Category Archives: Kids say the funniest things

Notable quotes

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I told my three-year-old to wait a while before I put sour cream on her cheese quesadilla because the sour cream would melt if I put it on right away. A minute later, still waiting on her mother to give her sour cream, she complained, Read the rest of this entry

The earnest prayer of a child

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Christmas pudding decorated with skimmia rathe...

I’m not even going to write a caption for this one. Use your imagination.

Just before the holiday break, amongst the multiple prayer intentions for “Christmas,” one
of my girls sweetly prayed “for all those with cancer or Read the rest of this entry

As heard in an elementary classroom

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Submitted by Mrs. P., a fourth grade teacher, with love. :)

So proud of having hung our school American flag, one of my students points it out to me:
Girl: Look at the American flag! I hung it… Doesn’t it look good?
Me: Wow!! You did a beautiful job. Looks great!
Girl: Thanks… I know. I do good things, and I look good doing ‘em. Read the rest of this entry

I predict an MBA in her future.

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Conversation between my husband and our six-year-old daughter:

“How can I have darker hair?”

“Well, some people dye it.”

“Can I dye my hair?”

“Maybe when you’re older.”

“Like seven or eight?”

“More like 18.”

“10?” Read the rest of this entry

Three-year-olds, am I right?

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Winter butterfly

[Winter butterfly] This totally looks like a cold, possibly wet butterfly. Or is it really a pear? They’re so much alike!

Today my three-year-old took a pear from the fridge and said, “Oooh, it’s cold like a cold butterfly.”

Then I rinsed it off for her, and she said, “Now it’s wet like a wet, cold butterfly.”

She’s really good with those similes, isn’t she?

But her best comment was when I was helping her get her leggings on. Those suckers can be tough sometimes. She was slowly pushing her leg through. When she was nearly at the end, she said, Read the rest of this entry

Must have been an arranged marriage

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My five-year-old daughter and a friend were discussing relationships.  The concept of friendship came up, and she declared, “Mom and Dad aren’t friends!  They’re Read the rest of this entry

Animal Geography

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My three-year-old asked me, “Where do penguins live?”

 

 

 

“In Antarctica,” I told her.

 

 

 

“What about polar bears?”

 

 

 

“Near the North Pole.”

 

 

 

“Giraffes?”

 

 

 

“Africa.”

 

 

 

“Toucans?”

 

 

 

“South America.”

 

 

 

Then, triumphant in her knowledge, she exclaimed,

 

 

 

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Funny things my three-year-old has said

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When I got her her lunch, she declared, “I’m so proud of you!” Thanks, kid. I’m proud of me, too.

After the beach I told her we would go home, take a bath, and watch a movie. She responded, “That sounds . . . LOVELY!” We’ve been spending a lot of time with our Australian friend who uses that word frequently.

“I don’t want my juice to get soggy.” Try to figure that one out.

Here’s a good one she did: Read the rest of this entry