Riddle 1: What has ears but can’t hear, and flakes but has no hair?
Riddle 2: Why did the Pilgrims keep their secrets hushed in the cornfield?
Answer: Because the corn had ears, of course..
Riddle 3: Which holiday does Dracula hold dear above all others?
Riddle 4: Where did the Pilgrims find themselves upon their arrival?
Answer: On their feet!
Riddle 5: When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?
Answer: In the dictionary
Riddle 6: I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with the wind. What am I?
Answer: An echo
Riddle 7: What has keys but can’t open locks?
Riddle 8: I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost every person. What am I?
Answer: Pencil lead
Riddle 9: What has cities, but no houses; forests, but no trees; and rivers, but no water?
Answer: A map
Riddle 10: What do pumpkins and gourds love to play?
Riddles Centered on Turkeys
Riddle 1: What do you call a turkey who’s always late?
Answer: A Thanksgiving procrastinator!
Riddle 2: What do you call a turkey who’s always in a hurry?
Answer: A Thanksgiving speedster!
Riddle 3: What do you call a turkey who’s always losing his feathers?
Answer: A Thanksgiving baldy!
Riddle 4: What do you call a turkey who’s always telling jokes?
Answer: A Thanksgiving comedian!
Riddle 5: What do you call a turkey who’s always gobbling up laughs?
Answer: A Thanksgiving funny bird!
Riddle 6: What do you call a turkey who’s always afraid of getting eaten?
Answer: A Thanksgiving scaredy-gobbler!
Riddle 7: What do you call a turkey who’s always getting into trouble?
Answer: A Thanksgiving troublemaker!
Riddle 8: What do you call a turkey who’s always getting lost?
Answer: A Thanksgiving gobblehead!
Riddle 9: What do you call a turkey who’s always daydreaming?
Answer: A Thanksgiving space turkey!
Riddle 10: If a turkey says gobble, gobble, gobble and an astronaut says Hubble, Hubble, Hubble, then what would a computer say?
Answer: Google, Google, Google.
Riddle 11: Which dance is the official Thanksgiving dance?
Answer: The trot of Turkey!
Riddle 12: When an octopus and a turkey cross paths, what do you get?
Answer: Drumsticks for everybody!
Riddle 13: Why did the bird decline dessert?
Answer: Due to the fact that he was already exhausted.
Riddle 14: What do you call a dejected cranberry?
Answer: Cherry blue.
Riddle 15: How did the squash respond to the pumpkin?
Answer: Howdy, gourd!
Riddle 16: What attire did the scarecrow wear to Thanksgiving dinner?
Answer: An ‘abundance’
Riddle 17: What game does a pumpkin like to play?
Riddle 18: What happens when you split a pumpkin by its diameter?
Answer: Pi pumpkin!
Riddle 19: Why is it inappropriate to share a secret on Thanksgiving?
Answer: Because the beanstalk has eyes, the maize has ears, and the potatoes have eyes.
Riddle 20: How do you fix a cracked pumpkin pie?
Answer: With a patch of pumpkins!
Here are a few tips for solving Thanksgiving riddles:
- Think about the Thanksgiving holiday and the things that are associated with it. What are some of the traditional foods, activities, and symbols of Thanksgiving?
- Consider the different riddle types. Multiple-choice riddles are often the easiest to solve, while fill-in-the-blank riddles can be more challenging.
- If you’re stuck on a riddle, try reading it aloud. Sometimes hearing the riddle can help you to think of the answer.
- Don’t be afraid to ask for help from a friend or family member. Sometimes it takes two heads to solve a riddle!
We hope you enjoyed these Thanksgiving riddles for kids! Be sure to share them with your friends and family, and see who can solve them all!
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