The world tends to look a lot differently to us when we’re kids. For whatever reason, our minds tend to wander and are generally a lot more unusual when we’re little and we have plenty of time to sit and think. With that mental freedom comes a greater sense of imagination and an open-mindedness that we may sometimes diminish when we get older.

To put this in more explicit terms, it often means that little kids are hearing or seeing things that the rest of us can’t see—but we’ll leave the conclusions you draw from that up to you! Regardless, it can lead to some spooky incidents for parents. With no further ado, here are 30 examples of the spookiest, most unusual things that little kids have said.