A set of riddles with descriptions for little children - a large collection with answers

A set of riddles for children

An ideal option for kids, because here are simple riddles that everyone can solve. You can also start the path of forming the correct thinking in a child from here, and then move on to more complex tasks. Form the right thinking so that children grow up to be geniuses. Spend time together with your boys and girls not only with pleasure, but also with benefit!

I work with scissors.

I work in a salon.

I wash, dry and brush.

I cut hair.

Hairdresser

I am small.

I am a pet.

I keep food in my cheeks.

I am active at night. 

A hamster

Rabbits like to eat me

When I grow in a field

This orange vegetable

Tastes best when it is peeled

A carrot

I’m a pet that has four legs

And a tail at the end

You might hear me barking

And I’m known as man’s best friend

A dog

This is a root vegetable

That can be red, white or green

It can make you cry a lot

Even though it is not mean

onion

What animal always sleeps with its shoes on?

A horse

I live in the house.

I eat everything.

I am small and grey.

Cats eat me.

A mouse

This is something black and white

But it’s not an old TV

It’s a type of animal

That starts with the letter Z

A zebra

I am made of metal.

You eat steak with me.

I am sharp.

You use me to cut.

a knife

I need electricity.

I have a screen.

I can send email.

You can play games on me.

A computer

I am a pet.

I like mice.

I have nine lives.

I purr and meow.

A cat

I can fly.

I am not a bird.

I sleep during the day.

I am black.

A bat

I’m something that is sticky

I’m something that is sweet

I’m made by more than one bee

I’m something that you eat

honey

I am in the protein group.

I come from a farm animal.

Open me up and you’ll see two parts.

I am popular in many breakfast recipes.

I can be served in many ways, like scrambled, poached, or boiled.  

An egg

I eat insects.

I live in the pond.

I hop.

I am green.

A frog

I use markers or chalk.

I work in a school.

I have students.

I give homework.

A teacher

I work in an office.

I make phone calls.

I send emails.

I make appointments.

A secretary

You might be called this animal

If someone thinks that you’re afraid

This is something that you might eat

As well as its eggs that it laid

A hen / a chicken

I am on the wall.

I am dark.

I am usually black or green.

You can write on me with chalk.

A blackboard

I have a ball shape.

I have one leg to stand on.

I have the map of the world.

I am very useful on Geography lesson.

A globe

I am played at Wimbledon, at the US Open, and the Australian Open.

Men and women play me.

You need a racquet and a yellow ball.

I can be played indoors and outdoors all year long.

Tennis

I wear a white hat.

I feed people.

I work in a kitchen.

I cook.

A cook

I’m often made of wood.

I have four legs.

You eat on me.

You put a cloth on me.

A table

I can fly.

I have six legs.

I am yellow and black.

I collect honey. 

A bee

I am a room.

I have a sink.

I have a stove.

You use me for cooking.

A kitchen

I am a short stick.

I am soft.

I can be white or coloured.

You can write with me on the blackboard.

Chalk

I wear a uniform.

I work in shifts.

People in trouble call me.

I put out fires.

Fireman, firefighter

I’m usually round.

I have two hands.

I hang on the wall.

I can tell you the time.

Clock

I am long.

I am made of plastic or wood.

You can use me for drawing straight lines.

You can measure things with me.

A ruler

I am small.

I am an electronic instrument.

I can add, subtract, multiply and divide.

You can use me on Maths lesson.

A calculator

I work in the sky.

I'm often a woman.

I serve food and drinks.

I'm usually good-looking.

a stewardess

I do not have wings,

but I can fly.

I don’t have eyes,

but I can cry!

What am I?

A cloud

I oink.

I give you bacon.

I like mud and dirt.

I am pink.

A pig

I am small.

I am a pet.

I keep food in my cheeks.

I am active at night. 

A hamster

I am a pet.

I like mice.

I have nine lives.

I purr and meow.

A cat

I am a short stick.

I am soft.

I can be white or coloured.

You can write with me on the blackboard.

Chalk

I can be thin or thick.

I have a lot of pieces of paper.

I usually have pictures, too.

You can read me.

A book

I'm a sports star.

I make a lot of money.

I play for big clubs.

I wear football boots.

A football player

I work in the sky.

I'm often a woman.

I serve food and drinks.

I'm usually good-looking.

a stewardess

I used to be necessary to catch food for dinner.

Now I am just a sport.

Robin Hood was famous in my sport.

I am done outdoors.

I need a target.

If you hit the bull’s eye, you get the most points.

Archery

I wear a uniform.

I walk or cycle a lot.

I don't like dogs.

I deliver mail.

A postman

I have a ball shape.

I have one leg to stand on.

I have the map of the world.

I am very useful on Geography lesson.

A globe

I do not have wings,

but I can fly.

I don’t have eyes,

but I can cry!

What am I?

A cloud

I have teeth.

I’m made of metal.

You use me to eat.

You pick up food with me.

A fork

I am the most popular vegetable.

I grow underground.

I cannot be eaten raw.

You can cook me in many ways.

Children adore me.

Potato

I am long.

I am made of plastic or wood.

You can use me for drawing straight lines.

You can measure things with me.

A ruler

I am played at Wimbledon, at the US Open, and the Australian Open.

Men and women play me.

You need a racquet and a yellow ball.

I can be played indoors and outdoors all year long.

Tennis

I can fly.

I am not a bird.

I sleep during the day.

I am black.

A bat

I am small.

I am usually white.

You can take away your pencil marks with me.

Eraser / rubber

This is something black and white

But it’s not an old TV

It’s a type of animal

That starts with the letter Z

A zebra

What animal always sleeps with its shoes on?

A horse

I am the world’s most popular sport.

I have 2 different names.

I am a team sport.

Men and women play me.

Every 4 years there is the World Cup.

There are many competitions- in each country, in Europe, Asia etc.

football, soccer

I’m a pet that has four legs

And a tail at the end

You might hear me barking

And I’m known as man’s best friend

A dog

I wear a uniform.

I often have a gun.

I conduct traffic.

 I catch thieves.

A policeman

I am small.

I can be scary.

I have eight legs.

I spin a web.

A spider

I am a yellow fruit

That you might eat at lunch

When there’s a group of me

We are known as a bunch

A banana

It stands on one leg with its heart in its head. What is it?

a cabbage

This is a root vegetable

That can be red, white or green

It can make you cry a lot

Even though it is not mean

onion

What are all these animals?

Marmoset and capuchin

Macaque and baboon

A mandrill and tamarin

A monkey

I am small.

I am an electronic instrument.

I can add, subtract, multiply and divide.

You can use me on Maths lesson.

A calculator

I live in Africa.

I am yellow and brown.

I eat leaves.

I have a long neck.

A giraffe

I work with scissors.

I work in a salon.

I wash, dry and brush.

I cut hair.

Hairdresser

I’m usually round.

I have two hands.

I hang on the wall.

I can tell you the time.

Clock

I work at or near home.

I drive a tractor.

I grow vegetables.

I have animals in the field.

A farmer