Dad-jokes are funny because they’re unfunny but in a very particular way. This phenomena’s gonna keep philosophers busy for a while but cracking is free of cost. So in the meantime, enjoy our list of 43 dumb jokes to make put a smile on your little ones’ faces.
While you’re perfecting your eye-rollers, you can start swapping jokes with your kids to get them primed for the time you deliver a real Dad Doozy.
Here, we’ve listed 43 admittedly dumb jokes, but nothing too painful. Because making your kid laugh – might just make your whole day.
Think of these like the snowball at the top of the hill. You’re really just getting the ball rolling, and delivering these will inspire your kid to one-up you. Quickly. And thankfully.
Because it would crack up
A bald eagle
Dill with it.
It wasn’t peeling well.
Nothing. Broccoli can’t talk.
He ran out of juice.
Because it has no feet.
STUPID FUNNY JOKES
Have you hit that magic joke that your child loves so much, they repeat it all the time? Like back-to-back? The entire evening? Fun! Here’s some fresh material:
Three blind mice.
You have a good point.
Why are you stalking me?
He wouldn’t stop horsing around.
Nah, it’s over your head.
At no point did I promise you these were winners. These jokes, dear reader, fall in the eye-roller category. Hang in there – your kid will love it.
Don’t take me for granite.
It had great views, but there wasn’t much atmosphere.
When he starts coffin.
Because she ran out of patients.
It had too many problems.
Because it kept repeating everything.
Because nothing gets under their skin.
JOKES SO DUMB THEY’RE FUNNY
By now, I hope you and your kids are deep into a joke battle. They may be doing better than you, and that’s your own cross to bear. They’ll also likely end up taller than you too. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
She’ll Let It Go.
When it’s dead.
They’re full of tricky questions.
Because they have so many fans.
You’re at a restaurant, or a family reunion, maybe even in line at the movies. You’re picking up the tell-tale signs that your kid is bored. Turn the oncoming whine into a laugh with some of these gems:
Because they dribble.
In a snowbank.
In case they get a hole in one.
Throw a clock out the window.
They ride the school buzz.
Due to their structure and set-up time, knock-knock jokes can get a tad tedious. If you haven’t heard one in a while, they’re charming. But more than two in a row, and you know it’s going to be a long day.
Once you teach your kids the format of a knock-knock joke, there’s no going back. Once they’re on board, your son or daughter will have a ball; even if you don’t think they’re award-winning,
Fair warning, you also might reach that entrancing period where they start making up their own.
So, let’s lean into the inevitable and arm you with some decent ones before that point of no return happens:
Butter hurry up or we’ll be late.
Let’s just quiche and make up.
Pizza really nice guy; you should give him a chance.
Frank you for being my friend.
Juno how hilarious this is?
Aww, don’t cry. It’s only a joke.
It’s pronounced kangaroo.
Isla give you five dollars to stop telling me knock-knock jokes.
BONUS JOKES – THE CHERRY ON TOP
So, there you have it—43 jokes to get the stage set for ensuing hilarity between you and your kid. But, wait! There’s more! We’ll also throw in these bonus jokes!
We saved these for last because as we compiled this list, some just rose to the top, and these elicited actual LOLs from us. So, if you and your son or daughter are now at the top of your joke-swapping game, get ready to bring home the gold with:
THE LAST LAUGH
We hope this list of dumb jokes has made you, and your kid, laugh. Kids love to laugh and have a good time, and some of these may get repeated in the schoolyard. If that happens, I’m 97% positive that your picture goes in the Parent Hall of Fame.
Try it out! Lighten the mood!
Laughter might be the best medicine, but it’s also a great way to bond too. If you’re having trouble connecting with your kid, then using jokes is a great way to open things up, get them talking, smiling, and hopefully laughing.