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21 Teacher Jokes That Will Crack You Up!

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Did you know that the 1st of July is International Joke Day? What better way to celebrate than having a good old belly laugh at some of these super cheesy teacher jokes…

Did you know… There’s a science to laughing? The science of laughing and it’s effects on the human body is referred to as Gelotology.

Teacher related jokes

Okay, one more fact before we get into it… studies that looked at laughter in adults versus children, found that kids tend to laugh about three times more than adults.

So… think like a kid and learn to enjoy yourself a little!

Jokes for Big Kids!

Let’s face it, we are all kids at heart and love to find our funny bone! So, why not download our [FREE Download} Joke Cards for Kids. Here’s my favourite and first joke to get us started:

(1) It’s a dad joke…

Q: What did the left eye say to the right eye?

A: “Something between us smells!”

Jokes for kids

This resource is also available in a PowerPoint.

What a great brain break activity to use in the classroom.


Teacher Related Jokes That Will Make You Giggle

(2) One for the grammar enthusiast…

Q: How do you comfort a grammar teacher?

A: Say… ‘They’re, there, their.’

(3) What a good problem to have…

Q: Why was the teacher wearing sunglasses in the classroom?

A: Because the class was so bright.

(4) Early years teachers…

Q: Which school teachers have the greenest thumbs?

A: The kinder-garden teachers.

(5) Maths teachers…

Q: Why was the geometry book so adorable?

A: Because it had acute angles.

(6) Happens to the best of us…

Q: What do you call a teacher who forgot to take the class roll?

A: Absent-minded.

(7) Oh dear…

Teacher: Why are you doing your sums on the floor?

Student: Because you told us to do them without using tables.

(8) Those maths questions…

Teacher: If I had 8 oranges in one hand and 10 apples in the other hand, what would I have?

Student: Big hands!

(9) Half a day for all…

Teacher: “We will only have a half-day of school this morning…”

Students: “Yay!!!!”

Teacher: “Then we will have the other half this afternoon.”

(10) Ain’t that the truth…

Teacher: “What is the most common phrase used in school?”

Student: “I don’t know!”

Teacher: “Correct!”

(11) Yes, you…

Teacher: “What are two pronouns?”

Student: “Who? Me?”

(12) Yummo!

Teacher: “What did you do at the weekend?”

Student: “I did some cooking.”

Teacher: “Lovely, what did you bake?”

Student: “Synonym rolls just like grammar used to make!”

(13) Yikes!

Teacher: Give me a sentence beginning with “I”

Student: “I is the…”

Teacher: Remember you must say “I am” not “I is”

Student: All right. I am the ninth letter of the alphabet.

(14) Geometry class…

Q: Why was the geometry class always tired?

A: Because they were all out of shape.

(15) The king of the class…

Q: Who’s the king of the classroom?

A: The ruler.

(16) Stationery fun…

Q: What did the pencil sharpener say to the pencil?

A: Stop going in circles and get to the point.

(17) Dictionary dig…

Q: What’s the longest word in the dictionary?

A: Smiles. Because there’s a mile between the first letter and the last.

(18) School dance…

Q: Why didn’t the skeleton go to the school dance?

A: Because he had nobody to go with.

(19) I saw the sign…

Teacher: Why are you late for school?

Student: Because of a sign down the road.

Teacher: What does the sign have to do with you being late?

Student: The sign said, “School Ahead, Go Slow!”

(20) Something to ponder…

What if maths teachers are pirates and they just want us to find X so they can get the buried treasure?

(21) Teacher that doesn’t know anything…

Child: I think we need a new teacher.

Mum: Why’s that?

Child: Our teacher doesn’t know anything! She keeps asking us for the answers…

Funny teacher jokes

Share your hilarious teacher related jokes in the comments section of this blog.


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  • Shirley Pulis Xerxen

    What do elves learn first at school? The elfabet

    • Holly (Teach Starter)

      Love it Shirley!

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