New year riddles for kids

As we bid 2021 goodbye, it’s time to welcome 2022 with open arms. And what better way to celebrate the new year than with some riddles! Riddles are not only fun and entertaining but also a great way to stimulate the brain and improve critical thinking skills. Whether you’re a parent looking for a fun activity to engage your kids or a teacher wanting to add some excitement to your lesson plans, these new year riddles are sure to keep your little ones entertained.

1. What starts with a “P,” ends with an “E,” and has thousands of letters in it?

Answer: Post Office (they deliver thousands of letters!)

2. What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

Answer: The letter “M.”

3. I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?

Answer: Seven (remove the “S” and it becomes “even”).

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

Answer: A clock.

5. What has four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three legs in the evening?

Answer: A human – they crawl on all fours as babies, walk on two legs as adults, and use a cane as seniors.

6. What starts with an “E,” ends with an “E,” but only has one letter?

Answer: An envelope.

7. I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air. What am I?

Answer: Fire.

8. What is always in front of you but can’t be seen?

Answer: The future.

9. What has a head and a tail, but no body?

Answer: A coin.

10. I am light as a feather, yet the strongest man cannot hold me for much more than a minute. What am I?

Answer: Breath.

These new year riddles are perfect for adding some excitement to your celebrations or to keep your kids entertained during long road trips or holiday gatherings. Try creating your riddles and see if your children can solve them or compete with each other. Not only will it spark creativity and imagination, but it will also be a great bonding experience for your family. Have fun and happy new year!

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