Family-Friendly Original Jokes and Puns for the Little Ones

What kid doesn’t like a silly goofball joke? As children we remember laughing again and again when a joke was punny. Ooops, I mean funny. Puns are a playful way to confuse words that sound similar but have totally different meanings. Kids love puns because they feel clever when they “get it”. Puns have been a part of comedy for centuries from literature to story telling to just plain riddles and jokes. It’s always fun to tell a kid a new joke or pun that makes them smile and giggle or belly laugh. These positive responses produce healing chemicals that make the body feel “good”. Here are some silly Family-Friendly Original Jokes and puns with a new twist. They are designed for the under 4 foot crowd. They are sure to produce a giggle or two, or at the very least a grunt or a groan. It’s all good fun. At the end of this article are links to the history of the pun and other web sites that feature puns. Once you read a bunch you will be inventing your own too and now you’ll have something light-hearted to share with your kids in the car or over cereal. Enjoy.

Why was the horse so happy?
Because he lived in a stable environment
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Why did the boy put a stamp on the snail he found at the beach?
Because he heard his father preferred snail mail over email.

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Why did the girl wear a bandaid to art class?
Because the art teacher said the best colored markers were sharpies.
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What did the Cat say to the bird?
Let’s do lunch.
What did the bird say back to the cat?
Over my dead body.

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What do ducks do when they see kids coming off the school bus?
They quack up at how funny the kids look.
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Did you hear about the little boy who couldn’t sleep?
His mother told him to count sheep, but he got all confused because he only had a cowculator.

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Why did the minister run out of the chicken coop?
Because he heard fowl language!

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Why did the old lady hand the plumber an aspirin and a wet rag?
Because he looked a little flush.

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Why did the pet fish try to escape from science class?

Because it heard the 4th period English teacher got Hooked On Phonics.
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Why are fish always fit and trim?
Because they are surrounded by scales!

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Because it was a sweet deal he couldn’t pass up.

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Why did the mountain climber climb the tallest mountain in the world?
Because he believed in higher education.

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What’s the difference between a two-story house and a garden rock?
About 40 feet.
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Why did the little girl take the frog to the doctor?
Because it looked like it was going to croak.

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What did the angry mother say to the boiling pot of spaghetti?
Simmer down
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Why did the boy bring a stick of butter to the wedding?
He heard you should toast the bride and groom.

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Why did the bumble bee leave the house?
It heard the school was having a spelling bee.

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What is one food priests should never eat?
Devilled eggs.
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Why did the little boy bring stale bread to the doctor’s office?
Because he heard some doctors were quacks.
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What did the jogger say after the big 18 wheeler sped by?

I’m exhausted.
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To read more on the history of the pun visit this Wikipedia link:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pun

To receive a new pun every day, here is a website that will tickle your funny bone:

http://www.punoftheday.com/

A clever little site with original puns written by Daniel Riehs.

http://www.punliners.com/

Puns Are Easy To Make
http://puzzles.about.com/library/weekly/aa000609.htm

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