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Jokes for grandchildren.

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Falconbird Tue 20-Jan-15 07:16:24

Does anyone know any jokes suitable for a 7 year old and a 4 year old.

shysal Tue 20-Jan-15 09:04:32

Look on line for Christmas cracker jokes. I think they would appeal to this age group, the sillier the better. The 4 year old might not always 'get' them though.
For example: Q. What do you call a snowman in the summer?
A. A puddle.

Falconbird Tue 20-Jan-15 10:33:47

Thks shysal. I like the snowman joke - they will both get that one. I heard one on Neighbours which they might understand, although it would need some explanation about the weather.

In Australia they call Frosty the Snowman - Melty the Snowman.

JackyB Tue 20-Jan-15 11:27:37

A classic that is indelibly etched in my brain from those days:

"What's round, green and hairy and goes up and down?"

A gooseberry in a lift.

And all related jokes of that ilk.

(In fact, I remember my father dissolving in uncontrollable fits at that gooseberry one. It might have been the way an 8-year-old told it)

vampirequeen Tue 20-Jan-15 11:30:21

What to do you get if you cross a sheep with a kangeroo?

A woolly jumper.

What do you call a sheep with no legs?

A cloud.

How do you make a band stand?

Take away their chairs.

Why did the cow go to the cinema?

Because it wanted to see a movie.

What do you call a man with a tree on his head?

Edward.

What do you call a man with a spade?

Doug.

Which chair does a gorilla sit on?

Any one he likes.

How many elephants can you fit in a mini?

Five.Two in the front. Two in the back and one in the boot.

Twinkle, twinkle chocolate bar.
My dad's bought a brand new car.

What do you get if you cross a zebra with a sheep?

A stripey jumper.

rubysong Tue 20-Jan-15 12:06:02

I have seen a man eating fish. (A man eating a fish)
I have seen a sparrow swallow a horse and cart. (A sparrow, a swallow and a horse and cart)