Autumn Riddles and Jokes for Kids

Autumn Riddles and Jokes for Kids

Riddles and jokes are an ideal way to get kids laughing while helping to get their brains thinking at the same time. To get you started, we compiled a list of some great autumn riddles and jokes for kids.

There are lots of fun ways to use these riddles and jokes during the fall season. One of our favorite uses is to create fall greeting cards using the riddles by writing the question on the front of the card and placing the punchline inside. Start with paper in fall colors and add decorations with markers or attach fall leaves with a glue stick.

However you decide to use them, we hope you’ll have fun!


Autumn Riddles and Jokes for Kids

Q: How do you fix a flat pumpkin?
A: With a pumpkin patch.

Q: How does an elephant get out of a tree?
A: It sits on a leaf and waits until autumn.

Q: You’re a bus driver on a fall leaf tour. At the first stop 4 people get on. At the second stop 8 people get on, at the third stop 2 people get off and, at the forth stop everyone got off. The question is what color are the bus driver’s eyes?
A: The same as yours, you’re the bus driver.

Q: There is a bush, a pine tree and an oak tree and it is the fall season. If the wind is blowing towards the west, which way does the leaves on the pine tree fall?
A: A pine tree doesn’t have leaves.

Q: What is a tree’s least favorite month?
A: Sep-timber

Q: If there are three apples and you took away two, how many do YOU have?
A: Two, because YOU took two.


Q: Why did the scarecrow win the Nobel Prize?
A: Because he was out-standing in his field.

Q: What is a scarecrow’s favorite fruit?
A: Straw-berries

Q: Who helps the small pumpkins cross the street at school?
A: The crossing gourds.

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Q: What do you get when you drop a pumpkin?
A: Squash

Q: Why do birds fly south for the winter?
A: Because it is too far for them to walk.

Do you have any other autumn jokes or riddles to share with us? Leave a comment below and see if you can make us giggle!


Autumn Riddles and Jokes for Kids


  1. What a cute idea. Nice for a grandparents card ?my grandpa loves jokes and riddles.

  2. Christina Gould says

    I love clean jokes that are safe for kids. This book looks like a great gift for the autumn. Thanks for posting!

  3. shelly peterson says

    What cute jokes and riddles. Thanks for sharing.

  4. This is adorable! It reminds me of sharing jokes with my kids when they were little!

  5. Oh my gosh!
    I just read these to my grandkids and they LOVED it!!
    Everyone needs a good laugh in their life every single day.
    Thanks so much!

  6. Dana Rodriguez says

    Thanks so much! I love the idea of making cards with these!

  7. Ha! My kids will totally think I’m a nerd saying these, but I totally am going to. I don’t care if they’re 16, 12 and 10 now. They appreciate my weirdness, and I appreciate you giving me some riddles and jokes for kids 😉

  8. Haha, I’m so showing my kids these ones tonight! I know my younger ones will love them. The best one is fixing a flat pumpkin with a pumpkin patch, I LOL’d.

  9. I love the elephant joke lol. It’s so hilarious! I’m gonna show this to my husband lol!


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