Come up and we go, Go down and we stay.
It goes up and down the stairs without moving.
What has hands, but is not flesh, bone or blood?
The more there is the less you see.
You hear me once, you heard me again, and then I die until I am called again.
A box without hinges, key or lid, Inside, a golden treasure is hid.
I know a word of letters three, add two and less there will be.
White and thin, red within, with a nail at the end. What is it?
Give me food and I will live, Give me water, and I will die.
It can be said: To be gold is to be good; To be stone is to be nothing; To be glass is to be fragile; To be cold is to be cruel; Unmetaphored, what am I?
The more you take away, the bigger it gets.
Use me well and I am everybody, Scratch my back and I am nobody.
I can be written, I can be spoken, I can be exposed, I can be broken.
What is black and white and is red all over?
I run, yet I have no legs. What am I?
What goes around the world without leaving its corner?
We present a list of short riddles for kids that you can solve and then learn to enjoy with whomever you like in your leisure time. These riddles will be fantastic and fun, enjoyed with your loved ones, seeing who comes up with the answer first.
If you have not yet tried this fun activity, don't miss out on this opportunity to do so, and see for yourself. They have been around for ages, passed down and always a hit amongst both children and adults. This is why we have compiled a collection of short riddles to keep you entertained and learning.
You will have to tackle different levels of difficulty with these short riddles for children. Start with the easiest ones, to get the hang of it. You will see how you get faster and faster at coming up with the answers. Remember that if you find yourself a bit stuck you can get a clue to help you. You can also check whether you have guessed right by looking at the solution to the short tricky riddles. But don't cheat and look before you have thought a while and come up with an answer. Before looking at the solution you can ask a family member to see what they think of your answer.
Solving short riddles for children is a very entertaining pastime for those of all ages, as it is challenging and calls for logical reasoning. Being such a fun and beneficial activity, why don't we do it more often? Not to mention that short riddles with answers enrich children's vocabulary.
This time they are short riddles and answers, but you can tackle longer ones, find riddles by subject matter, or change the activity; tongue twisters, for example, are also a very fun didactic resource that allow you to improve your diction.
As we said, all the short hard riddles include answers, so you can check whether you have got them right. So, come on! Don't wait another minute, and give them a try. Let's see who solves the riddle first! Once you have completed these pre-school riddles you can continue learning with funny ones.