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How to Fold Your Own Pocket-Sized Joke Books

Are you tired of being caught off guard when someone asks you for a joke? Do you want to have your favorite jokes on hand at all times? Look no further than these handy joke books that you can easily download, print and fold into pocket-sized fun.

With these books, you’ll never be without a good laugh again. Whether you’re at a party, waiting in line, or just in need of a quick pick-me-up, these joke books have got you covered. Keep them in your pocket or purse, and you’ll always Be Prepared to share a joke with friends, family, or even strangers. Plus, with a variety of themes and categories to choose from, there’s a joke book for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Download your favorite joke book today and get ready to laugh!


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


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


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.

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

  1. wow

  2. Isgerabajy // June 14, 2021 at 7:01 pm // Reply


  3. Madman200 // June 8, 2021 at 3:28 pm // Reply

    PERFECT!!!! A mini-book with JUST jokes, and a whole series of ’em…!

  4. coool diy 🙂

  5. cool

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

    You have to print it not a fan

  7. They should make a Covid themed joke book.

  8. Really fun!

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

    Really fun!


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

    Fun fun fun fun fun. Extremely fun.

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

    happy tell a joke day

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



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

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

    i like it!

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

  18. FUN!!!!

    • Only missing how to glue but with an adult should be able to glue blank sides together. Thanks for the leprechaun-sized joke book!

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

    a DIY what is really easy to do

  20. this looks fun

  21. Big boy says he likey

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

    Really fun to do!

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


  24. cool! 🙂

  25. cool

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

    this is fun!

  27. 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

  28. Cool, i made all of them

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

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

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

    The directions are not very clear

  31. awesome

  32. this was so cool i made all of them

  33. Cool!

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

    COOL 🙂

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