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'Preschool Gems': 25 funny quotes from preschoolers

Working as a preschool teacher, Leslie McCollom overhears countless funny, poignant, and priceless quotes from her students. She began to collect them for a Twitter account that she titled Preschool Gems. It soon attracted thousands of followers, and McCollom has now compiled many of the quotes into a book of the same name. Here are 25 of the oddest and sweetest quotes.

1. Illusion vs. reality

Photographer Leann Rardin (r.) and six-year-old Audrey Voss (l.) Jim Bowling/Herald & Review/AP

"You wanna know how I know fairies are real? Because I am a fairy."

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