30 Challenging Christmas Riddles for Kids

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I’m sometimes easy, sometimes hard. I’m loved by kids of all ages, but you still like me when you are an adult. The answer is hidden in me, and I give a few clues. You can keep on trying because you will never lose! What am I? – A riddle!

Riddles are a great way to stimulate your child’s brain. While riddles might seem easy for adults, they can be quite challenging for the little ones. For them it’s kind of like solving a mystery, and boy do they get happy when they give the right answer!

One thing is sure: riddles are loved by kids of all ages!

Here at EverythingMom we also love riddles! That’s why we often make lists of the best ones! And since everyone is in the holiday spirit, we decided to share with you the very best Christmas riddles for kids!

Curious to find out what they are? Keep on reading. Here are the 30 best Christmas riddles!

Christmas Riddles for Kids

Christmas Riddles

Riddle: Counting down to Christmas with me can’t be a beat, behind every door there lies a tasty treat. What am I?
Answer: An Advent calendar.

Riddle: I’m a plant seen at Christmas, which people hang above. And then they stand beneath me and kiss someone they love. What am I?
Answer: Mistletoe.

Riddle: I’m a coloured strip used to decorate your tree, metallic and shiny you’ll find me. What am I?
Answer: Tinsel.

Riddle: Climbing down chimneys may often seem weird, but not when it’s this old man with a white beard. Who is he?
Answer: Santa Claus

Riddle: We’re four-legged beasts, pullers of Santa’s sleigh. If you have been a good girl or boy, we might just pull him your way. What are we?
Answer: Santa’s reindeer.

Riddle: When Santa Claus sets off from the North Pole on Christmas Eve, in which direction does he travel?
Answer: South. Everywhere is south from the North Pole.

Riddle: I come with many colors, so beautiful and bright, I turn so many houses into a beautiful sight. What am I?
Answer: Christmas lights.

Riddle: You sometimes see them on a house, and often a festive tree. They’re often multicolored and run on electricity. What is it?
Answer: Christmas lights.

Riddle: If the end of the year is on 31 December, what is the end of Christmas?
Answer: The letter ‘s’.

Riddle: I’m Santa’s little helper, I’m loved by both girls and boys. All throughout the year, I work hard building their toys. Who am I?
Answer: An elf.

Riddle: I am a catchy carol and a tune which likes to rhyme, I contain 12 grand gifts that come around Christmas time. What am I?
Answer: The 12 days of Christmas song.

Riddle: What do you have in December that you don’t have in any other month?
Answer: The letter ‘D’.

Riddle: I am worn to mark a successful victory. I’m also made of flowers and leaves formed into a circle, and I vary from big to tiny. What am I?
Answer: A wreath.

Riddle: I get chopped, decorated and on one end you’ll see wings on top. What am I?
Answer: Christmas tree.

Riddle: Dropping from the sky, more beautiful than rain, there are no two pieces that will ever look the same. What are they?
Answer: Snowflakes.

Riddle: What do you look forward to that’s filled with stuff and that looks like a giant person’s sock?
Answer: Christmas stockings.

Riddle: Santa Claus sits on one of these as he delivers his gifts. You can ride one too, through the snowdrifts. What is it?
Answer: A sleigh.

Riddle: Rip me off quickly so I no longer hide, your precious gifts that are concealed inside. What am I?
Answer: Wrapping paper.

Riddle: It can be made from evergreens, pine cones, berries and it’s round. On the front door of someone’s house, at Christmas time it is found. What is it?
Answer: A wreath.

Funny Christmas Riddles

Riddle: Why are Christmas trees bad at knitting?
Answer: Because they always drop their needles.

Riddle: What is the best present you can receive for Christmas?
Answer: A broken drum. You just can’t beat it!

Riddle: When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?
Answer: In the dictionary.

Riddle: Why do mummies like Christmas so much?
Answer: Because of all the wrapping.

Riddle: If a lion had a Christmas music album, what would it be called?
Answer: Jungle Bells

Riddle: What did the Christmas tree say to the Christmas stocking?
Answer: Aren’t you sick and tired of just hanging around?

Riddle: Why didn’t the turkey want to eat on Christmas?
Answer: Because it was already stuffed!

Riddle: What’s red and white and goes up and down and up and down?
Answer: Santa Claus stuck in an elevator.

Riddle: Why is Rudolph so good at answering trivia questions?
Answer: He nose a lot.

Riddle: What did the bald man say when he was given a comb for Christmas?
Answer: Thanks, I’ll never part with it.

Riddle: What did Adam say on the day before Christmas?
Answer: It’s Christmas, Eve.

We hope you enjoyed reading these fun Christmas riddles!

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