I don’t know about you, but I’m always on the lookout for brain-building, fun activities that we can do as a family – anything except more screen time, right?
Well, these 14 fun riddles definitely fit the bill. They’re not too easy, not too hard, and will leave your entire family feeling just a little bit smarter when you’ve solved them all!
14. Blind as a bat.
Riddle: What has many eyes but is unable to see?
Answer: A potato.
13. What are they for, then?
Riddle: What has many needles but doesn’t sew?
Answer: A Christmas tree.
12. No applause, please.
Riddle: I have hands but I can’t clap. What am I?
Answer: A clock.
11. Always stationary.
Riddle: I have legs but I am unable to walk. What am I?
Answer: A table.
10. A monster, maybe.
Riddle: I have one head, one foot, and four legs. What am I?
Answer: A bed.
9. Blind in one eye.
Riddle: I have one eye but am unable to see. What am I?
Answer: A needle.
8. A wild mashup.
Riddle: What is 3/7 chicken, 2/3 cat, and 2/4 goat?
7. At least not on purpose.
Riddle: What can you catch but never throw?
Answer: A cold.
Riddle: Which band never plays music?
Answer: A rubber band.
5. Safe and sound.
Riddle: I have many teeth but will never bite. What am I?
Answer: A comb.
4. Not in so many words.
Riddle: What has many words but is never able to speak?
Answer: A book.
3. Definitely not my dog.
Riddle: What runs in the backyard but never actually moves?
Answer: A fence.
2. That’s quite a trick.
Riddle: What is able to travel the world without leaving its place?
Answer: A stamp.
1. All of the digits are there.
Riddle: I have a thumb and four fingers but am not a hand. What am I?
Answer: A glove.
Did you solve all of these on your first try?
Share your favorite family-friendly riddle with us in the comments!