Add a little extra “jolly” to your holiday season with these fun (and oh so punny) Christmas jokes for kids. Perfect for holiday parties or lunch box jokes!
Want a simple way to get into the holiday spirit and connect with your kids? Try a little laughter!
Telling jokes around the dinner table has become on of our family’s favorite activities lately. Whether it’s dad’s terrible puns (sorry, my love), my preschooler’s nonsensical knock-knock jokes, or some surprisingly witty jokes from my older boys, laughter really is the best medicine!
How to use Christmas jokes to spark meaningful connections
Telling jokes around the table may be silly, but these little things can be meaningful! Use them to spark connection with your kids and inspire service.
Here are just a few ideas to get you started:
- Print out the jokes, cut them apart into strips, and then take turns telling them around the dinner table.
- Challenge your kids with a new joke/riddle each day when they come home from school. Can they guess the punch line?
- Invite your kids to tell one of their favorite jokes to a teacher, lunch worker, or fellow student at school.
- Make Christmas cards for friends and family, and include a Christmas joke.
Now that you’re all set with ideas of how to use them, here are 20 kid-friendly Christmas jokes!
Note: This list has been specifically curated to get giggles from even the smallest elves. They are simple, light-hearted, and fun for all ages. Enjoy!
CHRISTMAS JOKES FOR KIDS
Q: What does Santa use to go fishing?
A: His north pole.
Q: What does a Gingerbread man make his bed with?
A: A cookie sheet.
Q: Where did the snowman keep his money?
A: In the snow bank!
Q: Who does Santa call when his sleigh breaks down?
A: The abominable towman!
Q: What do you call Santa at the South Pole?
A: A lost Claus.
Q: What says, “Oh Oh Oh”?
A: Santa walking backwards.
Q: What’s the difference between a knight and a reindeer?
A: The knight is slayin’ the dragon, and the reindeer is dragin’ the sleigh.
Q: What kind of money do elves use?
A: Jingle bills.
Q: What do students learn in school at the north pole?
A: The elf-abet!
Q: How do fish celebrate Christmas?
A: They hang reefs on their doors.
Q: What fell down at the North Pole but didn’t get injured?
Q: What is red, white, and blue during the holidays?
A: A sad candy cane.
Q: What do construction workers use at the North Pole?
A: Snow cones!
Q: Why did the gingerbread man go to the doctor?
A: Because he was feeling crummy.
Q: What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire?
Q: What did one Christmas ornament say to the other?
A: “Let’s hang out together!”
Q: What did the snowman say to the carrot?
A: “Get out of my face!”
Q: What did one snowman say to the other?
A: “You’re a really cool dude!”
Q: What is a snowman’s favorite meal?
Q: What kind of ball doesn’t bounce?
A: a snow ball.
Q: What do you get when you cross a pine cone and a polar bear?
A: A fur tree.
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