25 Fun And Clever Riddles For Kids (With Answers)

Most people can appreciate a funny riddle. They’re also a good way to keep your mind busy while making it smarter. The best part about riddles is that they are made to be enjoyed by everyone. From clever riddles for adults to silly riddles that’ll make your head hurt,

Today, we have some clever and tricky riddles for children. (But trust us, adults will enjoy them too!) so without further ado, check out these 25 Fun And Clever Riddles For Kids (With Answers).

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Q: Throw away the outside and cook the inside, then eat the outside and throw away the inside. What is it?

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A: Corn on the cob because you throw away the husk, cook and eat the kernels, and throw away the cob.



Q: What has hands but can not clap?

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A: A clock


Q: What has to be broken before you can use it?

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A: An egg


Q: What has one eye but cannot see?

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A: A needle


Q: Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?

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A: The C


Q: In a one-story pink house, there was a pink person, a pink cat, a pink fish, a pink computer, a pink chair, a pink table, a pink telephone, a pink shower– everything was pink! What color were the stairs?

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A: There weren’t any stairs; it was a one story house!


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?

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A: The woman is blind and is reading braille.


Q: It lives in winter, dies in summer, and grows with its roots on top? What is it?

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A: An icicle


Q. It's been around for millions of years, but it's no more than a month old. What is it?

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A. The moon


Q: What word is spelled wrong in every dictionary?

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A: Wrong


Q: What is as light as a feather, but even the world’s strongest man couldn’t hold it for more than a minute?

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A: His breath!


Q: A cowboy rides into town on Friday, stays for three days, then leaves on Friday. How did he do it?

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A: His horse’s name was Friday.


Q: How can a man go 8 days without sleep?

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A: He only sleeps at night.


Q. What has a neck but no head?

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A. A bottle


Q : Poor people have it, Rich people need it, if you eat it you die. What is it?

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A: Nothing


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

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A: Neither, they both weigh one pound!


Q: What belongs to you but other people use it more than you?

Hello_my_name_is_stickerSource: http://www.everythingmom.com

A: Your name


Q: I’m full of keys but I can’t open any door. What am I?

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A: A piano


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


A. A glove


Q: The one who made it didn't want it. The one who bought it didn't need it. The one who used it never saw it. What is it?

CoffinSource: http://laffgaff.com

A: A coffin


Q: How many months have 28 days?

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A: All 12 months!


Q: What invention lets you look right through a wall?

WindowSource: http://www.everythingmom.com

A: A window


Q: What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in one thousand years?

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A: The letter “M”


Q.What gets wetter as it dries?

TowelSource: http://www.kidspot.com.au

A. A towel


Q. Everyone has it and no one can lose it, what is it?

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A. A shadow

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