Corny Jokes For Kids

The silly puns and word play in these corny jokes for kids are sure to keep them giggling and smiling.

You’ll find that kids of all ages are entertained by corny jokes. This collection features silly, kid-friendly humor about school, animals, food, holidays, and more!


    The best corny jokes for kids

    Corny jokes make kids laugh. So we compiled this list of some of the corniest humor we could find. Let’s begin with ten of our favorite kid jokes.

    Top 10 best corny jokes

    1.) Why do strings never win a race?
    Because they always tie.

    2.) How does a cucumber become a pickle?
    It goes through a jarring experience.

    3.) What did the janitor say when he jumped out of the closet?

    4.) Why was 6 afraid of 7?
    Because 7, 8, 9.

    5.) What do you call an illegally parked frog?

    6.) What did the banana say to the dog?
    Nothing. Bananas can’t talk.

    7.) Which is faster? Hot or cold?
    Hot. You can easily catch a cold.

    8.) What musical instrument is found in the bathroom?
    A tuba toothpaste.

    9.) What do you call a boomerang that won’t come back?
    A stick.

    10.) If April showers bring Mayflowers, what do Mayflowers bring?

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    Silly jokes for kids

    1.) How can you tell that a tree is a dogwood tree?
    By its bark!

    2.) Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants?
    In case he got a hole in one.

    3.) What did the man say when he walked into a bar?

    4.) Why can’t Elsa have a balloon?
    Because she will let it go.

    5.) Why is a bad joke like a pencil?
    Because it has no point.

    6.) Why was Cinderella so bad at soccer?
    She kept running away from the ball.

    7.) What did one plate say to another plate?
    Dinner is on me.

    8.) What is brown, hairy, and wears sunglasses?
    A coconut on vacation.

    9.) How do mountains stay warm in winter?

    10.) Why are ghosts bad liars?
    Because you can see right through them!

    11.) What do you call music for chiropractors?

    12.) What should you wear to Thanksgiving dinner?
    A har-vest.

    13.) What kind of tree fits in your hand?
    A palm tree.

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    Cheesy jokes

    1.) Want me to tell you a joke about pizza?
    Sorry, it is too cheesy.

    2.) Why can’t Cinderella play soccer?
    Because she’s always running away from the ball.

    3.) What did one wall say to the other wall?
    I’ll meet you at the corner!

    4.) What do you call a flower that runs on electricity?
    A power plant.

    5.) Why do shoemakers go to heaven?
    They all have good soles.

    6.) What did the ocean say when it was asked on a date?

    7.) Why was the weightlifter upset?
    She worked with dumbbells.

    8.) Why is a baseball stadium always cool?
    It is full of fans.

    9.) What did the traffic light say to the car?
    Don’t look – I’m changing!

    10.) What did Obi-Wan say to Luke when he was having trouble using chopsticks?
    “Use the fork, Luke.”

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    Jokes to tell your kids

    Short corny jokes for kids

    1.) What can you catch but not throw?
    A cold!

    2.) What nails do carpenters dislike hammering?

    3.) How does the ocean say hello?
    It waves.

    4.) What do you call two bananas?

    5.) Why are teddy bears never hungry?
    They’re always stuffed.

    6.) What kind of shoes do spies wear?

    7.) How does the moon cut his hair?
    Eclipse it.

    8.) What’s a pirate’s favorite letter?

    9.) What do you call a funny mountain?

    10.) What is brown and sticky?
    A stick.

    11.) How do cyclists train for their sport?

    12.) What do lawyers wear to court?

    13.) Where do hamburgers go dancing?
    A meat ball.

    14.) What’s another name for a clever duck?
    Wise quacker!

    15.) What gets wetter the more it dries?
    A towel.

    16.) What goes tick-tock and woof-woof?
    A watchdog.

    Corny jokes about school

    1.) Why did the teacher put on sunglasses?
    Because her students were so bright.

    2.) What did one math book say to the other?
    I’ve got so many problems.

    3.) What do elves learn in school?
    The elf-abet.

    4.) What did the paper say to the pencil?
    Write on!

    5.) Why did the cookie go to the nurse?
    Because he felt crummy!

    6.) Why did the student eat his homework?
    Because the teacher told him it was a piece of cake.

    7.) What has hands but can’t clap?
    A clock.

    8.) Why shouldn’t you write with a broken pencil?
    Because it’s pointless.

    9.) What goes up and down but does not move?

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    Computer jokes

    10.) What do you call a singing laptop?
    A dell.

    11.) Why did the computer go to the dentist?
    It had a blue tooth.

