# SHAPE RIDDLES

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Are you a teacher looking for shape riddles and answers for your students? Circle riddles or square riddles, perhaps? Or maybe even triangle riddles or rectangle riddles? Whether you are looking for shape riddles for your classroom or for home learning, we have the perfect collection of riddles for your students and children!

Learning about the basic shapes is a fundamental part of early education for kids. Outside of the typical worksheets and coloring pages, shape riddles are a unique way to teach kids about shapes while simultaneously stretching their minds and challenging the way they think. If you are looking for a great way to incorporate a great new learning experience in with your lesson plans (or at home), check out and use our shape riddles below! These riddles are free to use and share, but please make sure to get permission before republishing any of the content.

Happy shape riddle solving!

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## How Many Triangles Are There?

Hint: Don't forget to count the outside :)
13
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## Shaped Like A Box

Hint:
An Elevator
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Solved: 54%

## The Shape Of October

Hint:
An octagon
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Solved: 67%

## Triangle Kitten Riddle

Hint:
There are 20 triangles.
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Solved: 49%

## Finding Circles

Hint:
17

Explanation:
You can see the center circle right?
There are 16 more circles. Probably you missed them. Just concentrate on the center circle for a moment and you will find the other 16 circles.

Thus there are a total of 17 circles in the given picture.
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Solved: 63%

## Find The Squares

Hint:
30 squares.

Explanation:
Assuming smallest square side is 1 meters, then

Total number of squares with side 1 meters are 16
Total number of squares with side 2 meters are 9
Total number of squares with side 3 meters are 4
Total number of squares with side 4 meters is 1

summing 16+9+4+1 = 30
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## The Number Of Triangles

Hint:
104
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## Round And High Riddle

Hint:
Ohio
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Hint:
Heart
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## No More Pennies Riddle

Hint:
He was walking around a SQUARE lot! It was like a circle.
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## Beginning And End Riddle

Hint:
A ring
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## Summer Shape Hangout Riddle

Hint:
Coney Island.
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Hint:
He would never be right.
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## Removing The Curse Riddle

Hint:
Hexagon
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## Post Your Shape Riddles Puns Below

Can you come up with a cool, funny or clever Shape Riddles of your own? Post it below (without the answer) to see if you can stump our users.

1. Why did the circle go to the gym? To get in shape.

2. Why did the triangle go to the doctor? It had a pointy-ache.

3. Why did the rectangle go on a diet? Because it was too square.

4. Why did the square refuse to play poker? Because it always ended up in a corner.

5. Why did the rhombus break up with its girlfriend? She was too obtuse.

6. Why did the trapezoid win the marathon? It had two acute angles.

7. Why did the parallelogram become an artist? It had a flair for perspective.

8. Why did the pentagon join the army? It wanted to serve a five-star general.

9. Why did the hexagon skip school? It needed a six-day weekend.

10. Why did the heptagon join a support group? It had seven sides of anxiety.

11. Why did the octagon hate the number seven? It always felt one-sided.

12. Why did the nonagon take a trip overseas? It wanted to meet new vertices.

13. Why did the decagon start a comedy troupe? It was a perfect ten.

14. Why did the dodecagon study math? It was keen on twelve-tables.

15. Why did the icosagon go to a party? It wanted to join the crowd.

16. Why did the circle buy a new t-shirt? It wanted to dress to the 360s.

17. Why did the triangle go to the beach? To catch some sun-angles.

18. Why did the square work for the postal service? Because it loved delivering corners.

19. Why did the pentagon love to dance? Because it had five moves.

20. Why did the rhombus become a chef? It knew how to slice at any angle.

21. Why did the trapezoid write a bestseller? It had a captivating edge.

22. Why did the parallelogram become a pilot? It could take off at any vector.

23. Why did the hexagon wear a top hat? To show off its six-tops.

24. Why did the octagon love politics? It had eight sides of persuasion.

25. Why did the dodecagon join a band? It had twelve beats in its heart.

26. Why did the circle buy a new car? It wanted to go full circle.

27. Why did the triangle join a choir? It loved singing in triple harmony.

28. Why did the square love Scrabble? Because it always played the corners.

29. Why did the rhombus love puzzles? It knew how to fit in any space.

30. Why did the trapezoid love to sing? It had a unique range.

31. Why did the decagon go to a casino? It loved rolling the perfect ten.

32. Why did the hexagon go to a ball? To dance in six degrees of elegance.

33. Why did the nonagon become a DJ? To spin music in true polygon style.

34. Why did the parallelogram become a business owner? It knew how to balance the sides.

35. Why did the octagon join a debate team? It loved to argue from all angles.

36. Why did the circle love to travel? It could go around the world in one shape.

37. Why did the triangle become a yoga instructor? To master its acute angles.

38. Why did the square love to bake? It knew how to measure a perfect square.

39. Why did the rhombus join a dance group? It knew how to move in any direction.

40. Why did the pentagon become a spy? It knew how to keep secrets in five sides.

41. Why did the heptagon join a theater group? It loved to act on all seven stages.

42. Why did the dodecagon become a conductor? It had twelve instruments to lead.

43. Why did the circle love to run? It could go infinitely in all directions.

44. Why did the octagon become an architect? It could design with eight perspectives.

45. Why did the hexagon love to garden? It knew how to grow in six different ways.

46. Why did the rhombus become a magician? It knew how to make shapes disappear.

47. Why did the trapezoid join a basketball team? It knew how to make unique moves.

48. Why did the parallelogram become a fashionista? It knew how to mix and match in style.

49. Why did the decagon write a novel? To tell the perfect story in ten chapters.

50. Why did the nonagon become an artist? It knew how to create beauty in nine ways.