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31+ Halloween Jokes for Children That Will Have Them Rolling • The Easy Father or mother

August 24, 2023
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If there’s one thing my kids love, it’s jokes and riddles! They also happen to love Halloween so putting together this list of Halloween jokes for kids was a total spook! Total haunt?

These riddles and jokes will have your kids rolling with laughter like goblins and ghouls. Do ghosts actually laugh?

Scroll down for free printable jokes for kids too!


Did you know that jokes are actually great for kids? Humor is so beneficial in our lives — not just our kids either! There are actual physical benefits to humor like reduction of muscle tension and blood pressure! How cool is that?

So celebrating Halloween with spooky jokes is a healthy thing to do! Oh, and it’s a super simple way to spend some quality time with your kids without any planning at all!

We chose 31 of our favorite funny Halloween jokes for kids to share! We have our jokes for kids printable with all of them at the bottom of this post too!

Comment and let me know which joke your kids like the best!

Funny Kids Halloween Jokes


Q: How do you fix a broken Jack-O-Lantern?

A: With a pumpkin patch!

Q: What song do vampires hate?

A: You Are My Sunshine!

Q: How do you open the door to a haunted house?

A: With a skeleton key.

Q: What do you call a skeleton that sits around all day?

A: A lazy bone.

Q: What is the first sign your house is haunted?

A: Your sheets are missing.

Q: Who was the best dancer at the Halloween party?

A: The Boogieman.

Q: Who do witches call for breakfast while on vacation?

A: Broom service.

Q: What do black cats like to eat on hot days?

A: Mice cream cones.

Q: What is Frankenstein’s favorite summertime food?

A: Frankenfurters.

Q: Which musical group did Frankenstein not like at all?

A: The Village People.

Q: Which of the witch’s friends was good at baseball?

A: The bat.

Q: Why don’t bats live alone?

A: They like to hang out with their friends.

Q: What kind of music do mummies like most?

A: Wrap music.

Q: What kind of underwear do mummies wear?

A: Fruit of the Tomb.

Q: What do demons eat for breakfast?

A: Deviled eggs.

Q: How does a scarecrow drink his juice?

A: With a straw.

Q: What’s orange and faster than a speeding train?

A: Super Pumpkin.

Q: What do you do when 50 zombies surround your house?

A: Hope it’s Halloween!!

Q: Why didn’t the skeleton go to the prom?

A: He had no body to dance with.

Q: What is the most important subject a witch learns in school?

A: Spelling.

Q: What do moms dress up as on Halloween?

A: Mummies!

Q: What do you call a mummy eating in bed?

A: A crummy mummy.

Q: Why can’t Dracula play baseball?

A: He lost his bat.

Q: What street does a vampire live on?

A: A dead end!

Q: What does it take to become a zombie?

A: Deadication.

Q: When do skeletons laugh?

A: When something tickles their funny bones.

Q: Why did the vampires cancel the baseball game?

A: Because they couldn’t find their bats.

Q: Where does Dracula keep his valuables?

A: In a blood bank.

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

A: A sandwich.

Q: When do you see the most zombies?

A: Halloween.

Ghost Jokes for Kids


Q: Why are ghosts so bad at telling lies?

A: Because you can see right through them.

Q: What room does a ghost not need?

A: A living room!

Q: Why was the ghost such a messy eater?

A: Because he was always goblin’.

Q: What medicine do ghosts take for colds?

A: Coffin drops.

Q: Where do baby ghosts go during the day?

A: Dayscare centers!

Q: Where do ghosts mail letters?

A: The ghost office.

Q: When does a ghost eat breakfast?

A: In the moaning.

Q: What’s a ghost’s favorite dessert?

A: Boo-berry pie.

Q: What do ghosts turn on in summer?

A: The scare-conditioner!

Q: Where do ghosts buy their milk and eggs?

A: At the ghost-ery store

Q: Why did the police officer arrest the ghost?

A: Because he didn’t have a haunting license.

Q: What is a ghost’s nose full of?

A: Boooooogers.


Now my kids are on the hunt for the best Halloween jokes for kids! I shouldn’t be surprised since they’ve been planning their Halloween costumes since last Halloween! I might have created some monsters!

We hope you liked our favorite Halloween jokes for kids! I mentioned that there are more benefits to good Halloween jokes than tons of laughs. This article was a great read on the many benefits of telling jokes for kids with your family. I think it’s really important to help kids develop their sense of humor. It can lead to better coping skills and higher self-esteem! Who doesn’t want that for their kids?

Halloween jokes and riddles can also can also encourage your kids to read. Joke books are great for reluctant readers! I used them in my classroom for many years! Once they’re hooked on jokes, they’ll want to find them for every holiday and even just general jokes and riddles for kids. (Remember that part about creating a monster? They just might get hooked! But what a great thing to get hooked on!)

Halloween Jokes for Kids printable lunchbox notes


If your kids love jokes as much as mine do, a fun thing to do is put them in their lunch boxes! So we put together our funny Halloween jokes for kids printable that you can cut apart to slip a joke in their lunch each day of October!

Here are some of our favorite ideas for these Halloween jokes:

  • Pack a joke in your child’s lunch every day of October.
  • Put a joke with the candy you have out to trick or treaters.
  • Tell jokes to the trick or treaters who visit your house!
  • If your kids have a classroom Halloween party, you can put all of the joke slips in a bowl and have them each pull on and tell the joke! It’s a great classroom activity!


If you’re looking for more good Halloween jokes for kids, we love this joke book. And if you need another fun way to make memories with your kids this Halloween, we love making these creepy Halloween cups.

Be sure to comment and let us know which of these Halloween jokes is your favorite! If you have another favorite, we’d love to hear it!


Halloween Jokes for Kids are a fun way to get everyone laughing! From hilarious and funny to cheesy, corny and cute, your kids will love them all! Use them as lunch box jokes with this FREE printable!

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