Kids love to laugh and have fun. And one of the best ways to engage kids and grab their attention is by telling jokes.
You can tell jokes to kids one-on-one. You can tell jokes during a group lesson. You can tell jokes during small group time.
Jokes can play a part in making church a fun place for kids. Yes, there are times when you need to be serious with kids, but there also should be times when you let kids be kids and you act like a big kid yourself. Fill the room with giggles, laughter and smiles and you've got a good recipe for connecting with kids and seeing them engage with your ministry.
Here are 25 jokes you can share with kids. These will get you a smile and maybe even some laughter.
Why is Cinderella bad at soccer? She is always running away from the ball.
Where do cows go on Friday night? The mooovies.
Why did the cookie go to the doctor? He felt crummy.
What does the ocean do when it sees a friend? It waves.
What has 4 wheels and flies? Garbage truck.
Why did the boy throw butter out the window? He wanted to see butterfly.
Why did the teddy-bear not ask for dessert? He was stuffed.
How do you get an astronaut's baby to stop crying? You rocket.
What did one plate say to the other plate? Dinner is on me!
Why did the kid cross the playground? To get to the other slide.
What kind of tree fits in your hand? A palm tree!
What did the nose say to the finger? Quit picking on me!
Why did the kid bring a ladder to school? Because she wanted to go to high school.
Why did the banana go to the doctor? Because it wasn’t peeling well.
What happened when the skunk was on trial? The judge declared, "Odor in the court, odor in the court!"
Why do porcupines always win the game? They have the most points.
What day of the week are most twins born on? Twos-day!
What do you call a sheep with no legs? A cloud.
What do you call bears with no ears? B.
What animal is always at a baseball game? A bat.
What do you call a fly with no wings? A walk.
What kind of car does Mickey Mouse's wife drive? A minnie van!
Why can’t you give Elsa a balloon? She will "Let It Go."
What do you call a guy lying on your doorstep? Matt.
How do you get a squirrel to like you? Just act like a nut!
Try a few of these jokes this weekend. See how the kids respond. Be ready. They will have a joke to tell you as well.
Are you joking? If not, try it. The kids in your ministry will love it.