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27 Christmas Riddles To Solve

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Riddle: When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?
Answer: In the dictionary.
Christmas Riddles: When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving? Answer: In the dictionary.
Riddle: Which one of Santa's reindeer can be seen on Valentines day?
Answer: Cupid.
Riddle: What does Santa do in his garden?
Answer: Ho Ho Ho!
Christmas Riddles: What does Santa do in his garden? Answer: Ho Ho Ho!
Riddle: Why are Christmas trees bad at knitting?
Answer: Because they always drop their needles.
Riddle: Why do mummies like Christmas so much?
Answer: Because of all the wrapping.
Christmas Riddles: Why do mummies like Christmas so much? Answer: Because of all the wrapping.
Riddle: What does a snowman like to eat for breakfast?
Answer: Frosted Flakes.
Riddle: Why is Santa so good at Karate?
Answer: Because he has a black belt.
Christmas Riddles: Why is Santa so good at Karate? Answer: Because he has a black belt.
Riddle: What is the best present you can receive for Christmas?
Answer: A broken drum.  You just can't beat it!
Riddle: Which one of Santa's reindeer is the fastest?
Answer: Dasher.
Riddle: Where does a snowman keep his money?
Answer: In a snow bank.
Riddle: What do you call a snowman in the summer?
Answer: Puddle.
Riddle: What did Mrs. Claus say to Santa when she looked up in the sky?
Answer: Looks like rain dear.
Riddle: On Christmas eve, when Santa leaves his workshop on the north pole, what direction does he travel?
Answer: South.  If you're on the North Pole the only direction you can go is south.
Riddle: Which one of Santa's reindeer can you see in outer space?
Answer: Comet.
Riddle: What do elves learn in school?
Answer: The elf-abet.
Riddle: Who is never hungry during Christmas?
Answer: The turkey because he is always stuffed.
Riddle: What do you call a person who is afraid of Santa Claus?
Answer: Claustraophobic.
Riddle: What do Spanish speaking sheep say at Christmas time?
Answer: Fleece Navidad.
Riddle: What did Adam say the day before Christmas?
Answer: It's Christmas, Eve!
Riddle: In what year did Christmas Day and New Year's Day fall in the same year?
Answer: It happens every year.
Riddle: What nationality is Santa?
Answer: North Polish.
Riddle: Which one of Santa's reindeer do you see at a competition?
Answer: Dancer.
Riddle: What do you call santa for cats?
Answer: Santa paws.
Riddle: What did the Christmas tree wear to keep it warm?
Answer: A fir coat!
Riddle: Why is it so cold on Christmas?
Answer: Because it's in Decembrrr!
Riddle: "May Day! May Day! May Day! May Day!" shouted an angry wife to her cringing husband. "This is my official warning for you to remove that dead plant from this house before the stroke of midnight tonight!" "But it holds a lot of sweet memories from last year for me," responded her husband. His wife fired back with, "Today is the first of May, and you should have removed your precious plant from the premises months ago. Besides, it is both dead and brown and is now as sharp as a cactus, and to top it off, it has become a genuine fire hazard." Her husband sheepishly answered her by saying,” Well, I was hoping to set a Guinness world record for the family; but if I must dispose of it, the least you can do is help me remove all the shiny stuff from it first. What kind of a plant do you suppose this was which could create such a strange-sounding argument between this husband and wife?
Answer: The husband was having trouble parting with his beloved Christmas tree which was still standing in all of its tinseled glory in their living room, since it was erected in December of the previous year.
Riddle: What do Christmas and crabs have in common?
Answer: Sandy claws.
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Christmas Riddles Answers:

  1. In the dictionary.
  2. Cupid.
  3. Ho Ho Ho!
  4. Because they always drop their needles.
  5. Because of all the wrapping.
  6. Frosted Flakes.
  7. Because he has a black belt.
  8. A broken drum.  You just can't beat it!
  9. Dasher.
  10. In a snow bank.
  11. Puddle.
  12. Looks like rain dear.
  13. South.  If you're on the North Pole the only direction you can go is south.
  14. Comet.
  15. The elf-abet.
  16. The turkey because he is always stuffed.
  17. Claustraophobic.
  18. Fleece Navidad.
  19. It's Christmas, Eve!
  20. It happens every year.
  21. North Polish.
  22. Dancer.
  23. Santa paws.
  24. A fir coat!
  25. Because it's in Decembrrr!
  26. The husband was having trouble parting with his beloved Christmas tree which was still standing in all of its tinseled glory in their living room, since it was erected in December of the previous year.
  27. Sandy claws.