Riddles are a fun way to exercise the mind. Read on to check out this fun Riddle of the day!
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Ready for a riddle of the day?
I love riddles. My kids and I will sit around trying to out riddle each other. Sometimes they get me and sometimes they don’t.
It’s a fun way of sitting together as a family talking, laughing and doing something we all love.
There are so many great riddles out there that are so much fun and so tricky. Best of all they’re actually good for you.
Riddles are fun!
Riddles are always a fun thing to read because they keep the mind going. Sometimes riddles will really make you step outside of your comfort circle when it comes to thinking because you really have to stretch the brain to come up with the answer.
Other times the answer is right in front of you and you didn’t even realize it.
Riddles are actually good for
For starters, they make you happy because when you get the answer it makes you excited. Did you know different types of puzzles help you brain in different ways? So not only are you doing something super fun you’re also doing something that’s good for you.
Riddles are the perfect way to get your brain going even when you don’t really plan on doing so. They have a way of making you think outside of the box.
However, there are times when riddles are not as complicated as you thought. Sometimes riddles are as clear as the nose on your face.
The reason most people don’t always get riddles the first time they read them is that we tend to overthink.
It’s natural for us to do so because we all tend to want to see the different sides of a coin. That being said this brain teaser below is one of those such cases where the answer is as clear as day.
I’ve put together some great riddles on my page. You can check out some here that are definitely tricky.
Here’s a fun one to start you off.
If you can’t figure the answer, scroll down to see what it is 🙂
Ready to warm up with some fun riddles?
I am an insect and the first half of my name reveals another insect. Some famous musicians had a name similar to mine. What am I?
I go up but at the same time go down. Up towards the blue sky, and down towards the ground. I’m present tense and past tense too, so why don’t you come for a ride, just me and you! What am I?
No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?
I am a box that holds keys without locks, yet my keys can unlock your deepest senses. What am I?
Answer: A piano
Pronounced as one letter,
But written with three,
Two letters there are,
And only two in me.
I am double, I’m single,
“I’m black, blue, and gray,
“I’m read from both ends,
And the same either way.
What am I?
The Answer: Eye
Answer: A Waterfall.
I always run but never walk, often murmur but never talk, have a bed but never sleep, have a mouth but never eat. What am I?
Answer: A river
More than Meets the eye
I am not alive, but I grow; don’t have lungs, but I need air; Also I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?
Can you answer the riddle below?
If you can’t Head over here to see the answer.
You can see nothing else, when you look in my face, I will look you in the eye, and I will never lie.
Answer: Your reflection.
What question can you never answer yes to?
Answer: Are you asleep yet?
With thieves I consort, With the vilest, in short, I’m quite at ease in depravity; Yet all divines use me, And savants can’t lose me, For I am the center of gravity!
Answer: Letter ‘v’.
A few more riddles
A limo driver is going the wrong way down a one-way street. He goes past four police officers along the way, yet none of them stop him. One even smiled and waved. Why didn’t the police stop him?
Answer: The limo driver was walking not driving 🙂
What is round on both sides but high in the middle?
Why didn’t Batman and Robin go fishing?
Answer: Because Robin ate all the Worms
When you have me, you feel like sharing me. But, if you do share me, you don’t have me. What am I?
Answer: A Secret.
People usually come to see me almost every single day and often many times a day. Despite this, people often consider me to be very dirty. Even though I will never speak to anyone, people will always show me a part of themselves that they rarely show to anyone else. What am I?
Answer: A toilet
There has never been a single airplane that has successfully landed at the airport in Cincinnati. How can this be?
Answer: Because there is actually no airport in Cincinnati.
The closest airport is across the state line in Kentucky.
If you paint a brown house white it will become a white house, if the stop light changes from red to green then the light is green. So, if you throw a white shirt into the Red Sea, what will it become?
The answer: Wet, because the Red Sea isn’t red 🙂
Did you enjoy this riddle? Here’s another one:
Did you figure out the answer? If not head over here.
Here’s another one, can you guess what the answer is?
The answer: A wave .
Finally, Looking for more fun brain teasers? Check this one out below!
Don’t know the answer? Check it out here.
I am greater than God and more evil than the devil himself. The poor have me, the rich need me and if you ever eat me you’ll die. What am I?
What kind of cup has holes in it when it is new, is designed to withstand a heavy beating and should never be used for drinking?
Answer: An Athletic Cup
Looking for more Riddles? Check out this fun book of the 125 Best Brain teasers of all time. You can grab it free on Kindle unlimited or for under $10 on paperback.
Check out this Tricky Riddle below
The Answer: Because they were all boys! Sometimes things are easier than they seem 🙂
Finally this one,
This one is actually trick riddle. It’s all in the wording.
The answer is What (has four letters -The word what)
The word Occasionally has 12
The word Always has six letters,
But Never (the word) has Five letters.
So yes this one tricked you but this is what brain teasers do, they’re usually a play on words that will trick you 🙂
Now that I’ve totally riddled your mind, why don’t you get a good laugh? Check out these funny 40 Good Morning Memes from my Friend Janessa over at Thrifty Nifty Mommy!