Back-to-School Jokes for Kids

Knock, knock! Who’s there? Back-to-School jokes for kids are here! Get the complete list of back-to-school jokes for your kindergarten and first-grade students along with a free printable! All right here. Read now and enjoy a great laugh!

Using jokes in your classroom is such a great way to have fun and promote literacy skills! Students won’t even realize they are practicing decoding and fluency because they will just be enjoying some funny jokes. I have never met a kindergartener that didn’t enjoy a good joke. Make sure to grab the free printable below to display in your classroom and share with families!

Keep reading for a list of fun back-to-school jokes for kids!

This resource works well with these Simply Kinder resources:

Here are your 10 back-to-school jokes for kids:

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

2.What do elves learn in school? The elf-abet.

3. What did the paper say to the pencil? Write on! 

4. What is the smartest insect? A spelling bee. 

5.Why didn’t the fish go on vacation? Because he was always in school. 

6.What did one pencil say to the other on the first day of school? Looking sharp!

7. What does a snake learn in school? Hisssss-tory.

8. Why can’t pirates learn the alphabet? Because they keep getting lost at C.

9. Do you know how bees get to school? On the school buzz!

10.Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Pencil who?

Never mind, this is pointless. 

We wanted to give you a download of some of our favorites too so you can easily share them with your students.

Download your free printable here!

DO YOU HAVE A JOKE TO SHARE? Let us know in the comments so other teachers can share them with their students too.

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