35+ Thanksgiving Jokes And Puns For Kids 2021 — Silly Thanksgiving Jokes

35+ Side-Splitting Thanksgiving Jokes You’ll Gobble Up More Than Turkey

October 30, 2019 Updated March 12, 2021

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Thanksgiving is supposed to be about family and friends, but it can be hard to bring everyone together while scrambling to get everything cooked or re-re-refilling your plate. Perhaps you’re hosting a big holiday get-together and want to entertain the kids with some pumpkin puns and funny Thanksgiving quotes, or perhaps you need dozens and dozens of jokes for kids to keep children and adults entertained. Luckily, we got you covered. This Thanksgiving, instead of passing out in a tryptophanic haze in front of whatever game of sportsball is on, why not share some belly laughs with these clean, kid-friendly, Thanksgiving jokes?

1. Why was the turkey in jail?

Fowl play.

2. What do you call a retired vegetable?

A has-bean.

3. What’s the best thing to put into a pie?

Your teeth.

4. What kinds of cars would pilgrims drive today?


5. What do you use to make Thanksgiving bread?

May flour

6. What always comes at the beginning of a parade?

The letter P.

7. Why didn’t the turkey eat dessert?

He was already stuffed.

8. What’s inside a genie’s turkey?


9. Why shouldn’t you look at the turkey dressing?

It will make him blush.

10. What do vampires call Thanksgiving?


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11. Why can’t you take a turkey to Church?

They use fowl language.

12. Why was Thanksgiving dinner so expensive?

It had 24 carrots.

13. What happened to the turkey who got into a fight?

He got the stuffing knocked out of him.

14. Why did the turkey cross the road twice?

To show he wasn’t chicken.

15. What’s the most musical part of the turkey?

The drumstick.

16. Why did the pilgrim’s pants keep falling down?

Because his belt buckle was on his hat.

17. What’s the best dance to do on Thanksgiving?

The turkey trot.

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18. What did they baby corn say to the mama corn?

Where’s pop corn?

19. What do you wear to Thanksgiving dinner?

A harvest.

20. What was the pumpkin’s favorite sport?


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21. What is a turkey’s favorite dessert?

Peach gobbler.

22. What key has legs and can’t open the door?

A tur-key

23. Knock knock
Who’s there?
Norma Lee.
Norma Lee who?

Normally I wouldn’t eat this much!

24. Knock knock…
Who’s there?
Phillip who?

Phillip a big plate of turkey and start eating!

25. Knock knock…
Who’s there?
Arthur who?

Arthur any Thanksgiving leftovers?

26. Knock knock…
Who’s there?
Dewey who?

Dewey have to wait much longer for the turkey?

27. Knock knock…
Who’s there?
Esther who?

Esther any more sweet potato pie?

28. Knock knock…
Who’s there?
Tamara who?

Tamara we’ll be having tons of leftovers.

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29. Knock knock…
Who’s there?
Wanda who?

Wanda go watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade?

30. Knock knock…
Who’s there?
Eddie who?

Eddie more stuffing and I’m going to get a stomach ache.

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31. Knock, knock…
Who’s there?
Ava who?

Ava seen a play about the first Thanksgiving?

32. What is a pumpkin’s favorite sport?

33. What do you get when you drop a pumpkin?

34. Who helps the little pumpkins cross the road safely?
The crossing gourd.

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35. What did the pumpkin say after Thanksgiving?
Good-pie everyone.

36. What’s the ratio of a pumpkin’s circumference to its diameter?
Pumpkin pi.