Water Riddles with Answers (and a printable)

Water is all around us. We use it to live and play. These water riddles are perfect for encouraging an appreciation of this amazing resource as well as adding to a day of water play.

Loving these water riddles? We also have water jokes, beach riddles, camping riddles, and riddles with answers.

Water Riddles

Water Riddles with Answers

  • Riddle: Wash me, and I won’t be clean, don’t wash me, and I’ll be clean. What am I? – Answer: Water.
  • Riddle: You might use a lot of this for a fight in the summer. If this leaks inside your house, you need to call a plumber. What is it? – Answer: Water.
  • Riddle: I can help you clean your shirt. I fall, but I’m never hurt. Look for me to beat the heat, I can run without any feet. – Answer: Water.
  • Riddle: This is something you can find in a lake and in a stream. When frozen, it turns to ice, when boiled, it turns to steam. – Answer: Water.
  • Riddle: What always runs, yet doesn’t walk, often murmurs but doesn’t talk. Has a bed, but doesn’t sleep, has a mouth but never eats. – Answer: A river.
  • Riddle: I run forever, but do not move at all, I have no lungs or throat but a roaring call. – Answer: Waterfall.
  • Riddle: What lives in winter, dies in summer, and grows with its root upward? – Answer: An Icicle.
  • Riddle: I’m often running, yet I have no legs. You need me, but I don’t need you. What am I? Answer: Water.
  • Riddle: What has sea, yet no water? – Answer: The Alphabet.
  • Riddle: There is a boat with a ladder attached to it; the ladder is eight feet tall. If the water rises four feet, how much of the ladder will be on top of the water? – Answer: Eight feet, the ladder is attached to the boat.
Water Riddles

Add your water riddle joke to the comments.

Print your Water Riddles

Click here to get your printable water riddles.

For more giggly fun, check out these books:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *