Hanukkah Jokes For Kids

Hanukkah is a time for celebration, and what better way to celebrate than with a good laugh? These Hanukkah jokes for kids are a great way to get the whole family involved in the holiday festivities and to teach children about Hanukkah in a fun and engaging way.


    Best Hanukkah jokes for kids

    Whether you’re looking for jokes about latkes, menorahs, dreidels, or anything in between, there’s a Hanukkah joke out there for everyone. And the best part is, these Hanukkah jokes are clean and appropriate for all ages, so even the littlest members of your family can enjoy them.

    1.) How much Hanukkah gelt did the skunk get?
    One scent.

    2.) What did the car say to the dreidel?
    Want to go for a spin?

    3.) What’s the best thing to put into sufganiyot?
    Your teeth.

    4.) What do you call leftover latkes?
    Later taters.

    5.) Why was the broom late to the Hanukkah party?
    It over-swept.

    6.) Why are there only 8 days of Hanukkah?
    Because 7 ate 9.

    Hanukkah jokes for kids

    Menorah jokes

    7.) Which hand is best to light the menorah with?
    Neither, it’s best to light it with a candle.

    8.) What did the candles say when the menorah complained about getting too hot?
    Whoa, a talking menorah!

    9.) Why do you put candles on top of the menorah?
    It’s too hard to put them on the bottom.

    Funny Hanukkah jokes for kids

    10.) What did the cook say when he was asked if the latkes would be long?
    No, they’ll be round.

    11.) What do you call a lazy spud?
    A couch potato.

    12.) A little latke gave his mom a gift. “Aww,” she responded. “Why are you so sweet?”
    He replied, “I guess that’s just the way I yam.”

    13.) Why did the boy put his Hanukkah money in the freezer?
    He wanted cold hard cash.

    Dreidel jokes

    14.) Why did the dreidel go to the doctor?
    It kept getting dizzy spells.

    15.) What did the girl call her dreidel?

    16.) What’s green, spins round, and has wheels?
    A dreidel. I lied about the wheels.

    17.) What’s a dreidel’s favorite song?
    “You Spin Me Right Round.”

    18.) What do you call a speck that falls into the latke pan?
    An unidentified frying object.

    Silly Hanukkah jokes for kids

    19.) What do you call a Jewish rapper?
    Dr. Dreidel.

    20.) What did the older Hanukkah candle say to the younger one?
    You’re too young to smoke.

    21.) What do you say to a baked potato that’s angry?
    Anything you like, just butter it up.

    22.) A husband said to his wife, “I think there’s something wrong with these latkes, dear. They taste awful.”
    His wife replied, “That shows you what you know. The recipe book says they’re delicious.”

    23.) What do you get when you put an elephant and a load of potatoes together?
    Mashed potatoes.

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    Hanukkah puns

    24.) How does a Jewish man prepare his tea?
    Hebrews it.

    25.) How many potatoes does it take to make potato pancakes?
    A latke.

    26.) What does Simba say to celebrate every Hanukkah?
    Hanukkah matata.

    27.) People think it’s easy being a comedian in the winter.
    But it’s snow joke.

    28.) Why did the baker stop making donuts?
    He was fed up with the hole business.

    29.) I asked my dad if he could fry some potatoes, flour, and egg in a shallow patty for me.
    He said, “That’s a latke ask for.”

    30.) What did the loaf of bread say to the other loaf of bread during Hanukkah?
    Happy challah days.

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    31.) Who is the most powerful potato?
    Darth Tater.

    32.) What’s the best tool to help a snowman lose weight?

    33.) Why did the potato cross the road?
    He saw a fork up ahead.

    34.) How can you recognize a Hanukkah hippie?
    He’s the one with his hair in dreidel-locks.

    35.) One day, Benjamin went to buy some stamps to send out his Hanukkah cards. He asked the clerk, “Do I have to stick them on myself?”
    The clerk replied, “Well, it’d be better if you stuck them on the envelopes.

    36.) What did the stamp say to the Hanukkah card?
    Stick to me and you’ll go places.

    Hanukkah riddles

    37.) Why don’t we eat clowns at Hanukkah?
    Because they taste funny.

    38.) What’s the best Hanukkah gift for the person who has everything?
    A burglar alarm.

    39.) What’s the difference between Hanukkah and a dragon?
    One lasts for eight nights, the other sometimes ate knights.

    Hanukkah knock knock jokes

    40.) Knock knock – Who’s there?
    Donut – Donut who?
    Donut ask, it’s a secret!

    41.) Knock knock – Who’s there?
    Honey – Honey who?
    Honey-kah – my favorite holiday!

    We hope you enjoyed these funny Hanukkah jokes for kids. For more humor, check out these lists:

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    By Greg Johnson | Published 11/6/2023