The entire family usually gathers to celebrate Christmas holiday.
Christmas riddles are a fun method to teach your children about various Christmas-related things.
These hard puzzles keep kids occupied and away from their phones, which helps to develop their vocabulary and creative thinking.
So, give the children some puzzles to solve to make Christmas more fun.
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Christmas Riddles For Kids With Answers
These are found in the Harry Potter books and in Lord of The Rings too. They help make Christmas gifts that Santa brings to you. What are they?
I come with a lot of colors, so lovely and bright. I turn so many houses into a beautiful sight. What am I?
I drop from the sky far more beautiful than rain. There are no two pieces that’ll ever look the same. What am I?
We traveled from the East, following a bright star, bringing gifts to the newborn King. Who were we?
“The three wise men.”
Open me every day for something that can’t be beat. Behind each of the doors, you will discover a tasty treat. What am I?
You place a skirt around my bottom once I’ve been chopped. On the other end, a star or angel is how I get topped. What am I?
Although it might look like I belong on your toes, I’m actually hung up for gifts as every child knows. What am I?
I am a plant seen every Christmas which people hang up above and then they stand beneath me and kiss someone they love. What am I?
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You might make me this Christmas so that you can stuff me in your face. A cake, icing, and candy make an edible dwelling place. What am I?
Santa Claus rides on it as he gives out gifts, and to it nine reindeer are hitched. What is it?
It has two colors and is minty yet sweet. You’ll be “hooked”—isn’t that neat! What is it?
While I was snug in my bassinet on Christmas Day, my mother, Mary, sat nearby and sang me a lullaby. Who am I?
I can be made from evergreens, pine cones, or berries, and I am round. On the front door of someone’s house, at Christmastime I am found. What am I?
Funny Christmas Riddles For Kids
I am a ball that does not bounce. What am I?
I am a colored strip used to decorate your tree, metallic and shiny you will find me. What am I?
I’m a favorite saint, beloved by kids. I ride on a sleigh that is loaded with gifts. Who am I?
I hide around the house, moving during the nights. Santa sent me to see who’s naughty and nice. What am I?
“The Elf on the Shelf.”
What’s Frosty’s favorite snack?
How do kids always know when Santa Claus is around?
“They sense his presents!”
Where does a snowman usually keep his money?
“A snow bank.”
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Where will you be able to find the nine reindeer?
“It depends on where you left them.”
It gets killed. It gets dressed. It gets trinkets, and everyone smiles, looking at its star. What is it?
I am an egg, but I’m meant to be drunk. What type of egg am I?
Who will never be hungry during Christmas?
“A stuffed turkey!”
Tricky Christmas Riddles For Kids
It has a body with crispy arms, white eyes, and funny feet. You might love to eat this too. What is it?
You can take off its skin and still it won’t cry, but you will be in a pool of tears while making a Christmas meal. What is it?
You can hold me and shake me, but I’m easy to break. I have lots of snow, even though it’s all fake! What am I?
If December 31st is the end of the year, then what is the end of Christmas?
“The letter “S.””
You can catch me easily, especially around Christmastime, but you can never throw me. What am I?
When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?
“In the dictionary.”
Why is Santa really good at karate?
“Because he has a black belt.”
Christmas Brain Teasers For Kids
Shiny and bright, these colorful strings light up the night. What are they?
What is a parent’s favorite Christmas carol?
It is red and white, it is moving in circles, and it is red and white again, and red and white. What is it?
“Santa’s clothes inside a washing machine.”
When did Christmas and New Year’s Day both fall on the same day?
“They fall on the same day (of the week) every year!”
How do Christmas bells tell you they want to stay in touch?
“Give me a ring!”
How do snowglobes feel about Christmas?
“It always leaves them a little shaken.”
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How did Frosty know he had dandruff?
What do you have after all the Christmas gifts have been opened?
Hard Christmas Riddles With Answers
What is something that travels all around the world like Santa Claus, but never leaves its corner?
What do you call the fear of Santa Claus?
What is always right in front of you but can’t be seen?
Every Christmas Eve, what kind of question can children never answer yes to?
“Are you asleep yet?”
If Santa’s five elves can take five minutes to make five dolls, then how long will 100 elves need to make 100 dolls?
“Only five minutes.”
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In what year do Christmas and New Year’s Day happen in the same year?
I am tall when I am young, and I am short when I am old. What am I?
“A Christmas candle.”
What is the perfect thing to put into the Christmas pie?
Christmas Riddles For Preschoolers
What is the best Christmas gift you could get?
“A broken drum—it can’t be beat!”
What can’t be put inside a saucepan while cooking for the Christmas dinner?
What is something you can keep after giving it to someone?
How many presents can Santa put in an empty bag?
“Only one—after that, it’s not empty anymore!”
It is found in Christmas socks, Christmas scarves, and Christmas mittens, and often in the paws of playful kittens. What is it?
What does Santa Claus use when he has trouble walking?
“A candy cane.”
Santa Claus will be doing his own laundry. What detergent will he use?
Christmas Riddles For 10 year Olds Kids
I am one of Santa’s helpers. Who am I?
“A subordinate Claus.”
What do you get when you cross an apple and a Christmas tree?
Who is responsible for delivering Christmas gifts to cats?
Why do reindeer always fly over the mountain?
“Because they can’t go under it.”
Why did the Little Drummer Boy invite a chicken to join his band?
“He heard the chicken had drumsticks.”
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What do a Christmas tree and Santa’s beard have in common?
“They both need trimming.”
What will happen to you after eating the Christmas decorations?
“You will get tinsel-itis.”
Which of Santa’s reindeer has the most to learn about politeness?
What do you call a vampire caught in a blizzard?
I hope these Christmas riddles for kids will help them in learning how to apply logic! Share it with parents as well.