It’s your kiddo’s special day so whether you’re ready for a cuddle and a laugh or you want the perfect birthday joke to put in their lunchbox, our kid-friendly and kid-approved jokes are just what the birthday kid ordered. Read on for some sweet laughs.

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1. What do you say to a rabbit on its birthday? 

Hoppy Birthday! 

2. Why do candles always go on the top of cakes?

Because it's hard to light them from the bottom. 

3. What do cakes and baseball teams have in common?

They both need a good batter. 

4. What goes up but never comes down?

Your age. 

5. What does every birthday end with?

The letter Y.

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6. What did the pirate say on his 80th birthday?

Aye matey. 

7. What did the tiger say to her cub on his birthday?

It's roar birthday! 

8. Why did the girl put her cake in the freezer?

She wanted to ice it. 

9. Why did the cupcake go to the doctor's office?

It was feeling crumby. 

10. What one thing will you get every year on your birthday, guaranteed?

A year older. 

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11. What do you give a 3100 lb. rhino for his birthday?

I don't know but you better hope he likes it. 

12. Does a green candle burn longer than a pink one?

No, they both burn shorter. 

13. Why did the little girl hit her birthday cake with a hammer?

It was a pound cake.

14. Did the teddy bear want cake on his birthday?

No, he was stuffed. 

15. Why did we have to send the cake to the doctor?

It was feeling crumby.

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16. Why did the student eat their homework?

Because the teacher said it was a piece of cake!

17. Why did the robber break into the bakery?

She heard the cakes were rich.

18. What kind of music is bad for balloons?

Pop. 

19. What do clams like to do on their birthdays?

Shell-ebrate.

20. What song do you sing a Snowman on his birthday?

"Freeze a jolly good fellow..."

21. Did you hear about the tree's birthday celebration?

It was really sappy. 

22. What did the cake say to the ice cream?

You're cool. 

23. What kind of cake do ghosts like?

I Scream Cake.

—Amber Guetebier

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