December 17, 2022

Animal Week Morning Riddles (12-17-2022)

by Chompers

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Guess which animals we're talking about with today's riddle-filled Chompers.

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>> Rachel: Good morning! Shake off the sleep and get ready for another fact-filled day on Chompers. 

We’re going to continue to explore the amazing world of animals! 


Today we’ve got a RIDDLE for you! 

A riddle is kind of like a puzzle, but for your brain! We’ll give you some hints, and then you try to guess what animal we’re talking about!

Start on one side of the top of your mouth! And make sure to brush the entire tooth.

>> Kids: 3, 2, 1 brush!  


Here we go. First riddle: 

Some types hide in bushes

and some slither up trees

Cobra, viper, adders, 

what animals are these?


Keep brushing! Okay, got an answer?

>> KIDS: Snakes!

>> Rachel: That’s right, snakes! 

Switch your brushing to the other side of the top of your mouth! Make little circles with your toothbrush, over your entire tooth!

Snakes come in all shapes, sizes and colors, and can be found on every continent except for Antarctica. 

Snakes never have to brush their teeth, because snakes don’t chew their food. Snakes can stretch their jaws WIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIDE open, so they can swallow their food whole! 

Are you ready for another riddle? 

First, switch your brushing to the bottom of your mouth. 


Don’t forget to brush alllllll the way to the back!

Okay, here’s a riddle:

When we are stomping in a herd, 

you might get hypnotized 

We’re black and white and stripey

and by lions we are surprised!


What’s the answer?


>> Rachel: You’ve got it! It’s zebras. 

Zebras look like horses, but their fur is striped! 

Every zebra’s pattern is unique. Just like you!  

Ok, switch your brushing to the other side of the bottom of your mouth SFX DING. 

Here’s one last riddle for you to think about during the day. 

Howler, green or golden,

Baboon and macaque 

Gibbon, spider, marmoset

Capuchin and silver back


These are all the same kind of animal -- but WHAT kind of animal is it? 

Come back tonight to find out the answer, and for a whole new set of animal riddles. Ready? 

>>Kids: 3,2,1 spit!