85 Funny Halloween Riddles For Kids

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If you love Halloween, check out these funny Halloween riddles for kids! Each clever riddle is sure to have every ghost and ghoul howling with laughter! 

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Halloween is so exciting, and funny jokes and riddles make it even better! Your family and friends will love these spooktacularly funny Halloween riddles for kids! Each hilarious punchline is sure to drive them batty with giggles, so why not grab them today? You’ll be so happy you did! 

No need to be scared of these riddles; our funny Halloween riddles for kids are totally clean and family-friendly. You’ll be so happy when your little pumpkins memorize them and share them with all of their friends. For more fun riddles, don’t forget to check out our train riddles and our cowboy riddles!

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Funny Halloween Riddles For Kids

Q: What types of roads do ghosts like to drive on?

A: Dead ends.
Halloween Riddles For Kids Question: What types of roads do ghosts like to drive on? A: Dead ends on a violet background

Q: When is it bad luck to see a black cat?

A: When you’re a mouse.

Q: How many witches does it take to change a lightbulb?

A: Just one and she’ll change it into a toad.

Q: What goes “Ha, ha, ha, THUD?”

A: A zombie laughing his head off.

Q: I am present, but also past. I am wrapped, but not a gift. I am named after a parent, but have no children.

What am I?

A: A mummy!

Q: I am hollow and have a lid, but where to find me, you might wonder. Here’s a clue, I’m six feet under.

What am I?

A: A coffin!

Q: I have a body, arms, legs and a head, but I’m heartless and have no guts What am I?

A: A skeleton.

Q: From head down to toes, through every living being I flow. You might faint when you see me though!

What am I?

A: Blood.
 
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Q: I sleep upside down and I fly through the night. I live in dark places and I don’t have good sight.

What am I?

A: A bat.

Q: I have no feet to dance, I have no eyes to see, I have no life to live or die but yet I do all three.

What am I?

A: Fire.
Halloween Riddles For Kids Question: I have no feet to dance, I have no eyes to see, I have no life to live or die but yet I do all three.  What am I? A: Fire. on a violet background

Q: I’m tall when I’m young, I’m short when I’m old, and once a year, I make heavy pumpkins light.

What am I?

A: A candle.

Q: When the moon is full, from man to beast I transform. I have claws that are sharp, and my hair keeps me warm.

What am I?

A: A werewolf.

Q: I weave lots of webs, you can see where I’ve been. I have lots of legs, and I make people scream.

What am I? 

A: A spider.

Q: I am a room in your house where you watch TV and have fun, but I’m the one room in which ghosts, ghouls, and vampires will never, ever come.  

What am I? 

A: The living room.

Q: When does Halloween come after Christmas?

A: In the dictionary.

Q: Frankenstein’s father has three sons. The names of two of them are Snap and Crackle.

What is the third son called? 

A: Frankenstein.

Q: You have five pumpkins in a basket and you want to divide them evenly between your five friends, but to still leave one in the basket.

How do you do it?

A: You give the last pumpkin to one of your friends while it is still in the basket.

Q: You have a match, a jack-o’-lantern, and three candles for the jack-o’-lantern; a tall candle, a medium candle, a short candle.

Which one should you light first? 

A: The match.

Q; A group of witches are having a broomstick race. The witch in third place overtakes the witch in second place.

Where is she now? 

A: In second place.

Q: When a witch lands, where does she park?

A: In a broom closet.
Halloween Riddles For Kids Question: When a witch lands, where does she park? A: In a broom closet. on a yellow background

Q: Why don’t skeletons watch horror movies?

A: Because they don’t have the guts.

Q: How can you tell that a vampire likes baseball?

A: He turns into a bat every night.

Q: What do you call a skeleton that makes you laugh and giggle when you’re sad?

A: A funny bone.

Q: What does a ghost do to stay safe in a car?

A: Puts on his sheet belt.
 
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Q: Why didn’t the monster eat the crazy person?

A: He was allergic to nuts.

Q: What do you get if you cross a snowman with a witch?

A: A cold spell.

Q: Where do baby ghosts go while their parents work?

A: To day scare!

Q: Why did Snap, Crackle and Pop get scared?

A: They heard there was a cereal killer on the loose.

Q: Why don’t mummies take vacations?

A: They’re afraid they’ll relax and unwind.

Q: What do birds give out on Halloween night?

A: Tweets.
Halloween Riddles For Kids Question: What do birds give out on Halloween night? A: Tweets. on an orange background

Q: Why don’t skeletons play music in church?

A: Because they have no organs.

Q: What is a skeleton’s favourite instrument?

A: The trombone.

Q: How are vampires like false teeth?

A: They both come out at night.

Q:Why do witches fly on brooms?

Q: Because vacuum cleaners are too heavy!

Q: Why don’t ghosts like rain? 

A: Because it dampens their spirits

Q: Why don’t angry witches ride their brooms?

A: They’re afraid of flying off the handle.

Q: What was the witch’s favourite subject in school?

