15 Times Kids Showed Their Parents That Ignorance Is Hilarious Bliss

When our offspring does something a little strange, it's easy to stare in bafflement and laugh.

Kids don't know any better, after all, and making mistakes is how we learn. Some children really seem to get up to more shenanigans than others, leading their parents to wonder if they're going to be goofy for life, or if it's just temporary. We'd like to assure them that it's totally temporary — but after seeing what some of these kiddos got up to, we're honestly not so sure!

1. "He didn't want his shoes to get wet, so he put paper bags on his feet and waded into the ocean."

kid with paper bags on feet in ocean

2. "We found my wife’s phone in the toilet yesterday. We weren’t sure which of our three kids put it there... until my wife scrolled through her pictures today."

kid looking at phone in toilet

3. The god news is that she got dressed all by herself! Now, for the bad news....

kid with shirt on backwards

4. This little girl refused to stop crying until she got her own cone.

kid wearing cone of shame with dog

5. Wait, grandma doesn't live inside the phone?

tweet about kid thinking grandma was inside cell phone

6. Playing hide-and-seek with a toddler may not be a challenge, but it sure is adorably amusing.

kid hiding behind glass door

7. "My son said he was hot and wanted ice cream. This is not what I expected."

kid with ice cream cone on his head

8. Sometimes you just need an expert opinion.

tweet about kid asking doctor funny question

9. Of all the toys in his house, this guy is playing with an onion.

kid playing with an onion

10. These brothers were quite put out when they met The Hulk (Lou Ferrigno) and he wasn't really green. Can you blame them, really?

unsmiling kids meeting Lou Ferrigno

11. This child found the best/worst reading nook in the house. What could possibly go wrong?

kid sitting inside clothes dryer

12. "If you look closely, you can see my son hiding from me."

kid hiding in plain sight

13. Same, little buddy. Same.

child's homework

14. "My 10-year-old nephew told his mom he doesn’t know how his phone broke. He just woke up and it was like that. A few days later, she finds he posted this on YouTube."

kid's youtube channel

15. Six-year-old son to his mom: “Mommy there’s green goo coming out of my waffle!”

melted green plastic in the oven

Have fun cleaning the plastic out of your oven, mom! Veteran parents are nodding their head over so many of these and saying "Been there, done that!" It's a good thing kids are so cute!

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