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Thanksgiving Knock-Knock Jokes and Riddles for Kids

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

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

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.

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.

Share With Your Children and Enjoy!

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


Tiffany Delite from Wichita, KS on October 31, 2012:

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...

2010* homecomiiiiing (: whoop whoop! on November 25, 2010:

soooooooooo funnnnnnnnnnnny awessssssoooooommmmee!!!

rodriguez284 on November 25, 2010:

thank u i enjoy the knowck knowck ones

LilMissTurntUp on November 24, 2010:

The knock knock jokes were lute :)

kylie on November 24, 2010:

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

Emma on November 17, 2010:

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

Uncle Steve on October 23, 2010:

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

Kira on September 05, 2010:

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

Kayla Nickelson on January 17, 2010:

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

melcisieelcat on November 25, 2009:

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

Person on November 25, 2009:


Alyssa&Lauren on October 10, 2009:

Q: is turkey soup good for your health?

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

Vizey on September 08, 2009:

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

india1817 on November 27, 2008:

that is very cool bye

kelly on November 26, 2008:

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

cindyschulson from San Diego, CA on November 25, 2008:

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!

J_Eds from Blackpool on November 25, 2008:

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.

KDorfman from Pacific Northwest on November 24, 2008:

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

marketingmergenow from Spokane on November 23, 2008:

Excellent hub

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


Best regards,


topguntc on November 23, 2008:

that's funny keep writing more

Rebecca Graf from Wisconsin on November 22, 2008:

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

Carlosweb from USA on October 21, 2008:

Thank you.!!

jim10 from ma on October 21, 2008:

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