150 Best Lunch Box Jokes For Kids (2024)

It’s that time of year, folks! The school year is right around the corner, and that means a return to packing kids’ lunch boxes. (Every. Single. Day.)

Of course, every parent wants to make their child feel loved and special, especially during long school days away from home.

My advice? Add a personal touch to their lunch box. It can make all the difference.

That’s where lunch box jokes come in – they’re an easy and fun way to show your child that you’re thinking of them and want to brighten their day. 

Including silly jokes in their lunch is a great way to bring a smile to their face and show them that you took the time to create something just for them. 

​Plus, they can share it with the other kids at their lunch table and make them laugh!

In this blog post, we’ve compiled a list of 100 funny jokes for kids, so you can add a personal touch to your child’s lunch and make them feel special every day.

Simply write them on a piece of paper, slip them into their lunch, and you’re ready to go!

School Jokes

1. Who is the leader of the school supplies? The Ruler.

2. What is a snake’s favorite subject? Hisss-tory.

3. What is the best place to grow flowers in a school? Kinder-garden.

4. Which school does an ice cream man go to? Sundae School.

5. What did the paper say to the pen? You have a good point.

6. Why did the dog do so well in school? He was the teacher’s pet.

7. What school do surfer’s go to? Boarding school.

8. Why did the teacher wear sunglasses to school? Because her students were so bright.

9. What is a witch’s favorite subject in school? Spelling!

10. Why are fish so smart? Because the live in schools.

Animal Jokes

1. Why did the banana split? It saw a monkey coming.

2.  What do you call a flying monkey? A hot air baboon.

3. Where do monkeys get their gossip? On the ape vine.

4. What do you call an angry monkey? Furious George

5. Why don’t monkeys play cards in the jungle? There are too many cheetahs!

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6. What do you call a crab that never shares its toys? Shellfish!

7. What do you call a crab that plays baseball? A pinch hitter!

8. How do crabs call their friends? On their shell phone!

9. How do you know if a crab is in a bad mood? It snaps at everything!

10. Why did the crab invite his friends over for a party? He wanted to shell-abrate!

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What Am I Jokes For Kids

Here are some tricky “What Am I” riddles that are especially good for older kids.

1. I am full of keys, but I cannot open any door. What am I?

Answer: A Piano

2. I am full of holes, but I can still hold a lot of water. What am I?

Answer: A Sponge

3. I get smaller every time I take a bath. What am I?

 Answer: A Bar of Soap

4. You can catch me, but you can’t throw me. What am I?

Answer: A Cold

5. I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest man can‘t hold me for more than 5 minutes. What am I?

Answer: Breath

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More Funny Jokes

1. What time is it when the clock strikes 13?
Time to get a new clock.

2. How does a cucumber become a pickle?
It goes through a jarring experience.

3. What did one toilet say to the other?
You look a bit flushed.

4. Why can’t Elsa from Frozen have a balloon?
Because she will “let it go.”

5. What musical instrument is found in the bathroom?
A tuba toothpaste.

6. What do you call a fake noodle?
An im-pasta.

7. How do you make an artichoke?
You strangle it.

8. Why did the tomato blush?
Because it saw the salad dressing.

9. Why do mushrooms get invited to all the parties?
Because they’re such fungis! (Fun guys, get it?)

10. What did one plate whisper to the other plate?
Dinner is on me.

11. Why do Santa’s elves go to therapy?
To help their elf esteem.

12. Why did the kid throw a stick of butter out the window?
To see a butter-fly.

13. Why didn’t the teddy bear eat dessert?
He was stuffed.

14 .What do you give a sick lemon?
A Lemon-aid.

15. What did the cupcake tell its frosting?
I’d be muffin without you.

16. Why can’t you trust atoms?
They make up everything.

17. How do you stop an astronaut’s baby from crying?
You rocket!

18. Which hand is better to write with?
Neither, it’s better to write with a pen.

19. Why did the math book look so sad?
Because of all its problems.

20. What kind of tree fits in your hand?
A palm tree!

21. How many lips does a flower have?

22. What are the strongest days of the week?
Saturday and Sunday. All the others are weekdays.

23.Imagine if you walked into a bar and there was a long line of people waiting to take a swing at you. That’s the punch line.

24. How did one one tectonic plate apologize to the other?
“My fault.”

25. What do you call a guy who never farts in public?
A private tutor.

26. How do you get a tissue to dance?
You put a boogie in it.

27. What has four wheels and flies?
A garbage truck.

28. What’s red and smells like blue paint?
Red Paint.

29. What do you call cheese that’s not your cheese?
Nacho cheese.

30. Did you hear about the population of Ireland?
It’s Dublin.

31. Who did the zombie take to the dance?
His ghoul-friend

32. What do you call a rich elf?

33. How do you talk to giants?
Use big words!

34. Why was the skeleton afraid of the storm?
He didn’t have any guts.

35. Why do dogs float in water?
Because they are good buoys.

36. Which superhero hits the most home runs?

37. What kind of music do mummies listen to?
Wrap music.

38. What street do ghosts haunt?
Dead ends.

39. What is a witch’s favorite lesson at school?

40.What is the tallest building in the entire world?
The library, because it has so many stories.

