Ten Easy Short English Riddles for School kids

You’ll hear this question and many other riddles being tossed around at the dinner table in our house. The kids can’t get enough of them. I love that they get the kids thinking differently which is always a great skill to learn. Here are 10 of our favorite riddles to share with your family.

A. What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?

Answer. A clock!

B. What is the easiest way to double your money?

Answer. Put it in front of the mirror of course!

C. What has a thumb and four fingers but is not alive?

Answer. A glove.

D. What has to be broken before you can use it?

Answer. An egg.

F. What has a neck but no head?

Answer. A bottle.

G. What gets wetter as it dries?

Answer. A towel.

H. What goes up and doesn’t come back down?

Answer. Your age.

I. What belongs to you but is used more by others?

Answer. Your name.

J. Everyone has it and no one can lose it, what is it?

Answer. A shadow.

K. It’s been around for millions of years, but it’s no more than a month old. What is it?

Answer. The moon.