    12.) What is a computer’s favorite snack?
    Computer chips.

    13.) To whoever stole my copy of Microsoft Office, I will find you.
    You have my Word!

    14.) Why did the computer go to the doctor?
    It had a virus.

    15.) If you see a robbery at an Apple store, does that make you…
    An iWitness?

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    Animal jokes

    Animal jokes

    1.) What do you call a pig that knows karate?
    Pork chop.

    2.) Where do fish keep their money?
    In the river bank.

    3.) Why do shrimp never share?
    They’re so shellfish.

    4.) Why is it dangerous to play cards in the jungle?
    Because there are so many cheetahs!

    5.) What did the frog order for lunch?
    A burger and a diet croak.

    6.) Why did the daddy rabbit go to the barber?
    He had a lot of little hares.

    7.) What did the snail say when it was riding on the turtle’s back?

    8.) Why can’t you play hockey with pigs?
    They always hog the puck.

    9.) Why do bees have sticky hair?
    Because they use a honeycomb.

    10.) What kind of lion doesn’t roar?
    A dandelion.

    11.) What is a knight’s favorite fish?
    A swordfish.

    12.) Why do sharks swim in saltwater?
    Because pepper water makes them sneeze.

    13.) What is the smartest kind of bee?
    A spelling bee.

    14.) Why should you never trust a pig with a secret?
    Because it’s bound to squeal.

    15.) What do snakes like to study in school?

    16.) How do you get a squirrel to like you?
    Act like a nut.

    17.) What animal is always at a baseball game?
    A bat.

    18.) What did the buffalo say to his kid when he dropped him off for school?

    19.) Why do porcupines always win the game?
    They have the most points.

    20) What do you call an alligator in a vest?
    An in-vest-igator.

    Bear jokes

    21.) What do you call a bear with no ears?
    A “B”!

    22.) Where do polar bears keep their money?
    A snow bank.

    23.) What do you call a bear with no teeth?
    A gummy bear.

    Bird jokes

    24.) Why do hummingbirds hum?
    Because they don’t know the words.

    25.) What animal needs to wear a wig?
    A bald eagle.

    26.) What do you call two birds in love?

    27.) What does an evil hen lay?
    Deviled eggs.

    28.) What do you get when you cross a centipede with a parrot?
    A walkie talkie.

    29.) What do you call a duck that gets all A’s?
    A wise quacker.

    30.) Why do seagulls fly over the sea?
    Because if they flew over the bay, they would be bagels.

    31.) Why do birds fly south in the winter?
    Because it’s too far to walk.

    32.) Why did the chicken cross the playground?
    To get to the other slide.

    Cat jokes

    33.) How do baby cats learn how to swim?
    The kitty pool.

    34.) What is worse than raining cats and dogs?
    Hailing taxis.

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    Cow jokes

    35.) What do you call a cow with no legs?
    Ground beef.

    36.) Did you see they made round bails of hay illegal?
    It’s because the cows weren’t getting a square meal.

    37.) How does a cow do math?
    With a cow-culator.

    38.) What do you call a cow who gets her way all the time?
    Spoiled milk.

    39.) What do you call a sleeping bull?
    A bull-dozer.

    Dinosaur jokes

    40.) What do you call a dinosaur that is sleeping?
    A dino-snore.

    41.) Why don’t dinosaurs eat clowns?
    Because they taste funny.

    42.) What do you call a dinosaur fart?
    A blast from the past.

    43.) Why did the dinosaur cross the road?
    Because the chicken wasn’t born yet.

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    Dog jokes

    44.) What did the Dalmatian say after lunch?
    That hit the spot.

    45.) What do you call a dog that can tell time?
    A watch dog.

    46.) What do you call a dog magician?
    A labracadabrador.

    More funny dog jokes for kids.

    Elephant jokes

    47.) How do you keep an elephant from charging?
    Take away her credit card.

    48.) How can you tell if an elephant has been in your refrigerator?
    By the footprints in the butter.

    49.) Where would you find an elephant?
    The same place you lost it.

    50.) How do you know if there’s an elephant under your bed?
    Your head hits the ceiling.

    51.) What’s gray and goes round and round?
    An elephant in a washing machine.

    52.) What do you get when you cross an elephant and a potato?
    Mashed potatoes.

    53.) Why do you never see elephants hiding in trees?
    Because they are really good at it.

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    Horse jokes

    54.) What did the horse say after it tripped?
    “Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t giddyup!”

    55.) Why couldn’t the pony sing in the choir?
    Because she was a little horse.

