Thanksgiving Knock-Knock Jokes and Riddles for Kids

Updated on August 30, 2019
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Lela Davidson is a mother and writer, passionate about healthcare and education for women and children.

Find some funny and corny jokes and riddles to share on Thanksgiving!
Find some funny and corny jokes and riddles to share on Thanksgiving! | Source

What’s better than a good joke to get you feeling festive? Children's education experts agree that sharing jokes is an excellent way to develop kids' language skills. Kids don’t care about that; they just want to laugh! (And for the grown-ups in the house, there's nothing like a silly joke to ease holiday tension!)

Get ready for autumn fun with these Thanksgiving jokes collected from around the web. I didn’t make them up, but I do guarantee they're all G-Rated and oozing corniness. In other words: just right for kids!

Knock-Knock Jokes About Thanksgiving Dinner

  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Norma Lee. Norma Lee who? Norma Lee I don't eat this much!
  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Olive. Olive who? Olive the stuffing too!
  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Aida. Aida who? Aida lot more than I should have!
  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Phillip. Phillip who? Phillip a big plate and dig in!
  • Knock, knock. Who's there? Tamara. Tamara who? Tamara we'll have turkey leftovers!

Thanksgiving Riddles

  • If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims!
  • If the Pilgrims were alive today, what would they be most famous for? Their age.
  • What kind of music did the Pilgrims like? Plymouth Rock.
  • Where did the first corn come from? The stalk brought it.
  • Why did everyone wear red stockings to Thanksgiving dinner? They thought they were supposed to bring cranberry socks.

Answer: It was the chicken's day off.
Answer: It was the chicken's day off. | Source

Riddles About Turkeys

  • Which side of the turkey has the most feathers? The outside.
  • Why did they let the turkey join the band? Because he had the drumsticks.
  • Why did the police arrest the turkey? They suspected it of fowl play.
  • Why did the turkey cross the road? It was the chicken's day off.
  • What did the turkey say before it was roasted? Boy! I'm stuffed!
  • What did the mama turkey say to her naughty son? If your papa could see you now, he'd turn over in his gravy!
  • Why can't you take a turkey to church? Because they use such fowl language.
  • Can a turkey jump higher than the Empire State Building? Yes—a building can't jump at all.
  • What do you get when you cross a turkey with an octopus? Enough drumsticks for Thanksgiving.
  • How can you make a turkey float? You need two scoops of ice cream, some root beer, and a turkey.
  • What did the turkeys sing on Thanksgiving Day? God save the kin.
  • What sound does a space turkey make? Hubble, hubble, hubble.

The call of the elusive space turkey.
The call of the elusive space turkey. | Source

Share With Your Children and Enjoy!

I hope you enjoyed these jokes! And please, feel free to add your own in the comments section!


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  • tiffany delite profile image

    Tiffany Delite 

    7 years ago from Wichita, KS

    hahaha! what a fun fun hub! i just read another one a few minutes ago with some more jokes on it. thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and i am pretty sure i will have enough little jokes to last the whole day. yay! blessings...

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    2010* homecomiiiiing (: whoop whoop! 

    9 years ago

    soooooooooo funnnnnnnnnnnny awessssssoooooommmmee!!!

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    9 years ago

    thank u i enjoy the knowck knowck ones

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    9 years ago

    The knock knock jokes were lute :)

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    9 years ago

    why did the turkey cross the road? To prove he wasn't a chicken

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    9 years ago

    Why to turkeys always say "gobble, gobble"? Because they never learned good table manners.

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    Uncle Steve 

    9 years ago

    Give these to grand kids Neices nephews so they can tell them to their Parents

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    9 years ago

    I'm 6 3/4 and me and my Mom loved them! Thanks for the jokes!

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    Kayla Nickelson 

    10 years ago

    Any joke is sooooooo funny!!!!!!!!!! I love telling jokes to people.

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    10 years ago

    these are funny i told them in chorus and everyone got a crack at it!!!!

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    10 years ago


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    10 years ago

    Q: is turkey soup good for your health?

    A: not if you're the turkey! hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! THAT'S THE FUNNIEST JOKE IN HISTORY HAHAHAHAHAH:)

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    10 years ago

    lovely and cute jokes. I would like to read more jokes. Thanks for making this hub.

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    11 years ago

    that is very cool bye

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    11 years ago

    good ones but you should put DIFFERENT ones in your page.

  • cindyschulson profile image


    11 years ago from San Diego, CA

    These are great. My 7 year old son is going to be all over this. I'm going to print them out for him so he can entertain us. thanks!

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    11 years ago from Blackpool

    Is that an oven glove on the photo? If so i WANT ONE! :D

    How cute!

    But thanks for the child friendly jokes, very sweet.

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    11 years ago from Pacific Northwest

    Would making a bad turkey joke be considered fowl play? Some people think so, but I beak to differ.

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    11 years ago from Spokane

    Excellent hub

    Lela Davidson!  Thank you for the information, I appreciated how you presented this hub. 


    Best regards,


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    11 years ago

    that's funny keep writing more

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    Rebecca Graf 

    11 years ago from Wisconsin

    These are GREAT! I read them to my son and we had fun.

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    11 years ago from USA

    Thank you.!!

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    11 years ago from ma

    My kids will love these. Thanks for the jokes and riddles.


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