The weather outside may be frightful, but we have some delightful riddles and jokes to warm up your classes. These winter riddles for students are a great way to start a class with laughter or end a class with a bit of fun.
Jokes and riddles for beginners
- What falls in the winter but never gets hurt?
- What is a snowman’s favorite smell?
- How did Princess Elsa fall off her sled?
She let it go, let it go!
- What are the names of December’s three older brothers?
A cember, B cember, and C cember.
- What is a snowman’s favorite drink?
- Why do birds fly south for the winter?
Because it’s too far to walk.
- These keep your hand warm and nice
and protect them from cold and ice. What are they?
Jokes and riddles for intermediate students
- What do December, January, and February have in common?
The letter R
- What kind of bicycle does a penguin ride?
- What do skis and the Earth have in common?
They both come with two poles!
- What kind of cold makes you hot?
The common cold!
- I can drift, lift, swirl, and fall; but only in the winter or not at all. I can get big, but I’m usually small. I can appear when the weather is either wild or tame. I have a million brothers and sisters, but we never look the same. What am I?
- Where do snowmen go dancing?
The Snow Ball
Jokes and riddles for advanced students
- What do you get when you mix a snowman and a vampire?
- What did the snowman’s mom say when she saw his dirty room?
This is abominable!
- I am the light in the day or night. I can be seen in many shades of green. But to see me, you must go forth to the north. What am I?
The Northern Lights
- Why do polar bears always scratch themselves?
Because of the ArcTICKS!
- What do you get if you cross a snowman and a witch?
A cold spell
- What happens when a baby snowman has a temper tantrum?
He has a meltdown.
Delanie Honda has a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and a Master’s degree in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. While in Cambodia in 2014, she discovered she had a passion for helping students around the world achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals through language learning. During her Master’s studies, she researched interventions using technology to provide quality education to students around the world. She has been a tutor with ALO7 since April 2017 and lived in Southeast Asia, Ecuador and Colombia.
The digital nomad lifestyle has allowed her to pursue the two things she loves: travel and education. As a Chinese-Japanese American, Delanie is asked, “Where are you from?” a lot, but welcomes the opportunity to share her culture with the people she meets from around the world. Her favorite things to do while traveling are trying new foods, playing Ultimate Frisbee, and exploring on foot.