Easy Riddles For Kids: 23 Brain Teasers for Fun

Easy Riddles For KidsDon’t you think solving easy riddles is fun irrespective of your age?

We think it is!

Solving easy riddles, jokes, brain teasers, puzzles, and board games can bring families together like no other activity can – not even holidays!

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Wouldn’t it be nice to spend some quality family time with a bunch of riddles? Well, then this read is just for you.

Here’s how you can make your own easy riddles and jokes

Making your own family jokes is a lot of fun. You can code name a few things with the help of your child and create jokes around those names. If naming and coding doesn’t excite you, you can take cues from the following easy riddles that will puzzle your child’s mind, yet you’ll all enjoy. So, here they are.

23 funny and easy riddles for kids and adults alike

Let’s start with a not so easy riddle.

Clever Riddles For Kids

Riddle 1

Think, think! The answer to the riddle is simple, but it definitely has a twist.

Still haven’t got it?

Now come on, it doesn’t get easier than this. Okay, here’s the answer:

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Answer: A parrot


 


 

Riddle 2

Not quite sure about what creates light? The Sun, yes; but this involves fire!
Want a hint?

Got the answer?
I’m sure you are almost there.

Yes, you got that right!

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Answer: A candle


 


 

Riddle 3

Wasn’t this supposed to be a list of easy riddles – then why this tough one? This one is just to tickle your brain a little harder.

Got it? Oh, don’t worry. Here’s your answer!

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Answer: Day and night


 


 

Riddle 4

A rock that melts in hot water? What kind of a rock is it?

What? Made of water? Hmmm…is it the solid form of water?
Yes it is!

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Answer: An ice cube


 


 

Riddle 5

Are these easy riddles or puzzling riddles? How can something speak with ears and hear with the mouth?

It’s something mom and dad use everyday!

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Answer: A phone


 


 

Short Riddles For Kids

Riddle 6

Wait! What? How can a broken thing be worth more than when it’s not broken? Confused, eh? Think hard.

Yes, you got that right!

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Answer: An egg


 


 

Riddle 7

You might need mom or grandma to help you solve this one.

Yes, her answer is correct. It’s a shower of blessings.

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Answer: A baby shower


 


 

Riddle 8

This one is another one of the easy riddles. Haven’t got it?

Yes, you got that right!

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Answer: Our height


 


 

Riddle 9

These riddles are getting weirder by the minute, no? How can teeth not chew? I mean the main idea to have teeth is for them to be able to chew, right?
You probably signed in only for easy riddles here! Anyway, let’s think.

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Answer: A comb


 


 

Riddle 10

These riddles are really racking our brains no? How can something have hands, but not hold anything?

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Answer: A clock! Clocks have hands, but they cannot hold!


 


 

Riddle 11

This one actually one of the promised easy riddles. Just think of all the things that hold or carry food – the kitchen shelf, the snack cabinet, and the fridge.

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Answer: A refrigerator


 


 

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What Am I? Riddles For Kids

Riddle 12

How is this possible? Only eyes can see right? It’s a brain teaser or brain twister rather that just seems impossible to solve.

Hmmm… still thinking? Here’s the answer:

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Answer: A keyhole


 


 

Riddle 13

It’s one of the easy riddles in this list.

Can you hold it for more than a few seconds? Well, that’s your answer!

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Answer: Your breath


 


 

Riddle 14

To name a few, I can be vegetables, lentils, junk food, salads, chocolate, hmmm…maybe ice cream?
No, that’s not the correct answer.

Yes, you got that right.

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Answer: Dinner! Dinner can never be had in the morning because it’s dinner!


 


 

Riddle 15

Water kills? Never heard of anything that water kills, no?

Yes, your guess is right.

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Answer: Fire


 


 

Riddle 16

What hard things grow on us? Is it hair? But hair is not hard. Nails? But nails are not hard like stone, we can cut them. Then what else?

Yes, there they are.

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Answer: A tooth


 


 

Riddle 17

No, we’re not talking about mummy’s permission here. Yes, you cannot come in or go out without it but the answer here is a bit more technical.

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Answer: A door


 


 

Riddle 18

What’s excellent to taste? Well, many things. In fact, everything tastes excellent or not excellent to different people. So then what’s the one thing that’s excellent to taste universally?
Or maybe it’s excellent to help us taste?

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Answer: A tongue


 


 

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Logic Riddles For Kids

Riddle 19

Wow! A rich riddle!

Haven’t got it?
Okay, then go straight to the answer.

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Answer: A wallet/purse. It holds all our money, but does it spend it?


 


 

Riddle 20

How can a number have a letter added to it? Does it mean number spellings? Maybe yes!

Yes! That’s the answer.

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Answer: One (add G and it becomes ‘gone’)


 


 

Riddle 21

How can water not be wet? Let’s analyse: water is wet, ice is wet, and juices are wet. Anything made of water will be wet, no?

Got it?

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Answer: A cloud


 


 

Riddle 22

If something is black, how can it be colourless? A real tough brain teaser, isn’t it?
Well…

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Answer: A shadow


 


 

Riddle 23

Let’s count. Start from number one…. But all numbers, from number 1 onwards have a value? Which number can it be?

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Answer: Number 0 (zero)


 


 

Before we go

Did you enjoy these puzzling, teasing, yet easy riddles? Riddles are a lot of fun especially when children start to understand how the world around them works. Kids between ages 6 to 12 years enjoy and love to create various kinds of riddles and jokes. It’s then that a repertoire of funny and easy riddles comes to our rescue.

Hope you and your family have a great time trying to solve these riddles. Until next time, happy solving!

Share a few funny and easy riddles that you know of with us. Comment now!

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Mother to a five-year-old, Amrita Minocha is essentially a teacher. She teaches GRE/GMAT/IELTS verbal courses, English as a second language (TESOL), and Yoga! An MBA in HR, she enjoys juggling between diverse roles. A hardcore bookworm who aims to pen a book someday, she currently writes GRE verbal samples, activity books for kids, and actively blogs on the Flintobox blog.

8 Comments

  • Vimal

    October 6, 2018 - 2:33 pm

    Good one! My sis-in-law kid was enjoying to finding answer for the riddles..

    • Gayathri G

      October 8, 2018 - 9:01 am

      Great to know that! Thank you 🙂

  • Sudha

    August 18, 2018 - 8:49 pm

    Enjoyed it asking my whole family

    • Gayathri G

      August 20, 2018 - 9:56 am

      Really glad you like it, Sudha! 🙂

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  • Leena Pramod

    March 3, 2017 - 9:08 am

    very interesting and a brain booster

    • Rakesh

      March 3, 2017 - 6:19 pm

      Thank you Leena.

  • Preeti

    November 4, 2016 - 11:28 am

    Wonderful

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