50 Penguin Jokes for Kids

Phyllis Steward
Written by Phyllis Stewart Updated on July 23rd, 2021

Penguins are fascinating animals. All their oddities have very good reasons for being in place even though it might be hard to understand how. For instance, why do penguins have those small wings if they can’t fly through the air? Easy when you think of it; they evolved to fly through the water not the air.

Why do penguins have the distinctive black-and-white coloring? It’s called countershading. When they are swimming, or flying, underwater, the underside of the animal blends in with the sky about. When viewed from the top, the black coloring blends in with the ocean’s floor.

If you see a group of penguins in the water, they are called a raft. If you see them gathered on land, they are called a waddle instead.

Here are some fun jokes and puns about penguins. How many more can you think of?

  1. How do you get in touch with a penguin? Give his cell phone a wing.
  2. Where do penguins go to see the latest movie? The dive-in theater.
  3. What do penguins use to drink? Beak-ers.
  4. Why do penguins carry fish in their beaks? They haven’t any pockets.
  5. Who is the little penguin’s favorite relative? Aunt Arctica.
  6. Why did the two penguins jump up and down when they met? They were trying to break the ice.
  7. What do penguins call the big yearly dance party? The Snow Ball.
  8. What is smarter than a talking penguin? A spelling bee.
  9. How do penguins like to take their cold drinks? On the rocks.
  10. What is the favorite Mexican food of penguins? Brrrr-itos
  11. What’s black, white, black, white, black, white, black, white? A penguin rolling down a hill.
  12. What bird always wins? A peng-win.
  13. What’s the official penguin birthday song? For freeze a jolly good fellow.
  14. What do penguins wear on their feet in the summer? Flipper flops.
  15. How do penguins know when something is wrong? It smells kind of fishy.
  16. What did one penguin say to another? Nothing; he gave him the cold shoulder.
  17. Can a penguin fly? No, but a toucan.
  18. What’s the official summer drink of the penguin community? Iced tea.
  19. Why do penguins wear eyeglasses? They help their ice sight.
  20. Why shouldn’t you write a book on penguins? Because writing on paper is much easier.
  21. Where do penguins keep their money? In a snowbank.
  22. What do you call a cold penguin? A birrrd.
  23. What does a penguin and his friends eat on his birthday? A fish cake.
  24. What do you call a penguin wandering in the desert? Lost.
  25. What do lady penguins wear to the beach? A beak-ini.
  26. What do sick penguins need? Medical tweet-ment.
  27. How do penguins make difficult decisions? Flipper coin.
  28. What did the penguin magician say? Pick a cod, any cod.
  29. Why was Pete the Penguin so popular? He was an ice guy.
  30. What is the penguin’s favorite Disney movie? Frozen.
  31. What side of a penguin has the most feathers? The outside.
  32. What do penguins eat for a late-night snack? Starfish.
  33. How does a carpenter penguin build a house? Igloos it together.
  34. Why can’t penguins fly? They aren’t tall enough to be pilots.
  35. What did the ocean say to the penguins? Nothing, it just waved.
  36. Why did the penguin cross the road? It was the chicken’s day off.
  37. What is black and white and red all over? A sunburnt penguin.
  38. The penguin didn’t really need a job. He did it for the halibut.
  39. What do you call 100 penguins in Times Square? Lost.
  40. Where do penguins sit in their offices? In ice cubicles.
  41. What’s the difference between black and white penguins? A white one is walking toward you and the black ones are walking away.
  42. What do you call a penguin at the North Pole? Really, really lost.
  43. Why did the penguin cross the sea? To get to the other side.
  44. What kind of eggs does an evil penguin lay? Deviled eggs.
  45. What’s the favorite green in a penguin’s salad? Iceberg lettuce.
  46. How do penguins make pancakes? With their flippers.
  47. Where does a 500-pound penguin sit? Anywhere she wishes.
  48. What is black and white and turns around and around? A penguin on a merry-go-round.
  49. What do penguins wear on their feet at night? Slippers.
  50. What do you call a penguin’s favorite winter hat? An ice cap.
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Phyllis Steward
Written by Phyllis Stewart Updated on July 23rd, 2021

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