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# What are some short jokes and riddles for kids?

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A few riddles to work a child's mind include: "I'm tall when I'm young. I'm short when I'm old. What am I?" and "Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it, you will die. What is it?" The answer to the first riddle is "a candle," and the answer to the second riddle is "nothing."

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Another riddle is, "What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?" The answer is short, because adding the letters E and R make the word shorter. "If I have it, I don't share it. If I share it, I don't have it. What is it," is another riddle to trick the mind. The answer to that riddle is "a secret."

A few silly jokes for kids that play with words are, "What do you call two spiders who just got married," "What do frogs drink," and "Where do snowmen go to dance." The answer to the first joke is "a newlyweb," the second answer is "croak-a-cola" and the answer to the third is "a snowball."

One final joke for kids is, "Why was the woman so happy she finished the jigsaw puzzle in six months." The answer is, "The box said 2 to 4 years!"

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