Riddle Collection: 28 Riddles for Kids!

In this world of fast answers and little thought, it's important we encourage kids to think not only logically but also verbally and mathematically. These are skills that are fast passing from this world. So take our advice and share this riddle collection with anyone who has kids at home, or try them yourself to remind yourself being a kid isn't as easy as you may remember! They think very creatively...

The Egg Roll

Riddle:

There is a rooster sitting on top of a barn. If it laid an egg, which way would it roll?
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A Tale of Two Coins

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If you have two coins which total 35 cents and one of the coins is not a dime, what are the two coins?
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The US Presidents

Riddle:

How could the 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States have the same parents, but weren't brothers?
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The Two Kids

Riddle:

Mr. Thompson has 2 children. One of them is a boy. What are the odds the second kid is also a boy?
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Whiter and Dirtier

Riddle:

What gets whiter the dirtier it gets?
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The Marrying Kind

Riddle:

A woman from New York married ten different men from that city, yet she did not break any laws. None of these men died, and she never divorced. How was this possible?
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Tom's Father

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Complete the sentence: If Tom's father is Tony, then Tony is the _____ of Tom's father.
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The Bankruptcy

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A man pushes his car, stops in front of a hotel, and immediately goes bankrupt. What is he doing?
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A Special Dress

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What type of dress can never be worn?
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From Head to Toes

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You use me from your head to your toes. The more I work, the thinner I grow. What am I?
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Two For the Company and Three for the Crowd

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If two is a company and three is a crowd, what is 4 and 5?
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My Brother and I

Riddle:

I always follow my brother, though very different we are. You can see him but not me, you can hear me, but not him.
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Two Fathers and Two Sons

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Two fathers and two sons are in a car, yet there are only three people in the car. How?
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365 Apples

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A man has 365 apples. You take away 31, how many apples do you have?
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The Magician and the Egg

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A magician is standing on a concrete floor holding a raw egg with his hand outstretched. Without the aid of any other objects, he is able to drop the egg 2 feet without breaking its shell. How did he do it?
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Tastes Better

Riddle:

What tastes better than it smells?
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Four Children

Riddle:

Stacy's mother had 4 children: The first was April, the second was May, and the third was June. What was the name of the 4th child?
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Break Before Use

Riddle:

What do you break before you use it?
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If You Drop Me...

Riddle:

If you drop me I'm sure to crack, but give me a smile and I'll always smile back. What am I?
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The More You Take the More You Leave

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The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
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The Benjamin Button Question

Riddle:

Michael was 13 years old in 1980 and 8 years old in 1985. How is it possible?
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4 Legs But Can't Walk

Riddle:

I have 4 legs but I can't walk. What am I?
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The Barber of Seville

Riddle:

The barber of Seville shaves all men living in Seville. No man living in Seville is allowed to shave himself. The barber lives in Seville. Who then shaves the barber of Seville?
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Flies When Born, Runs When Dead

Riddle:

What flies when it's born, lies when it's alive, and runs when it's dead?
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The Odd Number

Riddle:

I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?
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Falls But Doesn't Get Hurt

Riddle:

What falls often but never gets hurt?
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The Wet Coat

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What kind of coat can only be used when wet?
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Turn and Turn

Riddle:

I turn once, what is out will not get in. I turn again, what is in will not get out. What am I?
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