Kids Riddles

A collection of some of the best kids riddles that will get your kids thinking out of the box.

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Question: One night, a king and a queen went into a castle. There was nobody in the castle, and no one came out of the castle. In the morning, three people came out of the castle. Who were they?
Answer: The knight (aka night), the king, and the queen!

Question: A cowboy rode into town on Friday. He stayed in town for three days and rode out on Friday. How was that possible?
Answer: Friday was the name of the horse.

Question: David’s father had three sons: Snap, Crackle, and ?
Answer: David!

Question: Imagine you’re stuck in a room with no doors, no windows and no way out. The walls are 4 foot thick concrete. How do you get out?
Answer: Stop imagining

Question: What did Snow White serve the seven dwarfs next?
Answer: Seven seconds

Question: This is my name until you say it. What is it?
Answer: Silence

Question: It’s been around for millions of years, but it’s no more than a month old. What is it?
Answer: The moon.

Question: A man was rowing his boat across a deep river when his boat capsized, yet not a hair on his head got wet. How could that be?
Answer: He was bald.

Question: If you were in a race and passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in?
Answer: 2nd place!

Question: How can a pants pocket be empty and still have something in it?
Answer: It has a hole in it.

Question: As a man was about to sleep, he walked around his bed and turned off the light then blew out the candle and climbed into bed before it got dark. How did he do it?
Answer: It was still day time.

Question: What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
Answer: Short.

Question: What is the word that is spelled incorrectly in all dictionaries?
Answer: Incorrectly.

Question: A rooster sat on the top of a pointed roof. If he laid an egg, which way would it roll if the wind was blowing from the south?
Answer: Roosters don’t lay eggs.

Question: I am full of keys but can’t open a single door. What am I?
Answer: A piano

Question: An airplane crashed on the border between the USA and Canada. Where did they bury the survivors?
Answer: You don’t bury survivors.

Question: How many oranges can you put into an empty container?
Answer: Only one orange – If you put one orange, it won’t be an empty container.

Question: What has to be broken before you can use it?
Answer: An egg.

Question: A man didn’t sleep for 12 days and survived. How did he do it?
Answer: He slept at night

Question: A man found an old coin and declared that the date on it was 1150 B.C. This could not be true. Why?
Answer: Because B.C. is counting backwards from the birth of Christ. If Christ hadn’t been born yet, there were no dates in B.C. yet!

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

Question: You draw a line and without touching it, how do you make the line longer?
Answer: You draw a shorter line next to it, and it becomes the longer line.

Question: There are 5 apples on a table and you take away 2. How many do you have?
Answer: 2

Question: If you are running in a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?
Answer: 2nd place.

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