30+ Timeless Dad Jokes That Will Get The Whole Family Laughing

Corny puns, dry humor, and dinnertime classics – the anatomy of a dad joke that’ll definitely make you smile! We share timeless dad jokes that still work like magic.

The Office Dad Jokes

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I’m afraid of the calendar. Its days are numbered.

The Office Dad Jokes

factory owner

What do you call a factory that makes okay products? A satisfactory.

The Office Dad Jokes

man shrugging shoulders

I made a pencil with two erasers. It was pointless.

The Garden Dad Jokes

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I don’t trust those trees. They seem kind of shady.

The Garden Dad Jokes

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What does a bee use to brush its hair? A honeycomb!

The Garden Dad Jokes

young girl smiling

Why did the scarecrow win an award? Because he was outstanding in his field.

The Ocean-Loving Dad Jokes

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What do you call a fish wearing a bowtie? Sofishticated.

The Ocean-Loving Dad Jokes


What did the ocean say to the beach? Nothing. It just waved.

The Ocean-Loving Dad Jokes

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Why do seagulls fly over the ocean? Because if they flew over the bay, we’d call them bagels.

The Teacher Dad Jokes

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What did the janitor say when he jumped out of the closet? Supplies!

The Teacher Dad Jokes

How Many Letters in the Alphabet

I only know 25 letters in the alphabet. I don’t know y.

The Teacher Dad Jokes

learn from

I have a joke about chemistry, but I don’t think it will get a reaction.

The Party Dad Jokes

man partying

A man walks into a bar…and he was disqualified from the limbo contest.

The Party Dad Jokes

shy dad

It’s inappropriate to make a dad joke if you’re not a dad. It’s a faux pa.

The Party Dad Jokes

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What board game is popular in Prague? Czechers.

The Sporty Dad Jokes

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Why do fathers take an extra pair of socks when they go golfing? In case they get a hole in one!

The Sporty Dad Jokes

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What does a sprinter eat before a race? Nothing, they fast!

The Sporty Dad Jokes

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Did I tell you the time I fell in love during a backflip? I was heels over head.

The Musical Dad Jokes

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Singing in the shower is fun until you get soap in your mouth. Then it’s a soap opera.

The Musical Dad Jokes

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I used to play piano by ear. Now I use my hands.

The Musical Dad Jokes

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When I was young, I wanted to play the guitar really badly. After years of hard work, practice, and determination, I can play the guitar really badly.

The Chef Dad Jokes

man in kitchen

How does a taco say grace? Lettuce pray.

The Chef Dad Jokes

child playing imagining

Where do you learn to make a banana split? At sundae school.

The Chef Dad Jokes

happy family baking

Did you hear the rumor about butter? Well, I’m not going to spread it.

The Travelling Dad Jokes

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What do a tick and the Eiffel Tower have in common? They’re both Paris sites.

The Travelling Dad Jokes

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What’s the best thing about Switzerland? I don’t know, but the flag is a big plus.

The Travelling Dad Jokes

Craic Irish Slang

What country’s capital is growing the fastest? Ireland. Every day it’s Dublin.

The Exercise Dad Jokes

man working out using phone

My wife said I should do lunges to stay in shape. That would be a big step forward.

The Exercise Dad Jokes

be confident

My dad told me a joke about boxing. I guess I missed the punch line.

The Exercise Dad Jokes

guy excited with pizza

What’s the easiest way to burn 1000 calories? Leave the pizza in the oven!

The Builder Dad Jokes

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We’re renovating the house, the first floor is going great, but the second floor is another storey.

The Builder Dad Jokes

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I have a joke about putting in a light bulb, but I’m afraid I’ll screw it up.

The Builder Dad Jokes

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I have a friend who drives a steamroller. He’s such a flattered.

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Caitriona Maria is an education writer and founder of TPR Teaching, crafting inspiring pieces that promote the importance of developing new skills. For 7 years, she has been committed to providing students with the best learning opportunities possible, both domestically and abroad. Dedicated to unlocking students' potential, Caitriona has taught English in several countries and continues to explore new cultures through her travels.

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