50 Animal Jokes for Kids

Original and fun, here are jokes and puns about animals for kids to enjoy

Phyllis Steward
Written by Phyllis Stewart Updated on March 2nd, 2023

Everyone loves an animal joke or pun. Animals are funny and do funny things, so kids naturally love jokes about them. Try out these original jokes and see how much your kids laugh. See if they can come up with some jokes of their own.

For more animal laughter, check out these dinosaur jokes and lion puns.

  1. What kind of cat has to crawl everywhere he goes? A CAT-erpillar.
  2. What kind of worm works for a carpenter? An inch worm.
  3. Why were the people running from the forest? There was a bare bear there.
  4. What do you call a kangaroo in a park? A grass-hopper.
  5. What do you call an insincere horse? A phony pony.
  6. What do you call plankton on a bun? A fish-wich.
  7. What did the waiter ask the frog? Do you want flies with that, sir?
  8. What does a bunny give his finance? A 10-carrot engagement ring.
  9. What kind of freezer does a penguin use? None, he lives at the South Pole.
  10. How do you wash a lamb? In a baa-th tub.
  11. What kind of soup does a rabbit like? Mexican Jumping Bean Soup.
  12. What did the Mama Bear fix for breakfast? Honey Crisp cereal.
  13. What did the fly say to the cook? There’s a waiter in my soup!
  14. What do you call a frog’s tongue? A fly trap.
  15. What animal gives milk, is big and hairy, and lives in the forest? A MOO-se.
  16. Which is the richest fish? A goldfish.
  17. Which is the insect with the best table manners? A ladybug.
  18. What did the farmer say to the pig playing the piano? You’ve really got some chops.
  19. Who is the bees’ favorite composer? Bee-thoven.
  20. What animal can golf the best? A termite; it can get a hole in one.
  21. What do you call a pig out in the sun too long? Crispy bacon.
  22. What do you call a bug that opens champagne? A grasshopper.
  23. What did the doctor say to the corn farmer? You need to get the bugs out of your ears.
  24. What connects a bee’s legs? Bee’s knees.
  25. What kind of hairdo does a bee have? A buzz cut.
  26. What’s purple and rules the jungle? The Grape Ape.
  27. Why does the donkey always get to cross the street? He’s a honkey donkey.
  28. What kind of cheese does a magical mouse like best? Cheese Wiz.
  29. How many cookies can a worm eat at one time? None; he doesn’t have teeth.
  30. What is the zookeeper’s favorite animal? An ostrich, because they never fly away.
  31. What did the lion say to the hyena? Sure, you laugh now!
  32. What’s a bird’s favorite sport? Badminton, because they watch the birdies fly all day.
  33. Why does the dog watch sports all day on TV? Because he doesn’t get the cat channel.
  34. What did the tiger put on his hamburger? Cow Moo-stard and Cat-sup.
  35. What do fish do all day? Beats me, I’m just hanging out at the coral reef.
  36. What plants do weevils like best? Flours.
  37. What did the dentist say to the beaver? Even if you have just two teeth, you still need to floss.
  38. What did the beautician say to the raccoon? I think you have a little too much eye makeup, dear.
  39. What did one bug say to another on the car’s windshield? That was smashing!
  40. How high can a corn plant grow? As high as an elephant’s eye.
  41. Who are the bluebird’s favorite nursery rhyme characters? Tweet-eldee and Tweet-eldum.
  42. Who has the biggest collection of animals? Mother Goose.
  43. What is black and white and red all over? A sunburned skunk.
  44. Why was the spider so smart? Because he knew the entire WWWeb.
  45. What did the teacher say to the rabbit? If you’re not going to sit still, you’re going into the corner!
  46. What did the mommy spider say to her baby? My, you’re growing some long legs!
  47. What do you call a cheap dog accessory? A dollar collar.
  48. What do you call a fish that wants something? A fish wish.
  49. What happened when the fish left his school? The other fish called in shell-fish.
  50. What’s red, white, and plaid all over? A chameleon. 
Phyllis Steward
Written by Phyllis Stewart Updated on March 2nd, 2023

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