Want to add some laughter to homework time? These math jokes for kids are the solution

Math isn’t always the easiest subject, but with a little humor, all those problems can equal loads of laughter. When you need a break from multiplying and dividing you can count on our compilation of hilarious math jokes for kids to lighten the mood. Looking for more laughs? Check out jokes that are good for school kids, printable lunchbox jokes, and our ultimate list of jokes for kids.

Classic Counting Math Jokes for Kids

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1. Why was six afraid of seven? 

Because seven, eight, nine!

2. Why was the math book crying? 

Because it had so many problems. 

3. What are ten things you can always count on? 

Your fingers.

4. Why was the math teacher suspicious of prime numbers? 

They were all odd.

5. Why did the student do her multiplication on the floor?

Because she wasn’t allowed to use tables.

6. Are monsters good at math? 

Not unless you Count Dracula.

7. How do you make seven an even number? 

Remove the S.

8. What do you call a number that can’t sit still?

A roamin’ numeral!

9. Why did the two fours skip lunch? 

They already eight!

10. Why didn’t the quarter roll down the hill with the nickel?

Because it had more cents.

11. What’s a math teacher’s favorite season? 


Advanced Math Jokes

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12. Which king loved fractions? 

Henry the eighth.

13. There’s a fine line between a numerator and a denominator… But only a fraction would understand.

14. You should never start a conversation with Pi. 

It’ll just go on and on forever.

15. Why does algebra make you a better dancer? 

Because you can use the algo-rhythm!

16. Did you hear the one about the statistician? 


17. Why was the fraction worried about marrying the decimal? 

Because she would have to convert.

18. Why was the equal sign so humble? 

Because she knew she wasn’t greater than or less than anyone else.

19. What’s the best tool for math? 


20. I’ll do algebra, and I’ll do trig. I’ll even do statistics. But graphing is where I draw the line!

21. What do baby parabolas drink? 

Quadratic formula.

22. Why was math class so long? 

The teacher kept going off on a tangent.

23. Why shouldn’t you let advanced math intimidate you? 

It’s easy as pi!

Geometry Jokes That Measure Up

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24. What did the triangle say to the circle? 

You're pointless.

25. Why is the obtuse triangle always upset? 

Because it's never right!

26. Which knight created the round table? 

Sir Cumference! (Bonus: How did he get so round? He ate too many pi’s.)

27. I saw my math teacher with a piece of graph paper yesterday. 

I think he must be plotting something.

28. What do geometry teachers have decorating their floor? 

Area rugs!

29. Why was math class so long? 

The teacher kept going off on a tangent.

30. What’s a math teacher’s favorite kind of tree? 


31. How does a mathematician plow fields? 

With a pro-tractor.

32. What did the math teacher say when his parrot escaped? 


33. Why can’t a nose be 12 inches long? 

Because then it would be a foot.

34. What’s in charge of geometry? 

The ruler.

35. What do you call an adorable angle? 

An acute angle.

36. Why wasn't anyone talking to the circle?

Because there was no point. 


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