200 Souper Lunch Box Jokes For Kids (+Free Printable Cards)

Lunch Box Jokes will transform your kid’s mundane midday meal into a comical culinary adventure!

And it will turn the lunch-packing challenge into a delightful connection with your kids. Give it a try!

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Lunch box jokes for kids will:

  • Add an element of surprise to your child’s day
  • Provide a simple way to connect
  • Boost midday moods and relieve stress (source)
  • Make kids laugh and share with friends
  • Instill confidence through the magic of jokes

*Write your own using the ideas below, or grab your free printable lunch box jokes at the end.

Animal Lunch Box Jokes

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1. What animal can jump higher than a building? Any animal that can jump! Buildings don’t jump.

2. Why did the rabbit go to the barber? It needed a hare cut!

3. What is a chicken’s least favorite day of the week? Fry-day

4. What is a duck’s favorite food? Cheese and quackers

5. What is a cat’s favorite color? Purr-ple

6. Why do birds fly south in the winter? Because it’s too far to walk!

7. What does a triceratops sit on? It’s tricera-bottom.

8. What did the dog say when he sat on sandpaper? Ruff!

9. Where do sheep share their videos? On ewe-tube.

10. Where do frozen chickens live? In egg-loos.

11. What do you call a sleeping bull? A bull-dozer.

12. Why couldn’t the horse dance? Because he had two left feet.

13. Where do cows go for lunch? The calf-eteria.

14. Why are pigs bad at basketball? They hog the ball!

15. What time is it when an elephant sits on the fence? Time to fix the fence!

16. What do you call a horse that lives next door? A neigh-bor!

17. What is black and white and red all over? A sunburned zebra.

18. Where do cows go for fun? To the moo-vies

19. Why did the snake cross the road? To get to the other sssside.

20. Why are fish so smart? Because they live in schools.

21. What do you call a dog with a fever? A hot dog.

22. What do you call an alligator who solves mysteries? An investi-gator.

23. Why don’t leopards play hide-and-seek? They’re always spotted.

24. What kind of key opens a banana? A monkey.

25. Which animals should you never play cards with? A cheetah.


School Jokes

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26. Which school supply is the king of the classroom? The ruler.

27. Why did the teacher wear sunglasses to school? Because her students were so bright.

28. What is a witch’s favorite school subject? Spelling!

29. Which letter of the alphabet has the most water? The ‘C’.

30. What do you need to go to high school? A ladder.

31. What did one pencil say to the other on the first day of school? Looking sharp!

32. Why did the jellybean go to school? To become a smartie!

33. Why do calculators make good friends? You can count on them.

34. Why can’t pirates learn the alphabet? Because they keep getting lost at C.

Related: Pirate Treasure Hunt Printable

35. How do bees go to school? On the school buzz.

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36. Who is everyone’s best friend at school? The princiPAL

37. Why did the square and triangle to go the gym? To stay in shape.

38. How do you make seven an even number? By removing the s.

39. Why do we measure a snake in inches? Because it doesn’t have feet.

40. What does a spider do on the Internet? It creates a WEBsite.

41. Why does math class make students sad? Because it is full of problems.

42. Why is six afraid of seven? Because seven ate nine.

43. What’s the best place to grow flowers in a school? KinderGARDEN

44. Why does a dog do well in school? Because it’s the teacher’s pet.

45. What did the paper say to the pen? You have a good point.

46. What is a butterfly’s favorite school subject? MOTHematics

47. Why did the teacher write the lesson on the window? To make it more clear.

48. Why do the students wear glasses during math class? To improve their diVISION.

49. Why is 2 + 2 = 5 like your left foot? It’s not right.

50. What are the coolest letters of the alphabet? AC

Related: Funny Animal Riddles

Sports Jokes

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51. Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants? In case he got a hole-in-one!

52. Why did the basketball player bring his suitcase to the game? Because he traveled a lot!

53. Why do basketball players love milk and cookies? Because they can dunk them.

54. What did the baseball glove say to the ball? Catch you later!

55. What did the coach say to the broken vending machine? I want my quarter back!

56. What is a cheerleader’s favorite food? Cheerios!

57. What do you call a boomerang that doesn’t work? A stick.

58. What is the hardest part about skydiving? The ground!

59. What is a ghost’s favorite position in soccer? Ghoul keeper.

60. Why are soccer players good at math? They know how to use their heads.

61. What is something you can serve, but never eat? A volleyball.

62. When is a baseball player like a spider? When he catches a fly!

63. What is an insect’s favorite sport? Cricket!

64. How do baseball players stay cool? They sit next to the fans.

65. What is harder to catch the faster you run? Your breath.

66. Why is tennis such a loud sport? The players raise a racquet.

67. Why did the ballerina quit? It was tu-tu hard!

68. Why can’t anyone play soccer in a jungle? There are too many cheetahs.

69. Why did the fish refuse to play basketball? He was afraid of the net.

70. Why are frogs so good at basketball? They always make the jump shots.

Food Lunch Box Jokes

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71. What cheese is not yours? Nacho cheese.

