Kids just love to laugh! Riddles and jokes are a great way to tickle a child’s funny bone while also working their brains a little. To get you started, we compiled a list of some great Halloween riddles and jokes for kids.
There are lots of fun ways to use these riddles and jokes for Halloween. You could create trick or treat handouts using the riddles by writing the question on the front of a card and the answer on the back of the card. Give those kids a little laugh along with their candy!
A Halloween riddle is also fun to leave as a note with your kids’ packed lunches or to share as a classroom Halloween party game. We have some super cute and FREE printable Halloween Lunchbox Notes with jokes on them below!
However you decide to use these not so spooky riddles and jokes, we hope you’ll have fun!
Halloween Riddles and Jokes for Kids
Q: What room in a ghost’s house is most unnecessary?
A: The living room.
Q: What did one ghost say to the other?
A: “Do you believe in people?”
Q: What’s a monster’s favorite game?
A: Swallow the Leader.
Q: What do you call a witch at the beach?
A: A sand-witch.
Q: Why wasn’t there any food left after the monster party?
A: Because everyone was a goblin.
Q: What was the witch’s favorite subject in school?
Phillip my bag with Halloween candy, please!
Q: What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter?
A: Pumpkin pi.
Q: Why was the witch’s broom late?
A: It over-swept.
A girl came up to a boy with a sheet over his head on Halloween and asked, “Are you a ghost?”
The boy replied, “No, of course not! I’m an unmade bed!”
Q: Why don’t skeletons watch horror movies?
A: They don’t have the guts.
Q: How are vampires like false teeth?
A: They both come out at night.
Q: Why are ghosts such bad liars?
A: You can see right through them.
Q: Why did the scarecrow get a promotion?
A: He was outstanding in his field.
Q: What did the skeleton buy at the grocery store?
A: Spare ribs.
Q. What’s a skeleton’s favorite instrument?
A: A trom-bone.
Q: How do you make a skeleton laugh?
A: Tickle its funny bone.
Q: Why do jack-o-lanterns do so badly in school?
A: Because they had all their brains scooped out.
Q: What happens to a vampire in the snow?
A: It gets frostbite.
A skeleton went to the doctor. The doctor looked at the skeleton and said, “Aren’t you a little late?”
Q: Why do vampires always seem sick?
A: They’re always coffin.
Q: What do birds say on Halloween?
A: Trick or tweet!
Q: What kind of music do mummies listen to?
A: Wrap music.
Q: What do you call a nervous witch?
A: A twitch.
Q: Why did the vampires cancel the baseball game?
A: Because they couldn’t find their bats.
Q: Where do ghosts like to go swimming?
A: Lake Erie.
Q: Why don’t vampires have a lot of friends?
A: Because they are a pain in the neck.
Q. What animal dresses up and howls?
A: A wear-wolf.
Q: Where does Dracula keep his money?
A: In a blood bank.
Q: What do you call an overweight pumpkin?
A: A plumpkin.
Q: What is a ghost’s least favorite candy?
A: Life Savers.
Q: Why did the Cyclops close his school?
A: Because he only had one pupil.
Q: What did the orange pumpkin say to the green pumpkin?
A: You look a little sick.
Q: What is a hot dog’s favorite phrase?
A: Happy Halloweenie!
Ghost stand over there and I’ll bring you some candy.
Find more seasonal fun with our list of Autumn Riddles and Jokes for Kids!
Get the free printable Halloween lunchbox notes with jokes here:
What are YOUR favorite Halloween riddles or jokes?
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