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Back to School Jokes (Plus Free Printable Lunch Box Notes)

Have fun with these back-to-school jokes that will keep the kids giggling and groaning with delight.

school jokes for kids

1 How do you catch a whole school of fish?
> With bookworms.

2 Why did the teacher go to the beach?
> To test the water.

3 Why did the broom get a poor grade in school?
> Because it was always sweeping during class!

4 Why isn’t there a clock in the library?
> Because it tocks too much.

5 Why did the student eat his homework?
> Because the teacher told him it was a piece of cake!

6 Where do pencils like to vacation?
> Pencil-vania

7 Why was the student’s report card wet?
> Because it was below C level.

8 What is the world’s tallest building?
> The library because it has the most stories.

9 Why did the kid cross the playground?
> To get to the other slide.

10 How do you get straight A’s?
> By using a ruler!

11 Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Gladys.
Gladys, who?
Gladys the weekend—no homework!

school jokes for kids for back to school

12 What do you call a duck that gets all A’s?
> A wise quacker.

13 What do you call a story about a broken pencil?
> Pointless

14 How does a science teacher freshen her breath?
> With experi-mints!

15 Why do magicians do so well in school?
> They’re good at trick questions

16 What do elves learn in school?
> The elf-abet

17 Why did the math book look so sad?
> Because it had so many problems

18 What makes a Cyclops such an effective teacher?
> He has only one pupil

19 What did the paper say to the pencil?
Write on!

20 What object is king of the classroom?
> The ruler!

21 What flies around the school at night?
> The alpha-bat

22 Why did the teacher write the lesson on the windows?
> She wanted the lesson to be very clear.

23 What did the pencil sharpener say to the pencil?
> Stop going in circles and get to the point!

24 What is a math teacher’s favorite dessert?
> Pi

25 Where do multiplication problems eat breakfast?
> At times tables

Lunch Box Jokes for Back to School

I picked out 9 jokes from the list of jokes above and made this printable for you to use.

printable school jokes for lunchbox notes

These are all school-themed jokes, so they’re perfect to use during the first week or two back at school.

I like to think it’ll give the kids a little something to break the ice when they’re sitting at the lunch table with new friends.

Or, even if they’re too shy to share the jokes, they’ll still get a little chuckle for themselves and hopefully brighten up their day a little.

Pick your favorites, cut them out, and tuck them into the kids’ lunches!

Back to School Bundle

Free Printable Lunchox Jokes PDF

Just want the back to school lunchbox jokes? No worries! This download is totally free and my gift to you. I hope you enjoy it!



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