Since we posted 30 Hilarious Jokes for Kids, we’ve been saving and accumulating riddles for kids! My boys are so into this kind of thing right now. In fact, with the summer traveling season upon us, I decided to put these riddles in printable form also – maybe they’re buy you a few minutes of peace on your road trip! Either read them from this post, or scroll to the bottom of the post and print!
Q: What gets wetter the more it dries?
Q: When you look for something, why is it always in the last place you look?
Because when you find it, you stop looking!
Q: A cowboy rode into town on Friday. He stayed in town for three days and rode out on Friday. How was that possible?
Friday was the name of his horse.
This next one needs to be told out loud…
Q: 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?
The knight (night), the king, and the queen!
Q: Railroad crossing, watch out of cars. Can you spell that without any “r’s”?
Q: What has a face and two hands, but no arms or legs?
Q: What has to be broken before you can use it?
Q: Lives in winter, dies in summer, and grows with its roots upward. What is it?
Q: It starts out tall, but the longer it stands, the shorter it grows. What is it?
Q: What belongs to you but is used more by others?
Q: What goes up and never comes down?
Q: How can a man go 8 days without sleep?
He only sleeps at night.
Q: I’m full of keys but I can’t open any door. What am I?
Q: What has a thumb and four fingers but is not alive?
Q: A man found an old coin and declared that the date on it was 150 B.C. This could not be true. Why?
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!
Q: Which is heavier, a pound of bricks or a pound of feathers?
The same – a pound is a pound!
Q: I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest man can’t hold me for more than 5 minutes. What am I?
Q: Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday?
Yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
Q: Timmy’s mother had three children. The first was named April, the next was named May. What was the name of the third child?
Timmy of course!
Q: What kind of coat can only be put on when wet?
A coat of paint.
Q: What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in one thousand years?
The letter M.
Q: What has three feet but cannot walk?
Q: What runs, but never walks, often murmurs – never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?
Q: If you are running in a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?
Q: What gets sharper the more you use it?
Q: If I have it, I don’t share it. If I share it, I don’t have it. What is it?
Q: What can you catch but not throw?
Q: How many months have 28 days?
All 12 months!
Q: They come out at night without being called, and are lost in the day without being stolen. What are they?
Q: What is full of holes but can still hold water?
Q: Two in front, two in behind, and one in the middle. How many are there?
( 1 2 ) 3 1 (2 3) 1 (2) 3
Got a road trip coming up? Or want to print the riddles and put one in a lunch box? Click here to print: 30 Riddles and Brain Teasers for Kids
Or click here for 30 Hilarious Jokes for Kids