Teens can be a tough audience. They want to hear jokes that are funny, but they usually don’t have the patience for anything too long. These jokes for teens are short and sweet – perfect for anyone still learning how to tell a good joke.

In this article, we have provided some of the best clean teen jokes you will ever find!  Jokes are broken down by type, including one-liners, knock-knock jokes, and Q&A jokes. And don’t worry- all of these are “dad-joke” approved.

They say that laughter is the best medicine. If your teen is feeling down, why not try and lighten the mood? They’ll appreciate your shot at humor, even if it’s your first shot at it.

Some of these jokes are corny, some are lighthearted, and some will leave you and your teens in stitches. Enjoy!

One liner jokes for teens

Q&A Jokes Teens Enjoy

Question and answer jokes always get a laugh. Teens love to ask and answer questions, so this is the perfect joke formula for them!

  1. Q: Why did the student eat his homework?
    A: Because the teacher told him it was a piece of cake!
  2. Q: What do you call a can opener that doesn’t work?
    A: A can’t opener!
  3. Q: What do you call a boomerang that doesn’t come back?
    A: A stick!
  4. Q: Why couldn’t the bicycle stand up?
    A: Because it was two tired!
  5. Q: How does the man on the moon cut his hair?
    A: Eclipse it!
  6. Q: Why didn’t the skeleton want to play in his band anymore?
    A: He had no body!
  7. Q: What kind of bed does a mermaid sleep in?
    A: A waterbed!
  8. Q: Which fish can run?
    A: A red herring!
  9. Q: What is a pirate’s favorite letter?
    A: Arrrrre you kidding me?
  10. Q: Why was the math book sad?
    A: Because it had too many problems!

Silly One-Liner Jokes for Teens

These one-liner jokes are short, sweet, and (mostly) innocent. Most of these can actually be lumped under “silly dad jokes for teens.” What’s great about a one-liner is that it requires no work on the teen’s part. Memorize a few of these for uplifting conversation on your next drive to school!

  1. Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?
  2. I just read a book about anti-gravity. It was impossible to put down!
  3. Today I accidentally swallowed some food coloring. The doctor says I’m OK, but I feel like I’ve dyed a little inside.
  4. If you can’t hear me, it’s because I’m in parentheses.
  5. I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.
  6. A friend of mine tried to annoy me with bird puns, but I soon realized that toucan play at that game.
  7. This girl said she recognized me from the vegetarian club, but I’d never met herbivore.
  8. How does Moses make his tea? Hebrews it.
  9. I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.
  10. I tried to catch some fog, but I mist.
  11. What do you call two banana peels? A pair of slippers.
  12. Why was six scared of seven? Because seven eight nine!
  13. Why did the cookie go to the hospital? Because he felt crummy.
  14. What happened to the dog that swallowed a firefly? He barked with de-lights.

Knock knock jokes teens find hilarious

Knock-Knock Jokes for Teens

Knock-knock jokes are always good jokes for teens. They’re reminiscent of their younger years, and they are sure to lighten the mood.  Teens love trying to guess who’s on the other side of the door, and they love a good pun.

  1. Person 1: Knock knock.
    Person 2: Who’s there?
    Person 1: Ice cream!
    Person 2: Ice cream who?
    Person 3: Ice cream if you don’t let me in!
  2. Person 1: Knock Knock.
    Person 2: Who’s there?
    Person 1: Boo.
    Person 2: Boo who?
    Person 1: Don’t cry, it’s only a joke.
  3. Person 1: Knock Knock.
    Person 2: Who’s there?
    Person 1: Canoe!
    Person 2: Canoe who?
    Person 1: Canoe come out and play?
  4. Person 1: Knock Knock.
    Person 2: Who’s there?
    Person 1: Interrupting cow!
    Person 2: Interrupting cow wh– MOO!
  5. Person 1: Knock knock.
    Person 2: Who’s there?
    Person 1: I don’t know.
    Person 2: I don’t know who?
    Person 1: Exactly!
  6. Person 1:  Knock Knock.
    Person 2: Who’s there?
    Person 1: Orange.
    Person 2: Orange who?
    Person 1: Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?

Clean Jokes for Teens Aged 16+

These hilarious jokes for teens are geared towards older kids.  They’re silly and fun, but the puns and the wordplay might be too advanced for younger teens.

  1. A man walked into a bar with a slab of asphalt under his arm and says: “A beer please, and one for the road.”
  2. I know a guy who’s addicted to brake fluid, but he says he can stop any time.
  3. I stayed up all night wondering where the sun went. Then it dawned on me.
  4. A group of chess enthusiasts checked into a hotel and were standing in the lobby discussing their recent tournament victories. After about an hour, the manager came out of the office and asked them to disperse. “But why,” they asked, as they moved off. “Because,” he said, “I can’t stand chess nuts boasting in an open foyer.”
  5. I used to be a banker, but then I lost interest.
  6. What’s the best way to kill a circus? Go for the juggler!
  7. What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary? A thesaurus.
  8. There was the person who sent ten different puns to his friends, with the hope that at least one of the puns would make them laugh. No pun in ten did!
  9. Doesn’t expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?
  10. What do you call a dinosaur that’s never late? A prontosaurus!
  11. What did the grape say when the elephant stepped on it? Nothing – it just let out a little wine!
  12. Why are frogs so happy? Because they eat whatever bugs them.
  13. A horse walks into a bar. The bartender says, “Why the long face?”

Funny Jokes For Teens

More Fun Ideas for You and Your Teens

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