Murphy’s Laws for Kids
more you hate spinach, the more likely it is you will have it for dinner.
The more you need to go potty, the harder it is to get your
If you miss the school bus, it will always be on the day of a
field trip or party.
If you spill your milk, the dumb dog won’t lick it up no
matter what you promise.
If you use the sofa for a trampoline, you will forget about
your muddy tennis shoes until later.
If you have a helium birthday balloon, it will get caught in
the ceiling fan.
The more unbreakable a toy is supposed to be, the sooner you
will break it.
The harder you try to hide something behind your back, the
more likely mom will know.
If you forget to put something away, it will be the carton of
The more you try to sit still in church, the more your
When you have to do you homework before going outside, you
will invariably get stuck on the last problem.
The more you try to hurry while getting dressed, the greater
the probability that you can’t find socks without holes.
If you kick anything under the bed to hide it, the cat will be
If you remember to wash your hands before eating, the dog will
lick you on the mouth.
The more relatives your have in the audience at the school
play, the greater the likelihood of forgetting your lines.
If you remember to turn out the lights in the basement, dad
will be downstairs.
If you try to flush the goldfish, the toilet will clog and run
The more parts a game has, the greater the likelihood that it
will get spilled.
Snack food is always on the highest kitchen shelf instead of
in the bottom cabinet.
The more you want to go outside and play, the longer it takes
to clean your room.
The newer your shoes are, the more rain puddles you will see
to tempt you.
If you wake up with a stomachache and fever, it will always be
If Murphy were a kid, he would lose his lunch money.