40 Back-to-School Jokes for Kids: Adding Laughter to the Classroom!

These Back-to-school jokes for kids are bound to add an extra dash of excitement to the educational journey ahead.

40 Back-to-School Jokes for Kids

As the lazy days of summer come to an end, and the anticipation of a new school year begins to buzz in the air, there’s no better way to lighten the mood and ease those back-to-school jitters than with a good laugh. While back to school songs might get your kids into the rhythm of the academic routine, we believe that a hearty dose of humor is the perfect recipe to make the transition even smoother.

From clever quips about school supplies to punny jokes that’ll have the whole classroom giggling, we’ve compiled a collection of 40 back-to-school jokes that are sure to elicit smiles, chuckles, and even a few groans – in the best possible way, of course!

So, whether your little scholars are heading off to their first day of school or they’re seasoned pros in the classroom, these jokes are bound to add an extra dash of excitement to the educational journey ahead. Get ready to share some giggles, because it’s time to dive into the world of back-to-school humor!

Table of Contents

School Supplies Jokes

Kids Laughing
  1. Why did the pencil go to school?
    It wanted to be really sharp!
  2. What did the eraser say to the pencil?
    “You’re write for me!”
  3. Why did the math book look sad?
    It had too many problems.
  4. What do you call a pen that likes to sleep?
  5. Why was the paper always tired?
    Because it was always getting folded!
  6. Why did the glue stick stay happy?
    Because it knew how to bond with others!
  7. What did the ruler say to the notebook?
    “I’ll measure up to you!”
  8. What do you get when you cross a backpack and a chair?
    A backrest for school!

Back-To-School Jokes for Teachers

  1. Why did the teacher wear sunglasses to school?
    She had bright students!
  2. What did one wall say to the other wall in the classroom?
    “I’ll meet you at the corner!”
  3. Why did the teacher go to the beach before school started?
    To test the waters!
  4. What’s a teacher’s favorite kind of music?
  5. Why did the teacher bring a ladder to school?
    To help her students reach for the stars!

Kids’ Jokes about School

3 Kids Laughing
  1. Why did the student bring a ladder to school?
    To go to high school!
  2. Why was the math book sad?
    It had too many problems.
  3. Why did the student eat his homework?
    His teacher said it was a piece of cake!
  4. Why did the student sit on the clock during class?
    He wanted to be on “top” of time!
  5. What’s a vampire’s favorite subject?
    Blood type!
  6. Why did the computer go to art class?
    It wanted to improve its “pixel”ation skills!

First Day of School Jokes for Kids

  1. Why was the math book excited for the first day of school?
    It had a lot of problems to solve!
  2. Why did the crayon feel nervous?
    It wasn’t sure if it could color within the lines!
  3. What do you call the first day of school?
    A new chapter in life!
  4. Why did the scarecrow go to school?
    It wanted to get ahead in life!
  5. Why did the backpack want to skip the first day of school?
    It felt too “packed” with emotions!

Kid-Friendly Knock-Knock Jokes

Kids Laughing (AI generated)
  1. Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Alpaca who?
    Alpaca the pencils, we’re going back to school!
  2. Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Justin who?
    Justin time for the school bus!
  3. Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Olive who?
    Olive the first-graders are excited for school!

Back-To-School Puns for Kids

  1. I’m reading a book about anti-gravity. It’s impossible to put down!
  2. Why did the geometry book feel sad? It had too many problems to solve.
  3. I told my computer a joke about an Excel sheet, but it couldn’t find it funny.
  4. What do you call a bear with no teeth? A gummy bear—perfect for snack time at school!
  5. I was going to tell you a joke about a pencil, but it’s pointless.

Feel free to share these jokes with the kids for a fun start to the school year!

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Back-to-School Jokes for Kids
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