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26 Funny Sleep Jokes to Make You Nappy!

Hopefully you won't drift off with our funny sleep jokes...

Beano Jokes Team
Last Updated:  July 22nd 2021

Don't drop off with our funny sleep jokes. These howlers are chosen to get you the opposite of yawning... so whatever that is, get on it with our jokes about dreams, beds and sleeping!

If you're hankering after more hilarious one-liners, head on over to our weird jokes page! 

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What do lions wear to sleep?


Why do chess players sleep?

In a king size bed!

How did the heavy metal guitarist get their baby to have a nap?

They rocked them to sleep!

How do you get a mince pie to sleep?

Mince pie

Sing it a lulla-pie!

What do you call a police officer when they're asleep in bed?

A sleepy police officer

An undercovers cop!

How did the sheep get to sleep?

A sheep

She counted her friends!

What do you call a tired woodcutter?

A lumberjack

A slumberjack!

Why did the little boy take his bicycle to bed with him?

Riding a bike in bed

Because he didn't want to sleep walk!

Some people have difficulty sleeping...

Man with his eyes shut

But I can do it with my eyes shut!

Do you know why I stay up late on weekends?

Monday jokes

Because sleep is for the week!

What do you call a sleeping pizza?


What's huge and grey and sends people to sleep?

A hippopotamus

A hypno-potamus!

What should you do if you can't get to sleep?

A sleepy person

Lie on the edge of the bed, you'll soon drop off!

What happened to the man when he fell asleep with his head under the pillow?

An elderly gentleman looking a little unhappy

Fairies took all his teeth out!

What time do tennis players go to bed?

A smiling tennis ball


Why did the girl run around her bed?

A sleepy woman

She wanted to catch up on her sleep!

What do you call a sleeping bull?

A bull

A bulldozer!

Why do dragons sleep during the day?

A knight and a rubber chicken

So they can fight knights!

Why did the man eat yeast and shoe polish before he went to bed?

A sleepy man

So he could rise and shine!

Where do fish sleep?

A fish poking its tongue out

On the sea bed!

Where do library books like to sleep?

A pile of books having a nap

Under their covers!

What should you do if you find a dinosaur in your bed ?

A dinosaur

Find somewhere else to sleep!

Did you hear the joke about the bed?

A funny comedian telling a joke

I haven't made it yet!

Why did the boy sprinkle sugar on his pillows?

A bag of sugar

He wanted to have sweet dreams!

What do butterflies sleep on?

A butterfly


What do you call a sleeping T-rex?


A dino-snore!