Usually kids aren't familiar with the full scope of language (metaphors, allusions, and so-on), meaning when an adult tells one to "keep an eye on the ball", he might as well try to put his eye on the ball.
To illustrate that, Bored Panda has collected some of the most hilarious images of kids taking instructions too literally. From training dogs by showing them YouTube videos, to dressing up for a literary adventure, these little fellows were just trying their best to follow instructions.
Have you witnessed something similar yourself? Upload your pics below and don't forget to vote for your favorites!
#2 2nd Graders Homework. My Friend's Awesome 6 Year Old Son Is Autistic And Takes Instructions Literally
#3 This Isn't Exactly What We Meant When We Told Him That He Could Look Up Puppy Training Tips On Youtube
#4 We Told Our 3yr Old That New Years Is Special Because You Get To Toast To A New Year. A Few Hours Later She Said "Are We Gonna Make Toast Now?!" And Thus A New Years Day Tradition Was Born
#5 My Kid Said I Gave Her Too Many Grapes. I Said Just Eat Half Of Them
#9 Not Exactly What I Had In Mind When I Told My Son It Was Too Nice Out To Play Games Inside