Tomato Riddles

Here are four riddles for kids where the answer is a tomato. These are therefore perfect for using with our other vegetable, fruit and food riddles.

The first three of these are rhyming riddles, with the word ‘tomato’ completing the rhyme of the third one.

The fourth of these ideas is a What Am I riddle. To use that one, read the clue that’s on the first line to your kids and ask them to try guessing what they think the answer could be. As the clue is that it’s something that’s red but which isn’t a stop sign, they might guess that it’s a sports car, a strawberry or lipstick.

If they don’t guess that a tomato is the answer, read your children the second clue and have them guess again. Keep going until they either work out that the answer is a tomato or they run out of clues.

4 Tomato Riddles For Kids

Tomato Riddles For Kids

I’m red and have seeds
And I am also round
Sliced up in salads
Is where I can be found

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Beefsteak and roma
Grape and camparis
Cherry and sun gold
What are all of these?

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If you enjoy eating fresh food
In your garden this can grow
It’s red, round and goes in salads
Which means it’s a _ _ _ _ _ _

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What Am I?

I’m red but I’m not a stop sign
I contain seeds but I’m not a pepper
I’m often round but I’m not a cherry
I sometimes grow on vines but I’m not a grape
I’m used to make sauce but I’m not a chili
I’m used to make salsa but I’m not an onion

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Pizza Riddles

Here are six riddles for kids where pizza is the answer. These are therefore great for using with our other riddles about food.

The first five of these are rhyming riddles, while the sixth asks your children What Am I?

To use the What Am I riddle, read the clue that’s on the first line to your kids and have them take a guess at the answer. As the clue is that it’s something that comes in a box but which isn’t a kitchen appliance, they might guess that it’s cereal, a pair of shoes or chocolates.

If they don’t guess that the answer is pizza, read them the second clue and ask them to guess again now that they have some additional information. Keep doing this until they either work out that pizza is the answer or they run out of clues.

6 Pizza Riddles For Kids

Pizza Riddles For Kids

If you’re craving some fast food
Then this thing might grant your wish
It sometimes has a stuffed crust
And sometimes it is deep dish

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This food can be delivered
Into slices it is cut
One place you can order it
Is somewhere that ends in Hut

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I’m something that smells cheesy
But I’m not a pair of socks
I am a food that is sliced
And delivered in a box

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Meat lovers or Hawaiian
Margherita or four cheese
Pepperoni or supreme
Tell me – what are all of these?

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I might have pepperoni
And I might have anchovies
But two things I always have
Is a base that’s topped with cheese

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What Am I?

I come in a box but I’m not a kitchen appliance
I have a base but I’m not a baseball field
I have a crust but I’m not the Earth
I can be delivered but I’m not a baby
I often have toppings but I’m not ice cream

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Ice Cream Riddles

Here are seven riddles for kids where the answer is ice cream. These ideas are therefore perfect for using with all of our other dairy and food riddles.

The first six of these riddles rhyme, while the seventh is a What Am I riddle.

To use that final riddle, read the first line of it to your kids and ask them to try guessing what they think it is that’s being described. As the clue is that it’s something that’s frozen but which doesn’t need a blanket, they might guess that it’s a snowman, a pizza or an ice cube.

If they don’t guess that ice cream is the answer, read the second clue to your children and have them take another guess. Keep going until they either realize that the answer is ice cream or they run out of clues.

7 Ice Cream Riddles For Kids

Ice Cream Riddles For Kids

In a bowl you use a spoon
On a cone you give a lick
This frozen dairy dessert
Many flavors you can pick

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I am something you can eat
But I’m not a bowl of soup
I am a frozen dessert
You can get out with a scoop

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I am something that’s frozen
But which you would choose to lick
I’m sometimes sold from a truck
Which when moving plays music

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This thing might taste of chocolate
Or maybe strawberries
It is a dairy dessert
Made by Ben and Jerry’s

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I am found in a freezer
Rather than a chiller
I come in many flavors
Including vanilla

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This can come as a sandwich
And it can sometimes come in bars
It’s also sold in cartons
By companies like Haagen Dazs

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What Am I?

I’m frozen but I don’t need a blanket
I come in different flavors but I’m not a pizza
I can be licked but I’m not an envelope
I sometimes come as a bar but I’m not soap
I sometimes have a cone but I’m not a dog

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Coffee Riddles

Here are four riddles for kids where the answer is coffee, so these are perfect for using with our other beverage riddles.

The first three of these are rhyming riddles, while the fourth asks your kids What Am I?

To use that final idea, read the clue that’s on the first line to your children and ask them to try taking a guess at what they think the answer might be. As the clue is that it’s something that can be roasted but which isn’t a turkey, they might guess that the answer is chicken, potatoes or chestnuts.

If they don’t guess that coffee is the correct answer, read them the second clue and have them take another guess now that they have some extra information. Keep going until your kids either guess that the answer is coffee or they run out of clues.

4 Coffee Riddles For Kids

Coffee Riddles For Kids

Although I’m not magic
I am a type of bean
I’m something you can drink
That has lots of caffeine

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This starts off as a bean
Which then goes on to be ground
It spends some time brewing
In a cup or mug it’s found

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Americano and latte
Cappuccino if you please
Macchiato and espresso
Tell me – what are all of these?

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What Am I?

I can be roasted but I’m not a turkey
I can be ground but I’m not pepper
I can be pressed but I’m not a button
I can be brewed but I’m not beer
I’m a bean but I’m not magic

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Water Riddles

Here are seven riddles for kids where the answer is water. These brainteasers are therefore excellent for using with our other beverage and nature riddles.

The first five of these are rhyming riddles, while the sixth is a one line riddle that also rhymes.

The seventh idea is a What Am I riddle. To use that one, read the first line to your kids and have them take a guess at what they think the answer might be. As the clue is that it’s something that can be sparkling but which isn’t a star, they might guess that it’s glitter, a sequin or someone’s eyes.

If they don’t guess that water is the answer, read your children the second clue and ask them to try guessing again. Keep doing this until they either guess correctly that the answer is water or they run out of clues.

7 Water Riddles For Kids

Water Riddles For Kids

You might use a lot of this
For a fight in summer
If this leaks inside your house
You might call a plumber

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This is something you can find
In a lake and in a stream
When frozen it turns to ice
When boiled it turns to steam

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I go solid in freezers
In rivers I can flow
My chemical formula
Is known as H2O

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This is sometimes sparkling
And sometimes it is still
As it is a liquid
It’s something you can spill

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If you go to Niagara Falls
You’ll see lots of this in motion
You also see it in a bath
In a glass and in the ocean

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I’m liquid and I flow, I’m made of H2O

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What Am I?

I can be sparkling but I’m not a star
I can run but I don’t have any legs
I can fall but I don’t get hurt
I’m found in a bath but I’m not a rubber duck
I can help you clean but I’m not soap

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