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 1 month ago

Not bad for a six-year-old.

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Martha Meyer 1 month ago

Excellent question!

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SacredPistachio 1 month ago

Thats not wierd, thats freaking adorable!!!

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Dei Midkiff 4 weeks ago

Obviously it was written by Lizard, not anonymous.

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Francis 4 weeks ago

that's why school is so important!

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Paul K. Johnson 4 weeks ago

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

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Foxxy’s #1 fan 1 month ago

Wow, this kid is wise.

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Anna Lourie 4 weeks ago

they hug you from the inside.

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SykesDaMan 4 weeks ago

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

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mark rigby 1 month ago

The cake is a lie...

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Foxxy’s #1 fan 1 month ago

Now that is something I can get behind lol.

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Anais Rodin 4 weeks ago

they are all sooo cute

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Sori 1 month ago

Genius

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Foxxy’s #1 fan 1 month ago

OMG, my fav colour is ice cream too.

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The Dutches 1 month ago

She knows how to get what she wants

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Foxxy’s #1 fan 1 month ago

Naww that’s just adorable.

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A B C 4 weeks ago

Happens to me all the time.

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BiLal Asif 4 weeks ago

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

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Foxxy’s #1 fan 1 month ago

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

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SCL 4 weeks ago

my feeling every day

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ZANDA 4 weeks ago

I see what you did there

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Toujin C'Thlu 4 weeks ago

Ooh, good one

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Pillow 4 weeks ago

Ah, this is pure gold!

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Elizabeth Rolando 4 weeks ago

I should have this child write my wedding vows

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Martha Meyer 1 month ago

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

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Anne 4 weeks ago

I need this on a tshirt..

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Ksenia M 4 weeks ago

*cries in grown up*

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ZANDA 4 weeks ago

So karate is basically yoga done quickly

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Foxxy’s #1 fan 1 month ago

What a great analogy. These kids are adorably clever.

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glowworm2 4 weeks ago

I need to start saying this now!

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A B C 4 weeks ago

No pants, no problems. :)

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M.J. 4 weeks ago

Yeah, me neither...

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Anne 4 weeks ago

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

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BiLal Asif 4 weeks ago

Modern problems requires modern solutions

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varwenea 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

me, saying this in november

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Anna Lourie 4 weeks ago

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

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Sori 1 month ago

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

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Eirik Johnsbråten 4 weeks ago

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

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Sparrow Flying Free 4 weeks ago

Priorities, kid. Priorities.

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