four.

Geometry of Circles

Riddle: How many sides does a circle have?
Answer: Two. The inside and the outside.

Subtract 5 From 25

Riddle: How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?
Answer: Once, because after you subtract 5 from 25 it becomes 20.
New Riddles
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Riddle: What starts in 'D', ends in 'R', and only arises once you've exhausted all your prayers?
Answer: Despair.
Riddle: What starts with 'I', ends in 'Y', and once it grabs you, it never says goodbye?
Answer: Insanity.
Riddle: What starts with 'L', ends in 'S', and causes the utmost distress?
Answer: Loneliness.
Riddle: What starts with 'B', ends in 'G', and ruins a person's self-esteem?
Answer: Bullying.
Riddle: What starts with 'E', ends in 'L', and for all nearby, disaster it spells?
Answer: Evil.
Bottle Cap (Rebus) Puzzles Answers
Bottle Cap (Rebus) Puzzles

Lucky Bottle Cap Puzzle #17 Series 1

Answer: Sweet Leilani.

Lucky Bottle Cap Puzzle #27 Series 1

Answer: Scuttlebutt.

Lucky Bottle Cap Puzzle #40 Series 1

Answer: Hey Joe, check the head on that one.

Lucky Bottle Cap Puzzle #53 Series 1

Answer: Environment.

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