Salt Riddles

Here are four riddles for kids where salt is the answer, so these are great for using with all our other food riddles.

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

To use that final idea, read the clue that’s on the first line to your kids and have them try to guess what they think the answer might be. As the clue is that it’s something which is white but which isn’t milk, they might guess that it’s snow, a piece of paper or a dove.

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

4 Salt Riddles For Kids

Salt Riddles For Kids

I’m something that adds flavor
I’m white and very small
I come after sea and rock
Epsom, bath and table

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This is something that looks like sugar
But it’s definitely not sweet
Nowadays it’s used to add flavor
In olden days it preserved meat

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This thing comes as a small grain
But it’s not sugar or sand
It’s often used when cooking
So that food doesn’t taste bland

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What Am I?

I’m white but I’m not milk
I’m small but I’m not snow
I come as a grain but I’m not rice
I’m added to food but I’m not sugar
I come in a shaker but I’m not pepper

Milk Riddles

Here are five riddles for kids where milk is the answer, so they’re perfect for using with our other dairy, beverage and farm riddles.

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

To use that last one, read the first line of it to your kids and ask them to try guessing what they think the answer might be. As it’s something that’s white but which isn’t a snowman, they might guess that it’s a piece of paper, a cloud or a bathtub.

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

5 Milk Riddles For Kids

Milk Riddles For Kids

If you had none with your cereal
I don’t think that you would be pleased
Although you pour it from a bottle
From a cow’s udder it is squeezed

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I’m something that is white
In a bottle I am stored
I’m something you can drink
On cereal I am poured

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This is a type of liquid
But it’s not oil or ink
It’s white and comes from a cow
And it’s something you can drink

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When flavors are added to this
It can be turned into a shake
It’s added to your cereal
And when churned, butter you can make

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What Am I?

I’m white but I’m not a snowman
I’m wet but I’m not sunscreen
I’m stored in the fridge but I’m not yogurt
I’m added to breakfast cereal but I’m not sugar
I’m something you can drink but I’m not water

Butter Riddles

Here are three riddles for kids where the answer is butter, so these are great for using with our other riddles about types of food or dairy products.

The first two of them are rhyming riddles, while the third 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’s yellow but which isn’t a rubber duck, they might guess that it’s a post-it note, banana, sunflower or lemon.

If they don’t guess that butter is the answer, read them the second clue and ask them to guess again now that they have some extra details. Keep going until they either guess that the answer is butter or they run out of clues.

3 Butter Riddles For Kids

Butter Riddles For Kids

When it comes to popcorn flavors
This is the one that some like most
It’s a type of dairy product
That you might spread upon your toast

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I can sometimes be a stick
But I don’t come from a tree
I can be spread on your toast
I’m a product that’s dairy

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What Am I?

I’m yellow but I’m not a rubber duck
I’m sometimes a stick but I don’t grow on trees
I’m a type of dairy product but I’m not milk
I can be spread on toast but I’m not jelly
I can be added to popcorn but I’m not salt

Tent Riddles

Here are four riddles for kids where a tent is the answer, which means these are great for using with our other camping riddles.

The first three of these rhyme, while the fourth is a What Am I riddle.

To use that last one, read the first line of it to your kids and ask them to try taking a guess at the answer. As the clue is that it’s something that can be put in a bag but which isn’t a sandwich, they might guess that it’s potato chips, a laptop or grocery shopping.

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

4 Tent Riddles For Kids

Tent Riddles For Kids

If you want to camp outdoors
This will protect you from the rain
It is held up by some poles
A sleeping bag it does contain

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If you like being round nature
And overnight want to camp
You might sleep inside one of these
To stop you from getting damp

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Some can be bivouacs
And then there are tipis
A round one is a yurt
So what are all of these?

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What Am I?

I can be put in a bag but I’m not a sandwich
I have a door but I’m not a car
I have poles but I don’t have any penguins
I’m sometimes made of canvas but I’m not a piece of art
I’m sometimes found in a field but I’m not a cow
I have people sleeping in me but I’m not a hotel room

Coin Riddles

Here are six riddles for kids where the answer is a coin, so these are great for using with our other money riddles.

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

To use that final idea, read the first line of it to your kids and have them take a guess as to what they think the answer might be. As the clue is that it’s something that has writing on it but which isn’t a piece of paper, they might guess that it’s a billboard, a TV screen or a road sign.

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

6 Coin Riddles For Kids

Coin Riddles For Kids

I’m something made of metal
Although I am not a bell
I am something that is round
You throw in a wishing well

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Although this item is never half
It can sometimes be a quarter
If you come across a wishing well
You might throw it in the water

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I am something that is round
But I don’t ever tell the time
I’m often found in a purse
I might be a penny or dime

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This is something small and round
Your piggy bank might have many
As it can be a quarter
A dime, nickel or a penny

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Although I am not a salad
I am something that can be tossed
When you need to buy something cheap
I might be used to pay its cost

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What Am I?

I have writing on me but I’m not a piece of paper
I have a head but I’m not lettuce
I’m made of metal but I’m not a robot
I have a tail but I’m not an animal
I can be tossed but I’m not a salad