121 Hillarious Jokes for 5 Year Olds to Giggle About

My 5 year old daughter is just starting to get into telling jokes. She loves making people laugh and seriously thinks she’s the funniest thing ever!

While it is adorable hearing her laugh hysterically at her own jokes, I had to come to the internet to find a few more that she could tell to her teachers, aunts, and siblings. I found so many funny jokes that are perfect for 5 year olds, both to tell and to hear.

We all know kindergarteners love to laugh! Give them something to laugh about with over 100 of these hilarious jokes for 5 year olds!

What Jokes are Appropriate for 5 Year Olds?

Most 5 year olds are currently in Kindergarten which is when they start to really mature and become a big kid. Therefore, they understand more jokes than they would from pre-k.

You’ll want to make sure to use age-appropriate jokes for 5 year olds that don’t contain any explicit words or ideas. Keep these jokes more toward what you would say to a 4 year old as well.

Jokes about animals, silly things, monsters, and knock knock jokes are good to start out with, but there are plenty more ideas out there!

Why Jokes for 5 Year Olds are Important

Jokes are a great way to connect with children and make them laugh. For 5-year-olds, jokes can be an important tool for their development. Here are a few reasons why:

1. Promotes Language Development

Jokes help children to learn new words and phrases in a fun and engaging way. They also help to develop their understanding of language and how words can be used to create humor.

2. Encourages Creativity

Jokes encourage children to think creatively and come up with their own ideas. They can also help to develop their sense of humor and ability to think outside the box.

3. Builds Confidence

When children tell jokes and make others laugh, it can boost their self-esteem and confidence. It also helps them to develop their social skills and ability to interact with others.

4. Provides Emotional Support

Laughter is a great way to relieve stress and anxiety. Jokes can help children to cope with difficult situations and provide emotional support when they need it most.

Overall, jokes for 5-year-olds are an important tool for their development. They promote language development, encourage creativity, build confidence, and provide emotional support.

Jokes for 5 Year Olds About Food

1. Why did the cookie go to the doctor?

Because he was feeling crumby

2. Why did the banana go to the nurse?

Because he wasn’t peeling well.

3. Do you want to hear a joke about a pizza?

Never mind, it’s too cheesy!

4. What did one tomato say to the other tomato?

You go ahead and I’ll ketchup.

5. What’s orange and sounds like a parrot?

A Carrot.

6. What do you call cheese that’s not yours?

Nacho cheese!

7. What kind of witch can you find at the beach?

A sand-witch!

8. What happens when an egg laughs?

It cracks up!

9. What did the mommy tomato say to the baby tomato?

C’mon, ketchup!

10. What does a piece of toast wear to bed?

His pa-JAM-as!

11: How do you make a lemon drop? 

Just let go of it! 

12: What does an evil hen lay? 

Deviled eggs!

13. Why did the prune take the plum to the dance?

Because she didn’t have a date!

14: What do you call a sad strawberry? 

A blueberry!

15: Where do hamburgers go dancing? 

A meat ball!

16: Why can’t an egg tell a joke? 

It will crack up!

17: How do you fix a cracked pumpkin? 

With a pumpkin patch!

18: How many apples grow on a tree? 

All of them!

Jokes for 5 Year Olds About Animals

19. What animal do you look like when you are naked?

A little bear!

20. What do you call a gorilla with bananas in its ears?

Anything you like, he can’t hear you.

21. How do bees brush their hair?

They use honeycombs.

22. What do kittens like to eat?

Mice cream.

23. What do you get if you cross a fish with an elephant?

Swimming trunks.

24. What is a toad’s favourite drink?


25. Where do fish keep their money?

In a river bank.

26. What do you call a blind dinosaur?


27. What do you call a sheep with no legs?

A cloud!

28. What do you call a bear with no teeth?

A gummy bear!

29. Why didn’t the teddy bear want dessert?

Because he was stuffed!

30. Why do giraffes have long necks?

Because they have smelly feet!

31. Where do cows go on Friday nights?

To the mooooo-vies!

32. What animal needs to wear a wig?

A bald eagle!

33. Where do you take a sick horse?

To the horse-pital!

34. Why did the chicken cross the playground?

To get to the other slide!

35. What do you call a pig that knows karate?

A pork chop!

36. What do you get when you shake a cow?

A milkshake!

37. How do bees brush their hair?

They use honeycombs!

38. How do you catch a squirrel?

Climb up a tree and act like a nut!

39. Why did the bee get married?

Because she found her honey!

40. Where do eskimo pigs live?

In pig-loos!

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

A dino-snore!

42. Where do sheep go for a haircut?

To the baa baa shop.

43:  What do you call a cow with no legs? 

Ground beef!

44: What animal needs to wear a wig? 

A bald eagle!

45: What do you call an alligator in a vest? 

