jokes for kids about school

Kids spend a huge amount of time at school so jokes about school for kids is a great topic! In fact, 13% of your child’s waking time is spent in school. This makes school the perfect topic for jokes.

Jokes are a lot of fun, but did you know that learning to tell and understand jokes actually boosts your child’s language? There’s a lot going on in a simple joke.

Jokes help your child to understand double word meanings, puns, idioms and abstract and non-literal language. It helps them to develop social skills, too. Being able to laugh with friends is helps them to understand others’ perspective, and the idea of a ‘punchline’ develops theory of mind- your child learns to understand that they can reveal something that the listener doesn’t know.

So, jokes are hugely beneficial! Kids love ‘getting’ the joke- and they love to be able to pass them onto others. They might be cheesy, but they help kids to develop!

Try out these 51 jokes for kids about school and watch the benefits it brings to your kids.


jokes for kids about school




Teacher Jokes:


Q: What is a math teacher’s favourite sum?
A: Summer!

Q: Why Was the Cross-Eyed Teacher Fired?
A: Because they couldn’t control their pupils.

Q: Why did the teacher write on the window?
A: Because they wanted the lesson to be clear.

Q: Why did the teacher marry the janitor?
A: Because he swept her off her feet.

Q: What do you get when you mix a teacher and a vampire?
A: Lots of blood tests!

Q: What do you call a music teacher with problems?
A: A very trebled man.

Q: What kind of food do math teachers eat?
A: Square meals.

Q: Why did the teacher wear sunglasses in class?
A: Because the class was so bright.

Q: What’s a teacher’s favourite nation?
A: Expla-nation.

Q: What’s the difference between a teacher and a train?
A: The teacher says, “spit your gum out” but the train says, “chew, chew!”

Pupil: Teacher, would you punish me for something I didn’t do?
Teacher: Of course not.
Pupil: Good, because I didn’t do my homework.

woman standing in front of children

Principal Jokes:


Q: What happened when the principal tied everyone’s laces together?
A: They went on a class trip.

Q: Who is a teacher’s best friend at school?
A: The princi-pal!

The principal at my school called me into his office today. He said “I’ve just had a rock thrown through my window, are you responsible?” No, I’m irresponsible. That’s why I threw it.

jokes for kids about school

More Jokes For Kids About School


Q: What kinds of tests do they give witches?
A: Hex-aminations.

Q: Why can’t you do a math test in the jungle?
A: There are too many cheetahs!

Q: What did the pen say to the pencil?
A: So, what’s your point!

Q: Why did the kid study in the airplane?
A: Because he wanted a higher education!

Q: How did the music teacher get locked in the classroom?
A: His keys were inside the piano!

Q: What do elves learn in school?
A: The elf-abet!

Q: What did the pencil sharpener say to the pencil?
A: Stop going in circles and get to the point!

Q: What is the world’s tallest building?
A: The library because it has the most stories.

Q: Why didn’t the sun go to college?
A: Because it already had a million degrees!

Q: What object is king of the classroom?
A: The ruler!

Q: Where is the best place to grow flowers in school?
A: In Kindergarden.

Longer Jokes for Kids About School:


Walls of Jericho: The visiting church school supervisor asks little Johnny during Bible class who broke down the walls of Jericho. Little Johnny replies that he does not know, but it definitely is not him. The supervisor, taken aback by this lack of basic Bible knowledge goes to the school principal and relates the whole incident. The principal replies that he knows little Johnny as well as his whole family very well and can vouch for them, if little Johnny said that he did not do it, he as principal is satisfied that it is the truth. Even more appalled the inspector goes to the regional Head of Education and relates the whole story. After listening he replies: “I cannot see why you are making such a big issue out of this; we will get three quotations and fix the damned wall.”

And That’s It!

Thanks for reading! I hope this gives you some great jokes for kids about school!

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