I'm a firm believer that kids are the reason why paper towels and cloths were invented in the first place. They're just so messy, but oh-so-adorable at the same time. How could you stay mad?

Here are 24 kids who got caught making a mess (but we totally forgive them):

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messy kids 0
via Daily Picks and Flicks

2.
messy kids 2
via Mom Luck

3.
messy kids 4
via Don't Poke The Bear

4.
messy kids 6
via viralizm
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5.
messy kids 6
via pickchur

6.
messy kids 8
via funtoxin

7.
messy kids 10
via Life Buzz

8.
messy kids 12
via PieWay
9.
messy kids 16
via CakeChooser

10.
messy kids 14
via Slightly Warped

11.
messy kids 20
via Sunny Skyz

12.
messy kids 16
via Chillout Point
13.
messy kids 18
via Mommy Has A Potty Mouth

14.
messy kids 20
via theBERRY

15.
messy kids 28
via OSB

16.
messy kids 30
via worthwhilesmile
17.
messy kids 32
via theCHIVE

18.
messy kids 22
via LOLS

19.
messy kids 36
via Daily Picks and Flicks

20.
messy kids 24
via Opposing Views
21.
messy kids 40
via theBERRY

22.
messy kids 42
via Vivas

23.
messy kids 44
via instant humor

24.
messy kids 46
via pinside

Collage sources: 1) Mom Luck 2) pinside 3) instant humor