What Are Some Riddles for Kids?


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The following are riddles intended for kids: What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries? What goes up and down the stairs without moving? What has a face and two hands, but no arms or legs? The answers to these riddles are as follows: a towel, a rug and a clock.

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What Are Some Riddles for Kids?
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Another example is: The man who invented it doesn't want it. The man who bought it doesn't need it. The man who needs it doesn't know it. What is it? The answer: A coffin.

Similar riddles can be found at www.rinkworks.com and www.funenglishgames.com. When selecting riddles, note the age range of the children they are being chosen for, as selecting riddles that are too difficult may result in the children being frustrated rather than having fun. Most websites containing riddles order them from easiest to most difficult, so choosing appropriate riddles is made simpler.

A number of books also contain riddles and logic puzzles. Some of the most popular titles on the market are "The Big Book of Riddles," "Puzzles and Enigmas," "Fundrum my Conundrum," "Biggest Riddle Book in the World" and "Puzzles in Wonderland." Each book contains riddles with a broad range of difficulty, and many are specifically categorized by the difficulty of the riddles in a given section.

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