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How to Fold Your Own Pocket-Sized Joke Books

Never be without your favorite jokes again. Download, print and fold these fun pocket-sized joke books and you’ll always Be Prepared to laugh.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Printed joke book template (see below)

DOWNLOAD AND PRINT A JOKE BOOK TEMPLATE

Download one of these PDFs and print it on 8.5 x 11-inch paper.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR JOKE BOOK

Here’s how to fold, cut and glue your template to turn it into a pocket-sized joke book.

Step 1: With the printed side of the paper facing down, fold the top half of the paper down over the bottom half.

Step 2: Fold the paper in half horizontally again.

Step 3: Flip the paper over and fold it in half horizontally one more time.

Step 4: Unfold and open the paper.

Step 5: Fold the right half of the paper over the left half.

Step 6: Fold the paper in half vertically again.

Step 7: Flip the paper over and fold it in half vertically one more time.

Step 8: Unfold and open the paper.

Step 9: Make three horizontal cuts as shown in the diagram. Each cut should only extend 3/4 of the way across the paper.

Step 10: Orient the paper so the covers are at the top. Begin folding from the bottom left as shown in the diagram. Add a swipe of glue on the blank side between the folds indicated with the blue arrows.

29 Comments on How to Fold Your Own Pocket-Sized Joke Books

  1. Too school for cool // January 5, 2021 at 8:42 pm // Reply

    You have to print it not a fan

  2. They should make a Covid themed joke book.

  3. Really fun!

  4. Dragon breath // December 6, 2020 at 3:08 pm // Reply

    Really fun!

  5. FUN FUN FUN BUT VERY HARD TO MAKE BUT…. FUN FUN FUN

  6. CrazyNinja49 // September 6, 2020 at 4:02 pm // Reply

    Fun fun fun fun fun. Extremely fun.

  7. MICHIGANDUDE // August 16, 2020 at 3:15 pm // Reply

    happy tell a joke day

  8. LOL captions // July 28, 2020 at 3:59 pm // Reply

    fun!

  9. AWESOME

  10. I’m gonna try to design it myself! Hey, who knows? It might be fun!

  11. warrior_057 // June 25, 2020 at 4:52 pm // Reply

    i like it!

  12. this joke book was great! but my printer is black and white printer.

  13. FUN!!!!

  14. YeeMumsCar // May 17, 2020 at 10:50 am // Reply

    a DIY what is really easy to do

  15. this looks fun

  16. Big boy says he likey

  17. Potato Daddy // May 4, 2020 at 3:29 pm // Reply

    Really fun to do!

  18. DisneyLover123 // May 3, 2020 at 3:33 pm // Reply

    EPIC!

  19. cool! 🙂

  20. cool

  21. me means me // April 3, 2020 at 5:24 pm // Reply

    this is fun!

  22. parkerdaking // April 1, 2020 at 8:13 am // Reply

    it took me a min but its really cool

    Tip: put something flat on it and let is sit so it stays flat

  23. Cool, i made all of them

  24. unicorn cupcake // March 19, 2020 at 6:19 pm // Reply

    amazing!that is really cool that you can make your own jokebook.

  25. Coley Bowly // March 7, 2020 at 7:44 pm // Reply

    The directions are not very clear

  26. awesome

  27. this was so cool i made all of them

  28. Cool!

  29. Bobby bobby McBobby // February 25, 2020 at 8:09 pm // Reply

    COOL 🙂

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