Use these short riddles to begin teaching inferring skills to your students. Each riddle gives a few short clues before asking students to infer what is being talked about. Each riddle is age appropriate and gives clues to something students would be familiar with. There are 2 sets of 5 riddles and their answer cards included. Use as a small group activity or even as a warm-up activity for an inferring lesson. Students will enjoy being challenged to come up with the answer.