Skip Are we there yet? and go for giggles and good-natured groans on your next road trip. What’s better at keeping kids entertained than riddles? Use the following brain teasers to encourage creative thinking.
- What invention allows people to walk through walls? Answer: Doors.
- What asks no questions but receives a lot of answers? Answer: A telephone.
- Why should you never tell a secret in a vegetable garden? Answer: Because the corn have ears.
- What is the difference between a lion with a toothache and a rainy day? Answer: One roars with pain and the other pours with rain.
- What is ready to walk, has a long tongue, and can’t talk? Answer: A shoe.
- What is everyone in the world doing at the same time? Answer: Getting older.
- What do you lose every time you stand up? Answer: Your lap.
- A box filled with water weighs a ton. What can you put in the box to make it weigh less? Answer: Holes
- What are raised in many countries where the rainfall is heavy? Answer: Umbrellas.
- What goes down a hill but never moves? Answer: A road.
- You use me between your head and your toes; the more I work, the thinner I grow. What am I? Answer: A bar of soap.
- What kind of coat is made without buttons and put on wet? Answer: A coat of paint.
- What has leaves but no bark, a jacket but no tie, a spine but no bones, and is good company? Answer: A book.
- What bone keeps getting longer and shorter? Answer: A trombone.
- When you fall into the water, what is the first thing you do? Answer: Get wet.
- What comes all the way up to a house but never gets in? Answer: The steps.
For more wacky, puzzling, giggle-provoking riddles, check out Riddles In a Jar®: 101 Puzzling and Playful Riddles.
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