Your family will gobble up these hilarious Thanksgiving riddles for kids! You won’t be able to stop giggling at these hilarious, family-friendly riddles!
If you are looking for the perfect jokes and riddles to share at your Thanksgiving dinner, we have just what you need! Our Thanksgiving riddles for kids will have your whole family rolling with laughter with each clever punchline!
Grab these Thanksgiving riddles for kids today and get everyone chuckling – it’s as easy as pie!
Our Thanksgiving riddles for kids are clean and appropriate for all ages, so you won’t feel like a turkey when you hear your kids repeating them. They will love memorizing them and sharing them around the dinner table!
For more laughs, check out our donut jokes for kids and bedtime jokes for kids!
The Best Thanksgiving Riddles for Kids
Q: The annual tradition each and every Thanksgiving Day is watching the great team sport the Lions and Cowboys play.
What is it?A: A football
Q: It has ears but it cannot hear and it has flakes but it has no hair.
What is it?A: Corn
Q: What smells the best every Thanksgiving dinner?A: Your nose!
Q: Why didn’t the Pilgrims tell each other their secrets in the cornfield?A: Because the corn had ears.
Q: Most people eat me, and that is no surprise. I taste great as chips and also as fries.
What am I?A: A potato
Q: It’s something I spy with my little eye. I’m an orange squash that is baked in a pie.
What am I?A: A pumpkin.
Q: Why is it that the turkey didn’t finish its dessert?A: Because it was already stuffed.
Q: What is Dracula’s all-time favorite holiday?A: Fangsgiving.
Q: This key has legs, but can’t open a door.
What is it?A: turKEY!
Q: Which of the Thanksgiving beverages is considered to be sad?A: Apple sigh-der.
Q: Where did the Pilgrims stand when they landed?A: On their feet!
Q: If you like sweet side dishes, then I will make you a happy fellow as I have sweet potatoes as well as sugar and marshmallow.
What am I?A: Candied yams.
Q: There’s lots of this at Thanksgiving but you don’t want it to be wasted because its meat’s really juicy, just so long as it has been basted.
What is it?A: Turkey
Q: What is the most favorite sport of pumpkins and gourds?A: Squash
Q: Why did the turkey decide to cross the road?A: To prove that he wasn’t a chicken!
Q: Why did the pilgrim cross the road?A: Because he was actually chasing the turkey!
Q: What is brown, big, and red all over?A: A turkey with a scoop of cranberry sauce.
Q: You see this festive event along the street on this very special day, from Felix to Mickey to Dora and Bugs Bunny, all of the people will make way.
What is it?A: The Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Q: It’s eaten at Thanksgiving as part of the main course. It gets added to your plate in the form of a sauce.
What is it?A: Cranberry
Q: If you want to picture fall, then my image would be best. I am a horn that is filled with all the season’s harvest.
What am I?A: Cornucopia.
Q: What will you get if you cross a turkey and a monkey?A: A banana that gobbles.
Q: Which side of the turkey has the most feathers?A: The outside.
Q: Is it possible for a turkey to fly higher than an ostrich?A: Yes, because ostriches don’t fly.
Q: We sailed across from Europe so we’d have the freedom to worship our God. Once we’d overcome many obstacles, we finally reached dry land at Cape Cod.
Who are we?A: The pilgrims.
Q: What do the Pilgrims, the Indians, and the Puritans all have in common?A: The letter “I.”
Q: Where do turkeys go if they want to dance?A: The Butter Ball.
Q: What is the main difference between Thanksgiving and April Fools’ Day?A: On one, you are thankful and on the other, you are prankful.
Q: Which hand should you butter your roll with during the Thanksgiving dinner?A: Neither. You should use a knife!
Q: What do May flowers bring if April showers bring May flowers?A: Pilgrims
Q: What is the name of the cranberry that isn’t happy?A: Blueberry
Q: What’s always in the middle of the table every Thanksgiving?A: The letter “B.”
Q: What genre of music did Pilgrims like best?A: Plymouth rock.
Q: How did the chicken, the pheasant, turkey, duck, and goose get into deep trouble?A: It’s because of their fowl language.
Q: Why is Johnny always getting low grades every Thanksgiving?A: Because everything is marked down after the holidays.
Q: What has feathers, a beak, and is dressed?A: A Thanksgiving turkey.
Q: It is a kitchen appliance but it is not trying to boast. In November at Thanksgiving, your delicious turkey is what it roasts. What is it?A: An oven
Q: What’s blue and covered with lots of feathers?A: A turkey holding its breath.
Q: Grandma and Grandpa had a total of six children. Each of those children grew up and had four children of their own. Those children grew up and had two children each. Everyone will join the Thanksgiving dinner at Grandma and Grandpa’s house. How many people will be at the table?A: 80 people.
Q: You reap what you sow because of this, remove the first three letters, and it becomes an object you can wear. What is it?A: harVEST.
Q: Why was the Plymouth Rock that brave?A: It’s because it was a little bold-er.
Q: How would you be able to call a pet squash?A: Call it anything you want because it won’t hear you!