72. What do you call a fake noodle? An im-pasta.

73. Why do mushrooms get invited to all the parties? Because they’re such fungis! (Fun guys!)

74. Why didn’t the teddy bear eat dessert? He was stuffed.

75. What do you give a sick lemon? Lemon-aid

76. Why did the cookie go to the hospital? Because he felt crummy.

77. What is a table you can eat? A vegetable.

78. What do you call a cow in an earthquake? A milkshake.

79. What candy do you eat on the playground: Recess Pieces

80. Why shouldn’t you tell an egg a joke? It might crack up.

81. Why didn’t the orange finish the race? He ran out of juice.

82. What is a ghost’s favorite fruit? Booberries.

83. What do race car drivers eat? Fast food.

84. What was the tortilla chip’s favorite hobby? Salsa dancing.

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85. Want to hear a joke about pizza? Never mind. It’s too cheesy!

86. Which friends should you take to lunch? Your taste buds!

87. What part of your lunch makes you sleepy? A nap-kin!

88. What are twins’ favorite fruit? Pears

89. Why did the student eat her exam? The teacher told her it was a piece of cake.

90. Why do beets always win? They are un-beet-able.

91. Why did the peach buy deodorant? To freshen up its pits.

92. What did the fruit say to its best pal? You’re pretty grape!

93. How do you fix a broken pizza? With tomato paste.

94. What’s a poodle’s favorite kind of pizza? Pupperoni.

95. What kind of person doesn’t like pizza? A weir-dough

96. Why didn’t the sandwich want to stay up late? It was past its bread time.

97. What do cows like to put on their sandwiches? Moo-stard.

98. What do you get if you shake a chicken? Scrambled eggs

99. What did the bacon laugh? Because the egg cracked a yoke.

100. What do you call a reluctant potato? A hesi-tator!

Related: Yummy Food Trivia and Food Riddles (Coming Soon)

‘What Am I’ Lunch Box Riddles

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101. I go up when the rain comes down. What am I? An umbrella.

102. I fall down and never get hurt. What am I? Snow!

103. I am a cross between a computer and a dairy product. What am I? Mac and cheese

104. I am a fruit that is always sad. What am I? A blueberry.

105. You go at red, but stop at green. What am I? A watermelon!

106. I am full of holes but still hold water. What am I? A sponge.

107. I am a kind of tree you can carry in your hand. What am I? A palm tree.

108. I have a bottom at the top. What am I? Legs.

109. I have many eyes but can’t see. What am I? A potato.

110. I am a fish that likes the night. What am I? A starfish.

111. I am a game that pigs like to play. What am I? Pig-pong.

112. I am a dog that doesn’t bark. What am I? A hush puppy.

113. I am a cross between a turtle and a hedgehog. What am I? A slowpoke.

114. I am a snake’s favorite subject in school. What am I? Hiss-story.

115. I am a pirate’s favorite subject in school. What am I? Arrrrt.

116. I am tall when I’m young and I am short when I’m old. What am I? A pencil.

117. I have a spine but no bones. What am I? A book

118. I travel around the world but never leave my corner. What am I? A stamp

119. I am full of keys but can’t open doors. What am I? A piano.

120. I have a head, a tail, no legs, and I’m brown. What am I? A penny.


Holiday Lunch Box Jokes: Christmas, Halloween, & More

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121. What does the gingerbread man put on his bed instead of a blanket? A cookie sheet.

122. What always has needles but can never sew? A Christmas tree

123. Which one of Santa’s reindeer can you see from outer space? Comet

124. Why is Santa so good at karate? Because he wears a black belt.

125. What do you call a disrespectful reindeer? Rude-olph

126. What do you call a reindeer with three eyes? Reiiindeer

127. What do you call the kind of pictures elves take? Elfies

128. What do elves learn in school? The elf-abet

129. What is Santa’s favorite sandwich? Peanut Butter & Jolly

130. What did Santa need when he sprained his ankle? A candy cane!

131. What do you call a snowman with a tan? A puddle.

132. Why do snowmen like living at the North Pole? Because it’s cool!

133. Where do snowmen keep their money? In snow banks.

134. Who laughed and called Rudolph names? Olive, the other reindeer.

135. What does Rudolph use to buy things? Jingle Bills

See more Christmas Riddles, Snowman Jokes, and Reindeer Jokes.

