The 50 Funniest Christmas Jokes for Kids
Prepare yourself for some wholesome holiday LOLs.
‘Tis the season for silliness!
We’ve reached that time of the year again—the one that is most wonderful—and whether you’re gathering with the little ones to make memories by making Christmas crafts or engaging in a raucous game of Christmas bingo, it’s always helpful to have a few Christmas jokes for kids up your sleeve. Funny stuff never goes out of style, and even some beloved yucks from your own childhood will likely make the smaller set crack up. After all, the best gift you can give anyone is joy, and Christmas jokes certainly pack a punch.
Need to brush up on your LOL-inducing humor around the holidays? We’ve rounded up 50 of the silliest, corniest, and downright funniest children’s Christmas jokes. Don’t be surprised if they get the whole family giggling, from the young to the young at heart. Sprinkle them in when you’re playing Christmas games or while you’re reading these Christmas books to the kids. For other audiences, you can’t go wrong with these 101 short jokes anyone can remember.
How do you help someone who has lost their Christmas spirit?
Nurse them back to elf. Ba-dum-bump! Looking for other holiday fun on top of our Christmas jokes for kids? Try these Christmas brainteasers that are almost impossible to solve.
What is a Christmas tree’s favorite candy?
Orna-mints! If you want to make some of your own, check out this list of DIY Christmas ornaments that will make your tree extra special.
What do you call a cat sitting on the beach on Christmas Eve?
Sandy Claws. Pretty funny, right? Next, get punny with these Christmas puns that are elfin’ hilarious.
Why does everyone love Frosty the Snowman?
He’s cool. Learn the history behind some of your other favorite Christmas carols.
Why did the Christmas tree go to the barber?
It needed to be trimmed. What are the origins of Christmas trees, anyway? We investigated.
What do you call an elf wearing earmuffs?
Anything you want—he can’t hear you! Speaking of Santa’s helpers, Elf tops the list of funny Christmas movies you’ll want to watch this season. Of course, it’s filled with all sorts of Christmas jokes for kids…and a bunch for adults, too.
What do you get when you cross a Christmas tree with an apple?
A pineapple! Don’t miss these other Christmas riddles for guaranteed holiday cheer.
Why don’t aliens celebrate Christmas?
Because they don’t want to give away their presence. Womp womp! Make your presence known with the best presents for kids. (Sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves.)
What do snowmen eat for breakfast?
Snowflakes! The building of snowmen actually dates all the way back to the Middle Ages. If you’re curious about these winter staples, learn the fascinating history surrounding the snowman.
What happens if you eat Christmas decorations?
You get tinselitus. Want to skip the tinsel, just in case? We have plenty of other Christmas decoration ideas that will fill your home with holiday cheer.
Donut open this present until Christmas!
A little yuletide trivia for you: The United States Postal Service says it expects to deliver more than 900 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. That’s a lot of presents. If you haven’t started your shopping yet, get to it—starting with this year’s hottest Christmas toys that will sell out fast.
What do you call Santa when he stops moving?
Santa Pause. For more family fun, check out these hilarious food jokes for kids.
What do you call an obnoxious reindeer?
Rude-olph. Love reindeer? Read about a family who raises these beloved animals.
Where does Santa keep all his money?
At the local snow bank. These heartwarming stories about meeting Santa will make you feel all warm and fuzzy.
What did the grumpy sheep say when his friends wished him a Merry Christmas?
Baaaa humbug! Of course, the phrase “Bah! Humbug!” was made popular by Ebeneezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, but it actually dates back to the 1750s. You’ll find a few incarnations of this classic tale—and its classic line—in our list of the best Christmas movies of all time.
What’s the difference between the Christmas alphabet and the regular alphabet?
The Christmas alphabet has Noel.
What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire?
Frostbite. We’re focusing on Christmas jokes for kids here, but to keep the littles laughing all year long, check out our extensive collection of kids’ jokes.
What do Santa’s little helpers like to eat on a cold day at the North Pole?
Elf-abet soup! Fun fact: January has been proclaimed National Soup Month, which makes sense because it tends to be the coldest time of the year.
What falls but never gets hurt?
Snow. If you’re looking to escape the cold this season, book one of these Christmas getaways to a gorgeous warm-weather destination.
What’s Frosty’s favorite dessert?
Ice Krispie Treats. The very first Frosty the Snowman television special premiered in 1969, and it’s still one of the best Christmas cartoons around.
What do gingerbread men use when they break their legs?
Candy canes. While we’re on the subject, do you know the surprising history of the gingerbread man and these other Christmas symbols?
What does the gingerbread man put on his bed?
Cookie sheets. Speaking of which, you’ll want to make delicious Christmas cookie recipes this year (and every year).
What’s the weather report every Christmas Eve?
There’s a 100 percent chance of reindeer.
What music do Santa’s elves like best?
Wrap music! You’ll love these Christmas songs, which absolutely deserve a spot on your holiday playlist.
Why are Christmas trees so bad at knitting?
They drop all their needles. Christmas jokes for kids aside, this is why you might want to get an artificial Christmas tree this year.
Who delivers presents to baby sharks?
Santa Jaws. Of course, there’s an alternate joke to this one just for dog lovers. Who delivers presents to puppies? Santa Paws. You’ll definitely want to show your kids these pictures of adorable animals filled with the holiday spirit.
What’s red, white, and blue at Christmas?
A sad candy cane. In case you’ve ever wondered, this is how red and green became the official Christmas colors.
What kind of Christmas carol do you sing to fruit?
“We Wish You a Berry Christmas.” Here are more fruit puns that are berry, berry funny.
What body part do you only see at Christmas?
The mistle-toe. If the kids ask (or you’re just curious), this is the reason we kiss under the mistletoe.
What did the stamp say to the Christmas card?
Stick with me and we’ll go places. At a loss for words? These are the best Merry Christmas wishes to write in your holiday card.
How did Scrooge win the football game?
The ghost of Christmas passed. Now that you have the perfect batch of Christmas jokes for kids, check out the funniest Christmas memes you’ll want to share with the grown-ups.