Thanksgiving Knock Knock Jokes and Riddles for Kids

Photo: Patti Haskins, Flickr
Photo: Patti Haskins, Flickr

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

  • What did the mama turkey say to her naughty son? If your papa could see you now, he'd turn over in his gravy!
  • What did the turkeys sing on Thanksgiving Day? God save the kin.
  • If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims!
  • Why did the turkey cross the road? It was the chicken's day off.
  • If the Pilgrims were alive today, what would they be most famous for? Their age.
  • 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 kind of music did the Pilgrims like? Plymouth Rock.
  • 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.
  • What did the turkey say before it was roasted? Boy! I'm stuffed!
  • Where did the first corn come from? The stalk brought it.
  • Why did the Indian chief wear so many feathers? To keep his wigwam.
  • What sound does a space turkey make? Hubble, hubble, hubble.

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

Comments 23 comments

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tiffany delite 4 years ago from united states

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! 6 years ago

soooooooooo funnnnnnnnnnnny awessssssoooooommmmee!!!

rodriguez284 6 years ago

thank u i enjoy the knowck knowck ones

LilMissTurntUp 6 years ago

The knock knock jokes were lute :)

kylie 6 years ago

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

Emma 6 years ago

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

Uncle Steve 6 years ago

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

Kira 6 years ago

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

Kayla Nickelson 6 years ago

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

melcisieelcat 7 years ago

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

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Alyssa&Lauren 7 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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Vizey 7 years ago

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

india1817 8 years ago

that is very cool bye

kelly 8 years ago

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

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cindyschulson 8 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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J_Eds 8 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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KDorfman 8 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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marketingmergenow 8 years ago from Spokane

Excellent hub

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


Best regards,


topguntc 8 years ago

that's funny keep writing more

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RGraf 8 years ago from Wisconsin

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

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Carlosweb 8 years ago from USA

Thank you.!!

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jim10 8 years ago from ma

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

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