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13 Halloween Riddles for Kids

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Who says Halloween has to be all spooks and scares? iMOM’s Halloween riddles are kid-tested, mummy-approved, and guaranteed to make even the best little problem solvers scratch their heads. Print them out along with our 18 Fun Halloween Jokes Printable and read them as you drive to the local fall festival. Or take turns reading them between bites of pizza before the kids head out the door to grab some sweet loot. You can even use these Halloween riddles to help the kids wind down as you wait for the candy to wear off before bed.

When you think about it, riddles are actually perfect for Halloween. They are little exercises for the brain but in disguise! While you have fun trying to stump each other, your little ghouls, pirates, and princesses will think, grow their vocabulary, work on comprehension, and of course bond with you, which is quite a treat! Turns out you’re the tricky one, Mom!

Q: How do you spell candy with two letters?
A: C and Y (C-and-Y)

Q: The person who built it sold it. The person who bought it never used it. The person who used it never saw it. What is it?
A: A coffin

Q: What Jack has a head but no body?
A: A jack-o-lantern

Q: What does a witch do when she goes to a hotel?
A: She orders broom service.

Q: Two vampires ran a race and crossed the finish line at almost the same time. How did the race end?
A: Neck and neck

Q: You’re in a room and there is a ghost in the room, but you’re the only one in the room. How is this possible?
A: You’re the ghost.

Q: What’s the problem with twin witches?
A: You never know which witch is which!

Q: I’m tall when I’m young, I’m short when I’m old, and every Halloween, I bring a jack-o-lantern life. What am I?
A: A candle

Q: A zombie, a mummy, and a ghost bought a house. It has all of the usual rooms except for one. What room won’t you find?
A: A living room

Q: What types of roads do ghosts like to drive on?
A: Dead ends

Q: When is it bad luck to see a black cat?
A: When you’re a mouse

Q: How many witches does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: Just one and she’ll change it into a toad.

Q: What goes “Ha, ha, ha, THUD?”
A: A zombie laughing his head off

Have a good Halloween riddle to share? Leave it in the comments below. Here are more fun riddles for your family! If you’re looking for riddles for your husband to use check out the riddles on All Pro Dad. 


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