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Funny Earth Day Jokes for Kids To Make Them Laugh

Inside: Over 35 of the funniest Earth Day jokes for kids. Plus, funny knock-knock jokes, riddles, and puns! Keep reading if you want a good laugh. 

Funny Earth Day Jokes for Kids To Make Them Laugh

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Ready to have some eco-friendly fun? Earth Day is just around the corner, and what’s a better way to celebrate than with some good old-fashioned humor?

We all know Earth Day is about appreciating our planet and promoting environmental awareness. Let’s mix in a bit of laughter this year. 

After all, a good joke can be like a breath of fresh air! See what I did there?

Sharing in lighthearted ways is so much fun and gets the kids more involved. With heavy topics like global warming, oil spills, polar bears nearing extinction, and plastic bottles in the ocean, taking a heavy topic and making it a little lighter is a great way to get kids to share in an exciting way.

So, let’s spread some joy with these hilarious Earth Day jokes that are perfect for kids and, honestly, adults, too. Time to turn up the fun and turn down the pollution! 


Earth Day Jokes for Kids

In honor of Earth Day and our wonderful planet, I thought it would be fun to share some super fun Earth Day jokes just for you. Whether your kid is a fan of trees, loves recycling, or just wants a good laugh, these hilarious jokes are sure to get your little one laughing.


So, get ready for 35+ of the best Earth Day jokes that’ll be sure to be a huge hit. 

Q: Why did the leaf go to the doctor?

A: Because it was feeling a little green!


Q: What happens when it rains cats and dogs?

A: You have to be careful not to step on a poodle!


Q: What did the tree wear to the pool party?

A: Swimming trunks!


Q: What did Obi Wan Kenobi say to the tree on Earth Day?

A: “May the Forest be with you!”


Q: What is a tree’s least favorite month?

A: Sep-timer


Q: Why are recycling bins optimistic?

A: Because they’re always full of cans!


Q: What kind of plant grows on your hand?

A: Palm trees!


Q: Why did the sun go to school?

A: To get a little brighter!


Q: What does a cloud wear under his raincoat?

A: Thunderwear!


Q: What do you call an environmentally friendly spy?

A: James Green!


Q: Why did the sunflower start a band?

A: Because it had a lot of fans!


Q: What do you call it when worms take over the world?

A: Global worming!


Q: What kind of bow can’t be tied?

A: A rainbow!


Q: How do trees access the internet?

A: They log in!


Q: What did the big flower say to the little flower?

A: Hi, bud!


Q: Why was the math book sad?

A: Because it had too many problems!


Q: What’s a tornado’s favorite game to play?

A: Twister!


Q: Why don’t oysters donate to charity?

A: Because they are shellfish!


Q: How do you organize a space party?

A: You planet!


Q: What did the little tree say to the big tree?

A: Leaf me alone!


Q: Why did the cloud stay home from school?

A: It was feeling under the weather!


Q: What’s a shark’s favorite game?

A: Swallow the leader!


Q: What do you call a dancing tree?

A: A jive-wood!


Q: Why did the gardener plant a seed in his computer?

A: He wanted to grow his memory!


Q: What kind of hair do oceans have?

A: Wavy!


Q: Why do environmentalists make great musicians?

A: Because they always hit the eco-friendly notes!


Q: What did the wind say to the palm tree?

A: Hold onto your fronds; this will be a breezy day!


Q: What do you call a well-traveled snowman?

A: A globe-trotter!


Q: What’s a tree’s favorite dating app?

A: Timber!


Q: Why did the bird join a social media network?

A: To tweet about its peck-tacular life!


Q: What’s a cat’s favorite color?

A: Purr-ple!


Q: Why did the flower join the band?

A: It had great petals and could really rock the bloom!


Q: Why don’t some fish play piano?

A: Because you can’t tuna fish!


Q: What did the limestone say to the geologist?

A: Don’t take me for granite!


Q: What kind of plant acts like a cheerleader?

A: A Pom-Pom Tree!


Q: What’s the best way to watch a fly fishing tournament?

A: Live stream it!


Q: Why did the gardener become a chef?

A: Because he made the best salads, hands down!

Earth Day Knock Knock Jokes

Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Olive.

Olive who? Olive, our planet, let’s take care of it!


Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Canoe.

Canoe who? Canoe help me plant a tree for Earth Day?


Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Honeydew.

Honeydew who? Honeydew you know how to recycle? Let’s learn together!


Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Worm.

Worm who? Worm your way into gardening, it’s earth-friendly fun!


Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Butterfly.

Butterfly who? Butterfly away and spread the word about Earth Day!


Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Bee.

Bee who? Bee a hero and save our planet!


Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Turnip.

Turnip who? Turnip the love for our Earth, it’s the only one we’ve got!


Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Cargo.

Cargo who?Cargo “beep beep,” but I go “bike bike” to save the planet!

Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Robin.

Robin who?Robin you of your excuses! Let’s go plant a tree!

Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Peas.

Peas who? Peas give a hand in keeping our Earth clean!

Earth Day Puns for Kids

  1. Our oceans are not just beautiful, they’re absolutely sea-sational!
  2. This Earth Day, we’re all rooting for our planet!
  3. Let’s make this Earth Day eco-tastically awesome!
  4. Join the recycle-mania; it’s the in-thing!
  5. Let’s turn our green dreams into actions.
  6. We’re not just friends; we’re planet pals!
  7. Your efforts in conservation are tree-mendously appreciated!
  8. Solar power isn’t just good, it’s solar-ific!
  9. Let’s have a conservation conversation today!
  10. Using eco-logic, we can solve many environmental issues!
  11. Let’s ‘leaf’ no trace when we explore nature – it’s always cleaner to be greener! 
  12. Sometimes, you just need to ‘branch’ out and hug a tree. They never ‘leaf’ you feeling down!
  13.  In our garden, worms always get a warm – or should I say ‘worm’ – welcome!
  14. Ready for some eco-tastic adventures? Let’s ‘compost’ ourselves and dive right in!
  15. Always be-leaf in yourself, especially when it comes to saving the planet. Every small act ‘roots’ for a big change!


Earth Day Riddles

Riddle: I have a ring but no fingers. I used to stand tall, but now I’m all cut up. What am I?

Answer: A tree.

Riddle: I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?

Answer: Fire.

Riddle: I can fly without wings; I can cry without eyes. Wherever I go, the dark clouds follow. What am I?

Answer: A cloud.

Riddle: What kind of cup cannot hold water?

Answer: A cupcake.

Riddle: I fall from the sky but am not rain, and I’m more beautiful than a plain pane. What am I?

Answer: A snowflake.

Riddle: I have a neck but no head; I wear a cap but have no face. I can help quench your thirst; what am I?

Answer: A bottle.

Riddle: I am not a cat or a kitten, and I have a tail and fins. I taste better than chicken, so throw your line in. What am I?

Answer: A fish.

Riddle: You can catch me but cannot throw me. I’m not a ball, but I can bounce back. What am I?

Answer: A cold.

Riddle: What has roots that nobody sees, is taller than trees, up, up it goes, yet never grows?

Answer: A mountain.

Riddle: I am light as a feather, but even the world’s strongest man couldn’t hold me for long. What am I?

Answer: Breath.

Riddle: I’m not a bird, but I can fly through the sky. I’m not a river, but I’m full of water. What am I?

Answer: A cloud.

Riddle: You see me once in June, twice in November, but not at all in May. What am I?

Answer: The letter “E.”

Riddle: I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with the wind. What am I?

Answer: An echo.

Riddle: I can be cracked, made, told, and played. What am I?

Answer: A joke.

Riddle: I have keys but open, no locks; I have space but no room; you can enter but can’t go outside. What am I?

Answer: A keyboard.

These riddles are a playful and engaging way to get kids and adults alike thinking about nature, the environment, and our planet in a different light. Plus, they’re perfect for sparking curiosity and conversation about the natural world around us. Enjoy sharing these riddles, and have a fantastic Earth Day celebration!

How To Contribute to Earth Day

The funny jokes are great, but if you’re wondering how to contribute on Earth Day, I have five ways you can make a difference:

  1. Plant Trees or Start a Garden: Planting trees and gardens improves air quality and supports wildlife.
  2. Join a Clean-up Activity: Participate in local clean-ups to beautify areas and protect ecosystems.
  3. Embrace the 3 Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Minimize waste by avoiding single-use plastics and adding recyclables to your recycle bin.
  4. Educate and Share: Learn about environmental issues and share this knowledge to inspire others.
  5. Adopt Sustainable Practices: Use energy-efficient products and support eco-friendly businesses.

Small actions like these can make a big difference in protecting our planet!

Wrapping Up: Earth Day Jokes for Kids

So there you have it! Some of the best jokes for planet Earth. In all seriousness, Earth Day is more than just a day on the calendar; it’s a reminder of our collective responsibility to protect and cherish our planet. It’s about making environmentalism fun and accessible to everyone, especially kids. 

By sharing these funny Earth Day jokes, puns, and riddles, we’re not only spreading laughter but also sparking conversations about environmental issues in a lighthearted way. It’s a chance to teach our kids, in a fun and engaging manner, the importance of taking care of Mother Earth.

This Earth Day, let’s remember that every little action counts. A little help really does go a long way; whether it’s planting a tree, reducing our carbon footprint, or simply sharing a laugh over an Earth-themed joke, we’re contributing to a healthier, happier planet. 

Did you find this article useful? Did you find any jokes you’ll use? Would you add any to the list? I would love to hear from you in the comment section!!




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