100+ Nature Jokes That Will Put A Tree-mendous Smile On Your Face

by Patricia Grisafi
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Sometimes, the world around us just happens to have great fun and humor potential, and we don’t even realize it. A walk through the park or stroll on the beach can be a great learning opportunity for kids, but it can also be prime time for laughter. The next time you take a hike, visit a botanical garden, or go to see some wildlife or farm animals (cow jokes are always in season, ya’ll), try some of these clean, kid-friendly nature jokes — they’re sure to be a tree-mendous hit.

1. How can you tell the ocean is friendly?

It waves

2. Why is grass so dangerous?

Because it’s full of blades

3. Why did the sun go to school?

To get brighter

4. What did the trees wear to the pool party?

Swimming trunks

5. What do you get when you cross a cat with a lemon tree?

A sour puss

6. How do you cut a wave in half?

Use a sea saw

7. How do hurricanes see?

With one eye

8. What kind of shorts to clouds wear?


9. What happens when it rains cats and dogs?

You have to been careful not to step in a poodle

10. What is a tree’s least favorite month?


11. What did the little tree say to the big tree?

Leaf me alone

12. What did the tree do when the bank closed?

It started its own branch

13. What type of tree fits in your hand?

A palm tree

14. How do you properly identify a dogwood tree?

By its bark

15. What did the beaver say to the tree?

It’s been nice gnawing you

16. Where does seaweed look for a job?

In the kelp-wanted section

17. What does seaweed say when it’s stuck at the bottom of the sea?

“Kelp! Kelp!”

18. What do you call the seagulls that live by the Bay?


19. What did the beach say to the surfer?

It just waved

20. What do you say when the beach asks you to walk on it?


21. What happens when you go to the beach and throw your hat in the water?

It gets wet!

22. What kind of flower grows on your face?


23. What do loggers eat in the forest?

Mac and trees

24. Which fish is the most famous at the beach?

Star fish

25. What do you get when you plant kisses?


26. What has no fingers, but many rings?

A tree

27. What kind of tree can fit into your hand?

A palm tree

28. Why was the cucumber mad?

Because it was in a pickle

29. Why did the gardener plant light bulbs?

She wanted to grow a power plant

30. Why is the mushroom always invited to parties?

Because he’s a fungi

31. What did the limestone say to the geologist?

Don’t take me for granite

32. What kind of water cannot freeze?

Hot water.

33. What falls in winter but never gets hurt?


34. What did one volcano say to the other?

I lava you

35. What did the flower say after it told a joke?

I was pollen your leg

36. Where do rocks like to sleep?


37. If you drop your white shirt in the Red Sea, what will it become?


38. Where do saplings go to learn?

Elementree school

39. What did the ground say to the earthquake?

You crack me up

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40. How does a bee brush its hair?

With its honeycomb

41. Why did the worm cross the ruler?

To become an inchworm

42. What’s the biggest moth in the world?

A mammoth

43. Why did the leaf go to the doctor?

It was feeling green

44. Which side of a tree has the most leaves?

The outside

45. What runs but never goes out of breath?

A river

46. What kind of plant grow on your hand?

Palm tree.

47. Where do shellfish go to borrow money?

The prawn broker

48. Where did the lightning bolt propose?

Cloud 9

49. What did the volcano say to the other volcano?

I lava you so much

50. What is the strongest creature in the ocean?

A mussel

51. What kind of shorts to clouds wear?


52. What did the tornado say to the washing machine?

Want to go for a spin?

53. What has a mouth but can’t eat?

A river

54. What do you call a snowman in July?

A puddle.

55. What does the sun drink out of?


56. What’s a tornado’s favorite game?


57. What did the cloud say to the lightning bolt?

You’re shocking

58. How does the rain tie its shoes?

With a rainbow

59. What is the best way to communicate with a fish?

Drop it a line

60. Why don’t oysters give to charity?

Because they’re shellfish

61. What do you call it when it rains chickens and ducks?

Foul weather

62. What holds the sun up in the sky?


63. What happens when you throw a red rock in the Black Sea?

It sinks

64. Why did the pine tree get into trouble?

Because it was being knotty

65. How do two rival forests get along?

They sign a peace tree-ty

66. What looks like half a tree?

The other half

67. Which tree grows chicken?


68. What happens to maple trees on Valentine’s Day?

They get sappy

69. What did the teaching tree do when it went overseas?

It took a leaf of absence

70. Why was the tree arrested?

For shopleafting

71. How can you get down from a tree?

You can’t because down comes from a duck

72. Why can’t pine trees sew?

They always drop their needles

73. What did the Jedi say to the tree?

May the forest be with you

74. How do you describe a tree who steals things?


75. What kind of bean never grows in a garden?

A jelly bean

76. What did the flower say to the flower beside him?

Move over bud

77. What did the bee say to the flower?

Hello, honey

78. Why does a seagull fly over the sea?

Because if it flew over the bay, it would be a baygull

79. What happens if you throw a red sun hat in the water?

It gets wet

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80. What’s the best kind of sandwich for the beach?

Peanut butter and jellyfish

81. Why did the detectives show up at the beach?

Something fishy was going on

82. Why did the gardener plant light bulbs?

He wanted to grow a power plant

83. What did the big flower say to the little flower?

What’s up, bud

84. Why are mountains the funniest place to vacation?

They are hill-arious

85. Where do fish wash?

In a river basin

86. Where do fish keep their money?

In a river-bank

87. Where do fish sleep?

On a seabed

88. What do you find on a small beach?


89. If you’re on a hike and find a fork in the road, what do you do?

Stop for lunch.

90. How did the egg get up the mountain?

It scrambled up

91. Why do fish swim in salt water?

Because pepper makes them sneeze

92. How do you start a fire using two pieces of wood?

Make sure one is a matchstick

93. What goes through towns, up hills, and down hills but never moves?

The road

94. Why don’t mountains catch colds?

They wear snow caps

95. How are mountains able to see

They peak

96. How many people can jump higher than a mountain?

None! Mountains can’t jump

97. Where do snowmen keep their money?

In snow banks

98. What goes up when the rain comes down?

An umbrella

99. What kind of bed does a mermaid sleep in?

A water bed

100. What do you get when you plant kisses?


101. Where does a tree store their stuff?

In their trunk

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