50 Riddles for Children (and Adults) | Nanny Anita | My Baba

I love riddles!  I am not always good them, but I love to try and think outside the box when answering them.  They also make a wonderful way to pass the time when you are on a long car journey, waiting at an airport, or just over dinner.  I have made an easy downloadable version of 50 riddles for children (and adults) which you can find here.

Make sure you follow my brain teaser board on Pinterest for more ideas.  Don’t forget to save the pin for later.

  1. Here is a little sneak peak of a few of them.
  2. Forwards I am heavy. Backwards I am not. What am I?  NOT
  3. What has teeth but cannot eat?  A comb
  4. What kind of dog never bites?   A hot dog
  5. What’s never used until it’s broken?  An egg
  6. What has hands, but no fee, a face but no eyes, tells but doesn’t talk?   A clock
  7. What is right twice a day even though it is broken?   A broken clock
  8. How many months have 28 days?  All of them
  9. What appears once in every minute? Twice in every moment? But not once in a thousand years?  M
  10. What is yours but is used more by others?  Your name

If you like this sort of thing then be sure to check out my brain teasers, the tower of Hanoi, and pentalpha puzzle.  They are sure to get your little grey cells working over time.

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50 riddles for children {and adults)

About The Author

Nanny Anita
Norland Nanny

Nanny Anita is our resident Super Nanny. Having trained at the famous Norland College, in Bath, she has over 12 years experience, working all over the world with children from 2 months to 17 years old. Nanny Anita is an expert when it comes to keeping the little ones entertained and writes a column with Leonora called 'Get Crafty' for Little London magazine. Nanny Anita has been on hand to answer our reader questions, and she provides weekly arts, crafts and activities for families to do with their children at home. She really is a modern day Mary Poppins!

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