Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

We’re not kidding: Aug. 16 is “National Tell a Joke Day,” at least according to But, seriously, we think any day deserves a good giggle. Do your part and make someone laugh by telling them a funny story, joke or riddle. Here are just a few suggestions to get you started, along with some books and websites where you can find plenty more jokes and plenty of silly inspiration. And don’t forget to LOL!

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
A little boy.
A little boy who?
A little boy who can’t reach the doorbell.

From Super Incredible Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids, by Bob Phillips


Q: Who keeps the ocean clean?
A: The mermaid.

Q: How do you make a hot dog stand?
A: Take away its chair.

Q: What happens to race car drivers when they eat too much?
A: They get indy-gestion.

From Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids, by Rob Elliott


Did you hear about the two antennae that met on a rooftop, fell in love, and got married?
The wedding wasn’t much, but the reception was amazing!

What kind of books do skunks read?

From Jokelopedia: The Biggest, Best, Silliest, Dumbest Joke Book Ever, by Ilana Weitzman, Eva Blank, Rosanne Green and Alison Benjamin


Websites for Laughs


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