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Jokes and Riddles for Kids About Food

Liven Up Mealtime With a Little Levity


Grandparents need a store of jokes and riddles to get the grandchildren to laugh.

Grandparents should have a few jokes in reserve to get the grandkids laughing.

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Sure, I want my grandkids to eat their fruits and vegetables, but I also want mealtime to be a pleasant time. These jokes and riddles for kids are all about food. Whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack time, one of these will be good for a chuckle. And one always leads to one more, because telling a single joke is like eating a single potato chip--simply not possible for grandchildren or grandparents!

Riddle Me This!

  1. Why did the teddy bear say no to dessert?
  2. What is the difference between a unicorn and a carrot?
  3. Why did the baker stop making doughnuts?
  4. What do you get when you cross a chicken and a caterpillar?
  5. What cup can you never drink out of?
  6. Why did the cookie go to the doctor?
  7. What is a pelican's favorite dish?
  8. What did the leopard say after lunch?
  9. What did one plate say to the other plate?
  10. How do you make an elephant sandwich?

The Answers

  1. Because he was stuffed.
  2. One is a funny beast and the other is a bunny feast.
  3. Because he was tired of the hole business.
  4. Enough drumsticks for everyone.
  5. A hiccup.
  6. He was feeling crumby.
  7. Anything that fits the bill.
  8. That hit the spot.
  9. Lunch is on me.
  10. First you take a giant loaf of bread. . . .

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