Kindergarten teacher posts kids’ awe-inspiring quotes on Instagram

These students are wise beyond their years.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published May 29, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 5:29 pm CDT

Kids say the darndest things—but unless you’re willing to make a whole mess of your own, you’re going to miss out on some of their best quips.

That’s where Live from Snack Time, an Instagram run by an anonymous kindergarten teacher in New York City, can help. It’s an ever-expanding archive of 5-year-olds’ commentary that never ceases to amaze.

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Because a dump truck will never dump you…

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This is just killer material, children. The next round of juice boxes is on me.

As for the rest of you, enjoy this feed while you can. It’s only a matter of time before the educator running it is busted, publicly shamed, and fired.

H/T The Mirror | Photo via woodleywonderworks/Flickr

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*First Published: May 29, 2015, 3:02 pm CDT