Chair Riddles

Here are five riddles for kids where the answer is a chair. These are therefore perfect for using with many of our other riddle themes such as household items and pieces of furniture.

The first four of these are rhyming riddles, with the word ‘chair’ completing the rhyme of the fourth.

The fifth riddle asks your kids What Am I? To use that idea, read the clue that’s on the first line to your children and ask them to guess what they think the answer might be. As the clue is that it’s something that has four legs but which isn’t a dog, they might guess that it’s a cat, a horse or a table.

If they don’t guess that a chair is the answer, read them the clue that’s on the second line and ask them to guess again. Keep doing this until they either guess that the answer is a chair or they run out of clues.

Chair Riddles For Kids

Chair Riddles For Kids

This is a piece of furniture
Often made of wood or plastic
It is somewhere that you can sit
But don’t use one that’s electric

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This might have a back and legs
But never has an armpit
But it can come after arm
For something on which you’d sit

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I am a piece of furniture
At a table I’m often found
When I’m there then I have four legs
But at a desk I swivel round

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This thing has a back and legs
But doesn’t have any hair
It’s something on which you sit
Which means that it is a _ _ _ _ _

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What Am I?

I have four legs but I’m not a dog
I have a back but I’m not a camel
I sometimes have arms but I don’t have any hands
I can be sat on but I’m not a horse
I’m a piece of furniture but I’m not a bookcase

Book Riddles

Here are six riddles for kids where the answer is a book, so they’re great for using with our other library, household item and school riddles.

The first five of these are rhyming riddles, with the word ‘book’ completing the rhyme of the fifth.

The sixth and final riddle asks your kids What Am I? To use that one, read the clue that’s on the first line to your children and ask them to guess what they think the answer might be. As the clue is that it’s something that has letters and numbers but which isn’t a computer keyboard, they might guess that it’s a cellphone, credit card or a billboard.

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

Book Riddles For Kids

Book Riddles For Kids

Although this thing has a spine
It doesn’t have a face
Although it is not clothing
It gets stored in a case

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This thing has a cover
But it is not a bed
It has many pages
And is something that’s read

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A spine, no knees
Full of stories
You will find these
In libraries

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I’m something that’s been written
Although I am not a song
I can be a short story
Or a novel that is long

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I come after check
Guide, match, note and cook
I’m usually read
Which means I’m a _ _ _ _

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What Am I?

I have letters and numbers but I’m not a computer keyboard
I’m sometimes stored in a case but I’m not a cellphone
I contain paper but I’m not a ring binder
I have a cover but I’m not a pillow
I have a spine but I don’t have any bones

Stairs Riddles

Here are five riddles for kids where the answer is a set of stairs, so they’re perfect for using with all of our other riddles about household items.

The first four of them are rhyming riddles, with the word ‘stairs’ completing the rhyme of the fourth.

The fifth of these is a What Am I? riddle. To use that one, read the first line of it to your kids and have them take a guess at the answer. As the clue is that it’s something that goes up and down but which isn’t a helicopter, they might guess that it’s an airplane, an umbrella or a chimney sweep.

If they don’t guess that it’s some stairs, read your children the second clue and ask them to take another guess. Keep doing this until they either guess that stairs is the answer or they run out of clues.

If your kids give the answer as ‘staircase’ for any of these, that’s also an acceptable answer unless you’ve given them the fourth riddle as that wouldn’t rhyme.

Stairs Riddles For Kids

Stairs Riddles For Kids

You might have these in your home
Although it’s not a door
You can go up and down them
To get between each floor

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To get around in a shopping mall
You might use an elevator
Or you might walk up and down what’s like
A non-moving escalator

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If an elevator’s not working
I am what you would have to use
So you can get to another floor
To go quickly, take my steps in twos

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You can find these in some homes
But they are not dining chairs
You can walk up and down these
Which means they’re a set of _ _ _ _ _ _

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What Am I?

I go up and down but I’m not a helicopter
I can be climbed but I’m not a mountain
I can be a flight but I don’t have any wings
I have steps but I’m not a ladder
I help you get between floors but I’m not an elevator

Table Riddles

Here are seven riddles for kids where a table is the answer for each of them. These ideas are therefore great for using with all of our other household item and furniture riddles.

The first six of these riddles rhyme, with the word ‘table’ completing the rhyme of the sixth.

The seventh of these is a What Am I riddle. To use that one, read the first line to your children and have them take a guess at what they think the clue might be referring to. As the clue is that it’s something that has four legs but isn’t a camel, they might guess that it’s a cat, dog or a chair.

If they don’t guess that the answer is a table, read them the second clue and ask them to take another guess. Keep going until they either work out that a table is the correct answer or they run out of clues.

Table Riddles For Kids

Table Riddles For Kids

This thing is often made of wood
I’m not talking about a stick
When listing all the elements
It comes after periodic

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I am a piece of furniture
Which is often made of wood
If you need to eat your dinner
Sitting at me would be good

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When you are feeling hungry
Then you will often eat at this
When you are playing ping pong
It comes before the word ‘tennis’

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Although I am not a plate
Your dinner is put on me
I can be periodic
For your bedside or coffee

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I sometimes have leaves
But I’m not a tree
I’m sometimes bedside
And sometimes coffee

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This is something with four legs
But it isn’t an animal
It’s a piece of furniture
You eat at it – it’s a _ _ _ _ _

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What Am I?

I have four legs but I’m not a camel
I’m flat on top but I’m not a horse
I sometimes have leaves but I’m not a tree
I come after coffee but I’m not a shop
I have food put on me but I’m not a plate

Window Riddles

Here’s a collection of six riddles for kids where the answer is a window, so there are perfect for using with all of our other household item riddles.

The first four of these are rhyming riddles, while the fifth is a one line riddle which also has an internal rhyme.

The sixth of these asks your kids What Am I? To use that idea, read the clue that’s on the first line to your children and ask them to take a guess as to what they think the answer might be. As the clue is that it’s something that has a frame but which isn’t a bicycle, they might guess that it’s a pair of glasses, a door or a photograph.

If they don’t guess that a window is the answer, read them the second clue and have them take another guess. Keep doing this until they either guess correctly that it’s a window or they run out of clues.

Window Riddles For Kids

Window Riddles For Kids

This might be open when it’s hot
And be closed if it has rained
If you look on some old churches
This has glass that has been stained

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This is something found throughout the house
Of that you can be very certain
Made of glass so you can see through it
But sometimes covered by a curtain

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There are a lot of me on schools
On a car and your home too
Made of glass and can be opened
In order to let air through

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Here’s a household item riddle
So it’s time to use your brain
This is an item with a frame
And some glass that’s called a pane

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I help to keep out rain and I’m always a pane

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What Am I?

I have a frame but I’m not a bicycle
I’m found throughout the house but I’m not a photo
I’m sometimes tinted but I’m not a pair of sunglasses
I’m mostly made of glass but I’m not a fish tank
I can often be opened or closed but I’m not a door