Riddles

See how many of our riddles you can solve! The riddles range from fairly easy to quite hard and are either old riddles pinched from different sources or ones that the children and staff have made up. If you have any good riddles please send them to us and we will try to crack them. If we like them we will add them to our riddles page.

If you want to see what the answer is to each riddle then just click on the word Answer…but try to solve them first…and remember you need to stop thinking in straight lines…Good luck!

 

I am the part of your body that disappears when you stand up

What am I?


Answer

The Lap

 

I have a face but no head

I have 3 hands but no feet

What am I?


Answer

A Clock

 

I have 4 legs but no toes

I sometimes have 2 arms but never any hands

I have a back but no chest

I sometimes have a head but never a face

What am I?


Answer

A Chair

 

I have a floor and a bed

But no roof and no mattress

You can lie on me but you cannot walk on me

What am I?

Answer

The Sea

 

Although I do not have any of my own light

You can best see me in the dark of the night

What am I?

Answer

The Moon

 

I have scales but I cannot weigh things

I have a mouth but I cannot breathe air

What am I?

Answer

A Fish

 

When we use it, we throw it away

When we do not need it, we keep it with us

What am I?

Answer

An Anchor

 

You can see me but you cannot hear me

And when you touch me I break into hundreds of pieces

What am I?

Answer

A Reflection in Water

 

When I am empty I am what I am

When half full I am what I am

But when you fill me you destroy me

What am I?

Answer

A Hole

 

I can go up a chimney when I am down

But I cannot go down a chimney when I am up

What am I?

Answer

An Umbrella

 

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