    56.) What did one horse say to the other at the dance?
    “You mustang-o with me.”

    57.) What do you call the horse that lives next door?
    Your neighbor!

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    Monkey jokes

    58.) What kind of key can never unlock a door?
    A monkey.

    59.) What do you call a monkey that loves potato chips?
    A chipmonk.

    60.) What key do you use to open a banana?
    A monkey.

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    Corny food jokes for kids

    1.) Why did the banana go to the doctor?
    It wasn’t peeling well.

    2.) What do you call a sad strawberry?
    A blueberry.

    3.) What do you call a cheese that’s not yours?
    Nacho cheese.

    4.) How do you make a lemon drop?
    Just let it fall.

    5.) Why was the baby strawberry crying?
    Because his mom and dad were in a jam.

    6.) What do cakes and baseball teams have in common?
    They both need a good batter.

    7.) What do you call counterfeit spaghetti?
    An impasta.

    8.) Bacon and eggs walk into a bar.
    The bartender said, “Sorry, we don’t serve breakfast.”

    9.) Why did the cookie cry?
    Because his father was a wafer so long.

    10.) What chain can you eat?
    A food chain.

    11.) How do you make an egg laugh?
    Crack it up.

    12.) I went to the zoo and saw a baguette in a cage.
    The zookeeper said it was bread in captivity.

    Vegetable jokes

    13.) What’s orange and sounds like a parrot?
    A carrot.

    14.) What has a ton of ears but can’t hear a thing?
    A corn field.

    15.) Why was the mushroom the life of the party?
    It was a fungi.

    16.) What’s small and red and has a rough voice?
    A hoarse raddish.

    17.) Why did the tomato blush?
    Because it saw the salad dressing.

    18.) What does a nosey pepper do?
    It gets jalapeno business.

    19.) Why do melons have weddings?
    Because they cantaloupe.

    20.) What kind of room doesn’t have doors?
    A mushroom.

    Halloween jokes

    1.) What kind of music do mummies listen to?
    Wrap music.

    2.) How do you fix a cracked pumpkin?
    With a pumpkin patch.

    3.) What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire

    4.) Why didn’t the baby skeleton cross the road alone?
    Because his mummy was not there.

    5.) How can you tell a vampire has a cold?
    He starts coffin.

    6.) How do vampires start letters?
    “Tomb it may concern…”

    7.) How are false teeth like stars?
    They come out at night.

    More Halloween jokes for kids.

    Christmas jokes

    1.) Why did Santa go to music school?
    So he could improve his wrapping skills.

    2.) What falls in winter but never gets hurt?

    3.) If athletes get athlete’s foot, what do elves get?

    4.) What do you call an old snowman?

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    Fun with puns – corny jokes for kids

    1.) What did the finger say to the thumb?
    I’m in glove with you.

    2.) What does a cloud wear under his raincoat?

    3.) How does a scientist freshen their breath?
    With experi-mints.

    4.) Why was the broom late for work?
    It over-swept.

    5.) How do you stop an astronaut’s baby from crying?
    You rocket.

    6.) What event do spiders love to attend?

    7.) What do you call a droid that takes the long way around?
    R2 detour.

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    Corny jokes that make you think

    1.) Why did the skeleton go to the dance alone?
    He had no body to go with him.

    2.) What word starts with E and has only one letter in it?

    3.) Why can’t you trust an atom?
    They make up everything.

    4.) What did one hat say to the other?
    Stay here, I’m going on ahead.

    5.) Where does an ocean not have water?
    A map.

    6.) What kind of water can’t freeze?
    Hot water.

    7.) What building in New York has the most stories?
    The public library.

    8.) What did one eye say to the other?
    Between you and me something smells.

    9.) How many tickles does it take to make an octopus laugh?
    Ten tickles.

    10.) Why did the scarecrow get a big promotion?
    Because he was outstanding in his field.

    That’s just gross! Corny jokes

    1.) Why did the toilet paper roll down the hill?
    To get to the bottom.

    2.) How do you get a tissue to dance?
    You put a little boogie in it.

    3.) What’s the difference between broccoli and boogers?
    Kids don’t eat broccoli.

    4.) What did one toilet say to the other?
    You look a bit flushed.

    5.) Why can’t you hear a pterodactyl going to the bathroom?
    Because the “P” is silent.

    There you have it, a list of the best corny jokes for kids (in our opinion!). We hope you enjoyed them as much as we did. And be sure to check out these other kid-focused lists and quizzes:

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    By Greg Johnson | Published 2/10/2022