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30 Spanish Jokes For Kids (With English Translations)

Spanish Jokes for Kids with English Translations

Spanish Jokes for Kids

A fun list of Spanish Jokes for Kids to get them laughing! This list also includes English translations too and a printable list to keep at home. Enjoy!

When learning a Spanish, there are endless resources. People usually read, watch tv shows, films , play games, or listen to music in the language.

But through humor, and telling Spanish jokes, children can learn new words and vocabulary while having fun.

Spanish jokes for kids are great entertainment. Kids don’t even realise they are learning!

And because of this, jokes are a great tool for learning Spanish as they make the language process much more enjoyable.

One thing you should know, is that jokes are called chistes in Spanish while practical jokes and pranks are called bromas.

In this article we have put together a list of simple Spanish jokes for kids that will get children laughing and practising their Spanish.

30 Spanish Jokes for Kids To Get them Laughing

30 Jokes in Spanish & English

We came up with a list of Spanish jokes for kids that will get them laughing their heads off. Make sure to check the bottom for your printable version of these Spanish jokes. This way you can print out the list and keep them at home to use any time.

Here are our top 30 Spanish jokes for kids with English translations.

1. ¿Por qué fue el ordenador al médico? – Porque tenía un virus
Why did the computer go to the doctor? Because it had a virus.

2. ¿Qué le dijo una pulga a otra pulga? ¿Vamos a pie o esperamos al perro?
What did a flea say to another flea? Are you going on foot or shall we wait for the dog?

3. Había una vez un hombre tan pequeño, que se subió encima de una canica y    dijo: “¡El mundo es mío!”
Once upon a time there was a man that was so small that got on top of a marble and said: The world is mine!

4. ¿Por qué lloraba el libro de matemáticas? Porque tenía muchos problemas.
Why was the mathematics book crying? Because it has many problems.

5. ¿Qué le dice el cero al ocho? Me gusta tu cinturón
What does the zero say to the eight? I like your belt.

6. ¿Qué le dijo un pollito a otro pollito?
¡Ni pio!
In Spanish, ni pio is an expression used to say ‘nothing’. Also pio is the sound that chickens make. 
– What did the little chicken say to the other little chicken?
– Ni pio / Nothing 

7. ¿Qué le dijo el ojo izquierdo al ojo derecho? Entre nosotros, algo huele mal
What did the left eye say to the right eye? Between us, something smells!

8. ¿Qué es marron, peludo y lleva gafas de sol? Un coco de vacaciones. 
What is brown, hairy and wears sunglasses? A coconut on vacation.

9. ¿Qué tipo de agua no se puede congelar? Agua caliente.
What kind of water cannot freeze? Hot water.

10. ¿En qué se parecen los dientes falsos y las estrellas? Ambos salen por la noche.
How are false teeth like stars? They come out at night!

11. ¿Qué es peor que encontrar una lombriz en una manzana? Encontrar media lombriz.
What’s worse than finding a worm in your apple? Finding half a worm.

12. ¿Qué le dijo el plátano al perro? Nada, los plátanos no hablan.
What did the banana say to the dog? Nothing. Bananas can’t talk.

13. ¿Cómo se llama un Boomerang que no vuelve? Palo
What do you call a boomerang that won’t come back? A stick.

14. ¿Por qué Elsa no puede tener un globo? Porque lo dejará ir.
Why can’t Elsa have a balloon? Because she will let it go.

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15. ¿Cuál es la fruta favorita del vampiro? La naranja sanguinea.
What is a vampire’s favorite fruit? A blood orange.

16. ¿Qué aprenden los elfos en el colegio? El elf-abeto.
What do elves learn in school? The elf-abet.

17. ¿Cómo se llama el perro mago? El abracalabrador 
What do you call a dog magician? A labracadabrador.

18. ¿Qué es lo que más se moja cuanto más seco está? Una toalla.
What gets wetter the more it dries? A towel.

19. Por qué los perros no son buenos bailarines? Porque tienen dos pies izquierdos
Why aren’t dogs good dancers? They have two left feet.

20. ¿Por qué Jaimito tiró el reloj por la ventana? Para que volase el tiempo.
Why did Jaimito throw the clock out of the window? Because he wanted to see time fly.

21. Por qué el astronauta no pudo reservar una pensión en la luna? Porque estaba llena.
Why couldn’t the astronaut book a hostel on the moon? Because it was full.

22. ¿Por qué los robots nunca se asustan? Porque tienen nervios de acero.
Why are robots never afraid? They have nerves of steel.

23. ¿Por qué vuelan los pájaros? Es más rápido que andar.
Why do birds fly? It’s faster than walking.

24. ¿Por qué nunca ves elefantes escondiéndose en los árboles? Porque se les da muy bien.
Why do you never see elephants hiding in trees? Because they’re so good at it!

25. ¿Cómo llamarías a un mono en el Polo Norte? Perdido.
What do you call a monkey at the North Pole? Lost.

26. ¿Por qué los pájaros vuelan hacia el sur? Es demasiado lejos para andar.
Why do birds fly south? It’s too far to walk.

27. ¿Qué le dijo el semáforo a los coches? No mires que me estoy cambiando! 
What did the traffic light say to the cars? Don’t look, I’m changing!

28. Si dos hombres tardan un día en cavar un agujero, ¿Cuanto tarda un hombre en cavar medio agujero? No se puede cavar medio agujero.
If it takes two men to dig a hole in one day how long would it take for one man to dig a half a hole? There is no such thing as a half a hole.

29. – Pepito, ¿por qué tu redacción sobre la leche es tan corta? ¡Porque hablo de la leche condensada!
Pepito, why is your essay about milk so short? Because it’s about condensed milk.

30. Pepito, ¿por qué le das chocolate a las gallinas? Para que pongan Huevos de Pascua.
Pepito, Why are you giving chocolate to the hens? So that we get easter eggs.


Spanish Jokes for Kids help with Language Development

Spanish jokes for kids can be a fun and effective tool to help children with language development and help improve their Spanish in various ways.

Expands Kids Vocabulary: Jokes often involve wordplay and clever use of language. By listening to and understanding jokes, children are exposed to new words and idiomatic expressions. They learn that there are certain words can have multiple meanings and how words can be used in unexpected ways. The exposure to diverse vocabulary helps expand their language in more ways than you can imagine.

Helps kids to understand different cultures and traditions: Jokes can provide insights into different cultures, traditions, and perspectives. Telling Spanish jokes, they are able to learn humor specific to the Spanish language and culture which broadens their cultural awareness.

Helps kids to understand linguistic structure: Jokes often follow a specific structure, such as setup and punchline or question and answer format. When you expose children to different joke structures, it can help them understand and recognize various sentence patterns, grammar rules, and storytelling techniques.

Assists kids with humor comprehension: Understanding jokes requires kids to grasp subtle nuances, humor, and the underlying meaning behind the punchline. This is especially important with Spanish jokes for kids when it is their second langauge. This process strengthens their Spanish comprehension skills and develops their ability to understand figurative language.

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