You've heard it once if you've heard it a thousand times before: kids say the darndest things. We've always loved the frank, honest and unadulterated way that little humans choose to express themselves - they see things from a different perspective to us grownups whose thoughts have been shaped and molded by the world around us.

NYC school teacher Alyssa Cowit was so fascinated by the questions and comments from her Kindergarteners that she decided to start an Instagram account, called Live from Snack Time, to chronicle them. According to their bio, Alyssa "believes children are honest and curious, and while often perplexed, they’re brilliant – and that it’s a teacher’s job to take what children say seriously."

She wants to help adults to understand that children are not always acting outrageously to seek attention, but instead thinking out loud, soaking up new information, and solving problems 24/7.

Since starting the page in 2015 together with Greg Dunbar, a digital marketing manager with Walt Disney Studios, they have since grown to almost 100K followers, and even have a book! It's called 'I Did My Homework in My Head: (And Other Wacky Things Kids Say)' and is full of "Irresistible quotes from the elementary school classroom that prove kids really do say the darndest things--and even more so when their parents aren't around!"

What do you think? What's the funniest, truest or most profound thing you've ever heard a child say? Scroll down to check out our faves from the page for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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chi-wei shen
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6 months ago

Not bad for a six-year-old.

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Martha Meyer
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6 months ago

Excellent question!

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SacredPistachio
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6 months ago

Thats not wierd, thats freaking adorable!!!

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Dei Midkiff
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6 months ago

Obviously it was written by Lizard, not anonymous.

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Francis
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6 months ago

that's why school is so important!

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Paul K. Johnson
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6 months ago

Wow....I thought I was the only one.

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Foxxy’s #1 fan
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6 months ago

Wow, this kid is wise.

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Anna Lourie
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6 months ago

they hug you from the inside.

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SykesDaMan
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6 months ago

It's adorable and the use of proper English makes it even more adorable! :)

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mark rigby
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6 months ago

The cake is a lie...

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Foxxy’s #1 fan
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6 months ago

Now that is something I can get behind lol.

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Anais Rodin
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6 months ago

they are all sooo cute

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Sori
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6 months ago

Genius

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Foxxy’s #1 fan
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6 months ago

OMG, my fav colour is ice cream too.

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The Dutches
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6 months ago

She knows how to get what she wants

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Foxxy’s #1 fan
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6 months ago

Naww that’s just adorable.

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A B C
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6 months ago

Happens to me all the time.

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BiLal Asif
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6 months ago

Wine I'm home Bed I'm home Sleep I'm home

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Foxxy’s #1 fan
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6 months ago

Kids are so honest, even if it’s brutal lol.

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SCL
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6 months ago

my feeling every day

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Max L.
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6 months ago

this kid won the internet for today

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Toujin C'Thlu
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6 months ago

Ooh, good one

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Pillow
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6 months ago

Ah, this is pure gold!

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Elizabeth Rolando
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6 months ago

I should have this child write my wedding vows

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Martha Meyer
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6 months ago

Better pick a good one then because a lot if them just add work.

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Anne
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6 months ago

I need this on a tshirt..

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Ksenia M
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6 months ago

*cries in grown up*

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Nakedhampster
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6 months ago

Karate is the art of folding clothes while people are still in them. Yoga is the art of folding your clothes while you are still in them.

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Foxxy’s #1 fan
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6 months ago

What a great analogy. These kids are adorably clever.

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glowworm2
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6 months ago

I need to start saying this now!

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A B C
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6 months ago

No pants, no problems. :)

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M.J.
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6 months ago

Yeah, me neither...

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Anne
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6 months ago

Actually.. my old microwave did have a password, to child proof it.

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BiLal Asif
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6 months ago

Modern problems requires modern solutions

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varwenea
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6 months ago

I sort of did. Took the ring, engaged, never married, living together for 30 years, he fixes things, takes me on dates, and buys me presents. The courtship never ended. 👍

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Francis
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6 months ago

me, saying this in november

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Anna Lourie
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6 months ago

when there's no reason to be mad, why be mad?

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Sori
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6 months ago

Can I say that too? I’m almost forty though.

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Eirik Johnsbråten
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6 months ago

If I smoked marinara, I'd be in trouble too.

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Sparrow Flying Free
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6 months ago

Priorities, kid. Priorities.

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