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Third Grade Riddles

Welcome to the Third Grade Blogging Project. As members of this blog, please add your comments about the riddles. If you would like to add your own riddles, please include it. Can you guess the answers to the riddles?

Friday, December 15, 2006

Animal Riddles



I’m a small kind of squirrel.
I climb trees.
I have black and brown stripes.
I have whiskers.
I run very fast.
Who am I?


I have black stripes on my tail.
I am very shy.
I am nocturnal
People say I have a mask on but I really do not.
Who am I?

I am a wild dog.
I hunt alone.
I hunt for small prey.
I am orange and white.
I eat almost everything.
What am I?

I am the tallest of all land animals.
I eat leaves.
I live in Africa.
I have long legs.
Who am I?

There are more than 82 species of me in the world.
I have a long tail.
I go up onto trees to find food.
I have to have a tail to keep my balance on trees.
You can see me in some zoos.
Who am I?

I have antlers, I eat plants and I like to go in water.
I live in forests and woods.
I’m bigger than a deer.
My antlers weigh more than a piano bench.
What am I?

I am nocturnal
I use echolocation.
People say I am blind, but I am not.
Can you guess who I am?

I live on a farm.
I have long legs.
I eat grass.
I pull a cart.
Who am I?

I eat ants.
I have a big nose.
I am white, light brown and black.
Who am I?

I am smaller than a moose.
I sometimes have antlers.
I get hunted.
I live in the woods.
Who am I?

I have blubber.
I am the biggest animal in the sea.
I am light blue.
I eat krill.
Who am I?

I live in water, but I need air.
I jump in the air up to 15 feet.
I have blubber.
I am bluish gray.
Who am I?




Solar System Riddles



I’m a planet.
I’m the fifth planet from the sun.
I’m the biggest planet.
I’m an outer planet.
I’m named for the Roman King of gods.
I’m ______________.


I’m not a planet.
I’m the core left after a supernova explosion.
I’m like a cosmic vacuum cleaner that swallows matter and energy.
I’m __________________.

I’m a plant.
I’m the second from the sun.
I’m bigger than Uranus.
I’m an inner planet.
I’m the Roman goddess of love and beauty.
I’m __________________.

I’m a planet.
I’m the third planet from the sun.
I’m bigger than Mercury and smaller than Jupiter.
I’m an inner planet.
I’m mother earth in Roman mythology.
I’m ____________________.

I’m a planet.
I’m the sevent planet from the sun.
I’m bigger than Mars and smaller than Saturn.
I’m an outer planet.
I’m named for the Father of Saturn.
I’m ____________________.

I’m a planet.
I’m the closest to the sun.
I am bigger than Pluto and smaller than Earht.
I’m an inner planet.
I’m the Messenger of the Roman Gods.
I’m _______________________.

I’m not a planet.
I’m a star.
I’m the center of the Solar System.
I’m _______________________.

I’m a planet.
I’m the ninth planet from the sun.
I’m the smallest one.
I’m an outer planet.
I’m named for the Roman God of Dead.
I’m ____________________.

I’m a planet.
I’m the eighth planet from the sun.
I’m bigger than Mercury and smaller than Jupiter.
I’m an outer planet.
I’m named for the Roman God of the Sea.
I’m ____________________.

I’m a planet.
I’m the sixth planet from the sun.
I’m bigger than Uranus and smaller than Jupiter.
I’m an outer planet.
I’m named for the Roman God of Agriculture.
I’m __________________.

I’m a planet.
I’m the fourth planet from the sun.
I’m bigger than Pluto and smaller than Saturn.
I’m an inner planet.
I’m named for the Roman God of War.
I’m ___________________.

I’m not a planet.
I’m found between Mars and Jupiter.
I’m made of rocks.
I’m _____________________.