20 Funniest Things Kids Have Said About Nature
Kids really say the darndest things.
Courtesy Judy Wroda/Country
After planting our vegetable garden all morning, our daughter and I sat down to a lunch of hamburgers. She ate quietly for a while and then started picking the sesame seeds off her bun. “Mom,” she asked seriously, “if we plant these seeds, will they grow hamburgers?” —Judy Wroda
Bad vegetable warning
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Our two young children were swinging and teeter-tottering on the playground near our farm when a small whirlwind blew up. “We’d better get home,” our son told his sister. “I think there’s a tomato coming.” —Christa Phillips. Check out these hilarious things people actually believed as kids.
Mouths for water
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My granddaughter was underfoot in the kitchen, so her mother sent her outside to “give the flowers a drink.” Away she went, only to return in a minute. “I thought you were going to give the flowers a drink,” she reminded her. With a shrug she replied, “I couldn’t find their mouths.” —Debbie Huey
Raccoon to butterfly
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My son came home from kindergarten one day with some exciting news to tell me. “We learned something really amazing today,” he gasped. “Before a caterpillar can turn into a butterfly, he has to spin himself into a raccoon.” —Renee Przelski
No more ice
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After a spring thaw, my 3-year-old granddaughter insisted we go for a walk. When we got to the pond, she pointed and said excitedly, “Look grandma—the water’s back!” —Dara Fishman. These are the cutest mistakes that kids have made.
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Amazed by the waves rolling in and out, our little son called from the beach, “The ocean has hiccups!” —Sally Lane
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I asked my 5-year-old son for help weeding. When he asked why we needed to pull weeds, I responded, “Because I don’t like them in the yard.” To which he sensibly replied, “Then why did you plant them?” —Becky Farrell
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My husband, an avid photographer, asked us to be quiet while he attempted to get the perfect picture of birds feeding outside our window. After a couple minutes of silence, our 4-year-old daughter whispered in his ear, “Daddy, I don’t think they’re going to smile for you.” —Gini Waltz
Potting soil overload
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My 7-year-old great-granddaughter was visiting me from her home in a big city. As we drove through the countryside, we passed a newly plowed field. “My goodness,” she exclaimed, “that’s a lot of potting soil!” —Hilary Kollasch. All moms and dads can relate to these hilarious lies that parents tell their kids.
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On our first camping trip, our grandson ran into our cabin. “Grandma, Grandpa,” he shouted. “I just saw a big fish in the lake!” When we asked him what kind it was, he quickly replied, “It looked like a loud-mouthed bass!” —Cassandra King
Stay on the ground, cows
Courtesy Joey Icenhour/Country
While our 4-year-old granddaughter was visiting our farm from town, we took her down to the barnyard to see the cows. In a commanding voice, she ordered, “OK cows, no jumping over the moon!” —Joey Icenhour
Deeper, not taller
Courtesy Sarah Waymon/Country
One sunny day, while planting sunflowers with our 6-year-old son, I started debating where to position them. Since they grow so tall, I was afraid they might cover up the antique tools displayed on one side of the barn. When I said we may have to choose a different location, he suggested, “Just plant them deeper, Mom!” —Sarah Waymon
No weeds at the garden
Courtesy Kari Thompson/Country
I was shopping for bedding plants at our local garden center with my 4-year-old grandson. After about an hour of looking at flowers, he took my hand and said, “Grandma, can we go somewhere else? This place doesn’t even have dandelions.” —Kari Thomson
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We were all catching our breath during calving season when our son came up with a better way of handling things. “Wouldn’t it be a lot easier,” he wondered, “if cows just laid eggs?” —Casey Hoheisel. Check out these funny test answers from kids who didn’t have a clue.
Big sky at Grandpa’s
Courtesy Shelene Codner/Country
Our home is in a wooded area, completely surrounded by trees. So when our young son saw his grandpa’s acres of open field, his eyes grew wide. “Grandpa sure has a big sky!” he marveled. —Shelene Codner
Courtesy Liz Watkins/Country
Having spent all his four years on an Air Force base, our grandson was accustomed to planes taking off and returning. Since rural life was new to him, he loved his first visit with his granddad and me. We were all enjoying a gorgeous sunset when I pointed out, “The sun is sinking.” He politely corrected me, “No Grandma, it’s landing.” —Liz Watkins
All natural color
Courtesy Sharon Worlund/Country
On our first trip to Arizona, we took a sightseeing tour accompanied by our 9-year-old nephew who lives there. After we oohed and aahed through miles of wildflowers and mountains, he informed us quite seriously, “Now this is not spray painted. This is all natural.” —Sharon Worlund
Courtesy Nichole Haapala/Country
During a summer visit to my house, my 3-year-old nephew went with me to the garden. As we passed by rows of flowers, I asked, “Does your mommy (an avid vegetable grower) have flowers in her garden, too?” He thought for a moment and replied, “No, all she grows is dinner.” —Nichole Haapala
Courtesy Jessica Sulfridge/Country
My granddaughter was helping her mother decide what they should plant in their new garden. “Mommy,” she said very seriously, “I want to plant some macaroni and cheese.” —Jessica Sulfridge
Rotten with cinnamon
Courtesy Emily Sommers/Country
Our family was picking apples one day when our son picked up a half-rotten one from the ground. “Look, Mom,” he said, “This one already has cinnamon on it!” —Emily Sommers. Even kids that can’t talk yet can be funny too—here are the most hilarious pictures of babies.
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