10 funny things my 5-year-old has said lately

10 funny things my 5-year-old has said lately

It’s been two months already since my last funny things my 5-year-old has said post. The news is pretty depressing at the moment so I figured it was time for the 4th edition for some light relief.

Here are some things my 5-year-old has said lately that have made me chuckle…

  1. Arlo: Mammy do you know that some kids grow together in their mammy’s tummy?’ Me: Yes, and do you know what they’re called?’ Arlo, enthusiastically: ‘Yeah, pandas’. Ermmm not quite.
  2. On the letter D: ‘Is that the normal d or the caterpillar d? (Capital d)
  3. Arlo at 3.30pm in May: ‘Look at that shooting star’. Me: ‘Arlo that’s a bird’
  4. On why dogs lick you: ‘to see if you taste nice so then they can eat you’. No wonder he’s terrified of dogs.
  5. Me: ‘If you could be any animal Arlo, what would you be?’. Arlo: ‘a ghost’
  6. A van pulled alongside us and beeped its horn loudly. I jumped. Arlo said ‘did he scare your life out Mammy?’ Yes he did son.
  7. On his sister: ‘Lena is like a werehulf’ (werewolf). You’re not wrong there kid.
  8. On his baby sister’s origins: ‘How did Lena get here? Did she walk here like Boss Baby or did she grow in your tummy?’.
  9. On a sign above a sink at school that says ‘wash your hands’: ‘That sign says if you don’t wash your hands you will die to death’. Seems extreme but he’s got the general message so I didn’t bother correcting him.
  10. Arlo on the haves and have-nots: ‘People who don’t have homes have to live under trampolines’. Oddly specific. I mean what do you even say to that?!

That’s all for now. I’ll bring you another instalment once I’ve collected the next bunch of corkers!

10 funny things my 5 year old has said lately

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12 Comments

  1. June 16, 2017 / 12:55

    Lol, loving the school tap sign. They do get preoccupied and take very seriously anything that school day, don’t they.

    • June 16, 2017 / 16:22

      They really do don’t they. Funny little lads.

  2. lifewithameliamay
    June 16, 2017 / 17:36

    You may need to be concerned if he’s comparing Lena to boss baby 🤣

    • June 17, 2017 / 19:01

      She is like that boss baby in far too many ways!

  3. Kirsty
    June 17, 2017 / 13:26

    People without homes have to live under trampolines!! 😂 where did you get him from?! – brilliant!!!

    • June 17, 2017 / 19:00

      I’ve no idea Kirsty! I’ve yet to figure out where that nugget came from

  4. June 22, 2017 / 15:18

    Kids say the funniest of things. I love the Boss Baby and caterpillar D one! So cute. He’ll laugh at this post in years to come!

    • June 22, 2017 / 15:19

      Thank you! Yeah, I really hope we can all look back on this and laugh when he’s older (and that he doesn’t hate me for it!)

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