Riddles, Jokes and Puns

Humor can be used in the classroom to increase vocabulary and increase students' interest in words.  Riddles, jokes and puns can improve student sound recognition and critical thinking.  In addition, they will bring laughter to any classroom. 

 

Websites for Riddles, Jokes and Puns:


Riddles for Kids
http://www.azkidsnet.com/riddles.htm


Jokes and Riddles for Kids

http://www.squiglysplayhouse.com/JokesAndRiddles/index.html

More Riddles for Kids
http://www.bestfamilyadvice.com/riddles.html

Puns for Middle School Teachers
http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/8th/homework/read/puns/pun_main.htm

Simplified Technology:  Web Sites for Jokes and Riddles

http://www.lburkhart.com/jokes.htm


    
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