Math Jokes For Kids

Our collection of math jokes for kids will engage students while stirring their love of math.

Teachers and parents can use these jokes to add a little humor to math lessons and add a fun twist to learning.


    Funny math jokes for kids

    Humor is a great way to make math class more fun for kids. Here’s a collection of more than 99 jokes to help teachers and parents engage students.

    1.) Why can’t your nose be twelve inches long?
    Because then it would be a foot.

    2.) Are monsters good at math?
    Not unless you Count Dracula.

    3.) What do you call a number that can’t sit still?
    A roamin’ numeral.

    4.) Do you know what’s odd?
    Every other number.

    5.) If I had six oranges in one hand and four apples in the other hand what would I have?
    Really big hands.

    6.) Why did the two 4’s skip lunch?
    They already 8.

    7.) What do you call a hen who counts her eggs?
    A mathama-chicken.

    8.) Which king loved fractions?
    Henry the eighth.

    9.) What did the triangle say to the circle?
    You’re pointless.

    10.) What U.S. state has the most maths teachers?

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    Silly math jokes for kids

    1.) Why does 6 dislike 7?
    Because 7 8 9.

    2.) What’s bigger when its upside down?

    3.) How can you make time fly?
    Throw a clock out the window.

    4.) Why can’t you do a math test in the jungle?
    Because there are too many cheetahs.

    5.) Why was the math book sad?
    Because it had too many problems.

    6.) What was T. Rex’s favorite number?

    7.) What did the zero say to the eight?
    Nice belt.

    8.) Why is glue bad at math?
    It always gets stuck on the problems.

    9.) I had an argument with a 90° angle.
    It turns out it was right.

    Math puns for kids

    1.) Student: Are all math puns bad?
    Teacher: No, just sum.

    2.) What do you call more than one L?
    A parallel.

    3.) What is the kind of math that owls love the most?

    4.) How does a mathematician plow fields?
    With a pro-tractor.

    5.) Which sea creature can add up?
    An octo-plus.

    6.) Why didn’t the quarter roll down the road with the nickel?
    Because it had more cents.

    7.) What tool works best for math?

    8.) What’s a math teacher’s favorite kind of tree?

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

    Funny math jokes for kids

    Math riddles for kids

    1.) How can you make seven even?
    Take away the ‘s’.

    2.) How many apples can you put in an empty box?
    One. After that, it’s not empty any more.

    3.) Which month has 28 days?
    All of them.

    4.) How are a dollar and the moon similar?
    They both have four quarters.

    5.) If two’s company and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?

    6.) How can a circle have two sides?
    Inside and outside.

    7.) What number goes up and doesn’t come back down?
    Your age.

    8.) There are four oranges, and you take three. How many do you have?
    You will have three oranges.

    9.) I’m an odd number. But if you take away a letter from my name, I will become even. What number am I?

    10.) What takes place once a year, twice a week, and never in a day?
    It’s the letter E.

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    Arithmetic jokes for kids

    These jokes cover a range of topics from basic arithmetic (including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).

    1.) What makes arithmetic hard work?
    All those numbers you have to carry.

    2.) Why did the student do her multiplication on the floor?
    Because she wasn’t allowed to use tables.

    Counting jokes

    3.) What are ten things you can always count on?
    Your fingers.

    4.) Why do calculators make great friends?
    You can count on them.

    5.) A farmer had 198 sheep but when he rounded them up, he had 200.

    6.) There are three types of people in the world.
    Those who can count, and those who can’t.

    7.) I hired an odd man to do eight jobs for me.
    When I got back, he’d only done jobs one, three, five, and seven.

    Addition jokes

    8.) Why is 2+2=5 like your left foot?
    It’s not right.

    9.) If two is company, and three is a crowd, what are four and five?

    10.) Teacher: What is a forum?
    Student: Two-um, plus two-um.

    11.) What snakes are good at doing sums?

    12.) Why is it dangerous to do math in the jungle?
    Because when you add four and four you get ate.

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    Division jokes

    13.) Why did the girl wear glasses during math class?
    Because it improves di-vison.

    14.) Why can’t you trust mathematicians?
    Their loyalties are divided.

    15.) Why do plants hate math?
    Because it gives them square roots.

    16.) You know what seems odd to me?
    Numbers that can’t be divided by two.

    17.) Why was the fraction worried about marrying the decimal?
    Because he would have to convert.

