Enjoy this collection of kid quotes from my work at the daycare and my volunteer work.
Me: Rain, rain, go away!
Kid: Let me tell you something. Flowers need rain to grow, so you shouldn’t sing that.
Me: I went to Wicoff school when I was a kid.
Kid: No! You’re still a kid like us!
Kid: I like to Google pictures sometimes and this one time I googled butt cracks. Don’t EVER google butt cracks.
Kid: How long are you going to stay at this school?
Me: I don’t know. How long are you going to stay?
Kid: I’m going to stay until I’m 28.
Kid: *Runs up to me on playground* I’m here to tell you a story! The story is about..the story is about…I don’t know what the story is about, so bye! *runs off*
Other kid: What is the reason,Catalina?
Me: *Walks in to room with unicorn horn and tail.*
Kid: You look so stupid
Me: Did you just say I look stupid?
Kid: I said you look so pretty
Administrator to teacher: Teacher appreciation week is going to be like five days of Christmas for you guys.
Kids: *Shrieking in delight* It’s Christmas, It’s Christmas!
Kid: *Cries over fact that she’s been given the last turn on the class iPad*
Other kid: Layla, I’ll switch turns with you.
Me: That was so nice of you!
Kid: *Whispers in my ear* It’s because I know that the person who goes last gets the longest turn!
Teacher: *Yells at kid for misbehavior*
Kid: *Crying* You know I’m not supposed to cry when I have a sore throat!
Me: *Cooing over kid’s baby brother* Hi Dylan! You’re so cute!
Kid: Do you want him?
*Plane flies overhead*
Kid: Obama! I always wanted to meet you!
*Kid draws pictures of her family on board*
Teacher: Does anyone have any questions for Ava?
Kid: Why don’t your sisters have legs?
*Kid at board draws legs on sisters*
Kid to other kid: You really bothered me yesterday but I’m giving you one more chance!
Teacher: You guys are being really loud!
Kid: Yeah, we know.
*Photographer takes picture of kid*
Kid: Is that going to be in the paper?
Teacher to kid: I’m so sad with you!
Kid: So sad!
Me: You need to pull your pants up before you come out of the bathroom.
Kid: *Gazes down at pants* Oh no! I must fix this!
*Kids are gathered in group, staring at a certain girl*
Other kid walking in to room: What are you guys doing?
Kid: *Pointing at the girl* We’re judging her.
Teacher to me: If Adam is still awake at 1:30 take him to the bathroom so he doesn’t pee on his cot.
Kid: Wake me up at 1:30 because I want to go on the potty, not the cottie!