Short Jokes That Will Have You Laughing Your Socks Off

Sometimes, when the conversation runs dry, all you need is a good, short joke to get it flowing again. Whether it’s met by the groans that accompany most dad jokes or the light trickling of laughter that meets a good pun, a funny, short joke can always put that spark back in an evening that’s gone dull.

The best part about this list of funny, short jokes is that they’re all squeaky clean and great for telling audiences of kids or adults! When you develop a kid’s joke-telling ability, you’re subconsciously building their self-esteem as they perform them and help them grow in their wit, timing, and language. Plus, all of these jokes are nice and quick so it’s not a lot to memorize!

Whether you’re appealing to get some giggles out of kids or start a lighthearted chat over happy hour with coworkers, these short jokes are sure to take the cake! Take a peek at this list and choose your favorites.

1. What do kids play when their mom is using the phone? Bored games.

2. What do you call an ant who fights crime? A vigilANTe!

3. Why are snails slow? Because they’re carrying a house on their back.

4. What’s the smartest insect? A spelling bee!

5. What does a storm cloud wear under his raincoat? Thunderwear.

6. What is fast, loud and crunchy? A rocket chip.

7. How does the ocean say hi? It waves!

8. What do you call a couple of chimpanzees sharing an Amazon account? PRIME-mates.

9. Why did the teddy bear say no to dessert? Because she was stuffed.

10. Why did the soccer player take so long to eat dinner? Because he thought he couldn’t use his hands.