15 Absolutely Hilarious Knock Knock Jokes For Kids

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Knock knock jokes for kids are my secret weapon for turning frowns upside down. I mean, show me a kid under 12 who doesn’t grin the moment you say “Knock knock” — apparently the two funniest words in the English language. I’ve used knock knock jokes to get us through long car rides, waiting for meals at a restaurant, and even getting flu shots at the pediatrician, because I’ll take uncontrollable, milk-coming-out-their-noses laughter over whining any day.

Though they’re not exactly sophisticated, knock knock jokes have been around forever. Some say they date all the way back to the middle ages, when castle guards would mess with visitors on the other side of the door. Others credit Shakespeare, who wrote some knock knocking into Macbeth. One thing’s for sure,  the knock knock jokes I loved as a kid are still funny today, especially to my children, who can’t seem to get enough. And here’s the secret to telling kids’ knock knock jokes: the worse they are, the more kids laugh.

So try out some of these hilarious, kid-safe knock knock jokes on your little jokers today:

1. Knock Knock

Who’s There?

Boo

Boo who?

Don’t cry, little baby

2. Knock Knock

Who’s There?

Hoo

Hoo who?

I think there’s an owl in here!

3. Knock Knock

Who’s There?

Cows go.

Cows go who?

No, silly, cows go “moo.”

4. Knock Knock

Who’s There?

Water

Water who?

Water you doing tonight?

5. Knock Knock.

Who’s there?

Nana.

Nana who?

Nana your business!

6. Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Interrupting cow.

Interrupting co….

MOO!!!

7. Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Lettuce

Lettuce who?

Lettuce in, it’s freezing out!

8. Knock Knock

Who’s there/

Atch. .

Atch who?

Bless you!

9. Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Radio.

Radio who?

Radio not, here I come.

10. Will you remember me in a week?

Yes.

Will you remember me in a month?

Yes.

Will you remember me in a year?

Yes.

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

See, you’ve forgotten me already!

11. Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Spell.

Spell who?

W-H-O

12. Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Woo.

Woo hoo?

Calm down, I haven’t even gotten to the punchline yet!

13. Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Wooden shoe.

Wooden shoe who?

Wooden shoe like to hear another joke?

14. Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Olive.

Olive who?

I love you!

15. Knock Knock

Who’s There?

Banana

Banana who?

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Banana.

Banana who?

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Banana.

Banana who?

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Orange.

Orange who?

Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?

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