The 21 Funniest Jokes That 6-Year-Olds Will Get

Six-year-olds are a tough crowd to please. At this age, children’s understanding of jokes is limited. If you’re hoping to get a laugh from a group of six-year-olds, try one of the following jokes. You could also give this list to your child and let them practice telling some jokes!

So what are you waiting for? Hours of laughter await you below! These jokes are also appropriate for children of similar age. Adults will also enjoy chuckling at some of these comedic stories.

1. Mathematical Monsters

Which monster is best at math? *Count* Dracula.

2. Knock, Knock Luke

You: Knock, Knock!

Kid: Who’s there?

You: Luke.

Kid: Luke who?

You: Luke through to peephole to find out.

3. Mummy Music

When preparing King Tut for burial, one servant turned to the other and asked, “What type of music should we listen to?” The second servant paused momentarily and said, “Turn on some wrap music!”

4. Silly Sights

What did the left eye *point to your left eye*, say to the right eye *point to your right eye with the other hand*?“Don’t look now, but something between us smells!” *Bring both fingers to your nose*

When telling this joke, try to go cross-eyed at the end. This movement will give the child a little extra to giggle at.

5. Potty Talk

What did one toilet say to the other? “Are you feeling well? You look a little flushed!”

6. Prehistoric Prank

What do you call a boring dinosaur? A dino-snore.

An alternative version of this joke is as follows: What do you call a sleeping dinosaur?

You could even change the answer to be a “snore-a-saurus” for either version of the joke.

7. Knock, Knock Lettuce

You: Knock, Knock!

Kid: Who’s there?

You: Lettuce.

Kid: Lettuce who?

You: Lettuce in! It’s cold out here!

8. Lunch at the Library

A librarian was working at the front desk when a man approached her and said, “I would like a table for two.” The librarian replied in a confused voice, “Sir, this is a library.”

The man gasped and looked very apologetic. He leaned in a little closer and whispered, “Sorry. I would like a table for two.”

9. Classic Counting Comedy

Why was six afraid of seven? Because seven, eight (*ate*), nine.

10. Friendly Ocean

How does the ocean say hello and goodbye? It waves.

11. Frozen Puns

Elsa and Anna were at the zoo together one day. Olaf walked past the two but stopped when he saw Anna crying. “What’s wrong?!” he asked. 

Anna sniffled and wiped a few tears. After a few moments, Anna replied, “I asked Elsa to hold my balloon, but she let it go.”

Joke Teller’s Note: Say the punch line of this joke to the rhythm of the popular frozen song “Let it Go.”

12. Loud Laughter

You: *whispering* Knock, knock.

Kid: What?

You: *much louder* Knock, knock!

Kid: Who’s there?

You: *still loud* Ice cream!

Kid: Ice cream who?

You: *still loud* Ice creamed because you didn’t hear me knock the first time!

13. Spooky Snacks

Two kids were walking through the woods. One child says he’s worried he’ll come across ghosts in the woods. The other child says he’s worried an animal will steal his snacks. Suddenly, a ghost panda appears in front of the boys and says, “Don’t worry, I only eat bambooo!”

14. Ridiculous Riddles

Riddle: In a one-story house, everything is yellow. The walls are yellow, the doors are yellow, and the furniture is yellow. So what color are the stairs?

Answer: There are no stairs in a one-story house.

15. Cloud Clothing

What does a rain cloud wear under its coat? Thunderwear.

16. Super Bowl Silliness

While watching the Super Bowl halftime show, a child overhears his parents talking about the performers. The mother says, “I liked Eminem’s performance.”

The child responds with, “M and M’s are good, but I think I like Skittle better.” The parents chuckle at each other about the comment and correct the child. “Not the candy silly, the rapper!”

Shocked, the child shouts out, “Who would eat the wrappers?!”

17. Double Knock, Knock

You: Knock, knock!

Kid: Who’s there?

You: Car go.

Kid: Car go who?

You: No a car goes vroom!

You: Knock, knock!

Kid: Who’s there?

You: Owl go.

Kid: Owl go who?

You: Now you’ve got it!

18. Playground Humor

Why did the kid cross the playground? To get to the other slide!

19. Cookie Comedy

Why did the cookie go to the doctor? Because it felt crummy.

Here is another variation of this joke: Why did the cookie go to the dentist? Because his chocolate chipped.

20. Funny Flamingos

Why does a flamingo lift one leg when it stands? Because if it lifted both legs, it would fall.

21. Racing Months

If all the months participated in a race, who would win? January, because it finishes before the others even start!