This evening, why not challenge your little one's brain with a few riddles before dinner? Not only will these get them thinking, but they are a great way to engage your kids while you get on with some chores like lunch or dinner prep. 


These are fun and easy but some might even slip you up!


1. What goes up and doesn’t come back down?

Your age.


2. What has to be broken before you can use it?

An egg.



3. Everyone has it and no one can lose it. What is it?

 A shadow.


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

A clock.


5. What gets wetter as it dries?

A towel.


6. What is the quickest way to double your money?

Put it in front of a mirror.


7. I’m as light as a feather but the strongest man can’t hold me for long. What am I?




8. What stays where it is when it goes off?

An alarm.


9.  I am an instrument that you can hear, but you can’t touch or see me. What am I?

Your voice.


Finally a little tricky one:


10. Two people are born at the same moment, but they don't have the same birthdays. How could this be?

They were born in different time zones.


SHARE if some of them tripped you up. 



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