Free Printable Halloween Riddles with Answers for Kids

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Get ready for some non-spooky fun with this collection of Halloween riddle questions and answers (with a free printable, too).

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Any parent can tell you that little kids are NOT here for the scary parts of Halloween, but they sure do want to be included in some mildly spooky fun. One of the best ways to do that is with costumes, treat, games like Halloween trivia and of course, riddles!

This collection of Halloween family-friendly riddles are kid-tested and perfect for the whole family. These are all pretty easy Halloween riddles. Add these to your next Halloween party or classroom party for an extra activity that even the littlest  problem solvers can take part in.

Print out the free printable Halloween riddles with answers at the end of this post and read them out loud for a simple Halloween game. This is a great activity for car rides too! Bring the list of spooky riddles with you as you drive to the pumpkin patch, local fall festival or corn maze with your little ghosts and ghouls. You can also use this list after you trick or treat on Halloween night to help your baby ghosts calm down before bed.

Riddles are a great activity for kids, because they help to exercise their brain while also having fun.If your kids are old enough to read, you can also print these out and add them to your little trick-or-treaters Halloween lunch box.

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Halloween Riddles with Answers

Grab your black cat and funny bone, and get ready to laugh with these funny Halloween riddles! (Scroll down to get the free printable list, too)

What’s a ghost’s favorite dessert?
Answer: I-Scream

 Why did the skeleton go to the party alone?
Answer: Because he had no body to go with

What do ghosts eat for dinner?
Answer: Spooketti

What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire?
Answer: Frostbite

What did the skeleton say to the vampire?
Answer: You Suck

Why doesn’t the monster eat the crazy person?
Answer: He’s allergic to nuts

What’s a skeleton’s favorite musical instrument?
Answer: The Trombone

What do witches call for in a hotel room?
Answer: Broom Service

What do you call a witch that lives on the beach?
Answer: A Sand-wich

How do you know vampires are sick?
Answer: They’re always coffin

What type of music is a mummy’s favorite?
Answer: Wrap music

What do you call two witches that live together?
Answer: Broomates

How do you know that a vampire loves baseball?
Answer: He turns into a bat every night

Where does a werewolf like to hide?
Answer: In your claws-it

How do you fix a jack-o-lantern?
Answer: With a pumpkin patch

What is a vampire’s favorite dog breed?
Answer: Bloodhound

Which part of the road do ghosts love to travel the most?
Answer: The dead end / dead ends

Why was the witch’s broom late?
Answer: It overswept

Where do ghosts go swimming?
Answer: Lake Erie

What do you call a dancing monster?
Answer: The Boogieman

Who was the most famous skeleton detective?
Answer: Sherlock Bones

Why don’t skeletons watch horror movies?
Answer: Because they don’t have the guts.

What is a ghost’s favorite fruit?

When is it bad luck to see a black cat?
Answer: When you’re a mouse.

What was the witch’s favorite subject in school?
Answer: Spelling!

A ghost, a zombie and a mummy bought a house. It has all the normal rooms except for one. What room won’t you find?
Answer: A living room.

How do you spell candy in 2 letters?
Answer: C and Y. (C-and-y)

What do you get if you cross a snowman with a witch?
Answer: A cold spell.

Why do witches fly on brooms?
Answer: Because vacuum cleaners are too heavy!

What kind of make up is a ghost’s favorite to wear?
Answer: Mas-scare-a.

What happens when a ghost haunts a theater?
Answer: The actors get stage fright.

Where did the vampire work?
Answer: At the blood bank

What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter?
Answer: Pumpkin pi!

What’s the ghost’s favorite kind of music to listen to on Saturday night?
Answer: Death metal

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Get the Free Printable Halloween Riddles with Answers

We love free printables! Snag a copy of the Halloween riddles and answered shared above. This is a digital design- no physical product is sent to you. You will receive READY-TO-PRINT DIGITAL file in a PDF format that you can print at home or in any local or online print shop. The first page is the questions, and the second page has the answer key.

I recommend printing this on plain white paper, but you can also use construction paper, white card stock or another type of thick paper. You can print this file out again and again as many times as you would like in the month of October or beyond.

This free printable Halloween riddles with answers for kids is free for you to use, but ONLY for personal use. Enter your information below to gain access to the free download, and the printable PDF file with the printable will be sent to your email address immediately for instant download.

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Riddles and Halloween jokes are a great way to have some spooky fun this October. Which of these fun Halloween riddles was your favorite? I hope you enjoyed these All Hallows Eve-themed jokes for kids. They’re sure to make your Halloween even more fun.

Did we miss any of your favorite halloween-themed riddles? If you try this fun activity or any of my printable games, I would love to see! Be sure to tag me on Instagram @simply.siobhan.

Happy Trick or Treating and Happy Halloween!

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