Top 50 best riddles for kids

It’s your cousin’s wedding and he gave you the heavy mission of looking after all the kids in your family? Your daughter has entrusted you with her offspring for the day and you don’t know what to do with them? Don’t worry, we have enough to keep them busy all afternoon with little riddles that will make them think (it’s not at all a technique for you to have peace, absolutely not…).

For 4-6 year olds

1. A thermometer rises an additional 10°C. How many degrees will two thermometers show?

Always 10°C. Yeah, it was not fastoche huh, the heat wave, all that.

2. Which is lighter: a kilo of rocks or a kilo of cotton candy?

Neither because they are a kilo each.

3. What is the deafest animal in the world?

The frog because it goes “Coaaa, ​​cooooa”.

4. I am always before your eyes. Everyone has me. Who am I ?

A nose. Yes, it was an easy puzzle but what do you want, it takes for all levels.

5. Gaël takes 10 minutes to get to school. How many minutes will it take if he goes there with his buddy Tim?

Always 10 minutes. Unless they decide to have a rock battle, but that’s another story.

6. I have no head yet I have a hat. I have no shoes yet I have a foot. Who am I ?

A fungus. Yum yum the little pan-fried.

7. There are eight wooden benches in a park. Three benches have been painted. How many benches are there now in the park?

Always eight. Ah yes, you have to be savvy in mathematics.

8. A rooster lays an egg on a roof. Which way will the egg fall?

Roosters do not lay eggs. What question.

9. Which fruit has its seeds on the outside?

The strawberry. But it’s okay, no need to bring her back.

10. Which glass should you never pour apple juice into?

In a full glass. Otherwise, we are headed for disaster.

For 6-8 year olds

11. I cross the countryside and stop in the cities. Yet I am still motionless. Who am I ?

The road. Vroom vroom.

12. Max has five apples on a bench and takes out two, how many apples does he have?

Two, yes.

13. What can be in the sea and in the sky.

A star.

14. I am not alive, but I am growing; I have no lungs, but I need air; I have no mouth, but water kills me. Who am I ?

Fire. Besides, it burns.

15. Marine arrives at a mountain cabin and realizes she only has one match. In the chalet there is a fireplace, an oil lamp and a candle. What’s the first thing she lights up??

The light. Not stupid this Navy.

16. I am found in Mercury, Earth, Mars and Jupiter, but not in Venus or Neptune. What am I ?

The letter R.

17. Which invention makes it possible to look through a wall?

A window. Smart.

18. A bathtub is full. Next to it are a spoon, a cup and a bucket. What’s the fastest way to drain the tub?

We pull the cork. As for wine bottles.

19. If you let me down, I’ll break down. Give me a smile and I’ll smile back. Who am I ?

A mirror.

20. What gets wet as it dries?

A towel. Splotch.

21. How can you leave a room with two feet and come back with six feet?

By bringing a chair.

22. Which month of the year has 28 days?

All because they all have a minimum of 28 days.

23. 234 / 23? – What is the missing number?

A five, because after 234 comes 235. Did you have it?

24. What is stronger than a lion?

Two lions. Alone we go faster but together we go further.

For 8-10 year olds

25. He makes a loud noise when he changes. When he transforms, he becomes taller and lighter. Who is it ?


26. Can a cat come out of a cave with two heads?

Yes, if he caught a mouse. Let’s pray he doesn’t put her in your bed now.

27. Who is my parents’ son, but not my brother?

Me. Still, think about it.

28. How many drops of water can you put in an empty glass?

A car after the glass is no longer empty. Unlike your skull.

29. What falls from very, very high and yet never gets hurt?

The rain. It doesn’t hurt, but what is it.

30. What must be broken to be used?

An egg.

31. I have thirteen hearts, but no body or soul. What am I ?

A card game.

32. What goes up but can never come down?

Age. Sadly.

33. Only one word in the dictionary is misspelled. Which ?

The word evil.

34. What’s worse than a giraffe with a stiff neck?

A millipede with blisters. I feel bad for him.

For 10-14 year olds

35. What is ours but mostly used by other people?

Our name.

36. What can children give to their parents that their parents cannot provide for themselves?


37. What can you catch but never throw?

A cold.

38. Joan looks north while Mary looks south. They can however see each other without using a mirror. How is it possible ?

They are face to face. The little jokes.

39. Five sisters are in the same room. Emma is washing laundry, Louise is playing chess, Kiara is reading a book and Auriane is cooking. What does the 5th sister do?

She plays chess with Louise. Even if Louise sucks, it has to be said.

40. I am Clémence but I am not Clémence. Who am I ?

His dog.

41. Clément and Lucille are two children from a large family. Clément has twice as many sisters as brothers and Lucille has as many brothers as sisters. How many children are there?

7 children, 4 girls and 3 boys. But if, try again.

42. What has holes but still manages to hold water?

A sponge. Well done Bob.

43. I own cities without people, forests without trees and oceans without water. Who am I ?

A geographic map.

44. A bus driver is going down a street in Paris. He passes a stop sign without stopping, he turns left where there was a “no left turn” sign, and he goes the wrong way on a one-way street. Then he overtakes a police car on the right. However, he did not violate the highway code. Why ?

Because he was walking. The con.

45. Julien wants to cook pasta for exactly 15 minutes. Julien does not have a watch or a clock but he has 2 hourglasses: the first measures 7 minutes and the other 11 minutes. How to do ?

Both hourglasses must be turned at the same time. When the 7-minute hourglass is up, it must be turned over again (7 minutes up). When the 11-minute hourglass is over (11 minutes elapsed), you must flip the 7-minute hourglass the other way. Because since we restarted the first hourglass, 4 minutes have passed. Thus, we will obtain the four minutes necessary to reach the 15 minutes of cooking.

46. ​​When we have it, we want to share it, but if we share it, we don’t have it. Who is it ?

A secret. Band of scales.

47. Find 3 numbers that give the same result whether added or multiplied.

1, 2 and 3 because 1+2+3 = 6 and 1x2x3 = 6. It could be that I made an S tray but you will never know.

48. Jerome leaves his camp and walks 10km towards the South. He sees a bear, shoots but misses. He pursues him for 10 kilometers to the west and then loses his trace. He redo 10km towards the North and found his camp. What is the color of the bear.

White. It is a polar bear because it is at the North Pole that the meridians meet. Yes, it’s technical.

49. Matthew was 15 in 1990. And in 1995 he celebrated his 10th birthday. How is it possible ?

Matthew was born before Jesus Christ. So in -1995 he was ten years old and in -1990 he was 15 years old.

50. All the letters of the alphabet are united except five letters, which ones?

G, T, O, Q, P. Ptdr.

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