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57 Jokes For 5 Year Olds: Super Funny And Kid Approved

If you’re the parent of a 5 year old, your child probably loves jokes.

My daughter is currently obsessed with jokes, but I quickly realized that finding the perfect jokes for 5 year olds was not an easy task.

Sometimes it’s hard to find jokes that she can truly understand.

She’s constantly asking Alexa to tell her a joke, but a lot of the jokes are over her head, and some are not very appropriate jokes either.


Not all kid jokes are easy to understand, and when I looked for jokes for preschoolers, I found some really hilarious and perfect jokes for 5 year olds that kids of all ages would love.

The following are jokes that make the cut.

They are simple enough for your preschooler, but they’re also some of the best kid-friendly jokes that I’ve found.

These kid jokes for 5 year olds will have the whole family laughing together.

You can find then divided up into:

  • general jokes
  • animal jokes
  • knock knock jokes

So check out the jokes below or gather your kids and watch this video, which gives you a chance to play a little game and see who can come up with the joke’s answer first!

(Be sure to read the rest of the post, too, because not all of the jokes are in the video.)


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Really Funny Jokes for 5 Year Olds


Why shouldn’t you give Elsa a balloon?

Because she’ll “Let It Go”!

What do you call cheese that’s not yours?

Nacho cheese!

How do you make a tissue dance?

Put a little boogie in it!

What kind of witch can you find at the beach?

A sand-witch!

What do you get when a witch goes to the beach?

A sand-witch!

What did the mommy tomato say to the baby tomato?

C’mon, ketchup!

Why did the banana go to the doctor?

Because he wasn’t “peeling” well!

What did one snowman say to the other?

Do you smell carrots?

Related: Funny Christmas Jokes For Kids

What’s a monster’s favorite game?

Swallow the leader!

Why didn’t the skeleton go to the dance?

Because he had no body to go with!

What is a pirate’s favorite letter?


What does a piece of toast wear to bed?

His pa-JAM-as!

What does one eye say to the other eye?

Something between us smells

What happens when an egg laughs?

It cracks up!

What do you call a bear with no teeth?

A gummy bear!

Why didn’t the teddy bear want dessert?

Because he was stuffed!

What do you call a train that sneezes?

Achoo-choo train!

Why can’t you tell a joke while ice skating?

Because the ice might crack up!

What’s mommy and daddy’s favorite ride at the carnival?

A married-go-round!

How did Cookie Monster feel after eating all the cookies?

Pretty crummy!

What did the ocean say to their airplane?

Nothing, it just waved!

What is brown and sticky?

A stick!

What did the cookie say to the annoying cookie?

Crumb on!

Why did Mickey Mouse go up in space?

To find Pluto!

What does Olaf eat for lunch?


What letter is always wet?

The C!

What do elves learn at school?

The elf-abet!

Breastfeeding mom bonus* What kind of bees make milk?


Animal Jokes For 5 Year Olds

Why do giraffes have long necks?

Because they have smelly feet!

What goes black, white, black, white, bump?

A penguin falling down the stairs!

Where do cows go on Friday nights?

To the mooooo-vies!

Why did the crab go to jail?

Because he kept pinching things!

What animal needs to wear a wig?

A bald eagle!

Where do you take a sick horse?

To the horse-pital!

Why did the chicken cross the playground?

To get to the other slide!

What do you call a pig that knows karate?

A pork chop!

What do you call a skunk who flies in a helicopter?

A smelly-copter!

What do you get when you shake a cow?

A milkshake!

How do bees brush their hair?

They use honeycombs!

What do kittens like to eat?


How do you catch a squirrel?

Climb up a tree and act like a nut!

Why did the bee get married?

Because she found her honey!

Where do eskimo pigs live?

In pig-loos!

What’s a dinosaur called when it’s sleeping?

A dino-snore!

What do you call an eagle at the bay?

A bay-gull!

Knock Knock Jokes For 5 Year Olds

Knock, knock. Who’s there?

Cows go. Cows go who? No, cows go MOO!

Knock, knock. Who’s there?

Boo. Boo who? Don’t cry, it’s only me!

Knock! Knock! Who’s there?

Kanga. Kanga who?

Actually, it’s kangaroo.

Knock, knock Who’s there?

Me. Me who? 

Wow! You don’t know who you are?

Knock, Knock, Who’s there?

Interrupting cow. Interrupting cow…


Knock, knock Who’s there?

Who. Who who?

I didn’t know you were an owl!

Knock, knock, Who’s there?

Atch. Atch who?

Bless you!

Knock, knock, Who’s there?

Elmo. Elmo who?

You don’t know who Elmo is?!

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  

Broccoli.  Broccoli who?

Broccoli doesn’t have a last name, silly.

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  

Harry.  Harry who?

Harry up and answer the door!

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?

Ice cream.  Ice cream who?

Ice cream if you don’t let me in!

Knock, knock. Who’s there?

Orange. Orange who?

Orange you going to open the door?

Don’t forget the printable version!

You can keep it anywhere around the house.

I keep ours in the car and I tell jokes while we’re waiting for the van in the morning.

Other Funny Little Kid Jokes

Would You Rather Questions

Knock Knock Jokes

Valentine-themed jokes too!

Do you know any funny jokes for 5 year olds that aren’t on this list?

Funny Kids Jokes- This is such an awesome list of funny jokes for kids. My kids thought they were hilarious!

Stephanie Nicolai

Friday 24th of November 2023

This is PERFECT timing! My son is super into jokes right now and this gave our entire family some laughter.

Brenda Kosciuk

Saturday 25th of November 2023

So glad you found it helpful!


Friday 20th of October 2023

Oh my gosh, these are all so cute! I’m going to have to share them with my niece who’s 6. I bet she’ll love them!

Brenda Kosciuk

Friday 20th of October 2023

Guaranteed to please!

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