    18.) Why did 1/5 get a massage?
    Because it was two-tenths.

    19.) There’s a fine line between a numerator and a denominator…
    But only a fraction would understand.

    20.) What’s a swimmer’s favorite kind of math?

    Advanced math jokes for kids

    Older kids and advanced math students will love this higher-level math humor.

    1.) What did the 30 degree angle say to the 90 degree angle?
    “You think you’re always right!”

    2.) Have you heard the latest statistics joke?

    3.) Which knight created the round table?
    Sir Cumference.

    4.) What can be right, but never wrong?

    5.) Why does algebra make you a better dancer?
    Because you can use the algo-rhythm.

    6.) What do you call friends who love math?

    7.) Do you know a statistics joke?
    Probably, but it’s mean.

    8.) Why was the equal sign so humble?
    Because she knew she wasn’t greater than anyone else.

    9.) Why won’t Goldilocks drink a glass of water with 8 pieces of ice in it?
    It’s too cubed.

    10.) What do baby parabolas drink?
    Quadratic formula.

    Geometry jokes

    11.) What did the acorn say when it grew up?
    Gee, I’m a tree. (geometry)

    12.) What kind of meals do math teachers eat?
    Square meals.

    13.) Why was the triangle so adorable?
    Because it had acute angles.

    14.) Why was the obtuse triangle upset?
    Because it is never right.

    15.) Why wasn’t the geometry teacher at school?
    Because she sprained her angle.

    16.) Why is it sad that parallel lines have so much in common?
    Because they’ll never meet.

    17.) Did you hear about the over-educated circle?
    It has 360°.

    18.) What do you call an empty parrot cage?

    19.) What do you call a missing octopus?
    An octo-gone.

    20.) What did Harry Potter say when Hermione reversed the curse?

    21.) What shape is usually waiting for you inside a Starbucks?
    A line.

    22.) Why wasn’t the geometry teacher at school?
    Because she sprained her angle.

    23.) How to you keep warm in a cold room?
    Find a corner because it’s always 90 degrees.

    24.) What do mathematicians do after a snowstorm?
    Make snow angles.

    25.) What do you call a teapot of boiling water on top of mount Everest?
    A hypotenuse (high-pot-in-use).

    26.) Why did the mathematician spill all of his food in the oven?
    The directions said, “Put it in the oven at 180°”.

    Pi jokes

    27.) You really shouldn’t be intimidated by advanced math.
    It’s easy as pi.

    28.) What is a mathematician’s favorite dessert?

    29.) Why can’t you argue with Pi?
    It’s irrational.

    30.) What do mathematicians eat on Halloween?
    Pumpkin Pi.

    31.) Mathematician: π r 2 (Pi r squared).
    Baker: No, pies are round and cakes are square.

    32.) Why do mathematicians like airlines?
    They use Pi-lots.

    33.) Why should you never start a conversation with Pi?
    It’ll just go on forever.

    34.) What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter?
    Pumpkin pi.

    35.) What is a math teacher’s favorite snake?
    A pi-thon.

    36.) A statistics professor and a math professor worked together on a cookbook.
    They called it “Pi A La Mode”.

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    Math jokes for teachers (and parents too!)

    1.) What did one math book say to the other?
    “Don’t bother me, I’ve got my own problems.”

    2.) Who do geometry teachers like to hang out with?
    A small circle of friends.

    3.) Why did the boy eat his math homework?
    Because the teacher told him it was a piece of cake.

    4.) Why did the teacher write the math problem on the window?
    He wanted it to be very clear.

    5.) Why do teenagers travel in groups of threes and fives?
    Because they can’t even.

    6.) A kid said to his math teacher:
    To show you how good I am at fractions, I only did half my homework.

    7.) Why can you never trust a math teacher holding graph paper?
    They must be plotting something.

    8.) What do you call people who like tractors?

    9.) What do geometry teachers have decorating their floor?
    Area rugs.

    10.) Where do math teachers go on vacation?
    Times Square.

    11.) Why was math class so long?
    The teacher kept going off on a tangent.

    12.) Why did the student get upset when her teacher called her average?
    It was a ‘mean’ thing to say.

    13.) What do you get when you cross a math teacher with a clock?

    14.) What’s a math teacher’s favorite season?

    15.) I met a math teacher who had 12 children.
    She really knows how to multiply.

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    By Greg Johnson | Published 8/15/2022