Animal riddles for kids

Do you know the animal kingdom well? Are you passionate about them? Now you can see how much you know by solving the fun animal riddles that we have prepared for your enjoyment. Play now what animal am i!

Have fun with these fun riddles and guessing games about animals, answers included.

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I have no sword, I have no spear, yet rule a horde which many fear, my soldiers fight with wicked sting, I rule with might, yet am no king. What am I?

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A warrior amongst the flowers, He bears a thrusting sword. Able and ready to use, To guard his golden hoard.

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If this animal is killed off, all of it's species destroyed; it becomes extinct, in a year, the species will be back. What animal is it?

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Stealthy as a shadow in the dead of night, cunning but affectionate if given a bite. Never owned but often loved. At my sport considered cruel but that's because you never know me at all. What am I?

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Oh how I love my dancing feet!
They stay together - oh so neat.
And when I want to walk a line,
They all stay together and do double time.
I count them up, ten times or more,
And race on-off, across the floor.

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I am a strange creature,
Hovering in the air,
Moving from here to there,
With a brilliant flare.
Some say I sing,
But others say I have no voice,
So I just hum-as a matter of choice.

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The strangest creature you'll ever find: Two eyes in front and many more behind.

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What kind of can never needs a can-opener?

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If a man would carry my burden-
He would break his back
I am not rich
But leave silver in my track

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Creeping on its belly, curled into a ring.
Eyes forever open, beware its lethal sting.

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I move without wings, between silken strings, I leave as you find, my substance behind. What am I?

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A guy always in armor,
But never been at war.
Sleeps in armor, walks in armor.
Slow he is, but heavy is the armor.
No sword, no bow, spear.
Who is it?

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One where none should be,
or maybe where two should be,
seeking out purity,
in the kings trees.
What am I?

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Animal riddles for kids

Animal riddles for kids are usually some of the most popular with them. Is that true in your case too? This subject tends to be very interesting applied to any activity: tongue twisters, stories... so guessing games are no exception. 

Through riddles for elementary school children learn about how animals live, what they eat, their most developed senses, and much more. These fun riddles have been passed down from generation to generation for many years, and remain a delight during moments of leisure. Include them in your free time, and you won't regret it!

We make available to you a large collection of riddles based on wild, domestic and farm animals, so that you can learn as much as possible about the animal kingdom.

You will find simpler guessing games, and other more difficult riddles about animals, whether because they are not as well known, or because you did not know about some of their characteristics or peculiarities. Beginning with short riddles about animals is what we recommend to get the hang of it, as they tend to be easier. And it will be good for your brain to take on the challenge little by little.

Read the funny animal riddles carefully, and think hard. If you are not sure about your answer, remember that you can make use of a clue we provide you, and you can also check the solution to see if you got it right.

Once you have learned these children's riddles, you can learn them and play with whomever you like. Challenging your friends or family members to solve children's animal riddles can be really exciting. Will they be able to come up with the answer before you? Want to find out?

Playing with animal riddles with answers can be even more fun because when you know the answer you can give them clues that you invent, or even mime or make gestures to help them guess the animal. You're sure to be laughing imitating the animals' peculiarities. It's bound to fantastic, and twice the fun! You'll also be surprised by what you come up with in the middle of the game, and that you never realised you could.

Come on! Let's start with these animal riddles for kids! Are you ready to play? Then we encourage you to visit the natural sciences guessing games section, or those for math, along with other activities, such as tongue twisters, stories and crafts that will also make for many moments of great fun.

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