Tag Archives: reading

Heartfelt Halloween

Q: Why didn’t the skeleton want to go to school? A: His heart wasn’t in it. Explanation: A skeleton is just your bones; nothing on the inside and nothing on the outside.  That means that there is no heart in a … Continue reading

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Kind of Punny

Another pun: I used to hate crayons but I’m drawn to them now. Explanation: Crayons are used for drawing.  “To be drawn to something” means that something is enticing, attractive, makes you want to approach it or get to know it. … Continue reading

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Apple or Blueberry?

Q: What’s the best thing to put into a pie? A: Your teeth! Explanation:    Mmmmmm!  I love a good pie!  I love to sink my teeth into a good pie (“Sink your teeth into” is also an idiom)! When someone asks … Continue reading

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Chicken Little

Q: Why did the Easter egg hide? A: Because he was a little chicken! Explanation:    An egg will soon become a chicken so you could say that an egg is a little chicken, a small chicken (OK, I know that an egg … Continue reading

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Lost in Keyboard?

Q: What is an astronaut’s favorite key on a keyboard? A: Space! Explanation:  Are you familiar with a computer keyboard?  Here is a picture.  The long key at the bottom is called the space bar or the space key.  Of course it is … Continue reading

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The Egg’s on You

Q: Why shouldn’t you tell an egg a joke? A: Because it might crack up! Explanation:  To crack up means to start laughing (sometimes it also means to to go crazy).  When you break an egg you first crack it open. … Continue reading

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All Decked Out

Q: Why couldn’t the pirate play cards? A: Because he was sitting on the deck! Explanation:  The flat part of sail boat (or pirate ship!) where you stand is called the deck.  A group of playing cards is called a … Continue reading

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Your Future is Very Clear

Q: What kind of cookies make you rich? A: Fortune cookies! Explanation: If you have a lot of money you have a fortune.  The cookies that they give you in Chinese restaurants are called fortune cookies. This joke is funny because it … Continue reading

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Dread Knight

Q: What bug do knights hate? A: Dragonflies! Explanation: Bugs are insects.  A knight (sounds like night) is a soldier for a king or queen.  They often wore armor or a coat of mail and rode on horses.  In stories, knights sometimes fight … Continue reading

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Rain in your Brain

Q: Why was there thunder and lightning in the lab? A: The scientists were brainstorming! Explanation: I love a good thunderstorm!  Especially if I am safe inside.  A brainstorm is not a real storm but a way to gather ideas … Continue reading

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