St Patrick's Day Jokes and Riddles for Kids

Updated on September 6, 2019
Lela Davidson profile image

Lela Davidson is a mother and writer, passionate about healthcare and education for women and children.

St. Patrick's Day Jokes
St. Patrick's Day Jokes | Source

What better way to get in the spirit than with a good joke. Here are St. Patrick's Day jokes for kids collected from around the web. These are all G-Rated and in reasonably good taste.

Remember that jokes are more than just fun. Telling jokes develops language and though it may make you groan, the pun is the highest form of language development. Besides, it's fun. You can't raise children without a serious side of humor!

So go ahead—act like the dork you are and help your children learn at the same time with these cute St. Patrick's Day jokes for kids.

St. Patrick

  • Why did St. Patrick drive the snakes out of Ireland? He couldn't afford plane fare.
  • Why did St. Patrick drive the snakes out of Ireland? Because it was too far for them to crawl.
  • Why do people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick's Day? Regular rocks are too heavy.

Knock, knock!

Who's there?


Warren who?

Warren anything green today?


  • How did the Irish Jig get started? Too much to drink and not enough restrooms!
  • What do you call a clumsy Irish dance? A jig mistake!
  • How can you tell if an Irishman is having a good time? He's Dublin over with laughter!
  • What does Ireland have more of than any other country? Irishmen!
  • What's Irish and stays out all night? Patty O'furniture!
  • What did one Irish ghost say to the other? 'Top o' the moaning!
  • What's big and purple and lies next to Ireland? Grape Britain!

Photo: paperbydesign, Flickr
Photo: paperbydesign, Flickr

Cook 1: What do you think of my Irish stew?

Cook 2: It could use a pinch of Gaelic.

Luck and Leprechauns

  • What do you get if you cross poison ivy with a four-leaf clover? A rash of good luck!
  • Why do leprechauns have pots o'gold? They like to "go" first class!
  • What would you get if you crossed a leprechaun with a Texan? A pot of chili at the end of the rainbow!
  • What would you get if you crossed a leprechaun with a frog? A little green man with a croak of gold!
  • Did you hear about the leprechaun who went to jail? He was a lepre-con!
  • Why can't you borrow money from a leprechaun? Because they're always a little short.
  • Did you hear about the leprechaun who worked at the diner? He was a short-order cook!
  • Do leprechauns get angry when you make fun of their height? Yeah, but only a little!
  • Why did the leprechaun stand on the potato? To keep from falling in the stew!
  • Do leprechauns make good secretaries? Sure, they're great at shorthand!
  • How did the leprechaun beat the Irishman to the pot of gold? He took a shortcut!
  • What do leprechauns love to barbecue? Short ribs!

Knock, knock!

Who's there?


Irish who?

Irish you a happy St. Patrick's Day!

  • Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with? Because they're very short-tempered!
  • What baseball position do leprechauns usually play? Shortstop!
  • What do you get when two leprechauns have a conversation? A lot of small talk!
  • What did the leprechaun say to the elf? How's the weather up there?
  • Why did the man cross the road? Because there was a leprechaun on the other side with a pot of gold.
  • What does a leprechaun call a happy man wearing green? A Jolly Green Giant
  • Why do frogs like St. Patrick's Day? Because they're always wearing green.
  • What do you get when you cross a pillowcase with a stone? A sham rock.

Do you have a favorite joke? Share below!

Submit a Comment
  • thedutchman profile image


    9 years ago

    Thanks for sharing your riddles and jokes. I love it!^^keep it up

  • profile image

    Samantha Gomez  

    9 years ago

    I think this jokes and riddle are really funny!!!!! you should put more so everyone would want to see them!!!!!!!

  • profile image


    9 years ago

    Very Good

  • profile image


    9 years ago

    very funny

  • Pete Maher profile image

    Pete Maher 

    9 years ago

    This was McHilarious! It was funnier for my son, but the hub does mention the wee laddies and lassies. That's no Blarney.

  • profile image


    9 years ago


  • profile image


    9 years ago


  • profile image


    9 years ago

    why do leprechauns laugh when they run because their balls itch

  • profile image


    10 years ago

    I loved the jokes! I'm Irish and I enjoyed these a lot! Thanks!

  • profile image


    10 years ago

    Thanks this was perfect, we'll use your jokes for our afterschool program kids, and for our St. Patrick's day luncheon for our seniors. They'll all get a kick out them.

  • profile image


    11 years ago

    not funny!!!!!!!

  • Rob Jundt profile image

    Rob Jundt 

    12 years ago from Midwest USA

    Patty O' Furniture. That's a good one!

  • WeddingConsultant profile image


    12 years ago from DC Metro Area

    Nice! I'm not Irish, but I love the music. Does that count for something?


  • Bonnie Ramsey profile image

    Bonnie Ramsey 

    12 years ago from United States


    These are adorable! My hubby is Irish so I can't wait to tease him with a few of these! Thanks for sharing!


  • VioletSun profile image


    12 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

    This is funny. Enjoyed the froggie joke the most. :)

  • flread45 profile image


    12 years ago from Montana

    Why do frog's wear green?to keep from getting pinched.

  • Karen and Lesley profile image

    Karen and Lesley 

    12 years ago from United Kingdom

    Really enjoyed the hub. Good laugh I'll try some of these out on people


  • maham profile image


    12 years ago

    very funny


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)