42 Sleep Riddles

Sleep is a fascinating and mysterious aspect of our lives. We spend roughly one-third of our existence asleep, yet the world of dreams remains enigmatic and often surreal. 

To shed some light on the subject, let’s explore sleep through the lens of some amazing riddles. These will not only challenge your wit but also provide some intriguing insights into the world of slumber.

Time to begin!

Sleep Riddles

  1. Why did the bed file a police report?

  2. What do you call a sleeping bull?

  3. How do you know a clock is hungry at bedtime?

  4. What do you call a dinosaur that won’t go to sleep?

  5. Why did the scarecrow become a successful musician?

  6. Why did the man bring a ladder to bed?

  7. How do you make a tissue dance?

  8. Why was the computer cold at night?

  9. Why don’t beds get stressed?

  10. What kind of dreams do cakes have?

  11. Why was the smartphone wearing glasses to bed?

  12. Why did the bicycle fall asleep?

  13. What’s a ghost’s favorite bedtime story?

  14. Why did the pillow go to the doctor?

  15. Why did the sun go to school?

  16. What do you call an outlaw who steals bedding?

  17. How does the moon cut his hair?

  18. What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire?

  19. Why couldn’t the bicycle stand up by itself?

  20. Why don’t scientists trust atoms?

  21. Why did the tomato turn red?

  22. Why don’t some couples go to the gym?

  23. What do you call fake spaghetti?

  24. Why couldn’t the leopard play hide and seek?

  25. Why did the math book look sad?

  26. What do you call a belt made of watches?

  27. Why don’t eggs tell jokes?

  28. How do you catch a squirrel?

  29. Why did the smartphone go to bed?

  30. What do you call a sleepwalking nun?

  31. Why did the blanket not leave the bed?

  32. How does the moon keep his hair in place?

  33. Why are teddy bears never hungry?

  34. Why did the alarm clock go to therapy?

  35. What do you call a tired pea?

  36. Why don’t we tell secrets on the farm?

  37. What did one pillow say to the other pillow?

  38. Why did the man sleep under the car?

  39. What kind of bed does a mermaid sleep in?

  40. Why did the boy bring a ladder to his dream?

  41. How do you put a baby astronaut to sleep?

  42. Why was the computer so tired when it got home?


  1. It felt like someone was sleeping on the case.

  2. A bulldozer.

  3. It goes back four seconds.

  4. A dino-snore.

  5. Because he was outstanding in his field (of dreams).

  6. He wanted to see if he could hit the hay.

  7. Put a little boogie in it.

  8. It left its Windows open.

  9. Because they always rest easy.

  10. Sweet dreams.

  11. It lost its contacts.

  12. It was two-tired.

  13. “Ghoul-dilocks and the Three Bears.”

  14. It was feeling down.

  15. To get a little brighter.

  16. A blanket bandit.

  17. Eclipse it.

  18. Frostbite.

  19. Because it was two-tired.

  20. Because they make up everything.

  21. Because it saw the salad dressing.

  22. Because some relationships don’t work out.

  23. An impasta.

  24. Because he was always spotted.

  25. Because it had too many problems.

  26. A waist of time.

  27. They might crack up.

  28. Climb a tree and act like a nut.

  29. It needed to recharge.

  30. A Roamin’ Catholic.

  31. It was just too comfortable.

  32. With lunar gel.

  33. Because they are always stuffed.

  34. It had too many issues waking up on time.

  35. A slee-pea.

  36. Because the potatoes have eyes and the corn has ears.

  37. “This sleepover is going to be so much fun!”

  38. He wanted to wake up oily.

  39. A water-bed.

  40. To climb into his dreams.

  41. You rocket.

  42. It had a hard drive.
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