A mother was preparing pancakes for her sons, Kevin, 5, and Ryan, 3. The
boys began to argue over who would get the first pancake. Their mother
saw the opportunity for a moral lesson. If Jesus were sitting here, He
would say, "Let my brother have the first pancake. I can wait." Kevin
turned to his younger brother and said, "Ryan, you be Jesus.
A father was at the beach with his children when his four-year-old son
ran up to him, grabbed his hand, and led him to the shore, where a
seagull lay dead in the sand. "Daddy, what happened to him?" the son
asked. "He died and went to Heaven," the dad replied. The boy thought a
moment and then said, "Did God throw him back down?"
After the church service a little boy told the pastor, "When I grow up,
I'm going to give you some money." "Well, thank you," the pastor
replied, "but why?" "Because my daddy says you're one of the poorest
preachers we've ever had."
A wife invited some people to dinner. At the table, she turned to their
six-year-old daughter and said, Would you like to say the blessing?" "I
wouldn't know what to say," the girl replied. "Just say what you hear
Mommy say," the wife answered.
The daughter bowed her head and said, "Lord, why on earth did I invite
all these people to dinner?"
A mother was teaching her three-year-old The Lord's Prayer. For several
evenings at bedtime, the child repeated it after the mother. Then one
night the child was ready to solo. The mother listened with pride to the
carefully enunciated words,
right up to the end. "And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us
A little boy opened the big and old family Bible with fascination, and
looked at the old pages as he turned them. Suddenly, something fell out
of the Bible, and he picked it up and looked at it closely. It was an
old leaf from a tree
that had been pressed in between the pages. "Momma, look what I found,"
the boy called out. "What have you got there, dear?" his mother asked.
With astonishment in the young boy's voice, he answered: "I think it's
Six-year-old Angie and her four-year-old brother Joel were sitting
together in church. Joel giggled, sang, and talked out loud. Finally,
his big sister had enough. "You're not supposed to talk out loud in
church." "Why? Who's going to stop me?" Joel asked. Angie pointed to the
back of the church and said, "See those two men standing by the door?
A father was reading Bible stories to his young son. He read, "The man
named Lot was warned to take his wife and flee out of the city, but his
wife looked back and was turned to salt." His son asked, "What happened
to the flea?"
A three-year-old boy went with his dad to see a litter of kittens. On
returning home, he breathlessly informed his mother,"There were 2 boy
kittens and 2 girl kittens." How did you know?" his mother asked. "Daddy
picked them up and looked underneath," he replied. "I think it's printed
on the bottom."
Another three-year-old put his shoes on by himself. His mother noticed
that the left shoe was on the right foot. She said, "Son, your shoes are
on the wrong feet." He looked up at her with a raised brow and said,
"Don't kid me, Mom. They're the only feet I got!."
On the first day of school, about mid-morning, the kindergarten teacher
said, "If anyone has to go to the bathroom,hold up two fingers." A
little voice from the back of the room asked, "How will that help?"
A mother and her young son returned from the grocery store and began
putting away the groceries. The boy opened the box of animal crackers
and spread them all over the table. "What are you doing?" his mother
asked. "The box says not to eat them if the seal is broken" the boy
explained. "I'm looking for the seal."