The 21 Funniest Jokes That 8-Year-Olds Will Get

It’s hard to find good jokes for kids. It’s even harder to find jokes for kids that will make adults laugh too. These twenty-one jokes will make people of all ages laugh, and are simple enough for an 8-year-old to understand. From buffalo goodbyes to bees, these jokes are sure to please any audience.

Q-and-A Jokes

  1. Why was the math book so sad?
    • It had too many problems!
  2. What did the banana say to the dog?
    • Nothing, bananas can’t talk.
  3. What did the ocean say to the pirate?
    • Nothing, it waved.
  4. What room doesn’t have ghosts?
    • The living room.
  5. What kind of pictures do crabs take?
    • Shell-fies.
  6. What did the fish yell when he swam into the wall?
    • Dam!
  7. Where do spaghetti and marinara go to dance?
    • The meatball.
  8. What did the buffalo say to his son before he left?
    • He said, “Bison!”
  9. What do you call a dinosaur fart?
    • A blast from the past.

Knock-Knock Jokes

  1. “Knock Knock!”
    • “Who’s there?”
    • “The interrupting cow.”
    • “The interr-” *Cut them off*
    • “MOOO!”
  2. “Will you remember me in a minute?”
    • “Yes.”
    • “Will you remember me in a month?”
    • “Yes.”
    • “Knock Knock!”
    • “Who’s there?”
    • You didn’t remember me!”
  3. “Knock Knock!”
    • “Who’s there?”
    • “Somebody too short to reach the doorbell!”
  4. “Knock Knock!”
    • “Who’s there?”
    • “Cash.”
    • “Cash who?”
    • “No thank you, I like almonds better.”
  5. “Knock Knock!”
    • “Who’s there?”
    • “A little old lady.”
    • “A little old lady who?”
    • “I didn’t know you could yodel!”

Did You Hear…? Jokes

  1. Did you hear about the man who stole the bathtub?
    • He made a clean getaway.
  2. Did you hear the rumor about the butter?
    • Never mind, I shouldn’t be spreading it.
  3. Did you hear about the kid who drank 8 sodas?
    • He burped 7-up.

Story Jokes

  1. A man walks into a pet store and buys twelve bees for a dollar each. The manager gets thirteen bees and says, “Your total is twelve dollars.” The man says, “There are thirteen bees here.” The manager says, “Yes, that one’s a freebie.”
  2. A lady gets on a train and sits down. The man next to her says, “That’s the ugliest baby I’ve ever seen! You should put a bag over its head! It’s the ugliest baby in the world!” The woman is horrified and stands up, shouting for the train conductor, saying, “This man insulted me!” The conductor comes to the woman. “I’m very sorry ma’am,” he says, “That man will be punished. Insults are not acceptable on my train.” The conductor points to the door. “Would you like to move to a first-class seat? We’ll serve you tea and find a banana for your monkey.”
  3. A man orders soup at a restaurant. The waiter brings the soup, but the man calls him back. “I can’t eat this soup,” says the man. “Is it too hot?” asks the waiter. “Too cold? Too salty? Too spicy?” The man says no to everything. Finally, the chef comes to the table to find out what’s wrong with the soup. He asks the same questions: too hot? too cold? too salty? too spicy? and the man answers no every time. Finally, the chef gives up. “I’ll taste the soup myself and see what’s wrong. Where’s the spoon?”
  4. While eating dinner, a child asks his father, “Are bugs okay to eat?” His father says, “That’s gross. Don’t talk about bugs at the dinner table.” After dinner, his father asks, “Son, what did you want to know about bugs?” His son says, “Oh, nothing. There was a bug in your soup but it’s gone now.”