M (not looking up, working): "I'm going fishing, and this rock looks like cheese, and the fish is going to bite it, and I'm going to catch the fish."
|The fishing pole.|
A short while later...
Me (seeing M has abandoned the first idea): "Did you get tired of the cheese?"
M (walking past me): "I'm going to use a fish instead, and the fish will come up to say hi, and then I'll catch it."
|It promptly broke off and floated away.|
He never caught a fish, but he learned that rocks and sand toys make bad bait.