Riddles for Kids and their Curious Parents No.4

Riddles for Kids and their Brave Parents No.4

Sometime, in a far away town near the river, there was an old man that used to say “Let me have a good riddle for breakfast, and it would keep me healthy for the rest of the day”. We, personally, prefer to sleep late and eat breakfast at 2pm. So, go ahead and bring the cereal or whatever brings you joy and let's dive into a mind squasher riddle we’ve prepared for you. Keep in mind that this is a riddle for kids, but most times adults find it challenging as well. Let’s see what we got here.

Riddle Name: Split the Bucket

Complexity Level: 4 of 5

So, You have two containers, one with a capacity of 3 liters and the other with a capacity of 5 liters. You need to measure out exactly 4 liters of water using only these two containers. How can you do it?

The Challenge

You Don’t have any marks on the containers. Measuring half the amount with your eye is great for everyday cases, but not for this challenge. We have to be accurate. You can fill the containers with tap water as you wish. You can also spill the water out. Just think outside the box.

Solving the Riddle

It’s Ok if it takes some time. That’s the nature of riddles. We’re sure that you’ll find the solution in a bit. In the meantime, we just wanted to remind you that we have more goodies where this came from. Check out our Best 5 Riddles for Kids where you’ll find more riddles for kids in different complexity levels. Want a recommendation? We think you’ll love One Flashlight for All.


As promised, If you’re ready with the answer, check yourself with the answer. Split the Bucker - Answer

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