A child’s laugh could simply be one of the most beautiful sounds in the world.
Kids love jokes and any excuse to laugh.
They delight when their belly shakes like a bowl full of jelly!
When I taught Grade 3, I often found my students telling jokes like this …
Q: Why did the men go across the ocean in their boat?
A: To play basketball!
I would have to explain that jokes are funny because they are usually “a play on words” with a double meaning, or a humorous use of words. It can be a story with a funny punchline. Then we would share lots of jokes in order for them to get the importance of how jokes play with words.
Christmas is a great time to share jokes and help your grandchildren understand how jokes work (and I have found some kids naturally pick up on this faster than others). Who doesn’t enjoy a cheesy joke that involves Santa, elves, snowmen or reindeer? No kid that I know of …
So, have a great time giggling together as you share these Christmas jokes for grandchildren over some hot chocolate and a snuggle!
Q: Why did Santa plant a garden?
So he could hoe, hoe, hoe!
Q: Where does a snowman keep his money?
In a snow bank!
Q: What do you get when you combine a Christmas tree with an iPad?
Q: What is an elf’s favorite kind of music?
Q: In what year does New Year’s Day come before Christmas?
Q: What is the first thing that elves learn in school?
Q: What do they sing at a snowman’s birthday party?
Freeze a jolly good fellow!
Q: Why did the gingerbread man go to the doctor?
Because he was feeling crummy.
Q: Why was Frosty the Snowman kicked out of the produce section of the grocery store?
They caught him picking his nose!
Q: Where do snowmen go to dance?
Q: What Christmas carol is a favorite of parents?
Q: What do snowmen eat for breakfast?
Q: What do gingerbread men use for blankets?
Q: How does a frog open his Christmas present?
Rippit! Rippit! Rippit!
Q: How does a snowman lose weight?
He waits for the weather to get warmer!
Q: What goes “Oh, oh, oh?”
Santa walking backwards!
Q: Which of Santa’s reindeer have bad manners?
Q: What did the Christmas tree say to the ornament?
“Aren’t you tired of just hanging around?”
Q: What do reindeer hang on their Christmas trees?
Q: Why does everybody like Frosty the Snowman?
Because he is so cool!
Q: How can you tell if an elf is a girl?
Because it’s wearing a tree skirt!
Q: What do you call a reindeer who wears earmuffs?
Anything you want! He can’t hear you!
Q: What did the beaver say to the Christmas Tree?
Nice gnawing you!
Q: What is the most special part of your body at Christmas?
Q: What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire?
Q: How is the Christmas alphabet different from the ordinary alphabet?
The Christmas alphabet has NO EL!
Q: Why are Christmas trees like bad knitters?
They keep losing their needles!
Q: What type of cars do elves drive?
If you have any Christmas jokes that tickle your grandchildren’s funny bones, please share them below in the COMMENTS!