What Am I Riddles For Kids

Get ready for a double dose of fun and learning as we dive into the wacky world of “What am I?” riddles for kids!

These riddles are short, sweet, and will have your little ones giggling as they crack the code.

But don’t be fooled by their silliness — these brain teasers are secretly building up some serious superpowers in your child’s mind. From sharpening their critical thinking and problem-solving skills to helping them become vocabulary whizzes, solving riddles is a win-win for everyone.

So, are you ready to put on your thinking caps and get ready to laugh? Let’s get riddling!

    what am I riddles for kids

    Best “What am I?” riddles for kids

    1. I am full of holes, but I can still hold a lot of water. What am I?
    A sponge.

    2. You can catch me but cannot throw me. What am I?
    A cold.

    3. I’m tall when I’m young and short when I’m old. What am I?
    A candle.

    4. I must be broken before you can use me. What am I?
    An egg.

    5. I start with an E, end with an E, and contain one letter. What am I?
    An envelope.

    6. The more you use me, the more I get wet. What am I?
    A towel.

    7. I can run but not walk. Wherever I go, you are close behind. What am I?
    A nose.

    8. I am a room with no doors or windows. What am I?
    A mushroom.

    Easy riddles for kids

    9. The more you take away from me, the bigger I become. What am I?
    A hole.

    10. I have one eye but cannot see. What am I?
    A needle.

    11. I go up but never come down. What am I?

    12. I come down, but I never go up. What am I?

    13. I’m orange, I wear a green hat, and I sound like a parrot. What am I?
    A carrot.

    14. I have a head and a tail but no legs. What am I?
    A coin.

    15. I have a spine but no bones. What am I?
    A book.

    16. I have a neck but no head. What am I?
    A bottle.

    17. I have teeth, but I cannot chew. What am I?
    A comb.

    Funny “What am I?” riddles for kids

    18. I have a ring but no finger. What am I?
    A telephone.

    19. I have a lot of eyes but I can’t see. What am I?
    A potato.

    20. I am always running, but I never get tired. What am I?
    A refrigerator.

    21. I have a thumb and four fingers but I’m not alive. What am I?
    A glove.

    22. I have a lot of keys, yet I can’t open a single lock. What am I?
    A piano.

    23. I am a letter of the alphabet that has the most water. What am I?
    The letter C.

    24. I jump when I walk and sit when I stand. What am I?
    A kangaroo.

    25. I have a neck but no head, two arms but no hands. What am I?
    A shirt.

    26. I’m a ball that you can roll but cannot be bounced or thrown. What am I?
    An eyeball.

    More what am I riddles

    Silly riddles

    27. I am kind of lion that never roars. What am I?
    A dandelion.

    28. I am a band that never plays music. What am I?
    A rubber band.

    29. I have many teeth but can’t bite. What am I?
    A zipper.

    30. I go through towns and over hills but never move. What am I?
    A road.

    31. I have no feet, no hands, and no wings, but I can climb into the sky. What am I?

    32. I have branches but no fruit, trunk, or leaves. What am I?
    A bank.

    33. Lifting me is easy but you’ll find throwing me very difficult. What am I?
    A feather.

    34. I have a face but no eyes, hands but no arms. What am I?
    A clock.

    Brain teasers to make you think

    35. You see me once in June, twice in November, and not in May. What am I?
    The letter E.

    36. I am so fragile that saying my name breaks me. What am I?

    37. I make a loud noise when I’m changing. When I change, I get bigger but weigh less. What am I?

    38. I’m a god, a planet, and a measurer of heat. Who am I?

    39. I’m a coat that can only be put on wet. What kind of coat am I?
    A coat of paint.

    40. I’m light as a feather, but even the world’s strongest man couldn’t hold me for over a minute. What am I?

    41. I come in many different colors and I get bigger when I’m full. I will float away if you don’t tie me down and I will make a loud sound if I break. What am I?
    A balloon.

    42. I am the only thing that places today before yesterday. What am I?
    A dictionary.

    So how did you do? We hope these what am I riddles for kids challenged your mind and provided a laugh along the way.

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    By Greg Johnson | Published 4/30/24