Riddles are great for lunchbox notes, dinner conversation or a road trip activity.
These riddles for kindergarteners will get the whole family thinking and cracking up.
Riddles for Kindergarten Students with Answers
Review these riddle options and pick out a mix of challenging and easier riddles to keep your child’s interest.
Solving a tough problem is a great achievement for kids who will feel great about shouting out the answer to these great riddles.
These riddles are great bell ringers in the classroom too!
These riddles are great for a rainy day or a long ride in the car.
Some of these riddles will be challenging for the whole family, so be sure to share the fun and read these riddles aloud.
Easy Riddles for Kindergarteners
- How do you make a tissue dance?
Put a little boogie in it
- What did the mushroom say to the fungus?
You sure are a fun-gi
- What is a pirate’s favorite letter?
- What time do you go to the dentist?
- What has 4 legs and never sleeps?
- What is the only word in the dictionary that is spelled wrong?
- What kind of chicken is always in the bathroom?
- Why are fish so smart?
Because they live in schools
- What has ears, but cannot hear?
- What do you get when you cross a vampire and a snowman?
- What is orange and sounds like a parrot?
- What do you call a bear with no teeth?
A gummy bear
- What do ducks eat at snack time?
Quakers and cheese
- Why do golfers always have an extra pair of pants?
Just in case they get a hole in one
Challenging Riddles for Kindergarteners
- How many months have 28 days?
All of them
- What starts with a T ends with a T and has T in it?
- The more there is the less you can see?
- What building has the most stories in the world?
- What has to be broken before you can use it?
- What instrument is found in the bathroom?
- What can you catch, but not throw?
- What has hands, but cannot clap?
- I have legs, but cannot walk, what am I?
- What has a head and tail, but no body.
- Brother forgot his umbrella, why did he not get wet?
It wasn’t raining
- David’s parents have three sons, Snap, Crackle and …..
- What has 4 eyes but cannot see?
- What is full of holes, but still holds water?
- I grow shorter the older I get, what am I?
- What can you break without touching it?
- I have a key, but cannot open locks, what am I?
- What bank has no money?
- What has wings but is not a bird?
- What runs and runs and never gets tired?
- What is blue and smells like red paint?
- What kind of tree can you hold in your hand?
A palm tree
- To eat this you throw away the outside, cook the inside then eat the outside and throw away the inside. What am I?
Corn on the cob
- I am light as a feather, but the strongest people in the world can only hold me for a few minutes. What am I?
- What is always right in front of us, but cannot be seen?
Math Riddles for Kindergarteners
- If two chickens lay two eggs in 2 days. How many eggs will they lay in 6 days?
- I am an odd number, but if you take away one letter I am even. What am I?
- Why was 6 afraid of 7?
Because 7, 8, 9
- What three numbers give the same result when they are added as when they are multiplied?
1,2,3 (1+2+3=6, and 1x2x3=6)
- If two is a company and three is a crowd, what are 4 and 5?
- Why is it so hard to be a math book?
You will always have problems
- Forwards I am heavy, backwards I am not. What am I?
- What did the triangle say to the circle?
What is your point?
- If there are 7 birds in a tree and three fly away, how many remain?
- I picked up three apples and gave one to my sister. How many apples do I have now?
Funny Riddles for Kindergarteners
- What do you call a cow on a trampoline?
- Why do bees have sticky hair?
They use honey combs
- When things go wrong, what can you always count on?
- What is the saddest fruit?
- What is the most expensive fish?
- What do you call a chihuahua in mid July?
- How do bees get to school?
A school buzz
- When does Friday come before Thursday?
In the dictionary?
- What do you call a fake noodle?
- What do you call cheese that you do not own?
- What types of keys have legs and a tail?
A donkey and a monkey
- What word becomes shorter when you add letters?
- Why do ghosts always tell the truth?
Because when they lie you can see right through them
- What bug plays sports?
- What is a sheep’s favorite game?
- People answer me, but I never ask questions. What am I?
- Why were all the chairs stolen from school?
The teacher asked the kids to take a seat
- What is easy to get into and hard to get out of?
- What kind of bunny cannot hop?
A chocolate bunny
- If you drop a blue hat into fruit punch what does it become?
Riddles for Kindergarten Students
Riddles are a great way to work on problem solving skills and build brain power.
Use the riddles on this list to challenge and entertain your kids on a rainy day at home.
Give points for correct and creative answers.
Riddles are logical thinking exercises that can help you keep your kid’s mind sharp!
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