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35 Jokes, Puns, and Riddles for 2nd Grade

Updated: Jul 4

Hello, teachers! Looking for some lighthearted fun to share with your second graders? Here’s a treasure trove of 2nd grade jokes that will have your students giggling all day. These jokes are themed for school, animals, holidays, math, and the seasons, making them perfect for any time of year. Enjoy spreading the joy and laughter in your classroom!

Hilarious Jokes, Puns, and Riddles for 2nd Grade

Animal Antics Jokes for 2nd Grade

Q: Why did the cat sit on the computer?

A: Because it wanted to keep an eye on the mouse!

Q: What do you get when you put three ducks in a box?

A: A box of quackers!

Q: What do you get when you cross a snowman and a dog?

A: Frostbite!

Q: Why do fish live in salt water?

A: Because pepper makes them sneeze!

Q: What do you call a sleeping bull?

A: A bulldozer!

Q: Why don’t eggs tell jokes?

A: Because they might crack up!

Silly School Jokes for 2nd Grade

Q: What did the big flower say to the little flower?

A: Hi, bud!

Q: Why did the student eat his homework?

A: Because the teacher said it was a piece of cake!

Q: What did one pencil say to the other pencil?

A: You're looking sharp!

Food Funnies for 2nd Grade

Q: What kind of key opens a banana?

A: A mon-key!

Q: What do you call a fake noodle?

A: An impasta!

Halloween Jokes for 2nd Grade

Q: Why did the skeleton go to the party alone?

A: Because he had no body to go with!

Q: What kind of music do mummies listen to?

A: Wrap music!

Q: Why don’t ghosts like rain?

A: It dampens their spirits!

Q: How do you fix a broken pumpkin?

A: With a pumpkin patch!

Q: What do you call a witch at the beach?

A: A sand-witch! Q: What’s a ghost’s favorite dessert?

A: Boo-berry pie!

Math Jokes for 2nd Grade

Q: Why was the equal sign so humble?

A: Because it knew it wasn’t less than or greater than anyone else!

Q: What did the triangle say to the circle?

A: You’re pointless!

Q: How do you make seven an even number?

A: Remove the “s”!

Q: Why did the two fours skip lunch?

A: They already eight!

Q: What’s a math teacher’s favorite season?

A: Sum-mer!

Q: How do you stay warm in a cold room?

A: You go to the corner—it’s always 90 degrees!

Riddles and Puns for 2nd Grade

Q: Why can’t a nose be 12 inches long?

A: Because then it would be a foot!

Q: What has hands but can’t clap?

A: A clock!

Q: Why did the bicycle fall over?

A: Because it was two-tired!

Winter, Spring, Fall, Summer Jokes for 2nd Grade

Q: What falls in winter but never gets hurt?

A: Snow!

Q: Why do birds fly south for the winter?

A: Because it’s too far to walk!

Q: What do you give a sick lemon?

A: Lemon-aid!

Q: How does a snowman get around?

A: By riding an “icicle”!

Q: Why did the tree worry about going to school?

A: Because it was easily stumped!

Fun With Words for 2nd Grade

Q: What did one ocean say to the other ocean?

A: Nothing, they just waved!

Q: What’s brown and sticky?

A: A stick!

Q: Why did the picture go to jail?

A: Because it was framed!

Q: Why did the teddy bear say no to dessert?

A: Because he was already stuffed!

We hope these jokes bring plenty of smiles and laughter to your classroom. There's nothing like a good joke to brighten up the day and create a fun, engaging learning environment. Keep the joy of learning alive with a sprinkle of humor, and feel free to share these jokes whenever you need a good laugh. Happy teaching!

Laughing animals in a classroom - jokes for 2nd grade


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