My kids can’t get enough of riddles. I did a few with them the other night and when I stopped they said, “Keep going! Tell us some more!”
Q: I fall, but I don’t get hurt. I pour, but I’m not a jug. I help plants grow, but I’m not the sun. What am I?
Q: A cub, a bunny, and a gosling are taking a walk. One of them sneezes. It’s not the animal that hops, and it’s not the animal that flies. Which animal sneezed?
A: The cub.
Q: I am a bow that can’t be tied.
A: A rainbow.
Q: What is small, round, and colorful and gets hidden over and over again?
A: An Easter egg.
Q: There are five holes in the ground and four seeds. A little boy plants one seed in the second hole. Then, a seed exactly to the right of that seed. Next, he plants a seed in the 5th hole, and finally, he plants a seed four holes to the left of that. Which hole did not get a seed?
A: The fourth hole.
Q: Racoons are racing around the tree. Can you spell that without any “r’s”?
Q: A mama robin has two daughters. Each of her daughters has a brother. How many children does the mama robin have?
A: She has 3, both of the daughters have the same 1 brother.
Q: What has to be broken before you can use it?
A: An egg.
Q: A teacher and a student were counting puddles. The student was the teacher’s daughter, but the teacher was not the girl’s mother. Who was the teacher?
A: Her father.
Q: What can run but can’t walk?
What is your favorite spring riddle?
Amy Lu is a Midwest mama from Michigan who enjoys sharing parenting and pregnancy resources with parents of young children on the blog, Making Motherhood Matter.