136. What do you call a running turkey? Fast food.

137. What do you get when you drop a pumpkin? Squash

138. When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving? In the dictionary.

139. What did the turkey say to the computer? “Google, Google!”

140. What sound does a turkey’s phone make? Wing, wing!

141. What do sweet potatoes wear to bed? Yammies

142. What do pilgrims use to bake cookies? May-flour

See more Thanksgiving Riddles, Jokes & Puns.

Halloween lunch box joke examples

143. Why did the vampire need mouthwash? He had bat breath.

144. What’s in a ghost’s nose? Boo-gers

145. Why are ghosts so bad at lying? Because you can see right through them.

146. What do ghosts use to wash their hair? Sham-boo!

147. Why didn’t the zombie go to school? He felt rotten.

148. What kind of music does a mummy like best? Wrap!

149. How do you make a witch itch? Take away the ‘w’.

150. How do you turn off the lights on Halloween? Use the lights-witch.

151. How did the pickle confess his love to the sandwich? You mean a great dill to me.

152. How can the word candy be spelled with two letters? C and y

153. What do farmers give on Valentine’s Day? Hogs and kisses

154. Do skunks celebrate Valentine’s Day? Sure, they’re very scent-imental.

155. What does the Easter Bunny do to get ready for Easter? Eggs-ercises!

156. What is the Easter Bunny’s favorite type of music? Hip Hop

157. What is the Easter Bunny’s favorite restaurant? IHOP

158. How does the Easter Bunny keep his fur looking so good? Hare spray.

159. What kind of beans don’t grow in a garden? Jelly beans.

160. How does every Easter end? With an ‘r’

See more Valentine’s Jokes & Riddles and Easter Riddles.

Funny & Short Lunch Box Jokes & Puns

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161. Why did the lunch box apply for a job? Because it wanted to be a briefcase when it grew up!

162. How do you catch a squirrel? Climb a tree and act like a nut!

163. How do you organize a space party? You planet!

164. What did one toilet say to the other? You look a bit flushed.

165. Why can’t Elsa from Frozen have a balloon? Because she will “let it go.”

166. What musical instrument is found in the bathroom? A tuba toothpaste.

167. How many lips does a flower have? Tu-lips

168. How do you get a tissue to dance? You put a boogie in it.

169. What has four wheels and flies? A garbage truck.

170. What’s red and smells like blue paint? Red paint.

171. Which superhero hit the most home runs? Batman

172. How does the ocean say hello? It waves.

173. What state makes the most pencils? Pennsylvania

174. What is the smartest state? Alabama. It has four As and one B.

175. What has ears but can’t hear? A cornfield.

Lunch Box Jokes for Tweens & Teens

Sneak a joke or two into your teenager’s lunch box to remind them that you love them.

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176. What do computers snack on? Microchips

177. How do mountains keep themselves warm during winter? Snowcaps

178. What is the best day to go to the beach? Sunday

179. What is a teenager called that never grows old? Constantine

180. What should you do when no one laughs at your science jokes? Keep trying till you get a reaction.

181. What is orange and red and full of disappointment? High school pizza

182. Why can’t you trust atoms? They make up everything.

183. Where do fruits go on vacation? Pearis

184. What would you call a belt with a watch on it? A waist of time.

185. What’s the most hardworking part of the eye? The pupil.

186. Why are frogs always so happy? They eat whatever bugs them.

187. How do Minecraft players celebrate? They throw block parties.

188. What did Jay-Z call his girlfriend before they got married? Feyonce

189. Why can’t T-rex clap its hands? Because they’re extinct.

190. Why can’t you hear a pterodactyl in the bathroom? Because it has a silent pee.

191. Why do pimples make horrible prisoners? Because they keep breaking out!

192. Why did Harry Potter suddenly go bald? He lost his Hedwig.

193. Why shouldn’t you worry about passing math? Because it’s as easy as Pi.

194. What do you call a cow with no GPS? Udderly lost.

195. What are the most popular perfumes for ages 12 to 18? Adolescents.

196. What kind of music do balloons hate? Pop.

197. Why did the man fall down the well? Because he couldn’t see that well.

198. How does the moon cut its hair? It e-clips it.

199. What did one light bulb say to the other? Watt’s up?

200. Why couldn’t the bicycle stand up by itself? It was two-tired.


Lunch Box Jokes: Free Printable PDF

Print out these instant laughs! Get creative by writing jokes on juice boxes, napkins, or sticky notes using this hilarious list.

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More Lunch Box Ideas

  • Add a challenge to help your child step outside of their comfort zone. Examples: Sit next to someone new during lunch. Play a new game at recess. Compliment your teacher. Raise your hand to answer a question during class.

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