Birthday riddles for kids

Birthdays are always a special event for kids. They look forward to the presents, the cake and of course, the games. One way to add a fun element to any birthday party is by incorporating riddles into the celebration.

Riddles not only add an exciting twist, but they also exercise the brain, improve problem-solving skills and boost vocabulary. Here are some great birthday riddles for kids to enjoy.

1. What goes up when the rain comes down?

An umbrella.

2. What has a face and two hands, but no arms or legs?

A clock.

3. I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?


4. What starts with an “e”, ends with an “e”, but only contains one letter?

An envelope.

5. I can be cracked, made, told, and played. What am I?

A joke.

6. What begins with T, ends with T and has T in it?

A teapot.

7. I am not alive, but I can die; I don’t have a mouth, but I can cry. What am I?

A plant.

8. What goes through cities and fields but never moves?

A road.

9. I am tall when I am young and short when I am old. What am I?

A candle.

10. What has a thumb and four fingers, but is not alive?

A glove.

These riddles are sure to add an element of mystery and excitement to any child’s birthday party. Kids will love trying to figure out the answer and showing off their skills to their friends. So the next time you’re planning a birthday celebration, be sure to add some riddles to the mix and watch the fun unfold

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