41. How does the ocean say hello?
It waves.

42. What is the smartest state?
Alabama. It has four As and one B.

43. What state makes the most pencils?

44. What are a ninja’s favorite type of shoes?

45. What rock group has four members but doesn’t make a sound?
Mt. Rushmore.

46. What’s the fastest country in the world?

47. My friend is an expert reading maps.
He’s a legend.

48. What did the policeman say to his belly button?
“You’re under a vest.”

49. When does a joke turn into a dad joke?
When it becomes apparent.

50. When is a door not a door?
When it’s ajar.

51. Why did the traffic light turn red?
It had to change in the middle of the street.

52. Who earns a living driving their customers away?
A taxi driver.

53. Why did the cookie go to the hospital?
Because he felt crummy.

54. Why are ghosts such bad liars?
Because you can see right through them.

55. What has ears but can’t hear?
A cornfield.

56. Why did the pony get sent to his room?
He wouldn’t stop horsing around. 

57. What does a nosey pepper do?
Gets jalapeño business!

58. Why did Mickey Mouse take a trip into space?
He was looking for Pluto.

59. Where do you learn to make banana splits?
At sundae school.

60. What did the limestone say to the geologist?
“Don’t take me for granite!”

61. What kind of dinosaur loves to sleep?
A stega-snore-us.

62. Why do seagulls live by the sea?
Because if they lived by the bay, they’d be bagels!

63. How does a scientist freshen her breath?
With experi-mints!

64. Why did the man get fired from the orange juice factory?
Lack of concentration.

65. What is a tornado’s favorite game to play?

66. What did the dalmatian say after lunch?
“That hit the spot!”

67. Why can’t a leopard hide?
Because he’s always spotted!

68. Did you hear about the cheese factory explosion in France?
All that was left was de Brie

69. What type of markets do dogs avoid?
Flea markets!

70. What do music and chickens have in common?
Bach, Bach, Bach!

71. What did one penny say to another penny?
“We make cents.”

72. What did the left eye say to the right eye?
“Something between us smells!”

73. Why did the clock go to the principal’s office?
For tocking too much.

74. What do you call a dishonest reptile?
A crookodile.

75. What do you call a bear with no teeth?
A gummy bear.

76. What do you call a quiet laugh in Maui?
Aloha. (A low “ha”)

77. Why did the man put his money in the freezer?
He wanted cold hard cash!

78. Why do dragons sleep during the day?
So they can fight knights!

79. Why can’t Cinderella play soccer?
Because she’s always running away from the ball.

80. What did the zero say to the eight?
“Nice belt!”

81. Why did the student eat his homework?
Because his teacher told him it was a piece of cake!

82. What’s worse than finding a worm in your apple?
Finding half a worm.

83. Why do bees have sticky hair?
Their honeycombs.

84. What state has the most streets?
Rhode Island.

85. Why do underwear tell bad jokes?
They’re too brief.

86. How does a penguin build its house?
Igloos it.

87. What has more letters than the alphabet?
The post office.

88. What do you call a broke Santa Claus?
Saint Nickel-less.

89. Where do you take a boat with a cold?
The boat doc. (dock)

90. Why can’t eggs tell jokes?
Because they’d crack each other up.

91. Why can’t you trust stairs?
Because they’re always up to something.

92. Why was the bicycle lying down?
It was two-tired.

93. What did one hat say to the other?
“I’m going on a-head.”

94. Why did the picture get arrested?
It got framed.

95. What is the name of the penguin’s favorite aunt?
Aunt Arctica.

96. What is a plumber’s least favorite vegetable?

97. What is the name of a witch that lies on the beach?
A sand witch.

98. How do you make an octopus laugh?
With ten-tickles.

99. What’s orange and sounds like a parrot.
A carrot.

100. What do you call a magic dog?
A Labracadabrador.

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Knock Knock Jokes:

  1. Knock, Knock!

Who’s there


Boo who?

Why are you crying all of a sudden? Is everything okay?

2. Knock, Knock!

Who’s there?


Ya who?

No, I’m going to Google it.

3. Knock, Knock!

Who is outside?


Cash who?  

Not really, thanks, I am allergic.

4. Knock, Knock!

Who is knocking on the door?

A circle.

A circle who?

Oh don’t worry anymore, it’s pointless.

5. Knock, Knock!

Who’s there?


Annie who?

Annie thing that you say or do will be used against you.

Want more? If your child loves animal jokes, check out these monkey jokes for kids and crab jokes for kids.

More Lunch Box Ideas

Here are more ideas to make a kid’s bag lunch special:

  1. Lunch box notes: Besides a fun joke, you can write a sweet note or draw a picture on a napkin or slip of paper to include in your child’s lunch box. It’s the perfect way to remind them how loved they are in the middle of their busy school day.
  2. Use fun containers: Instead of using traditional Tupperware in your kids lunches, use a bento box or a fun shaped container to hold your child’s lunch.
  3. Include their favorite foods: Ask your child what their favorite foods are and try to incorporate them into their lunch bag.
  4. Make it colorful: Add a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables to make the lunch more visually appealing.
  5. Get creative with sandwiches: Use cookie cutters to create fun shapes or designs with sandwiches.
  6. Pack a special treat: Include a small treat in your kid’s lunch, such as a piece of candy or a cookie, as a special surprise.
  7. Involve your child in the planning: Let your child help plan and pack their lunch, giving them a sense of ownership and excitement about what they will be eating. Kids as young as 7 can being making their own peanut butter and jelly sandwich, for example.

These tips can make school lunches feel a little more exciting, and make back to school time a bit easier for kids.

We hope these free lunch box jokes bring your child a good laugh during the school day and help strengthen your relationship with your child, even when you’re away from them.

After all, it’s the simple things that our kids will remember in the years to come.

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