A: Spelling!

Q: What do you call a nervous witch?

A: A twitch.
 
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Q: Why didn’t the zombie go trick or treating?

A: He felt rotten.

Q: When do werewolves go trick or treating?

A: Howl-oween!
Halloween Riddles For Kids Question: When do werewolves go trick or treating? A: Howl-oween! on a black background

Q: What happens when a ghost gets lost in the fog?

A: He is mist.

Q: What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter?

A: Pumpkin pi!

Q: What did the pumpkin need for its boo boo?

A: A pumpkin patch.

Q: Why are graveyards noisy?

A: Because of all the coffin!

Q: What do you call a ghost with a broken leg?

A: A hobblin’ goblin.

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

A: A living room.

Q: I’m tall when I’m young, I’m short when I’m old, and every Halloween, I bring a jack-o-lantern life. What am I?

A: A candle.

Q: The person who built it sold it. The person who bought it never used it. The person who used it never saw it. What is it?

A: A coffin

Q: What Jack has a head but no body?

A: A jack-o-lantern.

Q: Two vampires ran a race and crossed the finish line at almost the same time. How did the race end?

A: Neck and neck.
Halloween Riddles For Kids Question: Two vampires ran a race and crossed the finish line at almost the same time. How did the race end? A: Neck and neck. on a violet background

Q: You’re in a room and there is a ghost in the room, but you’re the only one in the room. How is this possible?

A: You’re the ghost.

Q: What’s the problem with twin witches?

A: You never know which witch is which!

Q: What does a ghost do to stay safe in a car?

A: Puts on his sheet belt.

Q: What’s a little ghost’s favorite dessert?

A: I-scream!

Q: What room is left out of a ghost’s house?

A: The living room.
 
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Q: Why were the little ghosts so successful in Little League?

A: They had team spirit.

Q: Where do ghosts go on vacation?

A: Lake Erie.

Q: What do you get when you cross Bambi with a ghost?

A: Bamboo.

Q: What happens when a ghost haunts a theater?

A: The actors get stage fright.

Q: Why do mummies make excellent spies?

A: They’re good at keeping things under wraps.
Halloween Riddles For Kids Question: Why do mummies make excellent spies? A: They’re good at keeping things under wraps. on a violet background

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

A: Wrap.

Q: Why do skeletons always have a bad cold?

A: Because they are chilled to the bones.

Q: Why didn’t the skeleton dance at the party?

A: He had no body to dance with.

Q: What did the skeleton order at the restaurant?

A: A glass of coke and a mop.

Q: How do you fix a damaged jack-o-lantern?

A: You use a pumpkin patch.

Q: Why did the witch refuse to wear a flat hat?

A: Because there was no point to it.

Q: When a witch lands, where does she park?

A: In a broom closet.

Q: How can you tell that a vampire likes baseball?

A: He turns into a bat every night.

Q: What do witches call for in a hotel room?

A: Broom service.

Q: Why do witches fly on brooms?

A: Because vacuum cleaners are too heavy.
Halloween Riddles For Kids Question: Why do witches fly on brooms? A: Because vacuum cleaners are too heavy. on a yellow background

Q: How can you tell when a vampire has been in a bakery?

A: All the jelly has been sucked out of the jelly doughnuts.

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

A: Frostbite.

Q: Why did the vampire eat a light bulb?

A: He wanted a light snack.

Q: How did the bat learn to fly?

A: He took batting lessons.

Q: What do you do when a monster sits in front of you at the cinema?

A: Miss the movie.

Q: What do you call a goblin who gets too close to a bonfire?

A: A toasty ghosty.

Q: What do you get when you cross Tinkerbell with a werewolf?

A: A hairy fairy.

Q: How do you spell candy with two letters?

A: C and Y (C-and-Y)

Q: What is a ghost’s favorite fruit?

A: Boo-berries!

Q: What do ghosts sing in the shower?

A: Rhythm and boos.
Halloween Riddles For Kids Question: What do ghosts sing in the shower? A: Rhythm and boos. on an orange background

Q: Why do witches buy magazines?

A: They like to read the horrorscopes.

Two men are walking in a graveyard. The first man walks to a grave. The second man says, “Who is in that grave?” The first man points to the grave and says, “Brothers and sisters I have none. But that man’s father is my father’s son.” Who is in the grave?

A: “That man’s father is my father’s son” refers to the speaker. Since he’s pointing to the grave, it means he’s in the grave.

A man was driving with his son in his car. They got into an accident and were in critical condition. Two ambulances from two different hospitals arrive. The man is taken to one hospital and his son to a different one. The doctor walks into the operating room, looks at the little boy, and says, “I can’t operate on this boy. He is my son.” How can this be?

A: The doctor is the boy’s mom.

Q: If the witch has a broom and the jack o’lantern has a candle, then what does a vampire have?

A: A bloodhound. 

Q: I have hundreds of ears, but I can’t hear a thing. What am I?

A: A cornfield.

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