An investigator!

46:  Can a kangaroo jump higher than the Empire State Building? 

Of course!  The Empire State Building can’t jump!

47: What do you call a sleeping bull? 

A bulldozer!

48:  Why do sharks swim in saltwater? 

Because pepper water makes them sneeze!

49: Where do you find a dog with no legs? 

Right where you left him!

50: What do you call a dog that can tell time? 

A watch dog!

51: Why couldn’t the pony sing in the choir? 

Because she was a little horse!

52: What did the frog order for lunch? 

A burger and a diet croak!

53: Why should you never trust a pig with a secret? 

Because it’s bound to squeal.

54: What do cows order from? 


55. What do you call a spider who is on his phone?

A spider who is surfing the web

56: What do snakes like to study in school? 


57: Why do seagulls fly over the sea? 

Because if they flew over the bay, they would be bagels.

Jokes for 5 Year Olds About People

58. What do you call a man laying on your doorstep?


59. What did one eye say to the other eye?

Between us, something smells.

60. How do you make a tissue dance?

Put a little boogie in it!

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

A married-go-round!

62. What do you get off you step on grapes barefoot?

Toe jam!

63:  Why did the man run around his bed? 

Because he was trying to catch up on his sleep!

64:  Why did the teacher put on sunglasses? 

Because her students were so bright! 

65: How did Benjamin Franklin feel when he discovered electricity? 


66: Why did the boy throw his clock out the window? 

Because he wanted to see time fly!

67: Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants? 

In case he got a hole in one!

68: How can you tell if someone is a good farmer? 

He is outstanding in his field! 

69: What do you call a man with a shovel? 


70: Why can’t a person’s nose be 12 inches long? 

Because then it would be a foot!

Jokes for 5 Year Olds About Characters

71. What is a pirate’s favorite letter?


72. Why shouldn’t you give Elsa a balloon?

Because she’ll “Let It Go”!

73. What do elves learn at school?

The elf-abet.

74. Why did Mickey Mouse go up in space?

To find Pluto!

75. What does Olaf eat for lunch?


76. Why did the leprechaun go outside?

To sit on his paddy-o

77. When does a leprechaun cross the street?

When it turns green

78: Why are ghosts bad liars? 

Because you can see right through them!

79: What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire 


80: What is the witch’s favorite school subject? 


Knock Knock Jokes for 5 Year Olds

  • Knock Knock.
  • Who’s there?
  • Interrupting cow.
  • Interrupting co-
  • MOOOOO! (While interrupting the person asking)
  • Knock, knock.
  • Who’s there?
  • Want.
  • Want who?
  • Three, four!
  • 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?
  • 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?
  • 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?
  • Erin.
  • Erin who?
  • Erin as fast as I could, but I couldn’t catch the leprechaun.

Miscellaneous Jokes for 5 Year Olds

92. What do you call a train that sneezes?

Achoo-choo train!

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

Because the ice might crack up!

94. What letter is always wet?

The C!

95. What type of bow cannot be tied?

A rainbow

96. What would you get if you crossed Christmas with St. Patrick’s Day?

St. O’Claus

97: How do all the oceans say hello to each other? 

They wave!

98: What did one wall say to the other wall? 

I’ll meet you at the corner!

99:  What has four wheels and flies? 

A garbage truck!

100:  Why did the math book look so sad? 

Because it had so many problems!

101: What did the zero say to the eight? 

Nice belt!

102:  What can you catch but not throw? 

A cold!

103:  What has hands but can’t clap? 

A clock!

104:  What did one hat say to the other? 

Stay here, I’m going on ahead. (going on a head)

105:  What falls in winter but never gets hurt? 

The snow!

106:  Why do strings never win a race? 

Because they always tie!

107:  What kind of shoes do ninjas wear? 


108: What do you call a flower that runs on electricity? 

A power plant!

109: What kind of room doesn’t have doors? 

A mushroom!

110: What did one plate say to the other? 

Dinner is on me!

111: What did the traffic light say to the truck? 

Don’t look! I’m changing!

112. What’s the tornado’s favourite game?


113: How do billboards talk? 

Sign language!

114: Why shouldn’t you play games in the jungle? 

Because there are so many CHEETAHS!

115: What do you get on every birthday? 

A year older!

116: Why should you not talk to circles? 

Because there is no point!

117: Why did the man put sugar on his pillow?

He wanted to have sweet dreams!

118: Why did the computer sneeze? 

Because it had a virus!

119: How do mountains stay warm in winter? 


120: What has a ton of ears but can’t hear a thing? 

A corn field.

121: How do mountains stay warm in winter? 


I hope your 5 year old enjoys these hilariously funny jokes! Give them a chuckle by letting them read these jokes or give them one a day to tell to their teacher and classmates.

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