Treasure Hunt Rhyming Clues

The treasure hunt should be a workout for the brain with hints that require some thinking. Rhyming clues have built-in kid appeal. Here's a list of clues about ordinary household items.

    1. I have four legs, but I don't have feet.
      I come in handy when it's time to eat.
    2. My job is to put an end to sleep,
      Which I do with music, a buzz, or a beep.
    3.  For fast heating or cooking, I am tops.
      And, oh, that good smell when my popcorn pops!
    4. I'm packed really full of boxes and cans.
      I may hold a broom or a mop or a dustpan.
    5. Flour and sugar and coffee and tea,
      I keep these handy but hard to see.
    6. I can take you to places you've never seen,
      But first, type your password in on my screen.
    7. I'm loaded and unloaded, but I'm not a truck.
      Having a helper like me is a great piece of luck.
    8. I rain on you when you need a scrub.
      I'm very much like my friend the tub.
    9. I make it possible to have fresh food.
      Everyone agrees I'm one cool dude.
    10. Watching your favorites is lots of fun.
      But don't watch too much! Kids need to run.
    11. I never get angry, but I do get hot.
      I'm the perfect place for a pan or a pot.
    12. It's my job to give all your clothes a tumble,
      Which I do while making a bit of a rumble.
    13. I have a round knob and also a lock.
      Visitors and salesmen may give me a knock.
    14. I'm one part chair and one part bed.
      Up with your feet and down with your head.
    15. I take your clothes for quite a spin.
      But first, they get wet. That's how I begin.
    16. I'm filled with feathers or other soft fluff.
      To sleep without me can be quite tough.
    17. Turn me on, and I'll give you a light.
      I'm used some in the daytime but mostly at night.
    18. A story, they say, can take you away,
      But a book still needs a place to stay.
    19. I have drawers and also a nice flat top.
      For homework I'm helpful—keep working, don't stop!
    20. I'm hungry! I'm hungry! Please feed me a slice.
      I'll spit it back out all brown and nice.
    21. I'm not a selfie, but I do show faces.
      Find me in bathrooms and a few other places.
    22. Adults go here when they first wake
      And at other times when they need a break. 
    23. Most every day, you step on me.
      All I require is a bend of your knee. 
    24. I go round and round and get really hot.
      In larger families, I'm used quite a lot.
    25. I'm paper, but I'm not used for writing a letter.
      The spot by your potty suits me much better! 
    26. I have hands but no arms and also a face.
      And my hands always move at the same steady pace.
    27. I may have eyes, but I really can't see.
      People love to make fries out of me.
    28. The more I dry, the wetter I get.
      A little one can be used for soaking up sweat.
    29. I hold all the words you need to know.
      Use me to make your vocabulary grow. 
    30. I'm never wicked, but I do have a wick.
      I come in all sizes, from skinny to thick.



    Answers: 1. Kitchen or dining table, 2. Alarm clock, 3. Microwave, 4. Pantry, 5. Kitchen canisters, 6. Computer, 7. Dishwasher, 8. Shower, 9. Refrigerator, 10. Television, 11. Kitchen stove, 12. Clothes dryer, 13. Front door, 14. Recliner, 15. Clothes washer, 16. Bed pillow, 17. Lamp, 18. Bookshelf, 19. Desk, 20. Toaster, 21. Mirror, 22. Coffee maker, 23. Stairs, 24. Clothes dryer, 25. Toilet paper, 26. Clock, 27. Potato, 28. Towel, 29. Dictionary, 30. Candle