65 Kids’ Christmas Jokes to Bring Holiday Cheer This Year

Kids’ Christmas jokes will bring giggles as your littles dream of sugar plums, reindeer, and the jolly big guy himself. Your kiddos will be laughing through the season when you put kids’ Christmas jokes in their lunch boxes from now until winter break. You could even have a kids’ Christmas joke countdown to track how many days until Christmas.

Humor helps children develop a sense of imagination. When children are young, humor can come from the simple act of putting a coat on upside down. Embrace the fun. Humor teaches children to enjoy life with spontaneity, not taking themselves too seriously as they grow up. So, this Christmas season start a new tradition with hot cocoa and laughter. Laugh your way through December as you deck the halls with some very funny kids’ Christmas jokes.

Kids’ Christmas Jokes About Santa Claus

65 Kids’ Christmas Jokes To Bring Holiday Cheer This Year

Who better to crack a few jokes about then jolly old St. Nicholas. Santa Claus with his red furry outfit and the magical bag is the perfect target for a few kids’ Christmas jokes. Don’t worry. All these kids’ Christmas jokes will keep the twinkle in Santa’s eye and you on the nice list.  

What do you call Santa when he stops moving? Santa Pause

Why doesn’t Santa have to pay to park his sleigh? It’s always on the house.

Who delivers presents to pets? Santa paws.

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Why does Santa go down the chimney? Because it soots him.

How much does it cost to run Santa’s sleigh? Eight bucks, or 9 if the weather is bad.

What did Santa say when his sleigh broke? Oh, deer.

Where does Santa keep all his money? At the local snowbank.

Why is one of Santa’s reindeer in trouble? Because he was RUDE-olph.

65 Kids’ Christmas Jokes To Bring Holiday Cheer This Year

Why was Santa’s helper so sad? Because he had low “elf esteem.”

Why did Santa Claus get a parking ticket on Christmas Eve? He left his sleigh in a snow parking zone.

How will you know that Santa is in the room? You can sense his presents.

What has two arms, nine heads, and 34 legs? Santa Claus and his reindeers.

How many presents can Santa fit in an empty sack? Only one – after that it’s not empty anymore

Why is Santa so jolly? Because he knows where all the toys are!

Kids Christmas Jokes To Make Reindeer Fly

65 Kids’ Christmas Jokes To Bring Holiday Cheer This Year

Now it’s not nice to call reindeer names for any reason, but quality kids’ Christmas jokes about reindeer might just make you go down in history. Let’s give these reindeer jokes four hoofs up as we try to make the little ones laugh and giggle this holiday season.

How does Rudolph know when Christmas is coming? He refers to his calen-deer.

Why didn’t Rudolph get a good report card? Because he went down in history.

What do reindeer have that nothing else can have? Baby reindeer.

What game do reindeer play in their stalls? Stable-tennis.

Why do Santa’s reindeer fly? Because they can’t drive.

Why are reindeer so cold at Christmas? Because it’s in Decembrrrrr.

65 Kids’ Christmas Jokes To Bring Holiday Cheer This Year

What happened when Rudolph ate rotten food? He got Reindiarrhea.

Why are Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen always wet? Because they are rain deer.

What do reindeer eat for breakfast? Deerios.

Why do Dasher and Dancer take so many coffee breaks? They are Santa’s “Star” Bucks.

Where do the reindeer like to stop for ice cream? Deery Queen.

When should you give reindeer milk to a baby? When it’s a baby reindeer.

Kids Christmas Jokes in Elf Proportions

65 Kids’ Christmas Jokes To Bring Holiday Cheer This Year

Santa’s elves keep the North Pole running smoothly by making the toys and packing the sleigh. When you picture hundreds, maybe thousands, of tiny magical elves running a giant toy shop it begs for a few kids’ Christmas jokes but in elf proportions.

What is an elf’s favorite sport? North-pole vaulting.

What is green, white, and red all over? A sunburned elf.

What do you call a greedy elf? Elfish.

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What kind of bread do elves make sandwiches with? Shortbread.

What does an elf work on after school? His gnomework.

What was the elf’s favorite book? Stuart Little.

How do you help someone who has lost their Christmas spirit? Nurse them back to elf.

What do elves learn in school? The Elf-abet!

What kind of money do elves use to buy things? Jingle bills.

What do you call a rich elf? Welfy.

Why did the elves ask the turkey to join the band? Because it had the drum sticks.

Who sings “Blue Christmas” on a toy guitar? Elfis.

What did the elf get when he crossed a bell with a skunk? Jingle smells.

What do elves play during the summer? Little League baseball.

What was the elf’s summer job? Short order cook.

Kids’ Christmas Jokes to Make Snowmen Dance Around

65 Kids’ Christmas Jokes To Bring Holiday Cheer This Year

Watching Dad shake like a bowl full of jelly when the kiddos share jokes about snowmen makes the holiday season brighter. Kids’ Christmas jokes make the world as magical as an old top hat.

What do snowmen eat for breakfast? Frosted Flakes.

Why was the snowman frustrated? All he could smell was carrots.

What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire? Frostbite.

Where does a snowman keep his money? In a snowbank.

What do you call a snowman in July? A puddle.

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What do snowmen take when the sun gets too hot? A chill pill.

What does Frosty the Snowman call his winter party? A Snowball.

What does Frosty eat for lunch? Ice-bergers.

What did the police officer say when he thought he saw Frosty the Snowman stealing? Freeze!

What did Frosty’s girlfriend give him when she was angry with him? The cold shoulder.

Christmas Tree Jokes that Really Take Root

65 Kids’ Christmas Jokes To Bring Holiday Cheer This Year

Your children will fall on the floor laughing as you sip root beer cracking Christmas tree jokes and make plenty of tree puns.

Why are Christmas trees so bad at knitting? They drop all their needles.

How can you identify a Christmas tree? By its bark – woof!

How did the Christmas tree get in trouble? It was knotty.

Why wouldn’t the Christmas tree stand up? It had no legs.

What do you get when you cross a Christmas tree with an iPhone? A pine-apple!

What is a Christmas tree’s favorite candy? Orna-mints!

65 Kids’ Christmas Jokes To Bring Holiday Cheer This Year

Who is a Christmas tree’s favorite singer? Spruce Springsteen.

What did the beaver say to the Christmas tree? Been nice gnawing you.

What do they sing to Christmas trees at their retirement parties? Fir he’s a jolly good fellow, fir he’s a jolly good fellow…

Why did the Christmas tree go to the doctor? It was feeling green.

How are Christmas trees like blockbuster movies? They both have stars.

What is the most frustrating thing about being a Christmas tree? Having so many limbs and not being able to walk.

What happens to Christmas trees on Valentine’s Day? They get all sappy.

How did the two rival Christmas trees get along? They signed a peace tree-ty.

So, deck the halls and laugh your way through the holidays. Kids’ Christmas jokes make everyone’s holiday season just a little bit brighter. You know it’s all about making memories. It’s about the small stuff. And, when you start with humor, everything else is gravy.

Sources: Fun Kids Jokes, Tiny Beans, Gathered Again, Reader’s Digest

Photo Credits: Unsplash, Pixabay, Pexels

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Carla J. Eskew
Carla J. Eskew
Carla J. Eskew is a freelance writer, wife, and mom of two children who are nine years apart. She is a Scout leader with 17 years of experience in Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. She serves as a volunteer at school, church, and with the homeless population. She loves road trips, sightseeing, camping, Pilates, and her black standard poodle, Midnight Shadow.