Q: Where do turkeys come from if apples and pears come from a tree?A: The poul-tree.
Q: Why don’t you like eating fish on Thanksgiving?A: It’s because Thanksgiving Day never falls on a Fry-Day.
Q: If you will be carving the turkey with an electric cutter, what kind of battery will it need when it runs out of power?A: None. Because it’s electric-powered.
Q: What are you going to get if you breed a turkey with an octopus?A: Eight feather dusters.
Q: It’s a flower, but it doesn’t bloom; it sounds like a month and float over water. What is it?A: Mayflower.
Q: Why did mom put the leftover turkey in the fridge instead of throwing it away?A: Because she didn’t want it to go to waist.
Q: What’s something you can never eat at Thanksgiving dinner?A: Thanksgiving breakfast and lunch.
49. Why did the Pilgrim decide to eat the candle?A: Because he wanted a light snack.
Q: If you cross a key with a fowl, you get a turkey. What would you get if you cross a turkey with fire?A: A roasted turkey!
Q: Who is never hungry on Thanksgiving?A: The turkey, because it’s always stuffed.
Q: Why can’t you take a turkey to church?A: They use fowl language.
Q: What did the turkey say to the computer?A: Google, google!
Q: If the Pilgrims were alive today, what would they be most famous for?A: Their age
Q: If it took three people four hours to roast a turkey, how many hours would it take four people to roast the same turkey?A: None! The turkey is already cooked.
Q: If a tur-key has a key, and a don-key also has a key, what would you expect a monkey to have?A: A banana.
Q: What has feathers, is the star of a November feast and goes up and down?A: A turkey in an elevator
Q: What is the difference between a chicken and a turkey?A: The turkey is stuffed.
Q: What do you call a running turkey?A: Fast food.
Q: What always comes at the end of Thanksgiving?A: The letter “g”
Q: If you feel scared on Halloween, jolly on Christmas, how do feel on Thanksgiving?A: Stuffed
Q: What is red and has feathers all over?A: A turkey blushing
Q: Why did the chewing gum cross the road?A: It was stuck on the turkey’s foot!
Q: Why did the turkey cross the road?A: It was the chicken’s day off.
Q: Why do turkeys eat so little?A: Because they are always stuffed.
pilgrim with black hat, brown shirt and pants on white card with green border, thanksgiving riddles
Q: What part of the turkey does a drummer love the most?A: The drumsticks.
Q: What sound does a limping turkey make?A: “Wobble, wobble!”
Q: Where do you find a turkey with no legs?A: Exactly where you left it.
Q: What happened when the turkey got into a fight?A: He got the stuffing knocked out of him.
Q: I am a 12-letter word, 2 compound words, and people celebrate me in the fall.
What am I?A: Thanksgiving
Q: What animal has the worst eating habits?A: The turkey, because it gobbles everything up!
Q: How can you tell which part of the turkey is the left side?A: The part that was not eaten.
Q: What do you call a turkey on the day after Thanksgiving?A: Lucky
Q: Can a turkey jump higher than the Empire State Building?A: Yes, because a building can’t jump at all.
Q: Why was the turkey arrested?A: The Police suspected fowl-play!
What are your favorite Thanksgiving riddles for kids? Share them in the comments so we can add them to the list!
Love Riddles? Check out these!
- The Best Riddles for Kids
- Disney Riddles for Kids
- Rabbit Riddles for Kids
- Train Riddles for Kids
- Cowboy Riddles for Kids
- Plant Riddles for Kids
- Computer Riddles for Kids
- Back to School Riddles
- Riddles for College Students
- Candy Riddles for Kids
- Halloween Riddles for Kids
- Paint Riddles for Kids
- Thanksgiving Riddles for Kids
- Pig Riddles for Kids
- Ice Cream Riddles
- Fire Riddles for Kids
- Christmas Riddles for Kids
- Art Riddles for Kids
- Horse Riddles for Kids
- Space Riddles for Kids
- Campfire Riddles
- Penguin Riddles
- Eye Riddles
- Wind Riddles
- Sun Riddles
- Running Riddles
- Fish Riddles
- Book Riddles
- Banana Riddles
- Smile Riddles
- Dinosaur Riddles
- Dad Riddles
- Riddles for Teenagers
- Moon Riddles
- Tree Riddles
- Spring Riddles
- Map Riddles
- Food Riddles
- Library Riddles
- Beach Riddles
- Gold Riddles
- Clock Riddles
- Chair Riddles
How Do I Access My Riddle Cards?
Fill in the form above. You will receive an email in your inbox. If you don’t see it check your spam folder! You will then click to confirm your subscription. Once confirmed you will be taken to Airtable (a different website) where all our free printables will be waiting for you! It is free to sign up for Air Table!
How Do I Print A PDF?
You’ll need a program that supports PDFs. Adobe Acrobat is a great option. Open the program, click file then print. Select your printer and the number of copies you want to print. Be sure you click double-sided if you want it to print on both sides.
Can I Resell These?
You may not resell any printable that you find on our website or in our resource library. You may use them for class parties, at church, at home, or in the classroom. You may get these printed at an office supply store or copy center at your own expense.