20 Funniest Things Kids Have Said About Nature
Kids really say the darndest things.
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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.