78 Fun Summer Jokes for Kids Beat the Heat PRINTABLE 2024

Summer, here we come! I’m ready… are you?

I’ve prepared our summer schedule, started filling up our summer bucket list, and rounded up a collection of summer jokes for kids. All that’s left is to finish up these last few days of school.

The kids have heard the gardening jokes, sun jokes, bee jokes, water jokes & spring jokes WAY too many times, so I decided to round up a new list of jokes for kids. (You might also like summer riddles, Father’s Day Jokes, shark jokes & beach jokes)


Funny summer jokes for kids (with printables)

REALLY Funny Summer Jokes for Kids

Don’t be shellfish with your laughs! Use these summer jokes to get the kids and adults in your life chuckling. My personal favorite is: What did the pig say on a hot summer day? – I’m bacon!

  • Why are gulls named seagulls? – If they were by the bay, they’d be bagels.
  • Why don’t oysters share their pearls? – Because they’re shellfish.
  • Which letter is the coolest? – Iced t.
  • What do you call a snowman in July? – A puddle.
  • What do you call a fish with no eyes? – A fsh.
  • What happens when you throw a green rock into the Red Sea? – It gets wet.
  • What did one tide pool say to the other tide pool?- Show me your mussels.
  • When do you go at red and stop at green? – When you’re eating a watermelon.
  • Why did the man love his barbecue? – Because it was the grill of his dreams.
  • What did the ocean say to the sailboat? – Nothing it just waved.
  • What happens when you cross a shark with a snowman? – Frostbite!
  • Where do birds stay when they go on vacation? – Someplace cheep.
  • Where does a cruise ship go when it’s sick on vacation? – The Dock!
  • Did you hear about the sunflower that was excited for summer? – It wet its plants.
  • What can cause dry skin after being in a swimming pool? – A towel.
  • Where does a cow go on vacation? Moo-York! (New York)
  • What vacation spot only allows birds? – The Canary Islands!
  • What do you call a golden retriever at the beach? – A hot dog!
  • What kind of sandals do frogs wear? – Open-toad.
  • Why do bananas wear sunscreen? – Because they peel.
  • Why did the watch go on vacation? – To unwind.
  • What’s a frog’s favorite treat in summer? – A Hop-sicle!
  • What did yogi bear pack for his summer picnic? – The bear necessities (bare necessities)
  • Have you ever been camping? – It’s in tents.
  • What should a toddler wear to go swimming? – Pool-ups.
  • What did the kid say when the instructor told him he’d missed summer school?  – “No, sir. I didn’t miss it at all.”
  • What do you call a cantaloupe in a kiddie pool? – A watermelon.
  • Why did the robot go on summer vacation? – To recharge his batteries!
  • What did the beach say to the tide when it came in? – Long time, no sea.
  • What do you do if you get rejected at the sunscreen company? – Reapply.
  • How do you prevent a summer cold? – Catch it in winter.
  • What does the sun drink out of? – Sun-glasses.
  • What did the reporter say to the ice cream? – What’s the scoop?
  • Why Do Bananas Use Sunscreen? – Because it peels
Funny (& printable) Summer Jokes for Kids to Beat the Heat

Summer Knock-Knock Jokes

Everyone loves a knock-knock joke, especially a knock-knock joke about summer! Check out our ultimate list of funny knock-knock jokes here.

  • Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  Ice cream.  Ice cream who?  Ice cream if you don’t let me in!
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Olive. Olive who? Olive next door, hello neighbor!
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Gladys. Gladys who? Gladys summer.
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Gorilla. Gorilla who? Gorilla me a hamburger.
  • Knock, knock. Who’s there? Ketchup. Ketchup who? Ketchup with me and I’ll tell you!
  • Knock, knock! Who’s there? S’more. S’more who? S’more jokes on the way.
  • Knock, knock! Who’s there? Ken. Ken who? Ken you take me to the beach?
  • Knock, knock! Who’s there? Alotta. Alotta who? Alotta sunshine is what you can expect in the summertime.
  • Knock, Knock! Who’s there? Sia. Sia who? Sia at the beach!
  • Knock, knock! Who’s there? Anita. Anita who? Anita put on sunscreen so I don’t get burned.

Summer Puns

Bring these summer puns and jokes along with you on summer vacation. You’ll be able to get everyone laughing.

  • What did the mom tell her son who wanted to go swimming in the ocean? – Let’s wait and sea!
  • Why did the girl get upset about eating inside? – It was no picnic.
  • What did the dolphin say to the killer whales? – Let’s find your porpoise. 
  • What did the fisherman say when his fishing line got tangled? – Something a-piers to be wrong.
  • What did the seagull say to his kids? – Call me on the shellphone.
Funny summer jokes for kids (with printables)

Jokes about Summer Camp

Hilarious summer jokes about summer camp. Click here > for camp jokes for kids.

  • Knock, knock! Who’s there? RV. RV who? RV there yet?
  • Do fish go to summer camp? – No, because they’re always in school! 
  • Where do sharks go to summer camp? – Finland.
  • Why don’t mummies go to summer camp? – They’re afraid to relax and unwind!
  • How do you keep your sleeping bag from getting stretched out? – Don’t sleep too long in it!

Sun Jokes for Kids

The sun is shining. It’s time for some jokes about the sun.

  • What does the sun drink out of? – Sunglasses.
  • What is the best day to go to the beach? – SUNday.
  • What holds the sun up in the sky? – Sunbeams.
  • What do sheep do on sunny days? – Have a baa-baa-cue.
  • Why do bananas use sunscreen? – Because they peel.

Hot Weather Jokes

  • What does a bee do when it is hot? – He takes off his yellow jacket. 
  • What did the pig say on a hot summer day? – I’m bacon!
  • What did the air conditioning say to the man? – I’m your biggest fan.
  • Why didn’t the sun go to college? – Because it already has a million degrees.
  • What do toads drink on a hot summer days? – Ice cold Croak-o-cola.

Jokes about Popsicles

  • What did the father popsicle say to his son when they got the crowded beach? – Stick with me.
  • What is true of the popsicle stick, whether or not it has ice cream on it? – It’s a little sticky.
  • What does a popsicle become when it melts? – Sticky.
  • What did the little boy call his dad when he fell on the ice? – Pop-sicle!
  • Why do astronauts eat only popsicles? – They can’t hear the ice cream truck in space.

Related Post: Golf Jokes and Golf Puns

Pool Jokes

  • What race is never run? – A swimming race.
  • What do you get when you combine an elephant with a fish? – Swimming trunks!
  • Why did the teacher jump into the water? – She wanted to test it!
  • Why did the cantaloupe jump into the pool? – It wanted to become a watermelon.
  • What stroke do sheep enjoy doing? – The baaaackstroke.
Funny summer jokes for kids (with printables)

Picnic Jokes for Summer Fun

If you love these, you’ll love our jokes about lunch.

  • What did the mama Llama say to the baby llama as they prepared for a picnic? – Alpaca lunch.
  • What did Yogi bear put in the picnic basket? – Just the bear necessities.
  • How was the picnic with no drinks? – It was soda pressing.
  • Why did the prune go to the picnic with a tomato? – Because he couldn’t find a date.
  • What happens when you make an egg laugh? – It cracks up.

Printable Summer Jokes for Kids

Click here to get your summer jokes printable.

Take these summer jokes with you everywhere!

Do you have any funny summer jokes to add? Share them in the comments.


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